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Title
Designer unveils miniature train in Sunland Park
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1948
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph article dated March 22, 1948 reads, "The Sunland Park streamlined steam engine stood officially dedicated today after unveiling ceremonies conducted by O. W. Coffman, owner and builder. Weighing some 2600 pounds, the model train is composed of an engine, tender and four cars with accommodations for 32 passengers. The track is 16-inch gauge and has a 600-foot circumference. Coffman, who also designed the engine, has made a hobby of engine building on the miniature scale more than twenty years."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00113532
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d014_f15_i12
CARL0005284562
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/47276
Subject
Railroads, Miniature--California--Los Angeles
Railroad conductors--California--Los Angeles
Railroad trains--California--Los Angeles
Steam-engines--California--Los Angeles
Railfans--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--Sunland (Los Angeles)
Sunland Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sunland (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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