Photograph

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1860-1880 ?

GUSN

GUSN-25755

Description

View of a steam engine and car on track with field and farm in background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

photographs
albumen (egg white)
gelatin silver prints
silver (metal)
business (commercial function)
railroads
steam engines (engines)
transportation
travel
Albumen
Silver Print
Steam Engine
Railroad
Transportation
Commerce
Travel
PICTURE

Inscription

Handwritten at lower edge of mat: ""THIS ENGINE WAS BUILT BY ROBERT STEPHENSON & CO. OF NEWCASTLE-/UPON-TYNE IN 1835. IT'S (sic) FIRST TRIP OVER THE BANGOR, OLDTOWN AND/ MILFORD RAILROAD WAS NOVEMBER 6, 1836, LAST TRIP AUGUST, 1867.""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17.75 x 21.75 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1941.119