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Galvanized steel tool box with hinged dome lid. Manufactured by John R. Brazelton of Trenton, Missouri. Used for storing spare clothing and tools by Lester Raynesford, an engineer with the Union Pacific Railroad from 1903 to 1945. Raynesford originally lived in Ellis, Kansas, moving to Salina in 1917. At one point in his career he made the UP's "Salt Run," hauling salt from the mines at Kanopolis.

Date: between 1903 and 1945

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Item Number: 221029
KSHS Identifier: 1987.140.0

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