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672650

The very beginning of the Financial Panic of 1873...

Item #672650

September 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1873. This issue has fine early coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" - which was precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There is an article on pg. five, "PANIC IN STOCKS - GREAT EXCITEMENT IN THE STREET YESTERDAY", which takes nearly a full column of text. Another somewhat related article appea... See More  

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672647

Financial Panic of 1873...

Item #672647

September 22, 1873

THE WORLD, NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 1873  This issue has fine follow up coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" - precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There is a front page article, "THREE DAYS OF PANIC", which continues on Pg. 8, followed by a 1 & 3/4 column article: "FORMER PANICS IN THIS COUNTRY". See photos... See More  

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672646

Financial Panic of 1873...

Item #672646

September 23, 1873

THE WORLD, NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 1873  This issue has fine follow up coverage on what became known as: "The Panic of 1873", which was precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There are several reports with one column head including; "A BRIGHTER PROSPECT - BETTER FEELING IN WALL STREET ...", "JAY COOKE & CO. - A STATEMENT OF ASSET... See More  

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672491

Map of Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #672491

January 05, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 5, 1862  The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT MOVEMENTS NEAR CHARLESTON, S. C." Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTH" "Operations on the Charleston and Savannah Railroad" "Seizure of the Station Near Charleston

* Desperate Battle and Defeat of the Rebels Near Por... See More  

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672294

Battle of Pea Ridge, and much more...

Item #672294

March 29, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1862  The full front page shows: "A Thrilling Scene in East Tennessee --Colonel Fry and the Union Men Swearing by the Flag". Other prints inside include a dramatic fullpg: "The Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas--the Final Advance of Our Troops" and "Columbus, Kentucky, After the Rebel Evacuation" and "Fort Clinch, Fernand... See More  

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671765

1873 Lemont, Illinois train wreck disaster...

Item #671765

August 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1873



* Lemont, Illinois train wreck

* Chicago and Alton Railroad disaster




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "ANOTHER DISASTER" "Dreadful Railroad Collision Near Lemont, Twenty Miles from Chicago" "Eleven Passengers Killed--Thirty-five Maimed and Scalded" "Terrible Scenes" and more. (see) Text takes ... See More  

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671707

East River Bridge, New York...

Item #671707

July 26, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 26, 1902  The front page has: "Present Condition of the New East River Bridge", which contains a related article on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "Wrecked Schooner 'Caine'...", "The Militia and the Colt Automatic Gun", "The Tehuantepec Railroad vs. The Isthmian Canal", and more.

The issue is comple... See More  

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671705

Serpollet's Steam Racer...

Steel rail industry... Railroads, street cars...

Item #671705

May 17, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 17, 1902



The front page has: "Manufacture Of Steel Rails", which includes additional coverage on an inside page. Also included are: "Howard's Dock", ""Ramblersville' On Jamaica Bay", "The Photorama", "A Rock Pillar At Acoma, New Mexico", "Serpollet's Record-Breaking Steam Racer" and m... See More  

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671661

Pittsburgh's steel industry...

Item #671661

December 12, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Keokuk, Iowa, Railroad Bridge" "Hot Air Balloon" and a nice centerfold of the Pittsburgh steel industry. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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671648

1873 Jesse James' first railroad robbery...

Item #671648

July 23, 1873

NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1873 



* Jesse James-Younger Gang

* First train robbery - holdup

* Rock Island Railroad - Adair, Iowa




Page 6 has an editorial on the first train robbery by Jesse James and the James Gang, although the men were not identified at the time of this report.

The editorial is headed: "Highwaymen on the Rail" See images for text. This holdup took place just... See More  

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671617

Jesse James & Younger brothers train robbery...

Item #671617

December 09, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1874 



* Jesse James-Younger Gang

* Muncie, Kansas train robbery (1st report)




Page 5 has an article: "Another Bold Railroad Robbery" "A Train Stopped and the Express-Car Robbed By Five Masked Men" with the article providing various details as know at that point. This article is followed by: "Another Account of the Robbery". This ... See More  

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671179

Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee...

Item #671179

February 07, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862  Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War" with various subheads. Also reports on: "American Affairs In Europe" "The Grand Army to Advance" "The Burnside Expedition--The Design of its Operations" "... See More  

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671092

Very beginning of the Panic of 1873...

Item #671092

September 19, 1873

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 19, 1873  This issue has fine coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There are several reports with column heads including; "The Suspension of Henry D. Cooke & Co. and the First National Bank" "A Bolt From the Blue" "Washingtonians Aghast at... See More  

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670572

Alexander Graham Bell...

Item #670572

May 02, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 2, 1903



* Alexander Graham Bell cover photo (nice for display)



The full front cover of the issue features a photo of "Alexander Graham Bell" which also features his signature below it along with an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "The Stanley Airship"; "Powerful English Locomotive for Suburban Traffic"; "... See More  

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670440

1874 John Edgar Thomson death... (PRR)...

Item #670440

May 29, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1874



* John Edgar Thomson death (1st report)

* Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) leader




The top of page 7 under "Obituary" is a heading: "J. Edgar Thomson, President of the Pennsylvania Railroad" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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670330

Map shows portion of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, & more...

Item #670330

February 21, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "THE DESTROYED BRIDGES IN ALABAMA - Map of the Locality--The Principal Communication of the Southwest with Their Rebel Capital Cut Off--Nashville Completely Isolated--The Loyal Alabamians Rising in Defence of the Union"

Good column heads include: "Confirmation of the Reported Evacuation... See More  

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669217

Great Revere train wreck of 1871...

Item #669217

August 28, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1871



* Great Revere train wreck of 1871 - Massachusetts

* Eastern Railroad's Portland Express accident




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "SLAUGHTER" "The Massachusetts Railroad Horror" "Thrilling Account Of the Disaster" "Sickening Sight at the Deadhouse" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 columns.

Complete wit... See More  

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669110

1869 Promontory Summit, Utah growth...

Item #669110

September 24, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 24, 1869



* Promontory Summit - Point - Utah

* How the area has grown since "Last Spike"

* re. Transcontinental Railroad




The top of page 9 has small headings: "The Great West" "Promontory Summit--The Changes in Railroad Towns--The Moral and Physical Elements of the Town...". (see) The famous "last spike" was driven in just ... See More  

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668720

Two Reno Brothers arrested in 1868...

Item #668720

August 06, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 6, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad
 




Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.... See More  

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668719

Two Reno Brothers arrested...

Item #668719

August 02, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad
 




Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.... See More  

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668623

Ulysses S. Grant's 1868 presidential nomination...

Item #668623

May 25, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad




Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Last Express Robbery" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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668414

Lincoln initiates the building of a transcontinental railroad...

Item #668414

September 04, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Sept. 4, 1862 



* Pacific Railway Acts

* Transcontinental Railroad

* President Abraham Lincoln

* American Civil War era




Most of the ftpg. and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the very historic; "Pacific Railroad Bill", actually the first of two (the 2nd in 1864) which would provide federal subsidies in land and loans for the construction ... See More  

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668147

1950 Rockville Centre Station disaster...

Item #668147

February 19, 1950

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 new... See More  

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667839

Confederate Victory at Chancellorsville & much more...

Item #667839

May 04, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1863



* Newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy

* Confederate Victory at Chancellorsville

* Much on Civil War events in Virginia



Not only is this a nice Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy.



Much war reporting in this issue, as the top of the front page has an historic & significant report headed: "F... See More  

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667793

Item from Sojourner Truth...

Item #667793

March 11, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1882 



* Sojourner Truth

* Black Woman

* Woman's Activist




Perhaps the most interesting item in this issue is just a small, inconspicuous item on page 3 under the "Personal" column reading: "Sojourner Truth writers to us from Battle Creek, Michigan, in reference to recent published paragraphs of her having a fine home, and he... See More  

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667362

Early railroad box car advertisement...

Item #667362

February 25, 1845

NEW YORK HERALD, February 25, 1845  Near the top of the front page is an ad: "To Rail Road Companies" for a new box car, with an illustration of it (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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667182

Jesse James & Younger brothers gang... Sitting Bull...

Item #667182

July 10, 1876

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876 



* Jesse James Gang... Younger Brothers

* Otterville, Missouri Train robbery




The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that t... See More  

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666379

Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #666379

October 12, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 12, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia




Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page includes: "A Cavalry Fight in Tennessee--Rosecanz's Railroad Communications Cut" "From Northern Virginia" "The Battle Of Chickamauga--Our... See More  

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666272

Jesse James... Rock Island Railroad robbery...

Item #666272

July 18, 1881

NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1881 



* Outlaw Jesse James gang

* Rock Island Railroad train robbery




The top of the middle column of the front page has heads: "THE WORK OF ROAD AGENTS", "Robbery And Murders On A Rock Island Train", "Details Of The Bloody Affair At Winston, Mo.--The Conductor And A Passenger Killed And The Express Safe Robbed--Statements By The Train-M... See More  

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666269

The last holdup of the Jesse James gang...

Item #666269

September 09, 1881

THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1881 



* Last Jesse James Gang robbery

* Blue Cut Train Robbery

* Glendale, Missouri




The front page has one column heads including: "Train Robbers" and "An Express Car And Passengers Robbed--The Governor Of Missouri Issues A Proclamation Calling On The People to Organize And Exterminate Train Robberies". A detailed rep... See More  

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666132

See the nice masthead...

Item #666132

July 23, 1846

THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, July 23, 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 9 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.... See More  

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665886

History of the new Pacific Railroad...

Item #665886

May 21, 1869

NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1869  



* First Transcontinental (Pacific) Railroad



Page 5 has a nice article providing a history of the creation of the Pacific Railroad, which just 11 days previous was formally completed.

"The Pacific Railroad" "Lecture by W. B. Ogden, One of the Promoters--History of the Road From Its Inception--The Scenery and Soil Along the Route".... See More  

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665884

Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad...

Item #665884

May 11, 1869

NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1869 



* Completing the Transcontinental railroad

* Last spike driven at Promontory Point




A great issue celebrating the completion of the historic transcontinental railroad. East meets West.

The first column begins with nice heads: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "The Last Rail Laid and the Last Spike Drive" "San Francisco and New York Linked to... See More  

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665659

Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad...

Item #665659

May 07, 1869

NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1869 



* Completing the Transcontinental railroad

* Promontory Point - last spike (eve)




Near the top of the front page is a report of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad: "Central Pacific Railroad" "The Last Rail to be Laid To-Morrow--A Spike of Solid Gold to Finish the Work--Celebrations in Sacramento, Chicago, and other Cities" wi... See More  

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665386

Outlaw Frank James trial...

Item #665386

August 18, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 18, 1883



* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse James gang

* Gallatin, Missouri trial




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "Mrs. Hite to Testify Against Frank James" with subhead. (see) This trial of the brother of outlaw Jesse James, held in Gallatin, Missouri, was concerning h... See More  

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664685

Jesse James & the Rock Island Railroad train robbery...

Item #664685

July 17, 1881

NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1881 



* Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang

* Rock Island railroad train robbery




Page 2 contains one of the better reports we have seen of the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James and his gang. While most reports are little more than a paragraph or two, this report takes two-thirds of a column and includes several accounts and much detail--pho... See More  

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664567

Recollections of Abraham Lincoln... Prison life in Charleston...

Item #664567
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1865  



* Life of Abraham Lincoln (posthumous)



Articles within this issue are "Prison-Life" which is from Charleston, South Carolina and contains several illustrations; "Washoe Revisited"; "Heroic Deeds of Heroic Men - VIII - A Railroad Adventure"; "Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln" which ... See More  

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663986

Benjamin Butler...

Item #663986

October 14, 1862

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 14, 1862 



* From the Confederate capital



The front page includes: "War News" "Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad" "How Complimentary Presentations Are Gotten Up Among the Yankees" "Additional From the North--Yankee Bluster About the War" "From New Orleans" which includes a lengthy letter signe... See More  

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663176

Capture of the first train robbers in America...

Item #663176

January 11, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1866 



* First - 1st train robbery in America - capture

* New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad




The front page has a stack of column heads which include: "Arrest of the Express Robbers" "$250,000 of the Money Recovered". The actually report takes a paragraph and has a subhead: "Captured". The text is a bit blurred ... See More  

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662878

Map of Sherman's progress towards Atlanta...

Item #662878

June 02, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* Confederate states map

* Atlanta GA Georgia




Three-quarters of the front page is taken up with a huge and very detailed Civil War map, with a banner heading: "THE WAR IN GEORGIA--GEN. SHERMAN'S APPROACH TO ATLANTA".

There are also one column heads including: "Sherman's Progress" "Joe Johnst... See More  

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662812

Great railroad strike of 1877....

Item #662812

July 24, 1877

BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, July 24, 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 at Easton..." "The Situation at Hazleton" "The Situation at Wilkesbarre" "The Troubles at Reading" and m... See More  

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662790

The first train robbery in America...

Item #662790

January 08, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 8, 1866 



* First - 1st train robbery in America

* New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad




The front page has an article headed: "Robbery of Adams' Express" "Half A Million Stolen" "Robbery", the details provided in a Boston dateline.

What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train ro... See More  

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662266

Two Firsts: ads for very first electric toy train, and first automobile ad...

Item #662266

October 22, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 22, 1898 



* 1st electric toy train: ad for Carlisle and Finch

* 1st automobile advertisement - horseless carriage




For the model railroad hobbyist & car enthusiast  this issue has two significant advertisements.

First, an illustrated ad for the very first electric toy train: "Carlisle & Finch Co." of Cincinnati, Ohio. The ad is... See More  

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662250

Building a railroad to the Rocky Mountains...

Item #662250

March 18, 1852

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1852 



* Early railroad construction in the West



The front page has: "Fugitive Slaves" as well as: "Export of Gold From California" which includes a chart. Also: "From Texas" and "From El Paso" "A Patriot of the Rio Grande". Page 2 has: "A Plan for Constructing a Railroad over the P... See More  

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661417

The James-Younger gang rob a train...

Item #661417

July 23, 1881

LIBERAL SENTINEL, Middletown, New York, July 23, 1881 



* Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang

* Rock Island railroad train robbery




Page 2 has a report noting: "A gang of outlaws, supposed to be the James gang, on Friday night captured a train on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific road...robbed the conductor & a passenger..." and a bit more (see). The next page has a much mor... See More  

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660687

The first train robbery in America...

Item #660687

January 09, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1866 



* 1st train robbery in America

* New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad




The top of the front page has nice headlines on: "The Railroad Robbery" with also: "Over Half a Million Dollars Stolen from the Adams Express Company" "Escape of the Thieves" "Interesting Particulars of  the Crime".

What is notabl... See More  

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660286

1933 Binghamton, New York train disaster....

Item #660286

September 06, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 6, 1933



* Binghamton, Broome County, Pennsylvania

* Erie Railroad train collision disaster




The front page has a banner headline: "TRAINS CRASH; 14 DIE, 30 HURT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete i... See More  

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660277

Location of many "Rawhide" scenes...

From the Territory of New Mexico, six years before statehood...

Item #660277

October 12, 1905

THE TUCUMCARI TIMES, New Mexico, October 12, 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 Rai... See More  

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659739

Jamaica Long Island...

Item #659739

October 07, 1856

LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, N.Y., October 7, 1856

*Buchanan-Breckinridge endorsement

A nice front page endorsement for the Buchanan-Breckinridge ticket which appears near the top of the first column. Includes candidates for state offices too. Uncommon to have a presidential endorsement on the front page.  Long Island Railroad Autumn/Winter Schedule is surrounded by interesting classified... See More  

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659729

The 'Know-Nothing' candidates endorsed...

Item #659729

March 20, 1856

THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, March 20, 1856 



* The endorsement of the "Know Nothing" candidates



An endorsement at the top of the first column on pg. 2 supports the "Know Nothing" candidates with: "For President, Millard Fillmore, Of New York. For Vice President, Andrew J. Donelson, Of Tennessee." Title appears just above the endorsement. Perhaps o... See More  

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