model train engine, c. 1967

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Creator City of Vancouver Archives
Title model train engine, c. 1967
Published Vancouver : Museum of Vancouver
Identifier 68857
Language English
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Contributor Museum of Vancouver
Description Presented to Major Matthews by the Vancouver Centennial Committee, part of the J.S. Matthews Collection.
<div class="field-item field-item-0">Model train engine and coal car on wooden base; a) rectangular, bevelled edges;strip of miniature track mounted along longitudinal axis, with 2 sets of train wheels glued in place;plaque says "presented to Major James skitt Matthews V.D. by Vancouver centennial committee, may 23, 1967 in appreciation"; b) model steam engine with inverted conical funnel, cowcatcher and "cpr 374" painted on sides; c) coal car, simulated blocks of coal across top, no wheels, number "374" painted on sides; d) pair of disc-like wheels mounted at opposite ends of column; e) same as d); f) rectangular piece of plastic, low walls along 2 sides, 2 grooves on underside; g) plastic wheel mount, shaped like letter "H".</div><div class="field-item field-item-1">A) BASE; B) ENGINE; C) COAL CAR; D,E) WHEELS; F,G) PARTS, WHEEL MOUNTS.</div>
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