Lockers and Lunch Area inside the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad Roundhouse in Flat Rock, Michigan, 1943

Summary

Steam locomotives required constant maintenance and the roundhouse is where that work took place. An army of skilled and unskilled workers, like this unidentified man at the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad's Jackson, Ohio, roundhouse, kept locomotives in good running condition. The DT&I operated a 378-mile mainline between Detroit, Michigan, and Ironton, Ohio.

Steam locomotives required constant maintenance and the roundhouse is where that work took place. An army of skilled and unskilled workers, like this unidentified man at the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad's Jackson, Ohio, roundhouse, kept locomotives in good running condition. The DT&I operated a 378-mile mainline between Detroit, Michigan, and Ironton, Ohio.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

03 December 1943

Subject Date

03 December 1943

Collection Title

General Photographs Series 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.833.79057.7

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.063 in

Width: 10.938 in

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