New York Central Railroad Compound Rail Section, 1855

Date Made: 1855

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TR.180232Catalog Number: 180232180232Nonaccession Number: 2001.3106

Object Name: Compound Rail Specimencompound rail sampleOther Terms: Track Sample; Compound Rail Specimen; Rail

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 in x 4 in x 1 3/8 in; 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm x 3.4925 cm


Record Id: nmah_843440

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