Third Attempt to Move the "Allegheny" Locomotive into 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

Negative (Photograph)

Date Made

06 September 1956

Subject Date

06 September 1956

Collection Title

Edison Institute Records 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.N.B.13537

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Allegheny Steam Locomotive, 1941

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