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Some of the paper-based Items

photo of scapbook page from the collection
Photos of trains

a box of photographs from the collection
Some of the thousands of labeled photographs in the collection.

slides from the collection, now stored in new boxes
The slides housed in new lignin-free boxes.

boxes of negatives from the collection
Boxes of negatives, which originally were stored in metal drawers (not an environment conducive to preserving them).

ticket stubs from the collection
Ticket stubs

postcards, including one from Buffalo, NY, from the collection
A souvenir folder

train timetables from the collection
Timetables that have been rehoused in lignin-free boxes.

a postcard from the collection
A first day cover for the 25th anniversary of the "Galloping Goose" from Alamosa, Col.

a book of architectural diagrams (N.Y.G. and H.R.R.R. Marine Division, Piers and Bulkheads) from the collection
Book of architectural diagrams

A page showing a blueprint, from one of the books in the collection
A page from one of the blueprint books.

photo of stock certificates from the collection
Stock certificates

photo of one of Abele's illustrations
Illustrations drawn by Fred Abele.

a box of Abele's research notes from the collection
A box of Fred Abele's research notes.

Last Updated: February 14, 2022