Shows: Gaithersburg '05

Here are more photos of the Railroad, Steamship,and Transportation Artifacts Show held in Gaithersburg, Maryland in November of 2005. This page shows mostly paper items.

Above left to right. A broadside from the Chicago & North Western Railway; a broadside from the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad; a poster advertising an encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic (Union Civil War veterans); a 1939 calendar from the Great Northern Railway.
Above left to right. Various locomotive manual and and railroad rule books; two calendars in the Winold Reiss series from the Great Northern Railway; a metal calendar from the Missouri Pacific; various card decks issued by railroads.
Above left to right. Public passenger timetables; assorted railroad brochures and booklets; a booklet of photos along the lines of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway; contemporary railroad books.
Above left to right. Four views of a New York City wooden sign from the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad dating to the WWII era (probably).
Far left. A chart for inspections of General Electric diesel locomotives. Left. A "No Smoking" sign from a railroad passenger car.

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All photos by Rob Hoffer.