Jupiter Steam Locomotive Train Engine

ID: 74-8184

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1974 photograph of 1880 image of the steam locomotive

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: August 1975

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Summary

The steam locomotive the "Jupiter," engine No. 84, as it appeared around 1880. The locomotive was acquired by the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, in 1975 for the "1876: A Centennial Exhibition" in the Arts and Industries Building. The locomotive is one of about 25 of its type to exist, of approximately 25,000 that were manufactured.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • 1876: A Centennial Exhibition (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the "Torch," August 1975

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: August 1975

Contact information

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

Date

1974 photograph of 1880 image of the steam locomotive

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Engines
  • Steam locomotives
  • Transportation
  • Artifacts
  • Railroads
  • Acquisitions
  • Santa Cruz Railroad Co
  • Jupiter (Train)
  • Exhibitions
  • Trains
  • Railroads--Trains

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

74-8184

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 9 1/2w x 3h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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