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Digging Out Train Tracks | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Digging Out Train Tracks

Digging Out Train Tracks | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Winter scene with men digging out the train tracks by hand after a big snow storm. Trees and a fence line the sides of the railroad right of way. Between February 27th and March 4th, 1881, 2 to 4 feet fell in eastern and central Wisconsin with drifts up to 20 feet.
DESCRIPTION
Winter scene with men digging out the train tracks by hand after a big snow storm. Trees and a fence line the sides of the railroad right of way. Between February 27th and March 4th, 1881, 2 to 4 feet fell in eastern and central Wisconsin with drifts up to 20 feet.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:113701
Creation Date: March 1881
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Racine
County:Racine
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Leach, Eugene Walter, 1857-1938 : Papers, 1842-1851, 1898-1938
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 707
Original Dimensions:3.5 x 4.1875 inches
SUBJECTS
Trees
Clothing and dress
Coats
Hats
Shovels
Rural areas
Fences
Men
Outdoor photography
Snow removal
Railroad tracks
Snow
Manual work

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