1902 American Locomotive Company Steam Locomotive as D. T. & I. Railroad No. 45, November 1926

Summary

Number 45 was one of six 4-4-2 Atlantic-type steam locomotives purchased by the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad from the Michigan Central Railroad in 1926. Henry Ford, who owned DT&I at the time, had the locomotives rebuilt at Ford Motor Company's Rouge factory. During the rebuild, many of the engines' parts were plated with highly-polished nickel.

Number 45 was one of six 4-4-2 Atlantic-type steam locomotives purchased by the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad from the Michigan Central Railroad in 1926. Henry Ford, who owned DT&I at the time, had the locomotives rebuilt at Ford Motor Company's Rouge factory. During the rebuild, many of the engines' parts were plated with highly-polished nickel.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

24 November 1926

Subject Date

24 November 1926

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.189.P.3926

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.375 in

Width: 10.875 in

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