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Railway Express Agency sign
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Details

Object ID 000260

Object Name Railway Express Agency sign

Object Desc Black and gold painted Railway Express Agency metal sign. REA was national monopoly est. by the US Federal Government in 1917. Primarily provided small parcel and package transport. Ceased operations in 1975 when UPS developed new business model

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000235

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General Category History

Category Signs

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Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

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Location Union Depot Exhibit

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords REA,Railway Express Agency,shipping,railroads,signs,


Title Railway Express Agency sign

Description Black and gold painted REA metal sign

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Approx Collection Date

Height 13

Length 65

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details Metal sign is 13 inches tall and 65 inches long

Quantity 1

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Image Caption CMY000235

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Conditions

Date FEB 12,2013

Summary Very Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Sign in great condition, only some bending around edges and corners--fixable


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