Lot 236 of 429:
Original photographs of railway locomotives  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Album of approx. 70 original photographs of locomotives and a few other train-related scenes
Author:
Place:
Various places
Publisher:
Date:
c..1890-1940
Description:

Original albumen and silver photographs. Most approx. 11x16.5 cm (4½x6½"), glued to black leaves of an album. Most captioned in white ink below the images, a few with additional ink notations on the images. Album measures 14.8x21 cm (5¾x8¼"), flexible cloth.

Marvelous gathering of original photographs of locomotives and trains, compiled by Lou Ledger, who worked 56 years for the Santa Fe Railroad before retiring as an engineer at age 75. He recorded all the locomotives he drove and saw, giving their weight, class, engine numbers, and more, Included as a bonus are two images of a wreck that took place at Kingman, Arizona. A newsclipping about Ledger at his retirement is laid in.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some insect damage and other wear to covers; a few images with minor discoloration of fading, several leaves detached; overall very good.
 
Item number:
305326
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.