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[Metalworking Tools and Equipment]


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Accession Number: 1981.298.3422

Physical Description: Japanned, steel. Joined in the middle (like scissors), One side has points of oval shaped hollow metal that meet flat. The other side has curved interposing blades.

History of Object: The donor, Charles Goebel, collected Santa Fe Railroad objects. He was a Santa Fe employee for 46 years. In 1963, he opened a museum in the Santa Fe depot at Burlingame, KS. The museum closed in 1981 and objects were donated to KSHS. Donor was curator of his railroad museum and accepted donations from retired Santa Fe workers. May have been owned by dentist O. Newell Feeley from Topeka (1908-1990).

Date: Between 1908 and 1950

Dimensions (in cm): 76.20 (H) 16.50 (W) 12.70 (D) L: 30"; W: 6 1/2"; D: 5"

Marks/Inscriptions: [written in red on one arm] Dr. N. Feeley 12/10/75 ||

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Theme/topic: Railroads
    Individual: Feeley, Newell O., 1908-1990

Status: Cataloged

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