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...
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...
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
Category: Tourist Railways - Steam Locomotives
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