In the early years of rail building, a series of lines grew up between New York City, Albany, Schnectady, Utica, Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo, linking the Great Lakes and the Midwest to the Hudson River and the world. Brought together in 1853 as the New York Central Railroad, the line eventually served one-half of America’s population, moving passengers in the northeast between New York, Chicago and Detroit, or from Boston to St. Louis.
Measures 13.25” x 10″ closed, and opens to 13.25″ x 20″.
Each picture is accompanied by a description of the action and the equipment. This beautifully designed publication is attractive and useful, with calendar grids that have large blocks for every day of the week. The monthly calendar also includes grids for the previous and forthcoming months, to make planning more convenient. The Pennsylvania Railroad calendar opens to a generous 14 by 22 inches, nearly 10 percent larger than most other brands and includes major holidays and phases of the moon.