East and West Shaking Hands at Laying Last Rail
10 HIGH x 13 WIDE x 0.1875 DEEP
(25.4 HIGH x 0.48 DEEP)
Museum Purchase

"227 East and West shaking Hand at Laying Last Rail / 184 [184 written paritally over ['West']" inscribed in emulsion along top edge.

Photograph. Title: 227 East and West shaking hand at Laying Last Rail (Scratched on negative) Image Description: See title. Physical Description: "Imperial Plate" collodion glass negative, 10"X13 ". Sub. Cat.: Transportation -- Railroads

"The two men shaking hands are Union Pacific chief engineer Grenville Dodge on the left and the Central Pacific's chief engineer Samual Montegue on the right. Source for information is Klein, Union Pacific, page 232." Remarks per Glenn Willumson for the NEA Russell Grant, July 2013 - June 2015. | The term "railroad" removed from the Argus Category field for CSpace cleanup. The category term was possibly related to exhibition planning (DAP, 1/5/2014).

Public Domain Mark
This work (by Andrew J. Russell), identified by Oakland Museum of California, is free of known copyright restrictions.

Used: Union Pacific Railroad

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