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Catalog Number 1931.031.997
Object Name Card, Trade
Scope & Content Trade card advertising the Great Western and Michigan Central Railway Line, with a color lithograph on the recto captioned, "The only Route via Niagara Falls & Suspension Bridge." The image shows a train crossing the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge with the falls in the background. "Take the Great Western & Michigan Central R.W. Line" is printed below the image. A map showing railroad lines from Chicago to the east coast, including those of the Michigan Central Railroad, the Great Western Railway, the Erie Railroad, the New York Central Railroad, the Lehigh Valley Railroad, and the North Carolina Railroad, is printed on the verso. The map is captioned, "The Popular Niagara Falls Route between the East & West," and "Do not fail to see Niagara Falls & Travel over the Michigan Central & Gt. Western Railway Line."
Date c. 1866
Year Range from 1861
Year Range to 1866
Extent of Description 4.5" x 3"
Collection Transportation
Search Terms Michigan Central Railroad
Great Western Railway
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge