Railroad Stereoview Collection, Featuring Views of New England, Pennsylvania, and New York

Lot of 55 stereoviews by various photographers/publishers, most featuring images of various railroad lines, along with some landscape and town/city views. Highlights include: 

11 stereoviews by W.T. Purviance, Philadelphia, PA, from "The Scenery of the Pennsylvania Railroad" series. 

5 stereoviews, each with verso applied paper label including title and publisher's credit to E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., capturing scenes along the Erie and Pennsylvania Central Railways. 

19 stereoviews credited to B.W. Kilburn or the Kilburn Bros., Littleton, NH, featuring an assortment of interesting views mainly showing the Mt. Washington Railway, workers posed near the railway train and engine, trestle work, and more. 

5 additional New Hampshire stereoviews, most capturing the Mt. Washington Railroad and the White Mountains.

"Hoosac Tunnel Route Series" stereoview from Hurd & Smith's Excelsior Gallery, North Adams, MA, entitled "East End - Miners going in.

2 Connecticut stereoviews, the first an uncredited view showing the New Haven Railroad; the second showing the Connecticut Western Railroad across from Salisbury Lake with credit to Julius Hall.

8 Underwood & Underwood stereoviews, 2 of which show Prince Henry as Locomotive Engineer; a view of Roosevelt with his Rough Riders; and some other landscape and genre scenes taken in the United States and abroad. 


Range in condition from good to near excellent. Some with toning, scattered spotting/soiling, some penciled sketches on recto and verso. Some with corner wear and/or loss. 

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us

Let Cowan's Handle Your Shipping!

Cowan's is one of the only houses to offer full service, in-house shipping. Please note shipping costs are factored by weight and size, not purchase price. Larger items like furniture may incur a higher shipping charge. Our experts pack and ship over 5,000 purchases each year. Shipping costs are included on every invoice to make getting your items as fast and easy as possible. For more information, click HERE or contact shipping@cowans.com