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Early railroad-themed publication...

Item # 644162

May 1, 1847

AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, Philadelphia, May 1, 1847 

* Very early on the railroad industry
* Uncommon title

Obviously a railroad-themed publication, the first in the nation (founded in 1831) replete with railroad articles, ads, etc., and with a very early image of a train in the masthead, along with a steamboat. Inside shows 2 engines of the "Norris' Locomotive Works" and other railroad-related prints (see images).
Sixteen pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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