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Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 1994.024.0039
Scope & Content Used color photo postcard. Picture depicts "Narrow-Gauge Deadwood Central Train at Chicago Railroad Fair, Opening Day Cancellation Mark, July 20, 1948".

Captioned on the back, "A train of early-day equipment that operated years ago on Burlington Lines in Colorado carries Chicago Railroad Fair visitors from one end of the grounds to the other. The names of the engine and cars are reminiscent of the old Deadwood Central Railroad that served the Black Hills of South Dakota in the exciting days of Dead-wood Dick and other well known western characters."
Title Narrow-Gauge Deadwood central train at Chicago Railroad.
Date 1948, July 20
Year Range from 1948
Year Range to 1948
Search Terms Chicago
Burlington Route
Subjects Documentary Artifact
Postcards
Railroad cars
Railroad locomotives
Tourism
Tourists
People