John Bull Locomotive

ID: 91-3696

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 41 Folder 1

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Summary

John Bull Locomotive, 1831. The locomotive was built by Robert Stephenson and Company, England, for the Camden and Amboy Railroad Co. of New Jersey. This, the original locomotive, was in use from 1831 to 1865. It was a gift of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company in 1885.

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Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 41 Folder 1

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

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Topic

  • Trains
  • Railroads
  • John Bull (Steam locomotive)
  • Exhibitions
  • Gifts
  • Pennsylvania Railroad Company
  • Railroads--Trains

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

91-3696

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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