Framed lithographic print of an advertisement of Ferry's Seeds. The print has a tan background, and at the top of the image is a white circle. Within the white circle is a woman, depcited from the shoulders upward, facing to the right in a three-quarter view. She wears a green hat or bonnet decorated with pink flowers. She holds a bouquet of pink, purple, and green flowers up to her face. The woman fades into the background below the shoulders, but the bouquet trails down to the bottom of the image. In the bottom left corner is the text "BUY FERRY'S SEEDS." The image has a beige or off-white matting. Displayed in a wooden frame and overlaid with glass. The wood of the frame is stained a mid-toned yellow-brown, with incised lines coloured a darker brown. The back of the frame is covered in a thin, brown paper. A wire stretches across the back of the frame horizontally, attached to a metal loop at either side. At the bottom of the frame on its back are two sitckers, one which reads "The contents of this frame have been matted with archival quality Alphamat." and the other reads "Belmont Custom Picture Framing & Art Gallery, 664-0399, 189 Main St., Belmont, Ont., N0L 1B0, Gerald Smith, Debbie Hope."
Paper, wood, glass
Small smudges of unknown substance on print itself. Horizontal lines where print has been folded.
The American Lithographic (ALCO) 1892-1929: In 1892, the publishers The Commercial Chronicle and The Hunt's Merchants' Magazine consolidated under the name "The American Lithographic Co," and was purchased by the Knapp Company in New York.
American Locomotive Company, Schenectady Works Form 1007. Details the specifications of a 4-6-0 Ten-Wheeler Type 460-157. Drawing number 327, this locomotive was delivered to the Michigan Central Railroad March 1904
The object is a round ammeter made of a silver-coloured metal. Its face is white with a black needle and measurements to indicate amperes from 0 to 30. It reads "'EVER READY AMMETER' AMERICAN ELECTRICAL NOVELTY & MFG. CO. NEW YORK CITY." The face is overlaid with glass. At the top of the device is a ring to which a leather cord ending in a metal rod is tied. Another metal rod protrudes from the device's bottom.
Light surface scratching and tarnishing on metal; leather worn.
33-2 "Amtrak's Auto Train Invites You to Spend The Next 900 miles with us"effective 10/01/88/ 33-2b "Amtraks All Aboard America's Fares"/ 33-2c,1,2,3 "Amtrak's Now Lower Than Ever Special" 3 copies/ 033-2d "Amtrak Midwest-West Routes", April,1987/ 033-2e, "Amtrak National Train Timetables", April,5th,1987/ 033-2f "Amtrak Midwest-West Routes", May,15th,1988./ 033-2g "Amtrak National Train Timetables," September,18,1988/ 033-2h,1-2 "California Intercity Rail Timetables",Effective April,5,1987 2 copies/ 033-2i, "Cumbraes & Toltec Scenic Railroad Official Timetable" for the historic Narrow-Gauge Steam Powered Railway
dark brown card stock album with a spring clip binding front and back cover having a brown tape top holding 23 brown paper pages with black and white photos.
Front cover has an applied paper label with off white border and print, saying N.Y. Lines Standard Practices Locomotive and tenders. Across the top of the front cover is printed in black marker C. Schilld Mech. Insp.E.A. Buffalo/ NEAR bottom in right hand corner is in black marker On first page is Photographs W.H. Flynn
inside is 23 pages of numbered photographs showing machine shop equipment Page one has printed donated by Mr. Tom Cotrell under lined.
Cover is clean, photos clear, heavy paper pages are detached near front of binder
A white metal red-bodied hand lantern, battery operated with a blue lens cover over the light bulbs in the bottom of the lantern. The base of the lantern is a white metal wire with three arms riveted to the the white metal ring around the base of the round battery holder of the lantern, there is a white metal tubular handle attached to the red battery holder. There is lettering stamped into the round top of the lantern battery holder saying STAR HEADLIGHT & LANTERN CO. HONEOYE FALLS N.Y. USA. There is also an image of a star stamped into the top of the battery holder with the word PATENTED below the star image.
fair to good shows some usage and small paint chips in the red battery case.
This is a blueprint of the passenger station, freight station, engine terminal, and shop area in St. Thomas. The blueprint has a map key at the bottom in the centre. The title reads, "Michigan Central Railroad, the New York Central Railroad Company - Lessee, Passenger station, Freight Station, Engine Terminal, and Shop Area, St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada." The scale is 1" = 100'.
"Hi-Q" puzzle game. White and grey box with faded red text. The box reads, "A Puzzle Game "Hi-Q" - how's yours? ..." There is a red and white sticker towards the bottom left of the box that reads "Have fun! with International Games Ltd." There is a note, handwritten in pencil, on the bottom of the box.