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Passenger Locomotive Lancaster (Penna.) Locomotive Works, No -- 1857.. (Locomotive John C. Breckenridge).

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  • PUBLISHER: Published by the Lancaster Locomotive Works, Lancaster, Penn.

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph, printed in colors,

    DATE: 1857.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 19 x 26 3/4" (48 x 68.2 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Alphonse Bigot, Del. ; T. Sinclair's Lith. Phila.<br><br> James Black, President; M.O. Kline, treasurer; John Brandt Senr. Generl. Supertendent; John Brandt Junr. Asst. Superintendent.<br><br> A handsome 4-4-0 built by the Lancaster Locomotive Works. One interesting bit of information, this engine, John C. Breckenridge, was also used in a very similar designed lithograph , also delineated by Bigot and printed by T. Sinclair's lith., shown with a tender attached and a name stating that it was a Columbia & Philadelphia R.R. engine.<br><br> The Lancaster Locomotive Works was a short lived firm. They began operation in 1853 with the first locomotive built in 1855. In 1857 the company failed due to the financial panic of 1857. The factories were later taken over by James and Edward Norris.<br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: A lovely example of this print.

  • CONDITION: Good condition and color save for some short tears in the margins.

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