Great Northern Railway "Snow Train" sign

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Titles Great Northern Railway "Snow Train" sign
Description Sign used on St. Paul Winter Carnival parade floats, Great Northern Railway, St. Paul, Minnesota, circa 1937-1942.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 28 inches height
29 1/8 inches width
1/16 inch depth
Nomenclature sign (declatory or advertising artifact)
Materials steel
Subjects Used by: Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)
Used in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Used during: Saint Paul Winter Carnival
Trade & Industry. Advertising & Promotions. Advertising
Transportation. Rail
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1937 - Approximately 1942 (Sign features early style Great Northern logo with a forward-facing goat, adopted in 1921. Earliest Winter Carnival was held after adoption of that logo was in 1937. Latest carnival held before 1946 logo change was in 1942. Sign could have been used - as opposed to made - until 1970, when Great Northern became a part of the Burlington Northern Railroad.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2010.104.1 (Accession Number)

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