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Emigrant Sleeping Car, c. 1885

Maker:
H. Clarkston and Son  Search this
Clarkston and Son, H.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 60 in x 10 in; 35.56 cm x 152.4 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Railroad Car Model
model, railroad passenger car
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
c. 1975
Subject:
Travel  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Migration  Search this
ID Number:
TR.335578
Catalog number:
335578
335578
Accession number:
1977.0251
1977.0251
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Transcontinental Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-9740-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676811
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toy, train, stock cars

Object Name:
toy, train, stock cars
Other Terms:
Toy, Railroad Cars, Livestock; Toys
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Train  Search this
Livestock  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.701
Accession number:
295669
Catalog number:
295669.701
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-3f92-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_335890

car, railroad, toy

Physical Description:
iron, tinned sheet (car body and roof material)
paint (car decoration material)
metal, white (wheels material)
wire (axles material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 5.08 cm x 8.5725 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
car, railroad, toy
Other Terms:
Car, Railroad; Toys
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1870 - 1880
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Children  Search this
Train  Search this
Credit Line:
Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.263901.0069
Catalog number:
263901.0069
Accession number:
263901
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-1e60-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_314142
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car, railroad, toy

Physical Description:
iron, tinned sheet (car body and roof material)
paint (car decoration material)
metal, white (wheels material)
wire (axle material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 in; 5.08 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
car, railroad, toy
Other Terms:
Car, Railroad; Toys
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1870 - 1880
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Children  Search this
Train  Search this
Credit Line:
Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.263901.0066
Catalog number:
263901.0066
Accession number:
263901
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-1dad-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_314141
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car, railroad, toy

Physical Description:
iron, tinned sheet (car body and roof material)
paint (car decoration material)
metal, white (wheels material)
wire (axles material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 8.5725 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
car, railroad, toy
Other Terms:
Car, Railroad; Toys
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1870 - 1880
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Children  Search this
Train  Search this
Credit Line:
Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.263901.0068
Catalog number:
263901.0068
Accession number:
263901
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-14be-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_314145
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car, railroad, toy

Physical Description:
iron, tinned sheet (car body and roof material)
paint (card decoration material)
metal, white (wheels material)
wire (axles material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 8.5725 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
car, railroad, toy
Other Terms:
Car, Railroad; Toys
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1870 - 1880
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Children  Search this
Train  Search this
Credit Line:
Kenneth E. Jewett
ID Number:
DL.263901.0067
Catalog number:
263901.0067
Accession number:
263901
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-1e5d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_314143
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patent model, railroad car or tank, petroleum

Inventor:
Densmore, James  Search this
Densmore, Amos  Search this
Object Name:
patent model, railroad car or tank, petroleum
Other Terms:
patent model, tank car; patent model, railroad car or tank, petroleum; Railroad; Railroad Car
Associated place:
Japan
United States: Pennsylvania, Meadville
Date made:
ca 1866
ca. 1866
Associated dates:
1866 041 / 1866 041
1866 04 10 / 1866 04 10
Patent date:
1866-04-10
ID Number:
TR.309274
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
309274
Patent number:
53,794
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-652f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1062938
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Model of Railroad Sail Car

Measurements:
overall-from catalog card: 8 1/2 in x 18 1/4 in x 9 in; 21.59 cm x 46.355 cm x 22.86 cm
overall: 9 1/8 in x 18 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 23.1775 cm x 46.355 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
sail car
railroad, sail car, model
model, railroad sail car
Related Publication:
Maass, Eleanor A.. Greville Bathe's "Theatre of Machines": The Evolution of a Scholar and His Collection
Credit Line:
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
ID Number:
MC.329096
Catalog number:
329096
Accession number:
278175
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-8ed0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_847258

Allen Paper Car Wheel

Maker:
Allen Paper Car Wheel Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 46 in x 39 in x 49 in; 116.84 cm x 99.06 cm x 124.46 cm
Object Name:
Railroad car wheel
Date made:
1884
Credit Line:
Allen Paper Car Wheel Co.
ID Number:
TR.180026
Accession number:
20584
Catalog number:
180026
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-e03c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1028135
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Allen Paper Car Wheels

Measurements:
overall: 38 1/2 in x 38 1/2 in x 69 in; 97.79 cm x 97.79 cm x 175.26 cm
Object Name:
Wheels, Railroad Car
railway car axel & wheels
Credit Line:
Gift of St. Louis Car Division, General Steel Industries and National Museum of Transport
ID Number:
TR.323575
Accession number:
254099
Catalog number:
323575
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-1ddf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1176224
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car, inspection

Measurements:
overall: 39 1/2 in x 71 3/4 in x 69 1/2 in; 100.33 cm x 182.245 cm x 176.53 cm
Object Name:
Car, Inspection
handcar, 3-wheel, railroad
ID Number:
TR.333583
Catalog number:
333583
Accession number:
309864
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-9374-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843652
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toy, train, car

Physical Description:
iron, cast (overall material)
Object Name:
Toy, Railroad Car, Dump
toy, train, car
Other Terms:
Toy, Railroad Car, Dump; Toys
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Train  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.222
Accession number:
295669
Catalog number:
295669.222
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-39b9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_336689

toy, train, car

Physical Description:
iron, cast (overall material)
Object Name:
Toy, Railroad Car, Dump
toy, train, car
Other Terms:
Toy, Railroad Car, Dump; Toys
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Train  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.220
Accession number:
295669
Catalog number:
295669.220
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-44b3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_336635

toy, train, car

Physical Description:
iron, cast (overall material)
Object Name:
Toy, Railroad Car, Dump
toy, train, car
Other Terms:
Toy, Railroad Car, Dump; Toys
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Train  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.221
Accession number:
295669
Catalog number:
295669.221
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-3d76-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_336603

Railroad Cap Badge, Brakeman, used on Western Maryland Railroad

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 3/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 1.905 cm x 9.2075 cm
Object Name:
railroad cap badge
Other Terms:
railroad cap badge; Railroad
Associated place:
United States: Maryland, Hagerstown
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Travel  Search this
ID Number:
1996.0107.33
Catalog number:
1996.0107.33
Accession number:
1996.0107
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Clothing & Accessories
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-281a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1180742
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Refrigerator Car Model

Physical Description:
wood (part material)
metal (part material)
stone (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/2 in x 10 in x 39 in; 36.83 cm x 25.4 cm x 99.06 cm
Object Name:
Model, Refrigerator Car
model, railroad freight car
Associated Place:
United States: New England
United States: Pacific Coast
United States: Mountain Region
Date made:
1905
Subject:
Patent Models  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Merchants Despatch Transportation Corporation
ID Number:
2000.0032.01
Accession number:
2000.0032
Catalog number:
2000.0032.01
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition:
America On The Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-977b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1211872
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Mohawk & Hudson railroad car

Measurements:
overall: 11 1/4 in x 19 1/2 in; 28.575 cm x 49.53 cm
Object Name:
Drawing
drawing
ID Number:
TR.164780.03
Catalog number:
164780.03
Accession number:
164780
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-c529-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1876626

toy, train, stock car

Physical Description:
iron, cast (overall material)
Object Name:
toy, train, stock car
Other Terms:
Toy, Railroad Car, Livestock; Toys
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Train  Search this
Livestock  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.681
Catalog number:
295669.681
Accession number:
295669
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-3af7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_336139

mine car, coal

Measurements:
overall: 64 1/2 in x 59 in x 115 in; 163.83 cm x 149.86 cm x 292.1 cm
Object Name:
mine car, coal
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN83562R01
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6011-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1842395
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Poultry Cars

Collection Collector:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903  Search this
Collection Creator:
White, John H., 1933-  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection, ca. 1830-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection
John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection / Series 2: Equipment, Rolling Stock / 2.1: Articles in Progress
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c12161dc-127b-4d21-9824-d1916ac36709
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0523-ref88

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