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Happy Independence Day from I Ride the Harlem Line! Trains Advertisements History

Our previous post featured some of the menus from the New York Central’s most famous train, the 20th Century Limited… but I left one out, as I felt it was appropriate for today. Printed in 1943, World War Two raged on, and much of the country’s resources were devoted to...

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A new local timetable – Mount Vernon, 1906 Advertisements History

A few weeks ago, I posted about local timetables on the Harlem Line, and focused on some of the “unofficial” timetables that were also printed by neighborhood businesses. Today I’m posting a short addendum to that, as I’ve recently acquired another little timecard. Printed by the Mount Vernon Trust Company,...

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Local Timetables on the Harlem – 1890 to today Advertisements History

Every time I go to grab a snack at home, I find myself staring at an advertisement. And I’m not talking about the packaging of the food itself – my roommate has hung a calendar from our local pharmacy on the inside of the cabinet. You probably have one of...

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Happy Valentine’s Day from the New York Central Railroad! Advertisements History

If you’re into relatively inane holidays, have I got a card for you! This 1951 advertisement for the New York Central was just dying to be made into a card for Valentine’s Day. Obviously, the above is photoshopped, but for veracity’s sake, below you’ll find the original advertisement – which...

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