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Photographs of the Wabash R.R. Rogers Replica

Dublin Core

Title

Photographs of the Wabash R.R. Rogers Replica

Subject

Railroads
Wabash
Steam Locomotives
Photo File: Railroads
Decatur IL
1948(?)/1954

Description

Photographs of the Wabash R.R. Rogers replica, one, taken around 1948, alongside engine #2519; the other, taken in 1954, on display with the caption: "The Rogers-Operated 115 years. Replica of first locomotive to operate west of the Alleghenies. Made its (?) trip at Meredosia, Illinois November (?) 1838 on the Northern Cross Railroad, predecessor of the Wabash and (?) Railroads."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Photo File: Railroads

Publisher

Herald and Review
Decatur Public Library, Decatur IL

Date

1948
1954

Contributor

Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Identifier

RR94
RR95

Coverage

Railroads, Wabash, Steam Locomotives, Photo File: Railroads, Decatur IL, 1948/1954

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

4 x 5"

Files

RR95-Rodgers replica longside engine 2519 10-13-1948224.jpg
RR94-Rodgers replica  at Decatur Locomotive Shops 5-6-1954226.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photographs of the Wabash R.R. Rogers Replica,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed October 27, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/3662.