Friday, May 11, 2012

GS and Bicycle -- May 11, 2012

James A Fitzpatrick Traveltalks were produced by MGM for many years. This ad, from the 1937 Film Daily Product Guide, features a Southern Pacific GS (Golden State) 4-8-4, in Coast Daylight colors, which is posting next to Central Pacific locomotive 1, the C P Huntington, a unique 1863 4-2-0T which is preserved at the California State Railroad Museum (

I was sad to see that Maurice Sendak had died.  I remember Where the Wild Things Are from when I was a kid. I found the illustrations disturbing.  

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