It is wonderful that so much Pennsylvania Railroad advertising art has been saved and presented in this book. The industrial growth of the United States went hand-in-hand with the growth of the railroad industry. As the greatest American railroad, the Pennsy boasted of its strength and service through this art.
This title features the Ed Lied collection with an overview by Chis Baer of the Hagley Museum and Archives plus other material. Includes posters, booklets, flyers, timetables, original artwork and various ephemera. All images restored to new or near-new condition.
Interview with Al Paul Lefton, Jr., pp. 7-11;
Selling Efficiency, pp. 12-35;
1856-1897, pp. 36-47;
1880-1899, pp. 48-81;
1900-1919, pp. 82-99;
1920-1939, pp. 100-167;
1940-1945, pp. 168-207;
1946-1956, pp. 208-265;
1957-1968, pp. 266-275;
The Long Way Home, pp. 276-278;
Reflections by Mitchell A. Markovitz, pp. 279-281;
Ed Lied, pp. 282-284.
Pennsylvania Railroad Historical and Technical Society, hardcover, 284 pages, larger horizontal format 11 x 9 in., 492 images, mostly color.