• Travel through time, courtesy the Library of Congress

    Michelle Hamilton
    Are you a history buff?  Better yet, are you a travel history enthusiast?

    Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress

    Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress

    If so, you are in luck!  There is a marvelous collection of vintage travel posters available for view or purchase from the Library of Congress.

    Trains, ocean liners, camels, or on foot—no matter what your preferred conveyance, there’s a selection that screams, “Adventure!”

    Perhaps your dreams are tugging you across North America, across “the pond,” to the top of the world, or Down Under. The lush visuals of these images stir the imagination.

    So take a peek into the past. Start with this link:  http://www.loc.gov/pictures then type, “travel posters” in the Search box.

    Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress

    Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress

    To view a group of these posters in a slightly larger format, check out http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/113797.

    Rev up your mouse, click away, and let the time travel begin!

    Bon Voyage!

One Responseso far.

  1. Jonelle Simms says:

    Due to CWT’s history, I’m very fond of the vintage Wagons-Lits and Orient Express posters. If you Google “Wagons Lits Posters” and click on the “Images” search option, there a lot of great train travel and wagons lits (sleeping car) posters related directly to the history of Carlson Wagonlit.