|Title||Steam locomotive in train yard, Seattle, 1945 |
|Caption||Huge railroad yards were located at large railway stations throughout the country. Here, the trains loaded and unloaded freight and passengers. They also exchanged railcars and switched tracks for the outgoing journey.|
This photo, taken in 1945, shows the Seattle railroad yards south of King Street Station. A steam locomotive is coming down the track, and the Smith Tower is visible in the distance.
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: Engine - steam.|
Handwritten on sleeve: Railroads - engines.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): June 28, 1945.
|Subjects||Railroad locomotives--Washington (State)--Seattle; Railroads--Washington (State)--Seattle; Railroad shops & yards--Washington (State)--Seattle; Smith Tower (Seattle, Wash.) |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI25230 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 safety film negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |