Minnehaha. Portland Company's Passenger Locomotive.

George Frederick Morse, American, 1834 - 1925
after John Henry Bufford, American, 1810 - 1870



Color lithograph on wove paper

Image: 13 7/8 × 26 13/16 in. (35.2 × 68.1 cm)

Sheet: 17 1/8 × 31 1/4 in. (43.5 × 79.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


'Minnehaha.' No. 103. G. E. Morse, del. Portland Company's Passenger Locomotive 1856. Lith by J.H. Bufford 313 Washington St. Boston. George Warren, President. John Sparrow, Superintendent. Charles Jones, Treasurer. These locomotives are built with less cast iron than any others in the United States; wrought iron being substituted. Wrought iron, driving wheels recommended, and furnished from material of the best quality and workmanship.


Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1957.

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