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Gold Scale

Physical Description:
fiber (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 4 13/16 in x 2 5/16 in; 15.24 cm x 12.192 cm x 5.842 cm
plates: 2 5/16 in x 2 5/16 in; x 5.842 cm x 5.842 cm
overall-closed: 5 in x 2 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 12.7 cm x 6.985 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
Scale, Gold
Place made:
United States
Associated place:
United States: California
ID Number:
CL.280280.11
Accession number:
280280
Catalog number:
280280.11
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_676108
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Union Pacific 119

Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 2 1/8 in x 8 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 5.3975 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
Locomotive Model
locomotive model with train
locomotive model
ID Number:
TR.330149.01
Accession number:
286887
Catalog number:
330149.01
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Transcontinental Railroad
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1157097
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Union Pacific 119

Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 2 in x 5 in; 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
Locomotive Tender Model
ID Number:
TR.330149.02
Accession number:
286887
Catalog number:
330149.02
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Transcontinental Railroad
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1157101
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Jupiter

Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 8 3/4 in; 9.525 cm x 5.3975 cm x 22.225 cm
overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 3/16 in x 8 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 5.55625 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
Locomotive Model
Train Set
locomotive model
locomotive model with train
ID Number:
TR.330150.01
Accession number:
286887
Catalog number:
330150.01
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Transcontinental Railroad
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American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1157103
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Jupiter

Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 2 in x 5 in; 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm x 12.7 cm
overall: 2 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 13.0175 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
Locomotive Tender Model
ID Number:
TR.330150.02
Accession number:
286887
Catalog number:
330150.02
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Transcontinental Railroad
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1157105
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The Last Spike

Measurements:
overall: 1 3/16 in x 5 1/4 in; 3.01625 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
Spike
ID Number:
TR.315911
Catalog number:
315911
Accession number:
222957
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Transcontinental Railroad
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_841938
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chopsticks, set

Measurements:
case: 10 in x 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 5/8 in; 25.4 cm x 1.5875 cm x 4.1275 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
Chopsticks, set
Place made:
United States: California
ID Number:
CL.66.625
Accession number:
269350
Catalog number:
66.625
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Transcontinental Railroad
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1189403
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hat, chinese worker

Physical Description:
grass; cane (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 17 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 44.45 cm
Object Name:
Hat
hat, chinese worker
Place made:
Southeast Asia
Place used:
United States: California
Date made:
20th century
Subject:
Headgear  Search this
ID Number:
CL.280280.13
Catalog number:
280280.13
Accession number:
280280
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Agriculture
Transcontinental Railroad
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_674989
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canteen

Physical Description:
gourd (container material)
cork (stopper material)
metal (stopper material)
hemp (holder material)
hemp (holder material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 8 in x 8 in; 25.4 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
Canteen
canteen
Place made:
China
Place used:
United States: California
Place collected:
United States: California, Coloma
Date made:
ca 1900
ID Number:
CL.64.942
Accession number:
280280
Catalog number:
64.942
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Transcontinental Railroad
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676106
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pick, coal

Measurements:
overall: 31 1/4 in x 14 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 79.375 cm x 36.195 cm x 3.175 cm
overall: 35 1/4 in x 22 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 89.535 cm x 56.515 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Pick, Coal
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1930-1939
Subject:
Unlinked Subject  Search this
Credit Line:
Stephen J. York
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-9613A
Accession number:
282788
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9613A
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Work and Industry: Mining
Transcontinental Railroad
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_871242
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jar

Physical Description:
monochrome, black (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.2 cm x 7.6 cm; 4 in x 3 in
overall: 4 7/8 in x 5 3/4 in; 12.3825 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
jar
Place made:
China
Subject:
Ranching  Search this
ID Number:
1979.0254.03
Accession number:
1979.0254
Catalog number:
1979.0254.03
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Transcontinental Railroad
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_579416
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Wooden chip cut from a railroad tie, Promontory, Utah, 1869

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; .9525 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
tie fragment, railroad
Date made:
1869
Associated date:
1869
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Credit Line:
Hart F. Farwell
ID Number:
PL.032197
Catalog number:
032197
Accession number:
68308
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Souvenir Nation
Government, Politics, and Reform
Transcontinental Railroad
Exhibition:
Souvenir Nation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_510365

Diamond Peak and Ravine of Middle Fork of Willamette: River from Camp 48 W

Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 29.8 cm x 21.5 cm; 11 3/4 in x 8 7/16 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1857
ID Number:
GA.10729.09
Catalog number:
10729.09
Accession number:
1918.62261
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1317485
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Canon of Psuc-See-Que Creek Near Camp 41 A

Physical Description:
ink (overall materials)
paper (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 21.5 cm x 29.3 cm; 8 7/16 in x 11 9/16 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1857
ID Number:
GA.10729.10
Catalog number:
10729.10
Accession number:
1918.62261
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1317495
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Mount Jefferson and Black Butte From Camp S

Maker:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 23 cm x 29.5 cm; 9 1/16 in x 11 5/8 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1857
ID Number:
GA.10729.12
Catalog number:
10729.12
Accession number:
1918.62261
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Castle Rock in Canon of Mpto-Ly-As River Near Camp 53 A

Maker:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 27.9 cm x 21 cm; 11 in x 8 1/4 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1857
ID Number:
GA.10729.13
Catalog number:
10729.13
Accession number:
1918.62261
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1317526
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Mountains Near the Entrance of the Canada de las Uvas

Artist:
Koppel, Charles  Search this
Lithographer:
Sinclair, Thomas  Search this
Maker; publisher:
Tucker, Beverley  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 23.2 cm x 29.5 cm; 9 1/8 in x 11 5/8 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1856
ID Number:
GA.10729.14
Catalog number:
10729.14
Accession number:
1918.62261
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1317527
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The Basin from the Canada de Las Uvas with Lost Mountains in the Distance

Original artist:
Koppel, Charles  Search this
Graphic artist:
A. Hoen & Co.  Search this
Printer:
Tucker, Beverley  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 29.8 cm x 23.2 cm; 11 3/4 in x 9 1/8 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1856
ID Number:
GA.10729.15
Catalog number:
10729.15
Accession number:
1918.62261
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1317537
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Lost Mountains in the Great Basin

Original artist:
Koppel, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 23.2 cm x 29.6 cm; 9 1/8 in x 11 5/8 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1856
ID Number:
GA.10729.16
Catalog number:
10729.16
Accession number:
1918.62261
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1317538
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View of Sangre De Cristo Pass: Looking Northeast from Camp North of Summit, August 11

Original artist:
Kern, Richard H.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Stanley, John Mix  Search this
Printer:
A. Hoen & Co.  Search this
Publisher:
Tucker, Beverley  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 21 cm x 30 cm; 8 1/4 in x 11 13/16 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1855
ID Number:
GA.10729.17
Catalog number:
10729.17
Accession number:
1918.62261
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Transcontinental Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1317539
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