New Albany, IN: New Albany and Salem Rail Road, 1856. Sheet, folded. Item #47081
"Railroad organized 1847, after years of legislation to provide transportation to move goods and people to and from the state's interior. Completed to Michigan City 1854 when last rail was laid in Putnam County. New Albany's economy expanded with the Railroad's presence starting in 1850s:" from Indiana Historical sign. The railroad 1956 became the Monon system. Single sheet printed on both sides with time tables and conductor and engineer instructions, folded lengthwise. A very good copy.