This is an original 1960 black and white print ad for the Great Northern Railway, office located in St. Paul, Minnesota. Promoted in the ad is the new mechanized "muscle", a giant, diesel-powered "broom" for maintaining the railroad tracks.
This 51+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Moderate aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 11 inches; 20 x 28 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: machine, roadbeds, ballast, rail Vintage Advertising