|Title||Northern Pacific Railway's Santa Claus train personnel, East Auburn, 1954 |
|Caption||Northern Pacific Railway sponsored a Christmas party for local children each year during this period. Santa Claus usually arrived aboard a locomotive or other rail equipment. Pictured here are participants and crew on the occasion in 1954.|
Left to right: G.R. Nelson (diesel shop foreman), Philip G. Morgan (Special agent, Railroad Police), Waino Hannus (railroad clerk portraying Santa Claus), Benny Ecklere (train conductor), Arthur Pim (brakeman) and Ralph Slaughter (brakeman).
|Notes||Handwritten on verso: Christmas 1954.|
Northern Pacific Railway also known as Northern Pacific Railroad Company.
Acronyms for Northern Pacific Railway: NPRR, N.P.R.R., NPRY, N.P.R.Y., NPR, N.P.R.
Source of caption information: White River Valley Museum staff.
|Subjects||Northern Pacific Railway Company--People--Washington (State)--Auburn|
Railroad employees--Washington (State)--Auburn
|Classification||Auburn, WA/Transportation/Railroads |
|Personal Names||Eckler, Benny|
Morgan, Phil G.
Pim, Arthur L.
Slaughter, Ralph E.
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Auburn |
|Digital Collection||White River Valley Museum Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||2526 |
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|Repository||White River Valley Museum (Auburn) |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 5 x 7 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||A photographic print was scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color or 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 or 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |