Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Depot, Shriner's Train Stop

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Title

Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Depot, Shriner's Train Stop

Description

A train engine and cars stop at the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Depot in Rockford at S. Main and Cedar Streets. The Shriner's symbol hangs at the front of the steam engine. It appears that dignitaries, soldiers, and police have gathered at this stop. This may have been one of the "Shriner Special" trains that transported Shriner dignitaries and their wives to special events and tours.

Date

circa 1900 - 1910

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

88.122.772

Original Format

Glass Plate Negative

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

“Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Depot, Shriner's Train Stop,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed August 12, 2022, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/1268.

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