"Allegheny" Locomotive Arrives at Henry Ford Museum, 1956

Summary

The former Chesapeake & Ohio Railway 2-6-6-6 Allegheny locomotive is one of the most popular objects in Henry Ford Museum. It was also one of the most difficult to install. The door had to be enlarged and parts had to be removed from the locomotive before it could be squeezed into the museum.

The former Chesapeake & Ohio Railway 2-6-6-6 Allegheny locomotive is one of the most popular objects in Henry Ford Museum. It was also one of the most difficult to install. The door had to be enlarged and parts had to be removed from the locomotive before it could be squeezed into the museum.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

06 September 1956

Creators

Henry Ford (Organization). Photographic Department 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

Creator Notes

Photo taken by the Henry Ford Museum Photographic Department, Dearborn, Michigan.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.P.B.13540

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10.25 in

Allegheny Steam Locomotive, 1941

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