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This black and white photographic postcard depicts a train pushing snow off the train tracks. The train plowed into the snow to the point that the front of the train cannot be seen. Snow covers the train and fills the center of the photo. The back of the train can be seen with two men standing on it. A field is to the left of the train tracks. Written text is at the bottom of the card. Handwriting is on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Salina (Kan.), Walla Walla (Wash.), Correspondence, Rail cars, Steam locomotives, Trains, Snow, Railroad tracks, Dorrance (Kan.), Russell County (Kan.)
This item is in the public domain
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Waite, G. H. and Halbe, Leslie Winfield, "Postcard: Bucking a Snow Drift up on the U.P.R.R. Dorrance, Kansas" (1912). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1292.
Bucking a Snow Drift on the U.P.R.R., Dorrance, Ks. Photo by L.W.Halbe, Mar.15,1912. Hello - what do you think of this snow? This is Frank outfit - 4 engines & a plow this is at Victoria, KS. Gro. what does an electric iron coast we are thinking of getting one. This is a fine morning after a rain Sunday. Frank can in at 10:30 PM. Sun. and out at 9 A.M. Mon. Lillie Mr. & Mrs. G. H. Waite Walla Walla Washington 124 Egan Ave.