This object is currently resting in our storage facility. There is one other image of this object. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color silver darkslategrey dimgrey rosybrown grey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

-0001

1921

  • Work on this object began.

1931

  • Work on this object ended.

1937

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2016

  • You found it!

Photograph, Manufacturer's Photograph of K4s Class Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad, ca. 1926

This is a photograph. It was industrial design by Raymond Loewy and manufactured by Pennsylvania Railroad. It is dated ca. 1926 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is photographic print. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Pennsylvania Railroad. It is credited Gift of the Pennsylvania Railroad through Samuel M. Vauclain.

Its dimensions are

18.7 x 24.2 cm (7 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

In graphite, verso: K4s/Without Tails on pistons/with 11000 gallon tender/1926

Cite this object as

Photograph, Manufacturer's Photograph of K4s Class Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad, ca. 1926; Industrial Design by Raymond Loewy (American, b. France, 1893–1986); USA; photographic print; 18.7 x 24.2 cm (7 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.), irregular; Gift of the Pennsylvania Railroad through Samuel M. Vauclain; 1937-58-1

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18344989/ |title=Photograph, Manufacturer's Photograph of K4s Class Locomotive, Pennsylvania Railroad, ca. 1926 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=27 September 2016 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

If you would like to tell us more about an object or have found an error in an object record, please let us know!