Travel Articles

Vintage Travel Articles

Original vintage travel magazine articles display wonderfully matted and framed.  Unique old collectibles for Flight Over Mexico, New Epoch in Railroading.

battleship nebraska 1904 launching navy ship seattle vintage article
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Original old magazine vintage article for  THE LAUNCHING OF THE BATTLE SHIP NEBRASKA.  The Latest addition to our Navy, The Lauching of the Battleship Nebraska at Seattle, Washington. This 1904  magazine pictorial article would display beautifully matted and framed. Moran shipyard in Seattle launches battleship Nebraska on October 7, 1904. On October 7, 1904, the battleship USS Nebraska is launched from Moran Brothers shipyard in Seattle. It is the only battleship built in Washington state. Fifty-five thousand people attend, including 40,000 along the wharves and shoreline and 15,000 in boats across Elliott Bay. The Moran Brothers Company, founded as a machine shop in 1882, operated a shipyard at the foot of South Charles Street, south of Seattle's Pioneer Square. Company President Robert Moran (mayor of Seattle in 1888-1890) submitted the lowest bid to build the Nebraska, but it was still more than the Navy wanted to pay. To help ..

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chapman smith company 1958 john a kluetsch matchbook vintage article
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Original commercial bakery trade magazine vintage article for CHAPMAN AND SMITH COMPANY in Melrose Park, IL.  John A. Kluetsch, president. Matchbook collecting is his hobby from places he actually visits during his travels, including Perino's in Los Angeles, the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Honolulu, Antoine's in New Orleans, and Gallagher's in New York. 1958 unique old baking industry article by Paul Vandervoort, II. About six issues of this rare magazine was found in a storage unit, in their original, rolled paper mailing sleeve addressed to Frieds Bakery in Mountaindale, New York. These magazines were folded in half, unopened for 55 years. As such, the bakery ads and articles may have a slight crease or warp down the center, but would still display magnificently when matted and framed...

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flight over mexico 1935 holiday travel vintage article
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Original vintage magazine article, FLIGHT OVER MEXICO Part I, story by Jean Austin, Sketches by Harry Marinsky. Many photographs. Palacio Park, Mexico City, Grasshopper Hill, Xochimilco, Chapultepec, Guadalupe, Toluca, Puebla, Cholula, San Juan Teotihuacan, Taxco and Cuernavaca, Popocatepetl and Ixtacchiuatl volcanoes, Acapulco, Mazatlan.  Old 1935 magazine travel article...

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folding trailer 1937 demonstrated automotive engineers vintage article
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Original old petroleum trade magazine vintage article for FOLDING TRAILER Demonstrated to Automotive Engineers.  Pictured is the Stout Vacation House trailer displayed at the SAE meeting, May 4-9 at White Sulphur Springs, WV.  Pictured is the designer, W.B. Stout. This unique 1937 oil and gas article would display beautifully matted and framed...

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house boat cruiser 1905 sailboat frank humphreys vintage article
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Original vintage magazine article titled THE HOUSE BOAT CRUISER by Frank Landon Humphreys.  The yacht he describes can be built from 17,000 to 30,000 Dollars according to speed, finish of interior woodwork and upholstery.  Cost of crew and maintenance for a monthly bill is 75 Dollars for Engineer, 45 Dollars for a Cook, 30 Dollars for a Steward, 60 Dollars for Two Sailors, 75 Dollars for a Captain, 100 Dollars for Maintenance of 6 Men, 120 Dollars for Coal, Water and Ice.  Grand total Monthly Bill, 505 Dollars. Old 19052 page  travel article.   ..

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new epoch in railroading 1904 ny train rr vintage article
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Original vintage magazine article, A NEW EPOCH IN RAILROADING by William J. Wilgus, Vice President of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad, 1904. There is a photograph of "The new Electric Locomotive of the New York Central which had an Official Trial recently at Schenectady, New York." The electrification of the passenger traffic of two to the most important stem railroads in the world, for distances of from 25 miles to 35 miles, radiating from a terminus in the greatest city on the Western Hemisphere, may well be said to mark the beginning of a new epoch in the history of transportation. Includes information on the enlargement of the Grand Central Station, a connection with the Rapid Transit Subway at 42nd Street, NYC and  the straightening of alignment of various places such as the Marble Hill cut off in the Borough of the Bronx, and more.Approximate page size 9 x 13 inches...

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place to play 1968 houston texas resorts marina travel vintage article
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Original 1968 Houston business trade magazine vintage article, A PLACE TO PLAY. Increasing interest in recreational activities has caused a boom in the local resort industry. Houston, Texas-area resorts and marinas have been mushrooming lately to keep up with the increasing interest in boats. Places mentioned ar Jamaica Beach, West Galveston Bay, the recently completed Marina City at Galveston Yacht Basin, Clear Lake and Tiki Island to name a few. ‚ÄčThis old dated three page travel magazine article would display beautifully matted and framed. ..

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special trailer camps 1937 indiana state parks travel vintage article
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Original old petroleum trade magazine vintage article for SPECIAL TRAILER CAMPS in 3 Indiana state parks, Spring Mill near Mitchell, Shakamak near Terre Haute, and Pokagon.  Travel accommodation offered include electric connections, rest room and laundry building, drinking fountains, outdoor oven with fuel and a picnic table.  Art by Robert Tate. This unique 1937 automobile camping two page article would display beautifully matted and framed. There is slight crease down center of page...

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