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W. Graham Claytor, Jr., on Office Car Steps During 4501 Excursion (editor's title)

Locomotive 4501 drew crowds wherever it went. At a water stop at Shelbyville, Kentucky, a rock-and-roll band entertained while the fire department pumped water. W. Graham Claytor, Jr., standing on the steps of the train's office car, was pleased. He had organized the inaugural run.
Alternate Title Locomotives 4501 and 630: 5
Source John Gruber
Coverage Spatial, Shelbyville, Kentucky; Temporal, August 20,1966
Rights John Gruber
Date Created 1966-08-20
Resource Type
Extent 8 in. by 10 in.
Depicted Railroad
Location Shelbyville, Kentucky
Equipment, Locomotive No. 4501, Mikado
Builder, locomotive Baldwin Locomotive Works, October 1911
Creator Description John Gruber is a founder of the Center for Railroad Photography & Art and editor of its journal, Railroad Heritage. He has been a free-lance railroad photographer since 1960. He received awards from the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society in 1994 for lifetime achievement in photography and in 2010 for an article. He is author of Classic Steam: Timeless Photographs of North America Steam Railroading (2009) and co-author of four books. He photographed both the 1966 and 2011 events.
Collection John Gruber Collection
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