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687610

Two accounts of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #687610

October 18, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Rare Confederate title




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: &... See More  

Added to Catalog 318 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$265.00
687357

The very first Medal of Honor recipients...

Item #687357

March 26, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, March 26, 1863



* 1st Medal of Honor recipients

* American Civil War

* Jacob Parrott & more




This issue has a report quite inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It reports the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor.

Page 4 has a one column heading: ... See More  

Item from Catalog 318 (released for May, 2022)...

Added to Catalog 318 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$165.00
683304

Bridge over Harlem River... Heaviest locomotive...

Item #683304

July 17, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, July 17, 1897  Page 8 has: "HEAVIEST LOCOMOTIVE IN THE WORLD - TANK LOCOMOTIVE, INDIAN STATE RAILWAYS".

The front page has: "THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE - ILLUMINATION OF WINDSOR CASTLE ON JUNE 18".

The remainder of the issue has: "INGLIS TRIPLE-EXPANSION PADDLE ENGINES", "SPECIAL DELIVERY CAR TRANSFER STEAMER", &... See More  

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679256

A detailed account of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #679256

October 18, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* From the capital of the Confederacy




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a front page account with heads: "Mosby On the Grand Round" which begins: "Mosby is again... See More  

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$168.00
678661

Color Illustrations from 1906...

Item #678661

July 29, 1906

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE SUPPLEMENT, California, July 29, 1906  This unique color cover supplement has several interesting illustrations starting with a full front page illustration of "A STUDIO AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA". 

The inside pages have the following articles and illustrations of interest: "THE MOST VALUABLE CAT IN AMERICA", "ENOUGH ROPE TO HANG THE WORLD... See More  

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678017

From the capital of the confederacy...

Item #678017

August 26, 1862

RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862  The front page has an editorial: "The Defensive Policy". There is also the business of the "Confederate Congress" and various war reports, including: "Retreat Of Pope's Army Capture Of A Yankee Guard And Two Locomotives".

Page 2 has an editorial: "The Financial Aspects of the War", plus:... See More  

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$128.00
671700

Prepping for launching the "Akron"... Antarctic Expeditions...

Item #671700

November 11, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN magazine from New York, dated Nov. 11, 1911  An inside page has: "Preparations for Launching the 'Akron' for Its Trial Trip--Preliminaries for a More Complete Test", which includes a photo. Quite early for dirigibles. The front page has: "Antarctic Expeditions, Past and Present", which continues on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "... See More  

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671162

Hydraulic locomotive...

Item #671162

February 10, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 10, 1877  The front page has a very interesting illustration captioned: "Novel Hydraulic Railway Locomotive"  showing what essentially looks like a paddlewheel-powered flume ride. A related front page article as well.

Inside the issue is "Guardiola's Sugar and Coffee Machinery" "Blaisdell's Upright Moulding Machine... 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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660115

Thanking Jews for the name Shiloh... Map of the Shenandoah Valley...

Item #660115

April 18, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1862 



* Memphis TN Tennessee

* Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing)

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




The front page features a nice, detailed map headed: "THE PRESENT SCENE OF OPERATIONS IN THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. Map showing the Line of the Mississippi from Cairo to Memphis & the Rebel Forts, Including Fort Pillow...".

There are also nice column head... See More  

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$63.00
657742

1916 color print of multiple locomotives...

Item #657742

July 01, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, July 1, 1916  The cover has a wonderful and highly displayable color cover of a set of three trains, as seen from the point of view of a 4th locomotive's engineer, with steam rising in the foreground.  The print shows passengers standing at the back of the caboose of one of the trains the locomotive is trailing.  Additional unrelated prints (automotive ads, ... See More  

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656874

Palace Hotel in Denver...

Item #656874

May 21, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 21, 1892  The front cover has "Iron and Steel in Large Buildings -- The Palace Hotel, Denver, Col." with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Fast Ships in Prospect" with illustrations of "The City of Paris" and "The City of New York"; "Morris' Railway Signal"; "Improved Locomotive Steam Cr... See More  

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652366

Walt Whitman's "Two Rivulet's"... 1st appearance (extracts)...

Item #652366

February 19, 1876

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,&quo... See More  

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648398

Nice front page print of an early locomotive...

Item #648398

February 20, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 20, 1892  The ftpg. features a great illustration captioned: "Compound Locomotive Made by the Rhode Island Locomotive Works" with a related article.

Inside prints include a fullpg. of: "The World's Columbian Exposition" "The Proposed Odd Fellows' Temple at Chicago" and more.

Sixteen pages, never bound or trimmed, good... See More  

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646310

Locomotives and automobiles...

Item #646310

March 06, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 6, 1915  The front cover is a dramatic illustration of a locomotive rushing over a damaged bridge (see). Inside has many photos of the latest military-related items, plus some nice automobile advertisements as well, including a color back cover ad for the "Oldsmobile" (see).

Complete in 32 pages plus covers, two minor repairs at the blank spine... See More  

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644846

Early automobiles... horseless carriage...

Item #644846

May 03, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 3, 1902  The front page features six illustrations of "Some Continental Underground Roads (subways)" with an accompanying article inside. Articles within the issue are: "An Aeroplane Airship under Construction for the British War Office"; "Powerful Locomotive for Suburban Service"; Zuni, An Ancient City of The Pueblos"; and... See More  

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643661

Charles Hamilton's remarvable 'cross-country' flight...

Item #643661

June 25, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 25, 1910 



* Aviator Charles K. Hamilton

* "crazy man of the air"




In an age when the railroad was transportation king, and the airplane was the next great transportation adventure, the front page could not be better. The full pg. is taken up with a print captioned: "Hamilton's biplane traveling above & beside the locomotive of ... See More  

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640321

Vacuum tube lightning...

Item #640321

March 09, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 9, 1907  The cover has "The Telharmonium - An Apparatus for the Electrical Generation and Transmission of Music" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "The Passing of American Square--Rigged Vessels"; "A High-Speed Bavarian Locomotive"; "The Opium Industry"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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$33.00
636488

A new iron-clad torpedo boat...

Item #636488

November 16, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 16, 1878  The front page has a nice print of: "Captain Ericsson's New Torpedo Boat, the Destroyer" with a detailed article as well. Many other unrelated prints inside as well including several of early engines, a nice print of the: "Locomotive for the Metropolitan Elevated Railway, New York City" "Some Modifications of the Micro... See More  

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636433

Winslow Homer print...

Item #636433
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1879  



* Winslow Homer print

* Breezing Up (A Fair Wind)




Featured is an article" "Present Tendencies of American Art" in which an illustration by Winslow Homer entitled "Sail-Boat" is included. Other articles are: "A Few Sea-Birds" "The Coast Survey" "The English Home of the Washington... See More  

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635861

WWI warfare...

Item #635861

December 04, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 4, 1915 The color-cover is an illustration of soldiers using a searchlight to find zepplins. Inside the issue is: "The Intermittent Waterfall"; "Recent German Naval Construction"; The Future of Radio Telephony"; "The Passing of the Steam Locomotive"; "The Manufacture of English 12-Inch Guns"; "Electricity in ... See More  

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634621

American racing cars...

Item #634621

May 27, 1905

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 27, 1905  The front cover has "The Start of the 3,000-Mile Ocean Cup Race" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The First Oregon Locomotive"; "The Cobra"; "The Renaissance of the Bayonet"; "American Racing Cars for the International Cup Race"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements... See More  

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633772

Aerial ascensions...

Item #633772

March 12, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 12, 1892  The front cover has "A Fast Locomotive of Forty Years Ago" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Hanlon's Automatic Water Feeder for Low Pressure Steam Boilers"; "Hill Terraces, California"; "Parmenter's Railroad Signal"; "Apparatus for Aerial Ascensions, Designed in 1849"; a... See More  

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632299

Transporting by cableway... Curacao...

Item #632299

May 24, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 24, 1913  The front cover has "Transporting a Locomotive on a Cableway" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Seeing Under Water"; "The Anesthetizing Machine of Prof. Dubois": "Agriculture, Electricity and Irrigation"; "Improving a Harbor of Curacao"; and other illustrations, articles and advertise... See More  

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632115

Locomotives at the exposition...

Item #632115

January 27, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 27, 1894 The front cover has "The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company's Exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Columbia Bicycle, Model 34"; "Chicago Cable Cars on Chicago Day"; "Manufacture of Pulled Wool"; and more illustrations, articles an... See More  

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632036

Columbian Exposition... Edison law suit...

Item #632036

August 05, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 5, 1893  The front cover has "The World's Columbian Exposition - The French Locomotive Exhibit - The Bethlehem Iron Co.'s Exhibit" (Pennsylvania) with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "The Edison Electric Light Suits" the recent ruling on the patent; "The Desroziers Dynamo"; "The World's Co... See More  

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631936

Masonry bridges at Constantine and Ronda...

Item #631936

July 09, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 9, 1910  The front page has "The Two Highest Masonry Bridges in the World" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "A Colossal Illuminated Advertising Display"; "Novel Electric Towing Locomotive for Canal Locks"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in twenty pages, never bound, in very good... See More  

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631902

Niagara River... fire escape...

Item #631902

December 01, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 1, 1883  The front page has "The Great Cantilever Bridge over Niagara River" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Cassedy's Fire Escape"; "Locomotive with Electric Head Lights and Electric Machine"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in nice condi... See More  

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631898

Proposed bridge at 69th Street, New York City...

Item #631898

June 16, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 16, 1894  The front page has "Proposed Bridge over the Hudson River, at New York" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Hendrich's Unicycle"; "The Fireproof building Construction of the New Jersey Wire Cloth Company"; "Crane's Oscillating Device for Vehicles"; "A New Compound Locomotive"... See More  

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631819

Locomotive steam bell...

Item #631819

January 17, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 17, 1885  The front page has "The Stiles Improved Press" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Smith's Ice Planing and Ridging Machine"; "Road Bridge Over the Ouse at Bedford"; "Locomotive Steam Bell"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound,&nb... See More  

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631812

Breech-loading guns... London's gigantic wheel...

Item #631812

June 02, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 2, 1894  The front page has "An Illustrated History of Breech-Loading Guns" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The London Gigantic Wheel"; "Triple Boiler Locomotive, Belgian State Railway"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in nice condition.

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631502

Steam from locomotives...

Item #631502

July 06, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1895  The front page of the issue has "A Steam Supply From Combined Locomotives" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Tube Redrawing Industry"; "Relics of a Cuban Insurrection"; "The Annealing of Armor Plates by Electricity"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixte... See More  

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628008

Windmill at Laramie, Wyoming Territory...

Item #628008

May 08, 1869

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 8, 1869  Prints within include: "Marketing At The Five Points, New York"; a full page with two illustrations: "The Strike Of The 2nd Avenue R. R. Drivers -- The Resumption Of Travel -- Scene At The Depot" and "Windmill At Laramie, Wyoming Territory, For Supplying The Locomotives Of The Union Pacific RR With Water".

Sixteen... See More  

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619281

Very scarce title...

Item #619281

January 15, 1847

MONTHLY BULLETIN, New York, Jan.15, 1847 



* Early locomotive engraving



Actually a quite scarce title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes it began March 15, 1846 but doesn't know when it ended. Only the American Antiquarian Society records any issues of this title and it has but three.

Various news & literary items, nice engraving of an early railroad engine in ... See More  

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618062

Amelia Earhart's Pittsburgh welcome...

Item #618062

July 25, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1928



* Aviatrix Amelia Earhart

* Post Atlantic Ocean flight

* Airplane "Friendship"

* Pittsburgh welcome




Page 5 has one column headings: "Miss Earhart Rides In Locomotive Cab" "Dons Cap and Overalls at Pittsburgh After Being Welcomed by City"1st report coverage on Amelia Earhart being Pittsburgh's guest of honor after her famo... See More  

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$34.00
615414

Dinosaurs - Extinct Monsters...

Item #615414

March 04, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1893 The front page of this issue features "The Mexican Central Railway's Monster Locomotive -- Designed by F. W. Johnstone". Within the issue is "The Manufacture of Dynamite"; "Raising the Flag on the Steamship New York"; "Extinct Monsters" which are of several dinosaurs; "The World's Columbian Exposition... See More  

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614637

1854 Germantown, Ohio...

Item #614637

November 09, 1854

TWIN VALLEY LOCOMOTIVE, Germantown, Ohio, November 9, 1854



* Uncommon title



Nice masthead engraving (see), news of the day with several advertisements.

Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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$32.00
614515

Locomotive print...

Item #614515

May 16, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1885  The front page has a large illustration "Standard Passenger Locomotive of the New York, New Haven, and Hartford R.R." and has an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Nixon's Course Reading Attachment for Transits"; "Whale Captured at Vadso, August 15, 1884"; and other illustrations, articles, and adv
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614510

Edison's Railway Telegraphy...

Item #614510

February 20, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 20, 1886  The front page has illustrations of "the Hoboken Inclined Cable Railway" and an associated article. Inside the issue is: "The Ingersoll Stone Channeling Machine"; "Benson's Improved Farm Locomotive"; "The Edison System of Railway Telegraphy"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

This... See More  

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$40.00
612651

Hydraulic locomotive...

Item #612651

February 10, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 10, 1877  The front page has a very interesting illustration captioned: "Novel Hydraulic Railway Locomotive"  showing what essentially looks like a paddlewheel-powered flume ride. A related front page article as well.

Inside the issue is "Guardiola's Sugar and Coffee Machinery"; "Blaisdell's Upright Moulding Machin... See More  

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611414

Fireless locomotive...

Item #611414

October 20, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 20, 1877  The front cover continues a halfpage illustration "Fireless Locomotive For Street Railways" which has an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Baromotor"; "Root's Blower for Mine Ventilation"; "Automatic Fire Extinguisher"; "Small Geared Locomotives"; and more illustrations, articl... See More  

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$21.00
606295

The reconstruction...

Kinzua Bridge (Viaduct)... Highest in the World...

Item #606295

October 27, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 27, 1900



* The highest and longest bridge of its kind (at time of its completion)



The front page of this issue has several images of the reconstruction of the "Kinzua Viaduct -- The Highest Railway Bridge in the World", as of its completion, being the highest and longest bridge of its kind in the world.

Additional articles, illustrations and ... See More  

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605489

Peter Cooper death...

Item #605489

April 05, 1883

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1883



* Peter Cooper death

* 1st Steam locomotive in U.S.




The front page has one column headings: "DEATH OF PETER COOPER" "A Great Philanthropist At Rest After Ninety-Two Years" and more (see photos). This includes lengthy text. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title.



Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, light brow... See More  

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601908

Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi...

Item #601908

December 01, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, December 1, 1900  The front cover of the issue features an illustration of "Giuseppe Verdi - Italy's Greatest Living Composer". Inside the issue is a small accompanying article. Also inside the issue is "Light Railway Locomotives in France"; "Details of Electric Clock"; "Mummified Peruvian Head - Three Quarter an... See More  

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598981

Locomotives... Making of golf clubs...

Item #598981

August 23, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 23, 1902  The front cover features six illustrations of "The Building of American Locomotives - II" which contains an accompanying article inside. Articles inside are: "Improved Picture Projecting Apparatus"; "Making of Golf Clubs" which includes six illustrations; "First Class Battleship 'Connecticut'";
... See More  

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177848

The Wright brothers fly... A nice first report...

Item #177848

January 02, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1904  The significance of this issue is the lengthier-than-most report on page 10 headed: "A Flying-Machine That Flies" which is the great and very historic report of the first successful flight of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk. 

The article begins with a cautious note: "Stories of flying machines that fly are to be received w... See More  

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$235.00
585728

Ohio Railroad system....

Item #585728

June 04, 1880

CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, June 4, 1880



* Stephenson's Rocket steam locomotive print



Page 3 has a nice two column illustration of the "Stephenson's Rocket" steam locomotive with headline: "A History of the Ohio Railroad Company--The Forerunner, and What Might Have Been the Parent of the Present Lake Shore Railroad"



Other news and advertisements o... See More  

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$20.00
578201

Corning NY train wreck disaster...

Item #578201

July 05, 1912

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, July 5, 1912



* Corning NY train wreck (Gibson)

* Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company

* Early 1st report



This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "42 PERSONS DEAD AND 60 INJURED", "As Result of Collision of Trains Near Corning, N. Y." and more.  Early reporting on the ... See More  

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$42.00
572204

Powellton WV locomotive explosion...

Item #572204

December 27, 1934

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, Albany, New York, December 27, 1934  This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "13 ARE KILLED IN BLAST OF MINER ENGINE" "20 More Injured as Train Is Torn Asunder by Explosion" and more. (see)



This tells of the boiler explosion of miners' locomotive of the Koppers Coal Company in Powellton, West Virginia.



... See More  

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$37.00
566624

1951 Woodstock AL train crash...

Item #566624

November 26, 1951

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, November 26, 1951 



* Woodstock AL Alabama 

* Train - railroad - locomotives
 



This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Search for Additional Victims In Wreck Which Takes 18 Lives"



Tells of the train collision at Woodstock Alabama.



Other news of the day. Light browning with minor spine wea... See More  

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$26.00
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