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    Edwin Price Reminiscences, 1893.
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    Price, Edwin (locomotive engineer) 1829-1901 (author).
    Edwin Price Reminiscences, 1893.
    Phy. Description: 
    0.3 cu. ft.: 1 box.
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    Bio / His Notes: 
    Edwin Price was a locomotive engineer for various railroad companies, ca. 1851-1886. He began his career on the Nashville & Chattanooga where he worked for five years. He was employed for eighteen years on the Little Miami Railroad. He describes the responsibility of his position, "One million one hundred and fourtee[n] thousand nine hundred and twenty three miles or equal to forty two time[s] around the world without crippling, wounding or killing a single soul rideing [sic] behind me."
    Scope and Content: 
    One original journal and a typed transcript of the original.
    Transferred from the Division of Transportation, 9/22/83.
    Finding aids: 
    Register by Robert S. Harding & Mumia Shimaki-Mbasu online (click on hyperlink).
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    Edwin Price Reminisences, 1893, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Miriam Price Taylor.
    Railroads -- 19th century
    Railroad engineers
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    Journals (accounts)
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Taylor, Miriam Price (donor).
    Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0070.Add Copy to MyList

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