This is an original 1893 halftone print of the train tracks through the Shoshone Tunnel in the Canyon of the Grand River, Colorado. (Please note that there is printing on the reverse.)
Period Paper is pleased to offer an extraordinary collection of original halftone images of America's scenic wonders circa 1893. These images are the work of the famous traveler and writer J. W. Buel, and they provide an unique historical record of the 19th century American landscape. Please note: most of these images are duotone in color--not grayscale. However, the duotone hue may not be readily visible in the digital image.
This 118+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
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Type: Original Halftone Print