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Retiring a locomotive driver wheel in the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railway locomotive shops, Shopton, near Fort Madison, Iowa. The tire is heated by means of gas until it can be slipped over the wheel. Contraction on cooling will hold it firmly in place. Santa Fe R.R.

Retiring a locomotive driver wheel in the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railway locomotive shops, Shopton, near Fort Madison, Iowa. The tire is heated by means of gas until it can be slipped over the wheel. Contraction on cooling will hold it firmly in place. Santa Fe R.R.

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description

Summary

Some of the superb engines that drove the cars in 1930s and 1940s.

date_range

Date

01/01/1939
person

Contributors

Delano, Jack, photographer
place

Location

Fort Madison40.62976, -91.31515
Google Map of 40.6297632, -91.3151506
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.

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