Photograph of Wabash R.R. Employee Joseph Swantz

Dublin Core

Title

Photograph of Wabash R.R. Employee Joseph Swantz

Subject

Railroads
Wabash
Employees
Photo File: Railroads
Decatur IL
1926

Description

Photograph of Wabash R.R. Employee Joseph Swantz taken in 1926. Joe Swantz, hostler and former foreman of roundhouse laborers, started with the Wabash R.R. in 1876 and retired in 1927 after 51 years of service. He was still on the job when he was past 75 years of age. He died in 1933.

Creator

Herald and Review
Seitz Photography

Source

Photo File: Railroads

Publisher

Herald and Review
Decatur Public Library, Decatur IL

Date

1926

Contributor

Herald and Review
Seitz Photography

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials canto be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

none

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Identifier

RR26

Coverage

Railroads, Wabash, Employees, Photo File: Railroads, Decatur IL, 1926

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

7.5 x 9.5"

Files

RR26-Swantz_Joseph_roundhouse employee 50 years of service  8-1926222.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review Seitz Photography, “Photograph of Wabash R.R. Employee Joseph Swantz,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed September 21, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/3656.