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1952 Three Men Chatting Behind Oil Rail Car on Tracks

Citation

“1952 Three Men Chatting Behind Oil Rail Car on Tracks,” Madison Historical, accessed April 18, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/1586.

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Description

This black and white photograph shows three men chatting behind an oil rail car on railroad tracks during the 1952 strike.

Subjects

  • industry
  • culture
  • Wood River
  • refineries
  • Standard Oil Refinery

Date

1952

Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Black and white postcard
  • jpg

Coverage

  • Wood River, Illinois
  • 1950s

Identifier

  • WRM-P-0174
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