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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Goodwin Car Company Photographs circa 1901

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Goodwin Car Company. Photographs

Dates:

circa 1901

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 287

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

A bound collection of thirteen photographs of the Goodwin dump railroad car in various stages of operation.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Goodwin Car Company Photographs, Crerar Ms 287, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

A bound collection of thirteen photographs of the Goodwin dump railroad car in various stages of operation, including with and without human operators. In one shot, the car is dumping 50,000 pounds of cinder. In another, laborers are loading pig iron into it via a large chute. The car is also depicted from different angles and juxtaposed with those manufactured by the Illinois Steel Company to provide a scale comparison.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Crerar Ms 287