The Flight of the Fast Mail on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway
J. A. Burch
Cosack & Co., Buffalo, NY
Publisher / Location:
Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway
Chromolithograph on paper
Gift of the New York Central Railroad
From the 1870s and later, railroads devoted less space to text and more to imagery in large-scale printed materials like this poster. Advances in printing technologies, especially lithography, enabled this change.