Thursday, June 25, 2020

railroad postcard photography appreciation

this last one is a slightly famous photo from Kaufmann Fabry of a Chicago railyard:  Five steam locomotives, side by side, outbound from Chicago at dusk, ca. 1940,_side_by_side,_outbound_from_Chicago_at_dusk,_ca._1940_-_NARA_-_535894.jpg

1 comment:

  1. Nancy, my resident Chicago expert, says that's the Railway Exchange building in the background of that locomotive pic. They are Southbound on the Illinois Central coming out of Van Buren station. Her Dad's office was in that building!