Friday, January 9, 2009

Vintage Railroad Guides

The Texas Lone Star Route, The Short Line to Texas - Published in 1878 by the International & Great Northern Railroad - Printers: Rand McNally and Company, Chicago.

L & N Winter Resorts & Gulf Coast Sports - Published in 1890 by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company - Printers: Poole Brothers, Chicago.

The Wabash Railway Official Time Tables - Published in 1887 by the Wabash Railway Company - Printers: Rand McNally and Company, Chicago.

Yellowstone National Park, The Burlington Route - Published in 1901 by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company - Printers: Poole Brothers, Chicago.

A guide to New York City issued by New York Central Lines - Published in 1918 by the New York Central Railroad Company - Printers: Rand McNally and Company, Chicago & New York.

LINK: From the Collection of David Rumsey.

2 comments:

TokyoMagic! said...

Wow Viewliner, you really have a lot of cool items...these are truly fascinating.

Major Pepperidge said...

I can't help but think about what it must have been like to live in a place like Kansas City, and being able to go to New York City by train. An adventure, not just a trip!