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Re: PC: PRR art
- Subject: Re: PC: PRR art
- From: "Chris Osterhus" <su_carbs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 10:23:01 PDT
>Does anyone know anything about PRR artwork?
>I have a large maybe 18"x24" or so poster here showing Uncle Sam towering
>over at least 6 tracks, with a PRR 4-8-2 charging down the middle and flats
>loaded with tanks on the right track. It's a repro of a watercolor and
>bears the identification Pensylvania RR C 1942 and the artist name Dean
>Corn Well (in 3 lines). Around this is a gold border with "Serving The
>Nation" at bottom center and a bigger maroon border around that with reads
>Pennsylvania Railroad in larger type. I've no idea if it's original ( I
>have one someplace on heavy cardboard that likely is orignal) but it's not
>in bad shape even though I've never figured out just what to do with it.
If it was me, I'd probably have it framed.. I have some old PC, PRR and NYC
magazine ads hidden somewhere in my collection. The PRR ads date from the
1940s, because of the long strings of hopper cars, and the war slogan at the
bottom. The NYC ad features 20th Century Limited, and dates from the 1950s.
I'm thinking about having both framed, and hung in the RR room...
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