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Hannibal And St. Joseph Railroad. The Old Reliable Route To The West Via Quincy  John H.  Carson [General Manager]

Hannibal And St. Joseph Railroad. The Old Reliable Route To The West Via Quincy

John H. Carson [General Manager]

First edition. 22 3/4" x 14" one sheet, folded to 12 panels, illustrated, map. One side has one half (7" x 22 3/4") in color depicting a Hannibal & St. Joseph R. R. Reclining Chair Car, complete with a side view of various scenes of passengers relaxing in the newly installed reclining chairs.The other part is four panels of time tables and two panels of advertisements. The other side has one half (7" x 22 3/4") in color depicting a H & ST. J. train engine pulling four cars and featuring the New Electric Light lighting the way for the engine. The lower portion features a color map of the Old Reliable Hannibal and St. Joseph Short Line, the only line running round trip cars between Chicago, Toledo, Indianapolis and Kansas City, Atchison and St. Joseph without change. The line promotes "Always on time" and the Horton reclining chair cars. Fold creases are visible, there is light wear to the perimeter margins, and a few fold creases, else a very good copy.

Inventory Number: 45340

$2,250.00