Title: Civil War engine, The General, at Union Depot, 1940s

Catalog Number: 2017.056.0001

Date (Years): 1941-1950


A train engine is on display behind a castiron fence. There is a sign that says “General” attached to the side of the engine. There appears to be an enclosed interpretive sign in front of the engine. In front of the fence are wooden benches. There are three men sitting on one of the benches, engaged in conversation.

The General train engine was on display in the train shed at Union Depot in the 1940s.

Printed on the verso:
Rolls Developed and 8 Prints, .25
Box 218 Augusta, Ga.

The General was a famous Civil War engine, involved in “The Great Locomotive Race”.

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