Northern Pacific Railway depot employees on V-E Day, Auburn, May 8, 1945
|Title||Northern Pacific Railway depot employees on V-E Day, Auburn, May 8, 1945 |
|Photographer||Melin, Don |
|Caption||Back room office of Northern Pacific Railway passenger station showing employees at their desks on VE Day.|
People in photograph, left to right:
seated behind front table: French Robinson, Stan Isaacson;
in chairs behind them: Ora Sauvageau, unidentified, Delbert Campbell;
Les Gove (seated on a table on left side of photograph, with Walter Schmidtman to the right of him.
Al Shaughnessy is visible behind and to the right of French Robinson's head.
|Notes||In 1970 the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company, the Great Northern Railway Company, the Pacific Coast Railroad Company, and the Northern Pacific Railway Company merged under the name Burlington Northern, Inc. [Note from the Library of Congress Name Authority File.]|
Embossed on image: Melin, Auburn.
Sign in image: Office Force, Auburn Depot, N.P. R.R. At Work on V-E Day, May 8, 1945.
Signatures on verso, in various hands: Ora Sauvageau, F.W. Robinson, Al Shaughnessy, Del Campbell, Hope Keogh, W.D. Schmidtman, Terry Daly, H.E. March, H.L. Markley, Stanley E. Isaacson, Susy Reese, W.B. Robinson.
Northern Pacific Railway also known as Northern Pacific Railroad Company. [Note from the Library of Congress Name Authority File.]
Acronyms for Northern Pacific Railway: NPRR, N.P.R.R., NPRY, N.P.R.Y., NPR, N.P.R. [Cataloger's note.]
Source of caption: White River Valley Museum staff.
|Subjects||Office workers--Washington (State)--Auburn|
Railroad employees--Washington (State)--Auburn
Northern Pacific Railway Company--People--Washington (State)--Auburn
Northern Pacific Railway Company--Buildings--Washington (State)--Auburn
Victory celebrations--Washington (State)--Auburn
World War, 1939-1945--Peace--Washington (State)--Auburn
World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--Washington (State)--Auburn
|Classification||Auburn, WA/Transportation/Railroads |
|Personal Names||Sauvageau, Ora|
Robinson, French W.
Schmidtman, Walter D.
March, Howard E.
Isaacson, Stanley E.
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Auburn |
|Digital Collection||White River Valley Museum Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||25 |
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|Repository||White River Valley Museum (Auburn) |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 8 x 10 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||A photographic print was scanned 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. |