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Catalog Number 2015.103.006
Caption Anacortes Railway postcard
Description From a postcard of Tommy Thompson and his train, Anacortes Railway. Train is coming out of the train shed. On the right hand side of the train shed can be seen another passenger car. Back caption reads: "The Anacortes Railway get up steam, and prepares to meet a summer week-end schedule in front of the Railways' ornate carhouse. The 18-inch gage line operates an excursion train of elegant parlor cars from the historic Great Northern depot in downtown Anacortes, Washington. Engine No. 1 is an 0-4-4 Forney type steam locomotive, weight 4 1/2 tons, and burns fir bark. The locomotive and three luxurious passenger cars were built in the Railway's backyard foundry and machine shop by Thomas G. Thompson, Jr. of Anacortes"
Subjects People
Transportation - Railroad
Credit line Donated by Judy Hakins October 2015
People THOMPSON, Thomas "Tommy" G., Jr.
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Tommy Thompson Railway
Tommy Thompson
Anacortes Railway
Tommy Thompson Train
Object Name Postcard