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    Collection Summary
    The collection consists of a rail car used to deport victims to concentration camps, railroad tracks and components that led to Treblinka killing center, and a chain.
    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1991 by the Chief Commission for Investigating Nazi Crimes in Poland, Institute of National Remembrance.
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    Double-door railroad freight car with brakeman’s cabin of the type used to transport victims throughout the Nazi camp system

    Object | Accession Number: 1989.225.1

    Geography
    manufacture: Esslingen (Germany)
    acquired: Poland
    Date
    manufacture:  1920
    Double-door railroad freight car with brakeman’s cabin of the type used to transport victims throughout the Nazi camp system

    Railroad rails, fishplates, bolts, nuts, and washers from railroad tracks leading to Treblinka death camp

    Object | Accession Number: 1989.225.2 a-cx

    Geography
    manufacture: Osnabrück (Germany)
    manufacture: Dortmund (Germany)
    acquired: Treblinka (Poland)
    manufacture: Katowice (Poland)
    Date
    manufacture:  1910

    Yellow painted, large metal chain with a large hook on one end

    Object | Accession Number: 1989.225.3

    Geography
    acquired: Poland
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:31:16
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