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Battery operated tin Santa Fe train locomotive. The wheels and detachable front grill are plastic. It was made between 1960 and 1970 by Masudaya in Japan, which used the MT (Modern Toys) logo. Masudaya was a leader in building tin battery operated toys in the post WWII period. The romance of the American West and Western genre products were most popular in the U.S. from about 1945 to 1970.
Date: between 1960 and 1970
Item Number: 221945
KSHS Identifier: 1970.175.78
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Collections - Museum
Date - 1960s
Home and Family - Daily life - Leisure - Play - Toys
Objects and Artifacts - Recreational Artifacts - Toy - Train
Places - International - Japan
Transportation - Railroads - Companies - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts