Creator

Hans Schuler

Creation Date

1927

Era

1900-present

Medium

Bronze Centenary medal

Dimensions

2.75 x 2.75

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.158

Creator Biography

Hans Schuler, American, 1874-1951.

Description

Given out on February 28, 1927 this centenary medal represents one hundred years of safety, strength, and speed in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. On the obverse the 'modern' steam locomotive is touched by the 'spirit of transportation'. The reverse shows the company's first steam engine, Peter Cooper's Tom Thumb.

Provenance

With all proper markings according to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum.

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