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Fosburg Lumber Co.'s Glover Locomotive (editor's title)

Fosburg Lumber Co.'s Glover Locomotive
Glover Machine Works builder's photograph of locomotive 16 of Fosburgh Lumber Co., Vaughn, North Carolina. The builder's number is 14208, meaning it was the eighth locomotive with 14x20 cylinders, for standard gauge tracks. Fosburgh purchased it in July 1916 for $7,000. In 1930, Allied Sand & Gravel, Petersburg, Virginia, was using the locomotive.
Source Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History Archives and Library, Kennesaw, Georgia
Coverage Spatial, Marietta, Georgia; temporal, 1916
Rights Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History Archives and Library
Date Created 1916
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Depicted Railroad
Location Marietta, Georgia
Creator Description John Wilder Glover, president of Glover Machine Works from 1897 to the early 1940s, took many if not most of the builder's photographs for locomotives the firm made. Glover was born on September 1, 1875, and died on September 18, 1942. (His younger brother, James Bolan Glover, Jr., was born in 1866, and died in 1897. J. B. was the first president of the business.) J. W.'s photos emulated larger builders' photographs but often betrayed his inexpertness:the shadow of the photographer, family members, dogs. The Southern Museum Archives has several hundred glass plate negatives from the Glover company.
Collection Archives of the Glover Machine Works
Institution
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