Retiring a locomotive driver wheel, Shopton, Iowa.

Title: Retiring a locomotive driver wheel, Shopton, Iowa. The tire is heated by means of gas until it can be slipped over the wheel. Contraction on cooling will hold it firmly in shape. Santa Fe R.R.

Date: March 1942

Photographer: Jack Delano

Source: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2017878090/

 

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