Ingersoll-Rand's Diesel-Electric Locomotive #90, Phillipsburg, New Jersey, 1926

Summary

Ingersoll-Rand, in collaboration with General Electric and American Locomotive Company, built diesel-electric locomotive #90 in 1926. Ingersoll-Rand used the locomotive in the railyard at its Phillipsburg, New Jersey, plant for some 40 years. Diesel-electric power proved more efficient and cost-effective than steam. Donated to The Henry Ford in 1970, the locomotive received a cosmetic restoration in 1983.

Ingersoll-Rand, in collaboration with General Electric and American Locomotive Company, built diesel-electric locomotive #90 in 1926. Ingersoll-Rand used the locomotive in the railyard at its Phillipsburg, New Jersey, plant for some 40 years. Diesel-electric power proved more efficient and cost-effective than steam. Donated to The Henry Ford in 1970, the locomotive received a cosmetic restoration in 1983.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1926

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2017.0.33.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.125 in

Width: 10 in

Ingersoll-Rand Number 90 Diesel-Electric Locomotiv...

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