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EXHIBIT Of LOCOMOTIVES By The BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS, Burnham, Parry, Williams & Co., Proprietors, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A. The World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, May - October, 1893
Printed by J. B. Lippincott & Co (n. d.), Philadelphia - 78, [2] pp. Advertisement penultimate page listing the divers locomotive types [9] custom built by Baldwin. Frontis, from a photograph, showing an interior factory view of the Baldwin Locomotive Works. Images, from photographs, of the 14 engines on exhibit. Woodcut of "Old Ironsides", 1832 locomotive built by Matthias Baldwin. 4to. 10-7/8" x 7-3/4" Baldwin exhibited 14 locomotives in the Exposition including an Express Passenger Locomotive, "American Pattern" [Class 8-34 C]; 3 Compound Express Passenger Locomotives, a "Double-Ender" Type, Wootten Fire-Box [Class 8 20/38 1/4 C, No. 694], an "American Type" [Class 8 20/38 C, No. 450] & a "Special High-Speed" Type [Class 8 20/38 1/4 C, No. 13,350]; a Passenger Locomotive, "American" Type [Class 830 C, No. 13,400] and other divers models such as a Logging Locomotive, "Double-Ender" Pattern [Class 8=22 1/4 C, No. 13,361]. Soiling to boards, with a bit of fraying to spine ends. Period pos to front paste-down, and later one to preliminary blank. A solid VG copy. Original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to front board. Floral patterned paper eps 1st edition. Ca 1893. Scarce, OCLC locates 13 cc. Not in Romaine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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