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    Posted 3 years ago

    mikeigotit
    (487 items)

    This old Postcard dates from 1918-1930. Appears this was a backdrop photograph. Has anyone seen any information on Standard R.R.Co. ????? Notice the plaque on the Rail "Standard R.R.Co." then the other "Philadelphia Express" the gentleman is My wife's Great aunt Cousin, William Ross. Though it was Cool to know that the Pennslyvania Railroad went threw several name changes and owners.

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    1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
      this is a photo of a Pullman Porter! nice find!
    2. mikeigotit mikeigotit, 3 years ago
      Thanks ho2cultcha, The Gentleman's Name was William Ross, It was my wife's Great Aunt Cousin.
    3. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
      Nice photograph-- this type of of backdrop is often used for tourist views to show a particular trip or visit location.

      I see nothing to suggest the man is a Pullman porter. Pullman porters wore uniforms with logo buttons and hats.

      scott
    4. mikeigotit mikeigotit, 3 years ago
      I was thinking the same sccottvez, no uniform or hat that would say you worked for the R.R.
    5. Hot-Estate-Sales Hot-Estate-Sales, 3 years ago
      The Philadelphia Express was a passenger train used by Jersey Central Railroad. I had some original old pictures of this train from the 1930's I'll see if I can find them.
    6. mikeigotit mikeigotit, 3 years ago
      hot-estate-sales, thank You.

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