||Linen backed original railway poster.
Rock Island engine #160 shown in the Southwest countryside is pulling a line of freight cars that stretch to the horizon. You can almost feel the rain that is going to fall in this great vibrant image. Excellent condition.
The charter was issued in 1867 under the name of Peoria and Rock Island Railway.
shown in red and black livery with the words "Rock Island" depicted on the side of the locomotive in white lettering on the black band running across the side below the windows and the number panel. The word "Rock" lies left of the rearmost ladder and the word "island" lies to the reight of the the rearmost ladder.