Pioneer Train Engine

85.132.3 96 dpi wm.jpg

Title

Pioneer Train Engine

Description

The Pioneer, built in 1837, was the first train locomotive to operate in Chicago. It was used by the Galena and Chicago Union railroad which later became the Chicago and Northwestern Railway. It became a work locomotive laying track for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. It was retired in 1875.

Date

circa 1864 - 1875

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

85.132.3

Original Format

Photo

Citation

“Pioneer Train Engine,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed August 1, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3859.

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