Item #16519 Chicago 100 Years of Progress in Modern Railroading Pennsylvania Railroad 1833 – 1933 Century of Progress World’s Fair.
100 Years of Progress in Modern Railroading Pennsylvania Railroad 1833 – 1933 Century of Progress World’s Fair, Chicago 1933-34
100 Years of Progress in Modern Railroading Pennsylvania Railroad 1833 – 1933 Century of Progress World’s Fair, Chicago 1933-34
100 Years of Progress in Modern Railroading Pennsylvania Railroad 1833 – 1933 Century of Progress World’s Fair, Chicago 1933-34

Pennsylvania Railroad, 1933. Folded Brochure.

Color pictorial wraps; 4.25 by 6.26 opening to 21 inches.  Illustrated with color drawings. Carefully handled, no flaws but expected even age-toning.

Near Fine. Item #16519

100 Years of Progress in Modern Railroading was a brochure souvenir distributed by the Pennsylvania Railroad exhibit at the Century of Progress fair in Chicago from 1933 to 1934.

The brochure was published in 1933 and illustrates the progress of the Pennsylvania Railroad over the past century. More information within the brochure includes progress on the development of transportation, technology, and a short general history of the Pennsylvania Railroad from 1833 – 1933.

Background Information:

A Century of Progress International Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair, was a World's Fair held in the city of Chicago, Illinois, United States, from 1933 to 1934.


Originally intended to commemorate Chicago's past, the Century of Progress Exposition came to symbolize hope for Chicago's and America's future during the Great Depression.


This was the second world's fair that Chicago had hosted, and by the time it closed, it had been visited by nearly 40 million fairgoers.     

Price: $19.95