Torch Lake Steam Locomotive Pulling Passenger Cars in Greenfield Village, August 1972

Summary

The Henry Ford's Weiser Railroad opened to the public in 1972. The two-mile route took riders on a scenic loop around the perimeter of Greenfield Village. Authentic steam locomotives, maintained and operated by museum staff, pulled the open passenger cars. More than a simple excursion, the railroad's intermediate stations made it a practical transportation link around the village.

The Henry Ford's Weiser Railroad opened to the public in 1972. The two-mile route took riders on a scenic loop around the perimeter of Greenfield Village. Authentic steam locomotives, maintained and operated by museum staff, pulled the open passenger cars. More than a simple excursion, the railroad's intermediate stations made it a practical transportation link around the village.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

Torch Lake Steam Locomotive, 1873

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