The First Locomotive and Train of Passenger-Cars Ever Run in the State of New York

The First Locomotive and Train of Passenger-Cars Ever Run in the State of New York

Description (Brief)
Black and white print of a train ("The Dewitt Clinton") in silhouette, showing the engine, the tender and the first two passenger cars on its first excursion, August 9, 1831. The cars are filled with passengers whose names are listed in text below the image.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1871
maker
unknown
place made
unknown
depicted
United States: New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 9 1/4 in x 19 in; 23.495 cm x 48.26 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2486
catalog number
60.2486
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Chronology: 1870-1879
Railroads
Civic Associations
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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