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Photograph of postcard of wreck of the Delaware and Hudson train

Date: September 4, 1908

 

Object number: A.2009-48

 

Medium: paper; photo-emulsion

 

Description: Wreckage of a Delaware & Hudson railway train shown on a photographic postcard. The Railway Post Office car is on its side between the baggage and passenger cars. The wreck of this southbound Delaware & Hudson train occurred on September 3, 1908 when it left the tracks east of Sidney, New York. The fireman and engineer were injured as the engine, tender and mail car went down the bank. The Railway Mail Service clerks were not seriously injured in the accident. National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection Photographer: Phelps

 

Place: United States of America

     New York

 

See more items in: National Postal Museum Collection

 

Credit line: National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection

 

Photographer: Phelps

 

Persistent URL:http://www.arago.si.edu/index.asp?con=2&cmd=1&id=207612

 

Repository:National Postal Museum

 

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