Tag Archives: Trains

1862: Traveling Companions

Augustus Leopold Egg: The Travelling Companions (1862) The city in the background of this painting is Menton, on the Côte d’Azur, which had become a popular destination for sufferers of tuberculosis following the 1861 publication of Dr. James Henry Bennet’s … Continue reading

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1937: Underground

Emil Otto Hoppé: British Museum Underground Station, London, 1937

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1920s: Fast • Reliable

Posters commissioned by the Chicago Rapid Transit Company in the 1920’s to encourage Chicagoans to use mass transit to explore the city, not just for getting to and from work. Click to see full-size. (source)

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1892: How to Deal with Scabs

CLEVERLY CAPTURED A very clever piece of work was recently done by Thomas I. Kidd in preventing the bosses putting an end to the strike of the St. Louis machine woodworkers for a shorter working day. Mr. Kidd is the … Continue reading

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2014: A Train Goes Somewhere

Animated gif by Julien Douvier; more here. This one isn’t dated; 2014 is my best guess.

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