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Catalog Number 2012.087.014
Object Name Toy, Automobile
Description 1936 Ford V8 toy car to go with train depot 2012.08.001-.002

The June 29, 1911 Anacortes American reported on the Great Northern Depot's opening, at 611 R Avenue: "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." In 1964, excursion trains brought visitors to the Arts and Crafts Festival (now known as the Anacortes Art Festival) from Seattle. This brick building served until regular rail traffic to Anacortes ended in 1978. The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center.

This HO scale model (3.5 mm (0.1378 in) represents 1 real foot (304.8 mm); this ratio works out to about 1:87.1) was used with depot model made (2012.087.001-.002) by Mr. Carroll Francis Stromberg and donated to the Anacortes Museum by his wife, Carol Stromberg, after his death in 2012.
Artist STROMBERG, Carrell Francis
Dimensions H-2 W-1.5 L-4.375 inches
Caption Toy Ford V8 1936
Credit line Donated by Carol Stromberg, July 2012
Notes #'s 2012.087.005 & 006 are not used. They were put in here by mistake. Are actually 2012.088.015-.016
People STROMBERG, Carrell Francis
STROMBERG, Carol
Search Terms car
toy
1936
Subjects Transportation - Land
Recreation
Toy