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Window Seat: 1943

Window Seat: 1943

May 1943. "Clinton, Iowa. Women wipers of the Chicago & North Western cleaning one of the giant freight locomotives." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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Comment envy

Love the caboose comment! It only took me a second to get it

C&NW engine

This was a so-called "Northern" steam engine, with a 4-8-4 wheel arrangement. Another photo:

http://abpr.railfan.net/july98/07-06-98/cxnw001.jpg

Her official RR job title - WIPER

Really, look it up. Railroader's know.

[Do they know when to use an apostrophe? - Dave]

A Twofer!

A locomotive and a caboose, in the same picture.

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