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Louis L. McAllister Photographs

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Louis L. McAllister photographed people and places near Burlington, Vermont for 60 years. He was born in Columbus, Nebraska on October 16, 1876, the son of Julius S. McAllister (born 1841 in Lincoln, VT) and Rosette Gould (born in Vermont in 1851). Julius McAllister worked as a photographer and dentist in Washington D.C., Bristol, Vermont and Columbus, Nebraska. Around 1895, Julius, his third wife Amy, and their children left Nebraska for the Union Soldiers’ Colony in Fitzgerald, Georgia. By 1900, Julius and Amy were divorced, and Amy and her stepson Louis were working as photographers in Thomasville, Georgia.

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Louis L. McAllister Photographs

Published:  November 19, 2007,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

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Title:   Burlington Streets: Winooski Ave.

Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

Date:  1944; 02-20

February 20, 1944. This view shows the Snow King Rotary Plow loading snow from So. Winooski Ave. into truck which hauled the snow to the dumping area at the foot of College St. Each load contained approximately 10 cubic yards when piled high above the cab as shown in this picture.

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    Title:   Burlington Streets: Winooski Ave.

    Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

    Date:  1944-02-20

    Photograph dated Feb. 20, 1944. Original caption reads: This view shows the Snow King Rotary Snow Loader mounted on Walter Snow Fighter truck loading snow from the street into a 10 cubic yard truck body. One of these truck loads is loaded in approximately 3/4 of a minute. An average fall of 6 inches of snow will require the hauling of approximately 250 loads of snow from the business streets.

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