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167582

ROCKVILLE CENTRE NY Trains Collision Disaster Long Isle Railroad 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472296255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1950 * Rockville Centre Station disaster * Long Island railroad * Trains crash The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LONG ISLAND TOLL 29 DEAD, 79 HURT; MOTORMAN IS HELD" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. (see) Nice to have in this famous New York City newspaper. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 80 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:14

$40.00
167437

OXFORD MS Mississippi Central Railroad TRAIN WRECK Disaster 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392145667706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1870 * Oxford MS Mississippi * Train wreck disaster The front page has an article headed: "The Disaster In Mississippi" "The Scene of the Accident--Twenty-One Persons Known to be Dead--Horrible Mutilations" See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:11

$35.00
167711

CHAUNCEY DEPEW New York Central Railroad President Senator DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392153899498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 5, 1928 * Chauncey Depew death (1st report) * New York Central Railroad president * United States senator - New York The front page has a banner headline: "CHAUNCEY M. DEPEW IS DEAD" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos on the back page. Complete with all 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends October 29, 2018 11:58

$37.00
167002

CONFEDERATE Battle of Chickamauga Chattanooga TN GA Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449604878

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 30, 1863 * Battle of Chickamauga * Tennessee & Georgia * In a Confederate title Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page has a great wealth of war reporting, from the Confederate perspective, including: "From Northern Virginia--A Sharp Engagement on Friday--A General Battle Expected" which includes a short dispatched signed in type: R. E. Lee, General (see photos). Also "Mosby At Work--Capture of Another Yankee Train" "From Mississippi". Of significance on the front page is: "From Chickamauga--Details Of The Battle" with a dateline of Atlanta, Nov. 27, and including: "...The city... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:09

$177.00
166979

DENVER ZEPHYR Streamliner Passenger Train Non-Stop SPEED RECORD 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131428100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1936 * Denver Zephyr speed record * Streamliner passenger train * Travel speed record Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Burlington Zephyr Sets New Speed Record; 1,017 Miles, Chicago to Denver, in 12 1-5 Hrs." (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rathe... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:58

$38.00
166900

GREAT TRAIN WRECK Camp Hill Disaster Whitemarsh Township PA 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447521370

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, July 19, 1856 * Great Train Wreck of 1856 * Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania * The Camp Hill Disaster The front page has an article headed: "THE DISASTER ON THE NORTH PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD" "Further Particulars" "Sixty Lives Supposed to be Lost" and more with list of the killed. (see) Text takes up over 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Great Train Wreck of 1856 occurred in Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania, between Camp Hill Station and Fort Washington Station, on July 17, 1856. Two trains, traveling on the same track in converging directions, collided, killing between 59 and 67, and injuring over 100. T... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:45

$34.00
166894

Rare RAILROADS Trains & Locomotives Railway Industry 1855 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130202711

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN RAILWAY TIMES, Boston, Sept. 27, 1855 * Early trains - railroads As the title would suggest, this newspaper was focused on the burgeoning railroad industry, which would not come to full bloom until after the Civil War. Even several of the ads are railroad-themed, with some early illustrations. Four pages, water stain to the bottom quadrant, mostly good.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:43

$36.00
166292

TEXAS REVOLUTION War of Independence Mexicans Santa Anna TEXIAN 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118250134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1836 * Texas Revolution * War of Independence * Mexican - Santa Anna A front page item headed: "Texas" includes: "...the Texians & the Mexicans both seem to be animated by enthusiasm. The former were receiving reinforcements from the United States & the latter were rising en masse & forming into military bodies for the purpose of proceeding to Texas...the Texian army, estimated at about 3,000 men, were in the neighborhood of Victoria...Santa Ana has been taken to Columbia & put in irons, with a strong guard over him...the Texian soldiery are much incensed against the captive general & an attempt to shoot him with a pistol, which was fired at him,... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:26

$35.00
166233

1ST MEDAL OF HONOR Recipients w/ Jacob Parrott & More Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417893929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1863 * 1st Medal of Honor recipients * American Civil War * Jacob Parrott & more This issue has--and on the front page--a report somewhat inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It lists the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor. Near the bottom of the ftpg. is a single-column heading: "PROMOTION AND REWARD," which states: "Sergent Mason, Corporals Pettinger and Benedick, and Privates Benninger, Buffman and Parrott, captured by the rebels while attempting to destroy railroad bridges in Georgia, under orders from Gen. Mitchel, and who suffered mo... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:35

$230.00
166215

BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON w/ Map Bowling Green Kentucky 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112456783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Bowling Green, Kentucky One column Civil War heads on page 5 include: "SURRENDER OF FORT DONELSON" "A Desperate Three Days' Fight" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" "Bravery and Heroism of Our Troops" "They Fight Like Veterans" Unconditional Surrender of the Rebels" "Three Generals and 15,000 Men Prisoners Three Thousand Horses Captured" "20,000 Stand of Arms Taken" "Also, 48 Field pieces, 17 Guns, and Commissary Stores". Other reports are "Evacuation of Bowling Green" "Pursuit of the Rebels" "The Bridges and Railroad Destroyed" "part of Bowling Green Burned" "The Rebel Forces in Retreat" "Gen. Buell Going in Person with 80,... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:51

$34.00
166212

EASTVIEW NY Hamlet Mount Pleasant New York & John D. Rockefeller 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417801149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1929 * Eastview - East View, New York * Hamlet in Mount Pleasant NY * John D. Rockefeller to erase Page 9 has a three column photo with heading: "Village That Will Be Wiped Off Map By Rockefeller" (see) Also a one column heading: "RAILROAD TO QUIT ROCKEFELLER LAND" with subheads. (see) This was the beginning of the end of East View, New York, a hamlet in Mount Pleasant NY. It is now a business district there. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, 2 tears into 1st column slightly affects mentioned report, generally good.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:49

$40.00
165994

Early GOLD MINING Fields Miners Australia Scene Print 1853 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103397085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 8, 1853 * Early gold mining print Half the ftpg: "View Of The Old Dutch Church at Sleepy Hollow, N.Y." Half page: "Off To The Diggins--Scene Illustrating The Gold Fields Of Australia" Nearly a halfpg: "View Of The City Of Providence" plus slightly smaller illus. of the Arcade, Railroad Depot, & Market Square, all in Providence. Sixteen pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:14

$38.00
165901

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101916766

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 14, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews An illustrated newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but which began several years earlier. Among the many illustrations within is one which is quite desirable: "Interior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." which also has a rather brief descriptive article next to it. This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Manhattan built as a synagogue and still used for worship. It was built by a German-Je... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:10

$89.00
165714

Rare WALT WHITMAN 1st Appearance of "TWO RIVULETS" Poem 1876 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372393290780

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 19, 1876 * Pre-publication extracts of "Two Rivulets" - 1st appearance * Much on and by Walt Whitman * 1st major works since "Leaves of Grass" Page 4, under the heading, "WALT WHITMAN'S POEMS," has per-publication extracts from "Two Rivulets," and are believed to be their 1st appearance. Included are "Eidolons," "Freedom," and "To A Locomotive In Winter," with additional Whitman thoughts on his writing and on the Centennial. See images for details. Other news of the day is found throughout. Complete in 12 pages, in very good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:47

$225.00
165583

MARY WILLIAMSON AVERELL Philanthropist & E.H. Harriman Wife DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392093108843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1932 * Mary Williamson Averell death * American philanthropist * E. H. Harriman's wife The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "MRS. E. H. HARRIMAN DIES AT AGE OF 81" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Mary Williamson Averell, wife of railroad executive E. H. Harriman. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white ... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2018 15:36

$38.00
165301

Rare CONFEDERATE Jackson MS Civil War 1863 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374434646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 31, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Note that the city of publication, "Jackson", is noted near the top of page 2. The front page has much on the war including: "Federal Reports from Port Hudson" "From Washington" "Congressional Proceedings" from Richmond; "Federal Officers in Tennessee" "Federal Reports From Mobile" "Answer to a Yankee General's Remonstrance" "Letter from Lincoln to McClellan" which is signed in type: A. Lincoln; "A Daring Adventure of the War" "Finances of the Confederate States" and other items. The back page... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:45

$177.00
163754

BATTLE OF BULL RUN 1861 Manassas VA Virginia MAP Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372303411910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1861 * Battle of Bull Run front page map * Manassas, Virginia The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "Manassas Gap Junction and Surroundings - The Reported Positions of the Rebel Troops---Some of Their Entrenchments, Batteries & Encampments." There are also nice first column heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Advance of the Union Forces Towards Manassas Gap Railroad" "The Rebel Batteries at Bull's Run Avoided" "Gen. Johnston's Army to Be Cut Off" "Gen. Scott's Opinion as to the Strength of Our Army" "Order of Gen. McClellan to his Troops Congratulating Them on Their Victories". Eight pgs., some printing creases to the front page distract some but cau... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:21

$62.00
163490

2ND BATTLE OF REAM'S STATION Siege of Petersburg VA 1864 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033803262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 29, 1864 * Second Battle of Ream's Station * General Ulysses S. Grant's Army Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "Severe Battle on the Weldon Railroad..." "The Fight Begun by the Rebels" "Losses Heavy on Both Sides" "Official Reports of the Engagement". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:08

$28.00
162694

Very Rare SALISBURY NC North Carolina CONFEDERATE Civil War 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267789468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY CAROLINA WATCHMAN, Salisbury, North Carolina, Nov. 7, 1864 * Very rare Confederate title A quite rare title, particularly this late in the Civil War for North Carolina as this is still a Confederate newspaper evidenced by several articles, including a back page item: “Ludicrous Mistake” which notes: “It appears that a most ludicrous mistake occurred among the Yankees during Grant’s late ‘reconnaissance’…One brigade of Yankees…unacquainted with localicies, become separated from the rest of the troops…They wandered around for sometime in the hopes of meeting with their comrades…Suddenly…they came out upon a railroad&h... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:22

$280.00
162521

RAILROADS Workers STRIKE Wave of 1945-1946 Begins Trains in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392007761305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1946 * Railroad workers strike beginning * Strike wave of 1945-1946 The front page has a nice banner headline: "STRIKE HALTS RAILROADS, PARALYZES NATION; ODT RULES TRANSPORT; MILLIONS DISCOMMODED; NEGOTIATIONS FAIL, ADJOURNED TO THIS MORNING" with many subheads and related photo. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, very nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2018 13:57

$40.00
161864

JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death FUNERAL Black Borders 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994237218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING TELEGRAM, New York, Sept. 24, 1881 * President James A. Garfield * Assassination - death - funeral All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the death of President James Garfield, with the top of the first column having heads: "ON THE CATAFALQUE" "The Remains of the President Lying in State at Cleveland" "Scenes Along the Route" "Immense Crowds at All the Railroad Depots" "Silence, the Handmaid of Sorrow" and more. Related articles continue inside as well.

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Ends April 04, 2018 15:53

$48.00
161601

Rare AUBURN Placer County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391987657651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, Placer County, California, October 24, 1885 * Rare Old West title Placer mining in the Auburn area was very good, with the camp first becoming known as the North Fork Dry Diggings, later changed to Woods Dry Diggings. The area soon developed into a mining camp, and it was officially named Auburn in 1849. In 1851 Auburn was chosen as the seat of Placer County. Gold mining operations moved up the ravine to the site of present-day Auburn. In 1865, the Central Pacific Railroad, the western leg of the First Transcontinental Railroad, reached Auburn, as it was being built east from Sacramento toward Ogden, Utah. Various local & national news plus a wealth of ads. Wight... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:37

$40.00
160582

Rare CHRONOTYPE w/ Train Locomotive Masthead Engraving 1846 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199413048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, August 27, 1846 * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 14 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:08

$37.00
160448

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196572021

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, May 17, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike The back page has a report noting: "On Monday, May 10, the two great divisions of the Pacific Railroad, i.e. the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific, accomplished their junction at Promontory Point, Utah, by laying the last rail & tie, & driving the last spike. The following is the official announcement of its competition..." which has the official report datelined: "Promontory Summit, Utah, May 10" & reads in part: "The last rail is laid! The spike driven! The Pacific Railroad is completed. The point of junction is 1,086 miles west of the Missouri River, and 9... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:08

$62.00
160347

Rare WINNEMUCCA NV Nevada HUMBOLDT COUNTY City of Paved Streets 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959825726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SILVER STATE, Winnemucca, Humboldt County, Nevada, Aug. 5, 1875 * Very rare title from the Old West We are finding that any Nevada newspapers from the 1870's are quite difficult to come by. This is one. In 1868, the Central Pacific Railroad reached Winnemucca, which put the town on the transcontinental line, promoting its growth. On September 19, 1900, Butch Cassidy's gang robbed the First National Bank of Winnemucca of $32,640. The entire front page is taken up with ads while pages 2 & 3 contain various news tidbits and more ads. Portion of a news agent's stamp in the masthead. Four pages, archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:00

$66.00
159485

THOMAS EDISON re. Power Transmission & DeWitt Clinton Train PRINTS 1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939644246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1893 * Thomas Alva Edison * DeWitt Clinton (locomotive) Inside has an article: "Edison's Improvement In The Transmission of Power" which includes several illustrations. The ftpg. has a nice print from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, showing the latest steam railroad engine next to the "De Witt Clinton, 1831". Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:38

$32.00
159024

MOLLY MAGUIRES Pottsville Hazleton PA Penn. COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926022626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, June 4, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania The top of the front page has a one column heading: "The Molly Maguires" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 27 x 20 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:51

$39.00
158960

1870 TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD COLLECTION Newspapers - Reprint of Entire Set!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924020499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper. The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartered excursion by rail from the Atlantic to the Pacific. On board was carried a small printing press which was used to publish 12 issues of the "Trans-Continental" newspaper, each at a different point along the round-trip journey. By what is read in these twelve issues it was a glorious affair enjoyed by all, amid the... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 11:24

$18.00
158900

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Burlington Iowa IA 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923312070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Burlington, Iowa, June 30, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#11) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound. Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 11, published when the train was at Burlington, Iowa. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along the way. Each issue carrie... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:53

$377.00
158874

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923174461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad On the front page under "The Jeffersonville Railroad Express Robbery" is a report datelined "Louisville, May 23" that states in part: "...the men who seized the express car last night on the Jeffersonville Railroad, opened two safes and made a clean deal of both...", plus details about the loot, & how the robbery was executed, which included disconnecting the express car from the train." This robbery was by the infamous Reno Gang (see Wikipedia). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:22

$49.00
157975

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Lake Shore Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905439671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1893 * Old west style train robbery The front page has over two columns (and more inside) headed: "LAKE SHORE TRAIN HELD UP" "Atlantic Express Robbed" "Dynamite Used By The Outlaws, Who Get Nearly $20,000" "The Engineer Shot By the Bandits" and more subheads. A terrific and very detailed account of a "classic" train robbery from the Wild West Twelve pages, evenly toned, good condition but should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:39

$38.00
157895

HABEAS CORPUS Restored in North Post Civil War Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372101052661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 1, 1865. * Post civil War reconstruction * Habeas Corpus restored Front page has: "WASHINGTON" Proclamation By The President" "Restoration of the Privileges of the Habeas CorpusWrit in the Loyal States" and more.(see) Proclamation in signed in type: Andrew Johnson Other news of the day includes: "Railroad Slaughter" "Terrible Disaster on the Orange and Alexandria Road" and more. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:27

$30.00
157889

ROCKPORT TRAIN WRECK Mansfield Co. New Jersey Railroad Disaster 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904112950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1925 * Rockport train wreck disaster * Mansfield County, New Jersey * Lackawanna Railroad (DL&W) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "39 KILLED, 48 HURT IN LACKAWANNA WRECK; CLOUDBURST WASHED SAND OVER TRACKS; VICTIMS ON EXCURSION BOUND TO GERMANY" with subheads. Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2 with 2 related photos and list of the dead and injured. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:16

$47.00
157765

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang TRAIN Robbery Winston MO Missouri 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900502920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, July 22, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Chief Sitting Bull surrenders * Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux The front page has: "Sitting Bull & His People Surrender to Maj. Brotherton" "Arms & Ponies Turned Over to the Government--Details". A great page 3 report is headed: "HANDS UP" "The Daring Robbery on the Rock Island Road" "By a Thoroughly Organized Gang of Desperadoes" "Thought by Some to be Old Hands at the Business" "The Conductor & One Passenger Killed" "Large Amount of Money Obtained--Full Particulars of the Affair". This is one of the more famous railroad robberies from the Old West, and as mentioned in the text: ... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:15

$179.00
156689

BATTLE OF CHAFFIN'S FARM Butler Siege of Petersburg MAP Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061558721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1864 * Battle of Chaffin's Farm * Richmond & Petersburg, Virginia * Benjamin F. Butler The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "THE ADVANCE ON RICHMOND. Successful Attack on the Southside Railroad Defences" showing much detail from Richmond south to Weldon. The first column has Civil War heads including: "RICHMOND" "Important Operations of the Army of the Potomac" "The Enemy's Line Near Poplar Grove Church Carried" "Exchange of Prisoners At Atlanta" and more, plus other Civil War heads throughout the ftpg. including: "Shenandoah" "Sheridan Still Continues the Pursuit" "The Enemy Hard Pressed" "Mount Jackson Evacuated by the Rebels" "The Raid in Sherma... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 15:18

$45.00
156687

CONFEDERATES LAST NOTHERN INVASION Magnolia Md & MORE 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061555691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1864 * Invasion of the North * The Rebel Pirateship Florida * Magnolia, Maryland The ftpg. has one column Civil War heads including: "THE INVASION" "Daring Acts of the Raiders" "The Railroad Trains Captured at Magnolia" "Rebels Raiding Around" "The Rebels in Strong Force Near Washington" "The Pirate Florida" "Rebel Account of the Florida" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2017 15:15

$27.00
155982

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372031357691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike Page 7 has a report headed: "The Pacific Railroad" with subheads including: "Celebration of the Completion of the Road in California--A Gala Day in San Francisco and Sacramento--General Rejoicings & Jollification--Why the Roads Were Not Joined". This text takes about 7 column inches and includes much on the celebration and preparations for the driving in of the last spike, which was delayed in part because: "...several hundred men had seized a train at Piedmont, on which was President Durant, telling him they were hungry & must have their money & that they would detain him until it was ... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:17

$66.00
155891

Rare TUCUMCARI NM Quay County New Mexico Territory 1905 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850483317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TUCUMCARI TIMES, New Mexico, October 19, 1905 * Rare title * Many scenes from the television series Rawhide were filmed in Tucumcari An uncommon and early newspaper from 7 years before New Mexico would become a state. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear with a few small tape mends, should be handled with care. Background (Wiki): In 1901, the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad built a construction camp in the western portion of modern-day Quay County. Originally called Ragtown, the camp became known as Six Shooter Siding, due to numerous gunfights. Its first formal name, Douglas, was used only for a short time. After it grew into a permanent settlement, it was renamed Tucu... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:49

$40.00
155395

President JAMES GARFIELD SHOT w/ Broadsheet EXTRA 1881 Bellefonte PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010689815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881 * President James Garfield shot * Rare broadsheet "extra" Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President Garfield at Washington...This sad event took place in the depot of the Baltimore & Potomac railroad office..." with further particulars. This article, along with "Retrospective" which is on Garfield as well, take two columns. But the prime feature of this issue is the broadsheet headed: "SUPPLEMENT---EXTRA" which has the entire front ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:54

$79.00
155023

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazelton PA Pennsylvania COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822872411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 10, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania Page 3 has an article with small heading: "Affairs in the Coal Regions" Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:01

$27.00
154991

TRAIN ROBBERY Old West Style at Centralia Illinois Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988092281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 22, 1893 * Old West style train robbery * Illinois Central Railroad * Centralia, Illinois The last column on the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a great & detailed account of a classic Old West train robbery, with heads: "HOLD UP YOUR HANDS" "Bold Attempt to Hold Up a Train on the Illinois Central Road" "Desperate Battle With the Bandits" "Daring Courage Displayed by the Engineer and Fireman" "Sharp Shooting at Close Quarters" "Struggle Between the Robbers & Trainmen in the Express Car" "Two of the Desperadoes in Custody" & more. The article continues on page 2. Eight pages, irregular at the spine, foxing at the folds, generally good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:26

$63.00
154974

TACOMA Washington Georgetown Colorado Western PRINTS 1883 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988074119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883 * Georgetown CO Colorado * Tacoma WA Washington Territory The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail (see); half page: "The Indian at Work--Maple Sugar Making in the Northern Woods" and "Iowa--Scene at Danbury during the Terrific Tornado...". Also a nice quarter page print of: "Colorado--The Mining City of Georgetown, in Clear Creek Canyon". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:00

$59.00
154924

PIONEER ZEPHYR "The Silver Streak" Railroad Train SPEED RECORD 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986966428

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, May 27, 1934 * Pioneer Zephyr "The Silver Streak" * Diesel-powered railroad train * Travel speed record Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Flying Train Sets Record on 1,015-Mile Nonstop Trip" (see) First report coverage on this record setting journey. See below for details. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of the... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:18

$38.00
154681

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond-Petersburg Campiagn 1864 Virginia Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810409998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, August 23, 1864 * Rare Confederate title * Richmond-Petersburg campaign Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The War News" which includes reports from various fields of operation; "Latest News From the North" "An Armistice Pressed at Washington" "From Grant's Army" "From Sherman's Army" "From the Valley" "The Steamer Tallahassee" "Guerrillas at Work in Kentucky" "Lincoln Makes a Speech to the Soldiers" which includes the text of it (see); "The Condition of Chambersburg" "Out of Fort Warren" "The Petersburg Court of Inquiry" "From Petersburg" and other items... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:11

$95.00
153522

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazleton Pottsville COAL PA Pennsylvania Arson 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920224925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 1, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania The bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "Mining Outrages-Buildings Repeatedly Fired" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 14, 2017 10:51

$28.00
153313

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Promontory, Utah Completed 1869 Historic Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745825755

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 11, 1869 * Transcontinental Railroad completed... very historic! The front page has a report beginning: "The junction of the Union with the Central Pacific Railroad, at Promontory Point, Utah, was effected yesterday, and there is now railroad communication across the continent. The event was celebrated by jubilant demonstrations in various cities of the Union..." with a bit more (see). Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:36

$58.00
153189

1905 Large MAP of Railroads in Springfield Massachusetts - Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371905410199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 19, 1905 * Great map of the railroads in Springfield, MA * 1905 original * Thumbnail photo and much re: Willis Phelps The front page of section 2 contains a very displayable map of 1905 railroads in Springfield, Massachusetts. The map measures approximately 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, and is surrounded by related text (including the thumbnail photo and info re: Willis Phelps) which fills all of the page and continues on to an inside page. A great issue for railroad enthusiasts! Other news of the day is found throughout. This offering includes the complete 2nd section only (pages 11-20), but the 1st page of the section reads and has the look of a fro... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:04

$55.00
153027

Rare DUTCH FLAT Placer County CALIFORNIA Gold Mining Town1875 Old West Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733963643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUTCH FLAT FORUM, Placer County, California, November 18, 1875 * Rare Old West title Dutch Flat is located mid-way between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, near Interstate Highway 80. Famous for its hydraulic mines, from which many tons of gold were taken, for its lumber industry, its role in creating the Central Pacific Railroad, and for its large Chinese community, Dutch Flat remains one of the most charming towns in California. This scarce newspaper from its heyday from the mining era is complete in 8 pages and contains a wide variety of news items and advertisements, many of the latter being illustrated and focused on those involved in the mining business--including plenty of saloon ads. On... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:25

$73.00
152317

Rare PRO-CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Final Months of the Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873479503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1865 * Final months of the war * Rare pro-Confederate title This issue is from near the end of the Civil War. Among the articles on the front page are: "The Raid on the Mobile & Ohio Railroad--Sherman Advancing into South Carolina" and "From the South--Latest from Wilmington--Disappearance of the Federal Fleet--Caustic Article on Butler--Savannah & Sherman's Operations...". Inside pages include: "War News of the Week" " "Progress of Conquest in 1864" "The Confederate General Cleburne" "Determination of the Administration to Wage a War of Extermination Against the Rebels--All Offers of Amnesty to be Withdrawn" and much more. Eight pages, never bound no... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:25

$42.00
152158

GREAT RAILROAD STRIKE Wilkes-Barre & More Pennsylvania RIOTS 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705852875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, July 25, 1877 * Great railroad strike * Riots in many cities This 4 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has small one column headings that include: "The Situation in Wilkesbarre" "The Railroad Troubles" "The Morris & Essex" "The Situation in Reading" and more. Lengthy text. Complete, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:14

$27.00
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