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Unknown Locomotives for Saint Louis

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06336 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Saint Louis, Missouri Type: Manuscript Date: December 1841 Pagination: 1 v. : 14 p. , 3 p. ill. ; 36.3 x 23.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Includes three pages of illustrations: a pen and ink drawing of steam engine "The Isaac Newton" and drawn maps of city blocks in St. Louis (possibly a site plan for railroad headquarters). Includes cost estimates for the building project, payroll estimates, and staff regulations.


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: RailroadTransportationConstructionArchitecture

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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