Scale Model of an American locomotive with tender

Made:
c. 1875 in Scranton
maker:
William R Lendrum

Model (scale 1:8) of an American locomotive with tender. This is said to represent a locomotive built for the Erie RR in about 1875 and was made by by William R. Lendrum, a machinist in the railway workshops of the Delaware Lackawanna & Western RR in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The tintype photograph on the clack-box is thought to be of Ledrum: the photo on the smokebox is of Ulysses S. Grant, US President 1869-1877.

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Details

Category:
Railways
Object Number:
1880-97
type:
model
credit:
J. Montague Livesey
status:
Permanent collection

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