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Mauch Chunk, the Switzerland of America souvenir viewbook
A hard cover souvenir with eighteen views of sights in Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America'. Images are on 12 unpaginated folded panels. Title stamped in gilt on front cover. The subjects include identified scenic views, railroad cars and passengers on the inclined planes, and multiple views of Mauch Chunk. There are views of the Lehigh Valley Railroad depot and the Mt. Pisgah plane among others. Some of these views may be reproduced from William Herman Rau(1855-1920) photographs. Some are definitively illustrated reproductions of James Zellner (1836-1897) photographs.
Bethlehem Steel Company
Charles Frey's Original Souvenir Albums
Cities and towns--United StatesRailroad carsRailroads, GravityRailroads--Passenger trafficRailroads--PennsylvaniaStreet lifeWaterfalls--Pennsylvania
Carbon County (Pa.)Glen Onoko Falls (Jim Thorpe, Pa.)Lehigh River (Pa.)Mauch Chunk (Pa.)Summit Hill (Pa.)
Central Railroad of New JerseyLehigh Coal and Navigation CompanyLehigh Valley Railroad CompanyMauch Chunk Switchback RailwayRau, William Herman, 1855-1920Zellner, James, 1836-1897
1 item (souvenir) : b&w ; 6 x 5 in.
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Mauch Chunk, the "Switzerland of America" souvenir viewbook (Accession 1993.206)
1993 GL Box 1
[Description and dates], Box/folder number, Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' souvenir viewbook (Accession 1993.206), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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