Category Archives: Railroads and Rail Transportation

Racing with Time, by Harold DeLay

DescriptionEnglish: “Racing with Time,” by Harold DeLay, from an advertisement for Elgin watches. “ ‘Racing With Time,’ DeLay’s spirited painting for this month, is typical of the upward, onward urge of civilization.”
SourceAdvertisement in Shadowland (
AuthorHarold S. DeLay

Blocked in the Snow

English: Passengers of a train stuck in the snow forage for wood
Source Our Young Folks, 1868
Author Anonymous engraver

The engraving bears a mark in the lower left that seems to be “R. Sc.” “Sc.” is probably an abbreviation for “Sculpsit,” leaving “R.” as the only identification of the artist.