Title Mark Twain Zephyr Makes It's Triumphant Entrance into Hannibal, Missouri
Date of Original 25 October 1935
Date of Digital 19 October 2003
Description HANNIBAL, MO - Children and adults alike await the CB & Q Railroad's newest stainless steel train, the Mark Twain Zephyr, as it enters Union Depot. The time is 9:10 a.m. Aboard the train are Nina Gabrilowitsch (the granddaughter of Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain), the Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher and Huck Finn contestants from the towns north of Hannibal, the 75-piece Quincy Senior High School Band and numerous CB & Q executives. The crew consists of F.O. Brown, W.W. Johnson, and M.E. Dunbar (Dunbar's son, Earl, is one of the two local Huckleberry Finns at the Dedication).
Creator Frazers Photos
Contributor Mark Twain Home & Museum (Hannibal, MO)
Publisher Hannibal Free Public Library (Hannibal, MO)
Subject Mark Twain Zephyr (railroad train)
Subject Mark Twain Zephyr Dedication.
Subject Hannibal (MO)
Subject Brown, F. O.
Subject Johnson, W. W.
Subject Dunbar, M. E.
Original Format Photograph, black and white, 5 1/2" by 3", tape marks darken the upper middle and upper left corner, white script on the lower lefthand corner
Digital Format jpg
Identifier Z7002