|Title||Northern Pacific Railway machine shop, Auburn, ca. 1920 |
|Date||ca. 1920 |
|Caption||Postcard view of Northern Pacific Railway machine shop looking northwest.|
At bunker 'C, ' the fuel oil tank, steam is escaping: steam was used in cool weather to prevent the thick fuel oil from congealing into tar.
|Notes||Printed on image: N.P. Machine Shops, Auburn, Washington.|
AZO postage stamp printed on verso.
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.
Date and caption information supplied by White River Valley Museum staff.
|Subjects||Railroad shops & yards--Washington (State)--Auburn|
Storage tanks--Washington (State)--Auburn
|Classification||Auburn, WA/Transportation/Railroads |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Auburn |
|Digital Collection||White River Valley Museum Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1697 |
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|Repository||White River Valley Museum (Auburn) |
|Physical Description||1 photographic postcard: b&w; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||A photographic print was scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |