Last Spike Framable Pictures

This oddly dimensioned folder contains two framable portraits of the Jupiter and 119, the locomotives that met at the Last Spike ceremony in 1869. Unfortunately, the portraits are printed on some sort of metallic material such as aluminum foil, creating a silvery background that is impossible to reproduce digitally. Instead, it just comes out a muddy grey.

Click image to download a 5.8-MB PDF of this folder and its contents.

I’m still including it here with the framable pictures shown in the folder and then removed. The folder isn’t dated, but it has a photo of one of the DD-40 Centennial locomotives that UP put into service in 1969. So it seems likely that this folder was given to people during the centennial, perhaps at some of the Golden Spike Centennial events held in 1969.

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