Bluffs and Piasa Bird, 2016

Railroad Hand Car Workers Who Repair The Tracks

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“Railroad Hand Car Workers Who Repair The Tracks,” Madison Historical, accessed December 5, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/302.

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Description

These men were employees who were in charge of handling the hand cars (it was operated by hand, not motorized). Their job was to go up and down the tracks to locate any damage which needed repairs, each man is holding a shovel for quick repairs.

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Type

  • Photograph

Identifier

  • GCHM-P-0091
  • Original archive: 04-03-002
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