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Edwin Price Reminiscences, 1893

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Author:
Price, Edwin (locomotive engineer) 1829-1901
Donor:
Taylor, Miriam Price
Collector:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft.: 1 box
Type:
Reminiscences
Collection descriptions
Journals (accounts)
Date:
1893
19th century
Notes:
Edwin Price was a locomotive engineer for various railroad companies, ca. 1851-1886. He began his career on the Nashville & Chattanooga where he worked for five years. He was employed for eighteen years on the Little Miami Railroad. He describes the responsibility of his position, "One million one hundred and fourtee[n] thousand nine hundred and twenty three miles or equal to forty two time[s] around the world without crippling, wounding or killing a single soul rideing [sic] behind me."
Summary:
One original journal and a typed transcript of the original.
Cite as:
Edwin Price Reminisences, 1893, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Miriam Price Taylor
Topic:
Railroads
Transportation
Railroad engineers
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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