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Railroad Conductor's Case

Physical Description:
leather (covering material)
steel (overall material)
brass (lock material)
Object Name:
Case, Railroad Conductor's
Date made:
ca 1860
Used date:
ca 1860s
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
ID Number:
TR.334930
Catalog number:
334930
Accession number:
315321
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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/ng49ca746a6-57cf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843150

rails, railroad

Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 5 in x 160 in; 10.16 cm x 12.7 cm x 406.4 cm
Object Name:
rails, railroad
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN82819V02
Catalog number:
108830
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6010-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1842393
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signal, railroad

Measurements:
overall: 64 1/4 in x 46 in x 17 1/2 in; 163.195 cm x 116.84 cm x 44.45 cm
Object Name:
signal, railroad
Date made:
ca, 1900
ca. 1900
ID Number:
TR.308318
Accession number:
71800
Catalog number:
308318
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-c835-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692891

signal, railroad

Measurements:
overall: 31 in x 12 in x 70 in; 78.74 cm x 30.48 cm x 177.8 cm
Object Name:
signal, railroad
Date made:
ca. 1900
ID Number:
TR.308319
Accession number:
71800
Catalog number:
308319
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-c836-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692892
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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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Railroad Track Signal

Used by:
New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company  Search this
Maker:
Union Switch and Signal Company  Search this
Object Name:
Railroad Signal
Other Terms:
Railroad Signal; Rail
Date made:
ca. 1880
Credit Line:
American Railway Association, Signal Section
ID Number:
TR.308317
Catalog number:
308317
Accession number:
71800
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4fa4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843321

Photographic History Collection: Alexander Gardner

Maker:
Gardner, Alexander  Search this
Object Name:
Alexander Gardner Collection
ID Number:
COLL.PHOTOS.000044
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Military
Transcontinental Railroad
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-2c54-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1343256
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Railroad Switch Lamp, ca 1900 - 1940s

User:
Michigan Central Railroad  Search this
Maker:
Peter Gray & Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 17 in x 9 in x 9 in; 43.18 cm x 22.86 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
lamp, railroad switch
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Associated place:
United States: New Jersey, Demarest
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Safety  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0687.01
Catalog number:
1989.0687.01
Accession number:
1989.0687
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-ef81-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1057264

Railroads : stereographs

Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Savage, Charles Roscoe, of Salt Lake City, Utah  Search this
Jackson Bros.  Search this
Names:
Central Pacific Railroad Company  Search this
Denver & Rio Grande R.R.  Search this
Mt. Washington Railroad  Search this
Northern Pacific Railway Company  Search this
Pennsylvania & Ohio Railroad  Search this
Pennsylvania Railroad.  Search this
Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburgh Railroad  Search this
St. Paul & Omaha Railroad  Search this
Union Pacific Railway Company  Search this
Utica & Black River Railroad  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
52 Items
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Date:
ca. 1870s-1900
Scope and Contents:
Images of railroads, including some published by railroad companies, of trains, collisions, etc. Views divided by railroad: Central Pacific (4), Denver & Rio Grande (1), Mt. Washington Railroad (9), Northern Pacific (5) Pennsylvania Railroad (2), Pennsylvania & Ohio in New Hampshire (3), St. Paul (MN) & Omaha Railroad (1), Union Pacific (5, incl. 2 by the Jackson Bros., 1 by A. J. Russell, and 1 by C. R. Savage), Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburgh R.R. (1), Utica & Black River (7), and 15 miscellaneous.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site. Photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves, unless protected by plastic sleeves.
Series 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.
Topic:
Railroads -- Stereographs -- 1870-1990  Search this
Railroad bridges -- Stereographs  Search this
Railroad accidents  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs -- 1880-1900
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions / 2.6: Stereographs / Railroads
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8dd22382e-561a-4b49-9913-76f8aa953756
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s02-ref2821

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:
32197
Accession number:
68308
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Souvenir Nation
Government, Politics, and Reform
Transcontinental Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-2b16-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_510365
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Railroad Cap Badge, Conductor, Utica & Schenectady Railroad

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in; 3.81 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
railroad cap badge
Date made:
ca 1850
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Travel  Search this
Adornment  Search this
ID Number:
TR.333734
Catalog number:
333734
Accession number:
304200
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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/ng49ca746a6-8c2f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843122
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Railroad Cap Badge, Brakeman, Southern Pacific Railroad

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 3 5/8 in; 1.27 cm x 9.2075 cm
Object Name:
railroad cap badge
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Travel  Search this
ID Number:
TR.333722
Catalog number:
333722
Accession number:
304341
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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/ng49ca746a6-8c17-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843118
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Railroad Cap Badge, Conductor, Southern Pacific Railroad

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
railroad cap badge
Date made:
ca 1950
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Travel  Search this
Adornment  Search this
ID Number:
TR.333723
Catalog number:
333723
Accession number:
304341
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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/ng49ca746a6-8c30-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843123
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Railroad Cap Badge, Conductor, Michigan Central Railroad

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 3 3/8 in; 2.54 cm x 8.5725 cm
Object Name:
railroad cap badge
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Travel  Search this
Adornment  Search this
ID Number:
TR.334932
Catalog number:
334932
Accession number:
315321
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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/ng49ca746a6-8c2d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843120
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lock, electric, railroad

Measurements:
overall: 18 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in x 20 1/4 in; 46.99 cm x 19.05 cm x 51.435 cm
Object Name:
lock, electric, railroad
Credit Line:
Gift of Burlington Northern Railway
ID Number:
TR.330499
Accession number:
293359
Catalog number:
330499
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-f6a1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1693826
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spike, railroad

Associated person:
Garfield, James A.  Search this
Physical Description:
painted (overall production method/technique)
Object Name:
Spike, Railroad
Associated date:
1881 09
Credit Line:
Louise F. G. Grimke
ID Number:
PL.031924
Catalog number:
31924
Accession number:
67822
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-075e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_498926

Manual of the Railroads of the United States for 1886

Author:
Poor, Henry V.  Search this
Graphic artist:
American Bank Note Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 20.3 cm x 12.2 cm; 8 in x 4 13/16 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Engraving
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1886
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
ID Number:
GA.24883
Catalog number:
24883
Accession number:
1978.0875
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-57a0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_833935

Railroad Cap Badge, Motorman, New York Elevated Railway

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 3 5/8 in; 5.08 cm x 9.2075 cm
Object Name:
railroad cap badge
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Urbanization  Search this
Commuting  Search this
Credit Line:
Douglas Wornom
ID Number:
TR.335573
Catalog number:
335573
Accession number:
1979.0398
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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/ng49ca746a6-8c16-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843117
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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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Railroads on Parade

Measurements:
overall: 12 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in x 3/16 in; 32.385 cm x 24.765 cm x .47625 cm
Object Name:
book
ID Number:
1982.0187.01422
Catalog number:
1982.0187.01422
Accession number:
1982.0187
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-9616-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1888164
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