PASSENGER LOCOMOTIVE "SUPERIOR" BUILT FOR THE HUDSON RIVER RAIL ROAD AT THE NEW YORK LOCOMOTIVE WORKS.

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Passenger Locomotive "Superior" built for the Hudson River Rail Road at the New York Locomotive Works.

Stone engraving with hand coloring, 1854.
Image size 18 1/2 x 32" (47 x 81.4 cm).
Fair to good condition. Mounted on board. Hand colored.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 98646
Price: SOLD
Publisher : Published by Frederick Mone for inclusion in his work A Treatise on American Engineering.
Drawn by J.L. Hicks; Lithograph of Bien & Sterner 90 Fulton St. N.Y.; F Mone Eng. Off. 131 Fulton St. N.Y.

This ip New York Locomotive Works. Breese Kneeland and Company was a nineteenth century builder of steam locomotive engines located at Jersey City, New Jersey. Initially styled the New York Locomotive Works, the company was active under various ownerships in building steam locomotives from 1853 until 1873 The locomotive depicted is a 4-4-0 and was the type produced in the early to mid 1850’s.

Printed on thin paper with fold lines. This print appeared in Frederick Mone's "A Treatise on American Engineering".
18th-19th Century Subjects , Locomotives & Railroads , Locomotive Broadside