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Industry - Morden Frog and Crossing Company

1896. Morden Frog and Crossing Company was founded in South Chicago in the mid-1880s. They were located at Commercial Avenue and the Rock Island RR station. A frog is the crossing point of two rails and forms part of a railroad switch. The company provided numerous items of rail equipment (split switches, rigid frogs, derails, angle bars, etc.) for the Panama Canal.

See also: SCH_South_Chicago; SCH_Industry,_Miscellaneous;


Item Data

Title  Industry - Morden Frog and Crossing Company
Description  1896. Morden Frog and Crossing Company was founded in South Chicago in the mid-1880s. They were located at Commercial Avenue and the Rock Island RR station. A frog is the crossing point of two rails and forms part of a railroad switch. The company provided numerous items of rail equipment (split switches, rigid frogs, derails, angle bars, etc.) for the Panama Canal.
Subjects  SCH_South_Chicago; SCH_Industry,_Miscellaneous;
Creator 
Date  Unknown; 2007-02-01
Format  Photograph_(all_forms)
Identifier  1689; http://www.pullman-museum.org/cgi-bin/pvm/mainRecordDisplayXML.pl?recordid=10585; 81-19-146
Rights  The Industrial Heritage Archives provides reproductions of items from its collections for personal or research use. If an image is to be reproduced in any type of publication or on the web, written permission is required and use fees may be assessed.
Collection 

Southeast Chicago Historical Society

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