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Mount Lowe Railway Golden Spike Tie Pin

Posted on: July 19, 2012 by Pacific Electric No Comments
Steve Crise Photo, Mount Lowe Preservation Society Collection

Steve Crise Photo, Mount Lowe Preservation Society Collection

The 1893 Golden Spike tie pin given to Thaddeus Lowe by his workers upon the opening of the Mount Lowe Incline Railway, July 4, 1893. This was one of Lowe's prized possessions and comes via the estate of Thaddeus Lowe, Jr., and gifted to the Mount Lowe Preservation Society by Lowe's heirs.

Steve Crise Photo, Mount Lowe Preservation Society Collection

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