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'Phantom' locomotive model, left side

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"Phantom" locomotive model, left side
Smithsonian Institution, Negative #: 56063

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Model of "Phantom" locomotive
Catalog #: 322281, Accession #: 247842
Currently on loan
From the Smithsonian Collection
Physical Description

Model. Dimension: 24"L x 4"W x 7-1/4"H. Materials: frame, tires, axles, and boiler are steel; cylinders, stack, domes, and bell are brass. Color: frame, smoke box, stack are dark gray; the cab has natural varnish with blue and red trim; the truck wheels are red.

Scale: inch to 1 foot

Details
Date Made:
1857
Dates Used:
1857
Locations:
Illinois, Ohio
History

The "Phantom" was built by William Mason in 1857 for the Toldeo & Illinois Railroad.

Original Model: Weight: 25 tons. Cylinders: 15" diameter X 22" stroke. Driving Wheels: 66" diameter.

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Manufacturer
William Mason


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