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[Food Service Tools and Equipment]

Accession Number: 2013.47.77

Physical Description: Pickle fork in the International Silver Co./Rogers & Bro. Empire (B) pattern. Raised design of scrolls and acanthus leaves with a blank oval near the base of the stem. Three flared tines. Manufacturer and rail road information on reverse of stem.

History of Object: Roger and Brother was one of the many marks used by the International Silver Company. The donor was a lifelong rail collector. His father and Uncle both worked for the Missouri Pacific Railroad.

Dimensions (in cm): 14.80 (H) 1.50 (W) 1.00 (D)

Marks/Inscriptions: [reverse] [star] ROGERS & BRO A1 // [reverse] 6 // [reverse] MISSOURI PACIFIC LINES //

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Theme/topic: Railroad dining cars
    Business / Organization: Missouri Pacific Railroad Company
    Origin, Place of: Waterbury (Conn.)
    Individual: Jacobson, John Robert, 1937-2012
    Business / Organization: International Silver Company
    Business / Organization: Rogers and Brothers (Waterbury, Conn.)

Creators and Contributors

    Rogers and Brother (Waterbury, Conn.)
    International Silver Company

Status: Cataloged

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