Specimen of iron wire from Wyoming telegraph landline

Specimen of iron wire from Wyoming telegraph landline

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Object Name
wire sample
date made
1862
Measurements
coil: 1 in x 16 in; 2.54 cm x 40.64 cm
overall: 1 5/8 in x 16 3/4 in x 16 in; 4.1275 cm x 42.545 cm x 40.64 cm
ID Number
EM.333419
catalog number
333419
accession number
294351
Credit Line
from Western Union Corporation
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Transcontinental Railroad
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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