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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Pass # 258 issued to General Manager Charles Lapham by the Wisconsin Western Railroad for the year 1900.
Description: Railroad advertising card showing a mail carrier on horseback on a plank road in 1776, and mail being delivered by train in 1876. A woman with two children...
Description: Depiction of the "modern" locomotive at the beginning of the 20th century.
Description: Reproduction of a painting depicting an Olympian Hiawatha locomotive and an Olympian Hiawatha observation car traveling in the western United States. A man...
Description: Letterhead of John J. Sherman, a real estate broker and tax, title, collection, and passenger agent in Wausau, Wisconsin, with images of men felling trees...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Color brochure advertising the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Minneapolis Railroad's Hiawatha, the first streamlined steam locomotive. Hiawatha trains boas...
Date: date unknown
Description: A depiction of the Second Locomotive is shown on the tracks and ready to roll. Caption reads, "Second Locomotive, 1845".
Description: Ticket envelope for the Santa Fe Railroad. The bold graphic design emphasizes the streamlined, futuristic design of the railroad's locomotives.
Date: 1975 ca.
Description: Ticket for a one way trip in 1976 from Madison, Wisconsin, to New York City via the Milwaukee Road. The ticket cost $71.73.
Description: Cover of piano music, showing a train at night with headlight on, titled "The Midnight Flyer," March Two-Step. Arranged by E.T. Paull.
Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.
Description: Locomotive with barrels of cargo, sits on the tracks. The caption reads, "First Locomotive, 1831".
Description: A print depicts activity around the three-story, wood frame Geneva Flouring Mills. Horse-drawn wagons, pedestrians, and a boy rolling a hoop create a busy...
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