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[Railroad-Illinois] Group of Six Immke Stereoviews of Princeton, IL, Train Wreck
8/22/2011 - ONLINE: Burchard Flat-Mount Stereoview Collection
Lot of 6 by H.W. Immke of Princeton, Illinois of a train wreck on the C.B. & L. R.R. at Princeton. Shows the local people climbing about the twisted wreckage. Red-orange mount.

Provenance:  
The Ed Burchard Stereoview Collection


Condition:  
Some glue or emulsion streaks in 5 of the 6 views, otherwise clean and bright.
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