Overall: 1 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 19.7 x 14 cm )
Set of four molded whiteware dishes, each representing a raised and painted image of a locomotive, and each plate has pierced holes for wall mounting
Gift of Ms. Dora Whitman Fluekiger in memory of Florence Elsworth Wilson
impressed: on front: "NEW YORK CITY AND H.R.R.R./ 1891" and "999"
The '999' was built in the West Albany shops of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad in 1891. On May 10th, 1893, it set a world's record for speed, making 112.5 miles an hour near Batavia, New York.
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