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    Snow Trains Boston & Maine RR (1946) Ski Poster (21" X 29.5"). The Boston and Maine Railroad introduced the first Snow Train in 1931 in an attempt to drum up some business in the early days of the depression. The first trains left Boston's North Station every winter Sunday for destinations in northern New England and proved to be a success that was copied nationally by other carriers. The stylized illustration on this late 30's poster is evocative of the type of pin-up and pulp art that was popular in the early part of the decade. This poster's imagery marks a transition between that earlier and often tawdry style to what, by the late 1940's, had become an established illustrative genre. Artist Neuwelt. Fine/Very Fine condition on Linen.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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