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Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
BERN HILL (1911-1977) GREAT NORTHERN'S EMPIRE BUILDER IN MONTANA ROCKIES. Circa 1950s. 23 3/4x18 inches, 60 1/4x45 3/4 cm. Condition A-: minor creases and abrasions at edges; sharp creases and scuffing in upper right corner. Paper. Running between Chicago and Seattle, the Empire Builder began service in 1929. It ran through the Glacier National Park which was such a scenic route that in 1955 the railroad installed viewing domes in the cars of this trains to facilitate sightseeing for passengers. Here, in the days before the dome, the train curves around one of the park's many lakes, the blade of the upper quadrant semaphore pointing up, indicating that the route is clear.