Title Nina Gabrilowitsch Christens the Mark Twain Zephyr
Date of Original 25 October 1935
Date of Digital 19 October 2003
Description HANNIBAL, MO - Nina Gabrilowitsch, the granddaughter of Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain), christens the Burlington Railroad's Mark Twain Zephyr.  Watching the christening are the winners of the various contests held during the dedication.  Left to right are Milton Duvall, Jr. representing Clarksville, MO (Tom Sawyer), Betty Stephens representing LaGrange, MO (Becky Thatcher), and Harold Timmerman representing Burlington, IA (Huck Finn).
Creator Pollard, Braxton
Contributor Hannibal Free Public Library (Hannibal, MO)
Publisher Hannibal Free Public Library (Hannibal, MO)
Subject Gabrilowitsch, Nina, 1910-1966.
Subject Mark Twain Zephyr (Railroad train)
Subject Mark Twain Zephyr Dedication.
Subject Hannibal (MO)
Subject Duvall, Milton, Jr.
Subject Stephens, Betty.
Subject Timmerman, Harold.
Original Format Photograph, black and white, 8 1/2" by 10"
Digital Format jpg
Identifier Z0088