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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • RAINIER NATIONAL PARK: c. 1920s

Polar Express: 1942

Polar Express: 1942

December 1942. Proviso classification yard of the Chicago & North Western Railroad. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano.

 

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Footsteps Galore

Just an incredible amount of footsteps in the snow - shows how much manual effort there needed to be to hook/unhook cars and make up trains. Must have been a fun job (not to mention dangerous) in the winter!!

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