Hand-painted souvenir railroad spike

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Object Type

Souvenir / Track Component / Other

H&FRHS Catalog ID


Date or Period



2" x 6"

Storage Location

Hobbytown USA Window Exhibit

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This unique piece of souvenir artwork is an original Frederick & Middletown/H&F spike, likely discovered between Middletown and Myersville and hand painted with the F&M initials and railway dates on the stem of the spike while the head of the spike bears an image showing an approximation of one of the trolleys.