Model: subway car for the New York City "E" Line

Model: subway car for the New York City "E" Line
Model: subway car for the New York City "E" Line
Title
Model: subway car for the New York City "E" Line
Date 
ca. 1960
Medium 
Wood, plastic, metal, paint
Dimensions 
Overall (car and track): 4 1/2 x 19 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. (11.4 x 50.5 x 8.6 cm)
Description 
Scale model of New York City "E" line subway car made of wood painted green and black, with plastic windows; wooden track mounted on wooden platform includes third rail.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. George E. Horne
Object Number 
1969.47
Marks 
printed: on paper label affixed beneath car: "IND R-1 #491. Scale- 1/4"= 1' 0"/ Built July-August 1960 by Don/ Simon for George E. Horne." painted: in white on each side of car: "191" (2x); "JAMAICA 119"/ FULTON [illeg]/ E/ 8th AVE/ EXPRESS"
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, the maker, Mr. Donald Simon, worked for the New York City Parks Department.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group