Locomotive Builder & Railroad Advertising

An interesting assortment of locomotive / railroad advertising is presented here in either a PDF or JPEG format. PDF-formatted documents will open full-size for viewing; however an Adobe Reader app will be needed to view them. To view JPEG-formatted documents, it will be necessary to utilize your browser zoom-in/out feature to achieve a preferred viewing size.

More vintage advertisements will be added to this section at the end of each month, so please check back.

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Alco FA Advertisement

One-page color advertisement from Life Magazine (April 1946) introducing Alco's new "1500" series streamlined locomotive.

(R. Craig collection)

Alco FA Advertisement

One-page color advertisement from Life Magazine (May 1946) touting Alco's new "Super" freight locomotive.

(R. Craig collection)

Baldwin 2000: Answer to Heavy Hauling Problems

2-color Railway Age advertisement (October 1948) announcing Baldwin's six-axle, 2000-hp transfer locomotive

(R. Craig collection)

EMD FT-s Took Slack Out of Hoosac

One--page, b&w Modern Railways ad (April 1948) outlining how EMD locos helped eliminate electrification on Hoosac Tunnel line

(Ted Grumbine)

EMD's Great New Line

One--page, b&w Railway Age ad (August 1956) introducing EMD's E9 passenger locomotive

(R. Craig)

EMD's SD40-2 Provide Better Productivity for BN

Four-page color advertisement highlighting how BN utilizes EMD power

(Ted Grumbine collection)

EMD's Space-Age Technology Lowers MoPac's Costs

Four-page color advertisement, delineating the benefits of EMD's Transportation Control System on the Missouri Pacific

(Ted Grumbine collection)

EMD's Alternative to Rebuilding-in-Kind

2--page, full-color magazine spread outlining the advantages of a new GP15-1

(Ted Grumbine collection)

FM of Canada: New Page in Canadian Railroad History

B&W Railway Age ad (October 1948) announcing new Canadian-built cab units from FM

(R. Craig collection)

General Electric: Cool New Look

One-page, Multi-color Railway Age ad (September 1966) announcing new U36B freight locomotive

(R. Craig collection)

Montreal Locomotive Works Diesels

>Modern Railoads color center-spread (November 1952) showcasing Howard Fogg FA painting

(R. Craig collection)

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