Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    World's Columbian Exposition: Lot of Thirteen Railroad and Fair-Related Items. C.E. Dearborn, a railroad engineer, worked on trains in Chicago during the fair, as well as for a decade before and two decades after. This is a conglomeration of some of his passes and related items stretching back to 1884. An interesting group, including: an 1890 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe ticket to Chicago from Wentworth; a Baltimore and Ohio RR 1892 pass to Chicago; a Chicago Rock Island & Pacific RR suburban roundtrip Chicago and Englewood pass; a Baltimore & Ohio Chicago June 27, 1893 pass; nine more Chicago passes from 1884 to 1913 and a Columbian Intramural route map and a discount coupon from shopping at the French Bakery. The lot consists of thirteen total pieces. Terrific for the Columbian, railroad and general history buff! From the collection of Norm Bolotin.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    2nd-3rd Tuesday-Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 372

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 8 days left to consign to the 2018 August 18 Americana & Political - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $640,615