Overall: 8 x 12 x 1/4 in. ( 20.3 x 30.5 x 0.6 cm )
printed: on surface of tile; "BATAVIA - 1838/ The Batavia, smoke pouring from its towering stack, was a picturesque sight on the Towanda Rail Road. This little road of Western New York, boating/ a sturdy timber-supported roadbed, became an epical unit o
Yellow porcelain tile with black-and-white transfer-printed image (possibly some sort of photographic reproduction) of the steam locomative "Batavia" with inscription.
The locomotive "Batavia" was used on the Towanda Railroad in upstate New York in the mid-nineteenth century.
Bequest of Hilda R. Williamson
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