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This black and white photographic postcard features a group portrait surrounding a model engine. Two men sit on chairs on the left of the engine and two men sit on chairs to the right of the engine. A row of eight men stand behind the engine. All men are wearing suits and ties. A drawing board is in the background. Printed text is at the top of the card. Printed text lines the right side of the card. Printed text and handwriting are on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Topeka (Kan.), Shawnee County (Kan.), Group portraits, Correspondence, Machinery--1900-1920, Engines, Salina (Kan.)
This item is in the public domain
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Cherry, Harriet, "Postcard: Model Engine Built by Topeka Apprentices" (1911). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1000.
Model Engine Built by Topeka Apprentices, Atlantic Type Balanced Compound. A. T. & S. F. Ry. Co. Diameter of Cylinders 2 3/4" and 1 3/4". Stroke 3 1/2" Standing, Left to Right, John Scott, Walter Vogel, Harold Copeland, Dietrich Daneke, Oscar Pierson, Paul V. Stolpe, Frank Hagenbuch, and Jacob Heim. Sitting, Left to Right, William Stewart, Apprentice Instructor, Harry Lee, Guy C. Parker, Apprentice Instructor, and Frank Golden. Handwritten: Glad to receive your card have been very busy with the picture business. Have a [illegible] camera now and take picture of other ball teams & etc. Will write when I have a few more minutes to spare. Hope to see you soon. Harry. Miss Harriet Cherry 115 South 8th St. Salina Kans.