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Schlitz Train Celebrating End of Prohibition



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Title: Schlitz Train Celebrating End of Prohibition
Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:01 a.m. on April 7, 1933. Pictured from left are R.D. Miller, Superintendent; (on front footboard) Jesse Worner, Yardman; (in front of draw casting) A. Basta, Fireman; Edward Wroblewski, (on running board above front beam) Anton Plewa, Conductor; (between Conductor and woman) and William H. Kay, Engineer.

Image ID: 1929
Creation
Date:
April 7, 1933 
Creator
Name:
Not known
City, State: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Classified File
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
This image is one of many photographs, held in various collections, that document the brewing industry in Wisconsin. On 12/23 Milton Clark of Missoula MT emailed: "The locomotive is actually owned by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad, the railroad that served the facility. It is a Class L-2 [2-8-2] built at the Milwaukee Shops in Jan 1913, renumbered 678 in 1938, and retired Jan 1951."
Subjects: Brewing industry
Railroad employees
Hats
Prohibition
Locomotives
Railroads
Special days
Crowds
Men
Women
Flags
Beer
Work clothes
Clothing and dress
Coats
 

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