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1921

  • Work on this object began.

1931

  • Work on this object ended.

1937

  • We acquired this object.

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Photograph, Manufacturer's Photograph of K4s Class Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad, ca. 1926

This is a Photograph. It was industrial design by Raymond Loewy and manufactured by Pennsylvania Railroad. It is dated ca. 1926 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is photographic print. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Pennsylvania Railroad. It is credited Gift of the Pennsylvania Railroad through Samuel M. Vauclain.

Its dimensions are

18.7 x 24.2 cm (7 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

In graphite, verso: K4s/Without Tails on pistons/with 11000 gallon tender/1926

Cite this object as

Photograph, Manufacturer's Photograph of K4s Class Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad, ca. 1926; Industrial Design by Raymond Loewy (American, b. France, 1893–1986); USA; photographic print; 18.7 x 24.2 cm (7 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.), irregular; Gift of the Pennsylvania Railroad through Samuel M. Vauclain; 1937-58-1

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