This is an original 1942 halftone print of various railroad men. The top image shows men in the caboose of a train. Shown is Dave A. "Honest Abe" Stickney who had been working for the railroad since 1903. In the center is C. W. "Fibber" McGehee who at the time of this image, had repaired Southern Pacific engines for thirty years and made about $400 a month. On the far right is a young man of twenty-three named W. P. Pendleton who made about $225 a month.
This 69+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Moderate aging in margins. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 10.75 x 12.5 inches; 27 x 32 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: captain's cabin, crow's nest, galley, forecastle, Redding Bottling Company, beer, wine, liquor