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Photograph of regulation mail wagon

Description:

Employees driving a regulation mail wagon, size 3, on an unidentified San Francisco, California, street. The wagons were painted blue, with red and white features. The wagon was owned and operated by private companies that contracted with the Post Office Department for their use to carry sacks of mail between railroad depots and post offices.

Photographer: Unknown

Date:
c. 1895
Medium:
paper; photo-emulsion
Museum ID:
A.2008-31
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
California
Credits:
National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection
Photographer: Unknown

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