Oct 20, 2022 - Sale 2618

Sale 2618 - Lot 16

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
The coal-burning passenger locomotive Alexander Mitchell.
Albumen print, the image measuring 10 3/4x16 3/4 inches (27.3x42.5 cm.), the mount 17 3/8x21 7/8 inches (44.1x55.6 cm.), with the photographer A.H Temple's printed gilt-lettered credit and title on mount recto; in a period frame. Circa 1877

This locomotive is known as an American type, wheel arrangement is 4-4-0, and was probably built for the Lehigh Valley Railroad in the early 1870s.

Railway Officials of America (Railway Age Publishing Company, Chicago, 1877), p. 220