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    Wood Boxcar Salesman's Sample from 1883

    Hello! I came across this boxcar, that I think may have been a salesman's sample or a fancy office piece. The Allison Manufacturing Company was named such in 1883. I believe this piece to be older than that, based on the square bolt heads. It is made of chestnut. The roof is copper, the wheels...
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    NOrthern Pacific 1888

    Hi there, I am doing research for my next book, which involves a railroad trip across the northern United States from Chicago to Roslyn, Wa on the Northern Pacific in 1888. The research is proving difficult. I have very specific questions regarding coupling of train cars, the operation of...
  3. Bethlehem Steel Railroad Tour

    Bethlehem Steel Railroad Tour

    On Friday, June 23, 2006, The National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) hosted a tour and night photography session within the former Bethlehem Steel mill in Bethlehem, PA.
  4. History of the #208

    History of the #208

    History Sign about the #208 Steamer giving to the town of Winder, GA. Taken on Dec.27,2003. You can see this engine at the following link. http://www.railroadforums.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=11066



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