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Title The last trip down the mountain, 1930
Type of Object Print, Photographic
Object ID MVN1873
Collection Photographs
Description The last trip down the mountain, summer of 1930, ending the era of the Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railway, or the "Crookedest Railroad in the World". The tracks behind the engine, Engine No. 8, have already been torn up. T. T. Johnson, engineer for 33 years, is shown standing in front of the engine. Note on back: "Johnson was 70 - last time he'd see Mt. area from a train probably". West Point Inn is seen in the distance at left.
Physical Description 1 photographic print, sepia, 6.5" x 4.75"
Date Created summer 1930
Creator (Artist/Author/Photographer) Binkley, E.W.
Contributed by Lucretia Hanson Little
Search Terms Johnson, T. T.
Locomotives
Railroads
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