This is an original 1907 black and white print ad for investment and real estate opportunities in West Beverly, where the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway meets the Columbia River. It was in 1905, that the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad began to expand its travel to the Western states, including Washington, as previously the railway had only served from Mississippi to Wisconsin when it first began its operations in 1847.
This 104+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some bleed through visible on this ad.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 9.25 inches; 15 x 23 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, Acreage, Realty, Pricing