Library Collections: Visual Still: Item Description

Photograph of Vaillancourt (who has one leg) standing in the snow, with cructhes, in front of a sleigh being drawn by two large muzzled dogs .
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Title: Fred Vaillancourt, Former Grand Trunk Brakeman
Original caption: Fred E. Vaillancourt
General Advertising Dog Team
Former Grand Trunk RR Brakeman
Creator: n/a
Date: Circa 1890
Format: Postcard
Source: Robert Bogdan Collection
Keywords: Amputees; Animals; Assistive Technology; Crutch; Employment; Media; Physical Disability; Railroads; Technology & Equipment; Transportation; Work
Topics: Mass Media, Culture & The Arts; Physical Environment; Science, Health & Technology