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Rogers Locomotive Company, Paterson, New Jersey. (Switching engine)

  • ARTIST: John Reid

  • PUBLISHER: Published by the Rogers Locomotive Works.

  • MEDIUM: Albumen photoghraph

    DATE: c.1891

  • EDITION SIZE: 14 x 29 5/8" (35.4 x 75.3 cm) plus title and margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine manufacturers advertising broadside for the Rogers Locomotive Company showing off their new switching locomotive. The manufacturer’s engine number is 5209 with a cab number of 3. It was built for Thomas Edison’s short lived company, the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Concentrating Works, an iron ore processing company. It opened in 1891 and closed in 1900. <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Lithographic title and engine specs. Photograph applied to paper. Backed on linen.

  • CONDITION: Good condition.