This 1947 vintage ad for the Erie Railroad has a color art illustration of a lineman working from a transmission tower with the headline, “27 MILLION HORSES Travel These Lines”
Year Published: 1947
Approximate overall size – inches: 10 x 13
“In the Erie Area- New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois-is nearly 40% of the nation’s total electric power generating capacity…27 million horsepower that can be sent singing through far flung power lines to turn your wheels, process your materials and products, light your factories, stores, and warehouses.”
This is a 72 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1947 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.
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