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Object ID 1927.118
Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Collection Commemoratives/Souvenirs
Credit line Gift of the Baltimore And Ohio Railroad
Date 1927
Artist Hans Schuler
Made Medallic Art Co.
Description Round bronze 100th Anniversary commemorative medallion for the B&O Railroad. On one side: relief image of a train drawn by a larger, modern passenger locomotive that is guided by the spirit of transportation and surrounded by text: "One Hundred Years, Safety, Strength, Speed". On reverse: central image of "Tom Thumb", the first steam locomotive built in the U.S by Peter Cooper surrounded by text around the outside : "1827-1927 the Baltimore And Ohio Railroad Company".
Dimensions Dia-2.75 inches
Dimension Details
Subjects Commemoration
Railroad travel
Search Terms Railroads
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Commemorative Medals
Tom Thumb
B & O Railroad
Peter Cooper
Material Bronze
Place of Origin New York City
Event 100th Anniversary of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad