CB&Q Union Avenue Control Tower

Street Address: 
1500-1598 S Union Ave.
Chicago, IL

Title: A.R. Able, towerman at Union Avenue control tower
Creator: Lee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created: 1948-05

Photograph of a man standing before a bank of levers in the signal tower. Above the bank is a map of the tracks at the Union Ave. yard with indicators showing signals. More photographs of the Union Avenue control tower are available here.

These images are part of the Newberry digital collection Daily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. The CB&Q archives at the Newberry documents the nineteenth century operations of the Burlington and its component roads.

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