Reading Railroad #1251. One of 9 remaining Reading Company engines. This engine was the last standard-gauge steam locomotive in daily operation on a class one railroad in the US. It was built by Philadelphia & Reading Co. in September 1918 from parts of a I-8 2-8-0 Consolidation and was retired on Feb. 9, 1963.
Newcomb College plump vase revealing a surround of plantation trees at dawn, their canopies laden with Spanish moss before a pale pink horizon done by Anna Francis Simpson in 1918. Measures 3 1/2 inches by 4 1/2 inches across. Impressed with the Newcomb logo, date code JP 59, shape no.286 and the incised cypher of the artist and the stamped monogram for potter Joseph Meyer
Library of american history book volume 3 by edward s ellis, 1918 deluxe edition