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Locomotive Engine and Tender built by the Amoskeag Manufacturing Co. At Manchester N.H. 1851.


  • PUBLISHER: Published by the Amoskeag Manufacturing Co.

  • MEDIUM: Multi-stone lithograph, printed in color.

    DATE: 1851.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 18 1/8 x 31 1/2" (46.1 x 80 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: J. Swyney Del.; J.H. Bufford's Lith. Boston 260 Washington St.<br><br> The Amoskeag Locomotive Works was based in Manchester, New Hampshire. They built steam locomotives at the dawn of the railroad era in the United States. The locomotive works operated as a division of the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company between 1848 and 1859. This image shows a very early or first generation 4-4-0 design.<br><br> Besides building locomotives for railroad use, Amoskeag also built steam powered fire engines.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.


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