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Object Print, Photographic
Date 1888
Print size (inches) 8.5" x 6.5"
Location Vermont, Rockingham
Description Photograph of a derailed train showing the engine on its side, a passenger car closer to the fore gound on right of engine, a section of track a set of wheels and other debris in foreground. Recovery personnel at engine and onlookers in the background, two men in foreground. From the soil it appears the embankment had been washed out or undermined by water, possible snow on the mountain sides to the right. Photographers stamp on reverse reads "A. T. Pierce / View Photographer / Cavendish, VT." Date and place added in pencil: April 7, 1888, "Rockingham / Bellows Falls / Vt."
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2010.2.153