United States Fish Commission Railroad Car

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Unidentified men carry "Fearnow" pails full of fish specimens to a United States Fish Commission Pennsylvania "Fish Car," a train car designed specifically for transporting fish or fish eggs to stock U.S. rivers, lakes, and coastal waters.


  • United States National Museum
  • United States Fish Commission


USNM No. 2523

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 004, Image No. MAH-2523

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1880
  • 1880s

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Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-2523]

Physical description

8 x 10;

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