SANTA FE RAILROAD - THE CHIEF WAY Trains Advertising Poster


Genre: Trains
Artist: Leo Anchoriz
Year Printed: 1947
Size: 18" x 24"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original SANTA FE RAILROAD - THE CHIEF WAY vintage railway poster. Professional archival acid-free linen backed in excellent condition; ready to frame. Year: 1947. Size: 18" x 24". Several of the trains were named "Chief" which includes the San Francisco Chief, Texan Chief, Kansas City Chief and Super Chief. The Santa Fe Railroad became on of the largest United Sates railway companies by getting land grants from the U. S. Government. The railway then sold off the land in parcels to farmers. The image of the 'Chief' was introduced in the 1930's in a rare poster for the San Francisco Chief Santa Fe New Train to Chicago and Texas. The American Indian was present in many of the Santa Fe Railway posters not only as this 'Chief' image; but also as braves as seen in other antique posters. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed, and in excellent condition.

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