|Title||Northern Pacific Railway yards under construction, Auburn, ca. 1912 |
|Date||ca. 1912 |
|Caption||Construction of Northern Pacific Railway Yards, Auburn, looking north from the 17th Street viaduct (Boyd's Road). Grading on the Auburn Yards began in late summer, 1911. The Yards were completed in late summer, 1913. |
|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.]|
Printed on image: A section of N.P.R.R. Yards, Auburn, Wash.
Handwritten on verso: Looking north from Boyd Road (17th Street) viaduct. Filling Auburn RR yard, 1910-1914.
Northern Pacific Railway Company also known as Northern Pacific Railroad Co. [Note from the Library of Congress Name Authority File.]
Acronyms for Northern Pacific Railway: NP, NPRR, N.P.R.R., NPRY, N.P.R.Y., NPR, N.P.R. [Cataloger's note.]
Source of caption information: notes filed with image and White River Valley Museum staff.
|Subjects||Railroad shops & yards--Washington (State)--Auburn|
Railroad tracks--Washington (State)--Auburn
Railroad employees--Washington (State)--Auburn
Northern Pacific Railway Company--Equipment & supplies--Washington (State)--Auburn
Northern Pacific Railway Company--Facilities--Washington (State)--Auburn
Northern Pacific Railway Company--People--Washington (State)--Auburn
|Classification||Auburn, WA/Transportation/Railroads |
|Personal Names||Unidentified |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Auburn |
|Digital Collection||White River Valley Museum Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||60 |
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|Repository||White River Valley Museum (Auburn) |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 4 x 6 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. |