Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad Yard, Jackson, Ohio, 1924

Summary

The Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad maintained extensive facilities in Jackson, Ohio, near the south end of its mainline. Jackson was home to a roundhouse, car repair shops, a machine shop, and a freight yard. When Henry Ford owned the DT&I from 1920-1929, Jackson shop crews focused on freight car repair and rebuilding.

The Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad maintained extensive facilities in Jackson, Ohio, near the south end of its mainline. Jackson was home to a roundhouse, car repair shops, a machine shop, and a freight yard. When Henry Ford owned the DT&I from 1920-1929, Jackson shop crews focused on freight car repair and rebuilding.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

03 January 1924

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.833.36491

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10.25 in

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