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Baltimore & Ohio Steam Switching Locomotive in Chicago (editor's title)

B&O Chicago Terminal 0-8-0
Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal 0-8-0 steam locomotive switching the Robey Street yard in Chicago, winter 1956. The bridge in the background is used by the Douglas Park "L." The B&O CT 0-8-0s were the last steam engines in regular service in the Chicago area. This photograph appears in issue no. 19 of the Center's journal, Railroad Heritage, a special issue dedicated to Ted Rose's photography.
Source Ted Rose Studio
Coverage Spatial, Chicago; Temporal, Winter 1956
Rights Center for Railroad Photography & Art
Date Created 1956
Resource Type
Extent 8 in. x 10 in.
Depicted Railroad
Location Robey Street yard, Chicago, Illinois
Image Type Fine art photograph
Equipment, Locomotive 0-8-0
Creator Description Born in Milwaukee in 1940 into a family of architects, Ted Rose became enamorated with railroads at the 1949 Chicaog Railroad Fair. By 1956, he had won an art contest. Between 1956 and 1962 he traveled extensively in North America, following the last of steam. He worked summers in the art department of Kalmbach Publishing Co. His work as a fine art photograher ended then, and he turned to watercolor painting with exceptional success. He died in 2002.
Collection Ted Rose Photographs
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