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Jack Délano - the Man Who Colored the Forties (18 pics)

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Amazing color photographs of the 40s created by a famous photographer Jack Délano.

General view of part of the South Water Street freight depot of the Illinois Central Railroad, Chicago, Illinois, May 1943

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A young worker at the C & NW RR 40th Street shops, Chicago, Illinois, 1942


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Taken in September 1941, this is the backstage area of the girlie show at the Vermont State Fair


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Farm workers chop cotton on rented land near White Plains, Greene County, Georgia in June 1941


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Commuters, who have just come off the train, waiting for the bus to go home, Lowell, Mass in January 1941


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A young family wonder in which direction they should go at the Vermont County Fair, September 1941




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Going to town on Saturday afternoon, Greene County, Georgia, May 1941


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A "barker" at the Vermont state fair, Rutland, September 1941


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Sugar cane workers resting, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico - December 1941


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The son of a sugar cane workers resting, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico - December 1941


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Packing oranges at a co-op orange packing plant, Redlands, California, Macrh 1943


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Children gathering potatoes on a large farm, vicinity of Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine. Schools did not open until the potatoes were harvested, October 1940


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Women workers employed as wipers in the roundhouse having lunch in their rest room, C. & N.W. R.R., Clinton, Iowa - April 1943


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Mike Evans, a welder, at the rip tracks at Proviso yard of the C & NW RR, Chicago, Illinois, April 1943


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1943, shows one of the hundreds of thousands of women who worked on the train system at the time while the men were away at war.
She is Viola Sievers, who worked as a wiper – which was basically a train washer


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Men reading headlines posted in street-corner of Brockton Enterprise newspaper office, Brockton, Mass.December 1940


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Hump master in a Chicago and Northwestern railroad yard operating a signal switch system which extends the length of the hump track.
He is thus able to control movements of locomotives pushing the train over the hump from his post at the hump office; Chicago, Illinois, December 1942.


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"Backstage" at the "girlie" show at the Vermont state fair, Rutland, 1941 September


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№1 Author: 1edson (22 Jun 2010 02:14) Total user comments: 407


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great look from the past 01
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№2 Author: raiderkane (22 Jun 2010 04:39) Total user comments: 390


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№3 Author: nuts2u (22 Jun 2010 04:45) Total user comments: 828


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Great pictures. Nice job on the colouring technique.
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№4 Author: lepsy (22 Jun 2010 05:17) Total user comments: 1252


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NIce 01
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№5 Author: paullex (22 Jun 2010 07:40) Total user comments: 592


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Hi-def but not recreated, its the real deal! Awsome!
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№6 Author: salsapopo (22 Jun 2010 09:25) Total user comments: 12722


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amazing
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№7 Author: motenaidayo (22 Jun 2010 11:26) Total user comments: 886


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№8 Author: Dust (22 Jun 2010 11:47) Total user comments: 235


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Very nice. Thanks for the explanations.
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№9 Author: 2fuzzy (22 Jun 2010 14:23) Total user comments: 10400


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Great shots!
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№10 Author: iFail (22 Jun 2010 14:56) Total user comments: 156


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The best is the "Hump master" 56
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№11 Author: Dallizzt (22 Jun 2010 18:20) Total user comments: 1467


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cool.
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