Train Roof Construction, Great Northern Railway

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Train Roof Construction, Great Northern Railway


  • 1940 - 1960? (Creation)


black-and-white prints (photographs); 10.0 x 8.1 inches

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Photograph of workers standing on a steel roof as they rivet it to the frame of a railroad car. In the background, a worker stands on a pile of train roofs. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "Steel roof sections are riveted together and complete roofs are hoisted atop the steel superstructure for riveting and bolting to frame. From Public Relations Dept., Great Northern Railway, St. Paul, Minn."

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Spokane, Portland, and Seattle Railway photographs; Org. Lot 78; Box 4, Folder 10; 004

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