DeWitt Clinton Train Replica at Ford Exposition, New York World's Fair, 1939

Summary

The New York Central Railroad built a promotional operating replica of the DeWitt Clinton for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. The original locomotive was built in 1831 and operated on the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, an NYC predecessor. Henry Ford acquired the replica, shown here at Ford Motor Company's 1939-40 New York World's Fair exhibition, in 1935.

The New York Central Railroad built a promotional operating replica of the DeWitt Clinton for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. The original locomotive was built in 1831 and operated on the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, an NYC predecessor. Henry Ford acquired the replica, shown here at Ford Motor Company's 1939-40 New York World's Fair exhibition, in 1935.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

Inscriptions

Verso: 136

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