Jack Delano

Locomotive Lady: 1943

Locomotive Lady: 1943

Description from LOC: "C. & N.W. R.R. Cloe Weaver, mother of four children, employed as a helper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa. She is learning to operate the turntable. Her husband works for a structural steel company." Railroad photo taken in 1943 by photographer Jack Delano. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Old Plumbing: 1940

Old Plumbing: 1940

Second-hand plumbing store, Brockton, Massachusetts, December 1940. Looks like our house growing up, but for the excess plumbing. Photo by Jack Delano. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color slide.

Derby Farm Auction: 1940

Derby Farm Auction: 1940

Farm auction, Derby, Connecticut, 1940. Jack Delano, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color slide.

Hulett Ore Unloader: 1943

Hulett Ore Unloader: 1943

Pennsylvania Railroad ore docks, Cleveland, Ohio. A "Hulett" unloader in operation. Photo taken by 1943 by photographer Jack Delano. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: color transparency.

That's Not Bird Stuff: 1941

That's Not Bird Stuff: 1941

Plaster mannequin on display at an antique shop, just outside Brattleboro, Vermont, 1941. Jack Delano, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

PBR Lights The Way: 1943

PBR Lights The Way: 1943

Illinois Central Railroad freight cars in South Water Street freight terminal, Chicago, Illinois. Pabst Blue Ribbon neon sign lights up the night. 1943 photo by Jack Delano. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

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