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A handful of hand-carved marbles in various colors and materials, found in an abandoned Utah town, now belonging to the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
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A handful of hand-carved marbles in various colors and materials, found in an abandoned Utah town, now belonging to the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
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Two railcar pins, one broken and one whole.
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A complete link-and-coupler set, intact but rusted.
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Two railcar links, one broken and one whole.
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A link from a nineteenth century link-and-coupler set.
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A broken pin from a nineteenth century train.
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A rusted pick head used on a nineteenth century railroad in Utah.
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Link and pin coupler from a nineteenth century train, found in Utah.
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A rusted railroad spike from a nineteenth century railroad line in Utah.
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A cross-section of a rail from a nineteenth century railroad line.
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A rust-covered knife and spoon found in the remains of a transcontinental work site. The knife is engraved with several words including "exchange."
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A rust-covered knife and spoon found in the remains of a transcontinental work site. The knife is engraved with several words including "exchange."
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A tin lid from an opium container with Chinese characters stamped in the top.
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A tin lid from an opium container with Chinese characters stamped in the top.
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Glass medicine bottle with Chinese calligraphy writing (untranslated) on the label. Found near and on loan from the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
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Glass medicine bottle with Chinese calligraphy writing (untranslated) on the label. Found near and on loan from the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
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Glass medicine bottle with Chinese calligraphy writing (untranslated) on the label. Found near and on loan from the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
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A hand-carved domino found in Utah, on loan from the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
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A hand-carved domino found in Utah, on loan from the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
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A beer bottle from the Christian Moerlein Brewing Company in Cincinatti, Ohio. Found in Utah, on loan from the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
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A beer bottle from the Christian Moerlein Brewing Company in Cincinatti, Ohio. Found in Utah, on loan from the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
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This pickle bottle was found along the railroad in Utah. On loan from the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
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This pickle bottle was found along the railroad in Utah. On loan from the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
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Metal Tobacco Pipe. Found in Chinese railroad and mine camp in Cresent Valley, Mt. Tienabo, Nevada. Gift of Gladis Petersen and Family to the USU Museum of Anthropology.
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Medicinal bottle. Object recovered from Chinese railroad and mining camp in the Crescent Valley, Mt. Tenabo, Nevada. Gift from the Gladis Petersen Family to the USU Museum of Anthropology.
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Medicinal bottle. Object recovered from Chinese railroad and mining camp in the Crescent Valley, Mt. Tenabo, Nevada. Gift from the Gladis Petersen Family to the USU Museum of Anthropology.
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Medicinal bottle. Object recovered from Chinese railroad and mining camp in the Crescent Valley, Mt. Tenabo, Nevada. Gift from the Gladis Petersen Family to the USU Museum of Anthropology.
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Celadon tea cup. Object recovered from Chinese railroad and mining camp in the Crescent Valley, Mt. Tenabo, Nevada. Gift from the Gladis Petersen Family to the USU Museum of Anthropology.
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Porcelain Four Seasons cup. Object recovered from Chinese railroad and mining camp in the Crescent Valley, Mt. Tenabo, Nevada. Gift from the Gladis Petersen Family to the USU Museum of Anthropology.
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Porcelain Four Seasons cup. Object recovered from Chinese railroad and mining camp in the Crescent Valley, Mt. Tenabo, Nevada. Gift from the Gladis Petersen Family to the USU Museum of Anthropology.
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Porcelain Four Seasons spoon. Object with unknown origin. Museum of Anthropology permanent collection.
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Soy pot with brown/black glaze. Object with unknown origin. Utah State University Museum of Anthropology permanent collection.
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Soy pot with brown/black glaze. Object with unknown origin. Utah State University Museum of Anthropology permanent collection.
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Soy pot with brown/black glaze. Object with unknown origin. Utah State University Museum of Anthropology permanent collection.
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Chinese liquor bottle with brown/black glaze. Object with unknown origin. Utah State University Museum of Anthropology permanent collection.
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Chinese liquor bottle with brown/black glaze. Object with unknown origin. Museum of Anthropology permanent collection.
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Chinese liquor bottle with brown/black glaze. Object with unknown origin. Museum of Anthropology permanent collection.
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Large wide-mouth food jar with brown/black glaze. Object recovered from Chinese railroad and mining camp in the Crescent Valley, Mt. Tenabo, Nevada. Gift from the Gladis Peterson Family to the USU Museum of Anthropology.
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Large wide-mouth food jar with brown/black glaze. Object recovered from Chinese railroad and mining camp in the Crescent Valley, Mt. Tenabo, Nevada. Gift from the Gladis Peterson Family to the USU Museum of Anthropology.
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A letter written on August 2, 1868, from William Winn to his wife and children. William was an employee of the UPRR on a Mormon crew and wrote to his family frequently on Sundays. The letter describes his week and wishes his family well.
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An invoice listing supplies given by G.M. Dodge, chief engineer of the UPRR,  to the federal government in Washington DC on December 28, 1869.
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A photograph of a train in the Logan, Utah station of the Utah and Northern Railroad. The caption lists 1885, but the photo was probably taken earlier.
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A photograph taken by C.R. Savage of three railroad workers in the mouth of Tunnel No. 3 in Weber Canyon, Utah.
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A portrait of Brigham Young taken by Charles Ellis Johnson c. 1868.
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A photograph of Lake Blanche in the Wasatach Mountains of Utah taken by C.R. Savage in the 1870s.
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A photograph of Bear River Canyon in Utah, taken by C.R. Savage in 1891. The photograph features a branch line of the Utah and Northern Railroad.
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Stereoview photograph no. 150 by A.J. Russell captioned "Mormons Breaking Ground for Utah Central Railroad." Photo features a large group of people waiting for the groundbreaking ceremony.
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Stereoview photograph by A.J. Russell. Photograph features a group of railroad surveyors with their equipment in a camp in Weber Canyon in 1868.
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The front page illustration of an anti-Mormon pamphlet entitled "Hell Upon Earth!" The woodcut illustration, titled "How Women and Girls are Ensnared" features a group of women and children being captured by Mormon men in a human skull, as well as…