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Title
First dedicated fruit train leaving Los Angeles for the East with workers posed on top, Los Angeles, ca.1888
Creator
Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Puck, Charles
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1888
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
California Historical Society
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of the first dedicated fruit train leaving Los Angeles for the East with workers posed on top, Los Angeles, ca.1888. A crowd of workers stands on top of and around a locomotive fruit train, whose freight cars read "California Fast Freight Line" as well as "[...] Pacific Freight Car" where the first word has been edited out by scratching. Some workers on the coal car wave American flags while still more hang out the side window of the engineer's cabin. The caption below the image reads "Fruits for Eastern Tables--About 1888".
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : photonegative, photoprint, b&w
10 x 13 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m10524
USC-1-1-1-10672
USC-1-1-1-12244 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-6923
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m10524
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-6923.jpg
Subject
California Fast Freight Line
Festivals--Union Pacific and Southern Pacific
Transportation--Railroads--Early Days
Fruit
Railroads
Flags
Railroad features
Time Period
circa 1888
Place
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
1-49-; 1-119-41 [Microfiche number]
6923 [Accession number]
CHS-6923 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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