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The Railroad Game

Object Number: 
2000.393
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 20 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 52.7 x 26 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "The RAILROAD/ GAME/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM MASS/ U.S.A."
Description: 
"The Railroad Game" board game with twelve wooden playing pieces, a cardboard spinner with a metal arrow and a paper board applied to the bottom half of the paper covered cardboard and wood box; board chromolithographed with two winding paths of traintracks that move between four train depots with a landscape and buildings detailed in between; box cover chromolithographed with a train depot with four tracks, two trains are pulling in and two are stopped, one train labeled, "New York Central"; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "The RAILROAD/ GAME/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM MASS/ U.S.A."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group