Railroads on Parade

Leslie Ragan (1897-1972) Artist
1939 Date:
Photomechanical print on paper Medium
Gift of the New York Central Railroad Credit
1959.130.170 Accession number
Railroads on Parade, a spectacular musical production staged at the 1939 New York World's Fair, featured a cast of 250 performers and 20 real locomotives. Leslie Ragan's poster contrasts a nineteenth-century locomotive with Raymond Loewy's streamlined S1 "Broadway Limited," designed for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Additional comments

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