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George F. Chalender Collection of Railroad Photographs photCL 177
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact Reader Services at the Huntington Library for more information.