Edward Lamson Henry. "The Camden and Amboy Railroad, with the Engine Planet, in 1834".
1904. 15 1/4 x 32. Here is the steam engine Planet at Camden, N.J. with the steamship William Penn in the background on the Delaware River. The Camden & Amboy Railroad, connecting Philadelphia to New York City, was the major New Jersey leg of the passenger and freight lines which ran up the east coast of North America in the nineteenth century.
New York: C. Klackner. Photogravures. Printed with color and finished by hand. Very good condition. In birdseye maple frames.
Fascinating historical images of the childhood of rapid transit. These prints are from a series done by C. Klackner depicting some of the most famous early passenger trains. The prints are based on accurate historic information, combining this interesting history with an impressive appearance.
Click the link below to view others from this series:
"The First Railroad Train on the Mohawk and Hudson Road"