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Auction 187, Lot 188


"Travel the Chessie Corridor - There's More to See!", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1938 (published)

Publication: Ken Magazine

Color: Printed Color

12.3 x 8.4 inches
31.2 x 21.3 cm
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This advertisement depicts the lines of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway from the eastern seaboard to Chicago, touting the railway's well-known passenger trains, The George Washington, The Sportsman, and The Fast Flying Virginian. Cities along the lines are illustrated with a vignette depicting an important site or event, meant to encourage travelers to visit these "scenic and historic" places by rail. Published in the 5 May 1938 issue of Ken Magazine, a controversial anti-fascist magazine.


Condition: A+

Minor creasing along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $110

Closed on 4/27/2022