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George F. Chalender Collection of Railroad Photographs photCL 177
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A collection of 66 miscellaneous photographs of railroad-related subjects, with many steam locomotives and several scenes of train wrecks, late-19th to early-20th centuries.
George Fox Chalender (1827-1892) was a railroad pioneer, executive, and inventor. He rose through the railroad ranks to become superintendent of motive power of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, 1875-1880. In 1881, he was appointed superintendent of motive power and machinery of the Atlantic & Pacific Railway.
0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
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