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Newberry's Bus Line Owney tag

Description:

Owney may have received this transportation token (“good for 1 ride”) from the “Newberry’s Bus line” of Ft. Dodge, Iowa. That bus line provided tokens for riders to and from the town’s railway station. A number of railway lines passed through Ft. Dodge, including the Illinois Central, the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific, and the Mason City and Fort Dodge lines.

Date:
1885-1897
Markings:
NEWBERRY'S BUS LINE / GOOD FOR 1 RIDE
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.66
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Iowa
  • Owney Tag 2011
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