Travel/ medallion

Object Number: 
2002.1.3148
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
An aluminum medallion embossed on one side with a cylinder-shaped train engine surrounded by the words "Union Pacific/ Serves All the West/ 1940 Lucky Piece/ Road of the Challengers". On the reverse, sleek stylized image of a blunt-nosed 1930's train engine surrounded by the words "Union Pacific/ Road of the Streamliners/ Aluminum In These/ Famous Trains/ Furnished by Aluminum Comapny of America". For four similar 1934 medallions, 2002.1.3144 through 2002.1.3147.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group