TITLE: Locomotives lined up for coal, sand and water at the coaling station in the 40th Street yard of the Chicagoand Northwestern Railway Company,Chicago, Ill.
DESCRIPTION:This is a photograph is from a series of photographs by FSA photographer Jack Delano capturing vivid color images of railroads, yards, trains, locomotives, stations, and workers from 1942-1944.
The Farm Security Administration (FSA) photography program was responsible for documenting and reporting the plight of Americans during the Great Depression and World War II. Together the photographers created some of the most poignant photos of the time and the program fostered many of the most famous Depression-era photographers like Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Marion Post Wolcott, and Gordon Parks.
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