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Wabash Rail Way Work Gang Tintype,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
on a railroad with 2 hand cars, one of which has "Wabash Rail Way" on side, 4.5" x 6.6".

Condition:  
Old yellowed over varnish & minor scratches.
Est $150 - $250
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William Henry Harrison ALS,
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Exceptional Sewer Tile Planter,
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Zach Taylor Pocket Mirror,
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Great Western Americana Broadside,
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