Dec 05, 2013 - Sale 2334

Sale 2334 - Lot 429

Price Realized: $ 40,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
(RAILROADS--AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVES.) Mammoth archive of photographs and related materials dealing with American locomotives. Includes several thousand vintage photos of locomotives in various formats, thousands of pages of meticulously detailed and organized typed notes identifying the photos and providing a history of American locomotive productions, hundreds of photographic slides for projector use, 35-mm films in canisters, railroad magazines and books. United States, nd

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Incredible archive for the truly serious and advanced enthusiast. The archive was created by a gentleman with an eye for completeness and detail. Locomotive historians will find an unlimited wealth of information in the typed notes kept in tightly organized binders and index style cards in metal cases. A lucky collector can advance himself into the ranks of the select by owning this marvelous record of the mighty American locomotive.