Known Railroad-Related Lithographs by
Currier & Ives

Numbers reflect Conningham (C) or Gale (G) catalog numbers, if known.
Please tell me if you know of additional Currier & Ivers prints with railroad subjects.

   
Ice-Boat Race on the Hudson
C3021-G3258
The Rail Road Suspension Bridge: Near Niagara Falls
1856
C5056-G5479
   
Across the Continent: Westward Course of Empire Takes Its Way
1868
C0033-G0039
Through To The Pacific
C6051-G6527
   
Prairie Fires of the Great West
1871
C4859-G5269
The Great West
1870
C2658-G2879
   
Lookout Mountain Tennessee: And the Chattanooga Railroad
1866
Pensylvania Rail Road Scenery
note mis-spelling
C4745-G5143
   
American Railroad Scene: Snow Bound
C0187-G0201
(Image idenitifed as a scene on the Great Northern Railroad. The figure leaning on the shovel near the center is identified as James J. Hill.)
The Route to California: Truckee River Sierra-Nevada
1871
   
American Railroad Scene: Lightning Express Leaving the Junction
1871
C0185-G0199
American Railway Scene: at Hornellsville, Erie Railway
(Re-work of American Railroad Scene: Lightning Express Leaving the Junction)
   
American Railway Scene: at Hornellsville, Erie Railway
(Re-work of American Railroad Scene: Lightning Express Leaving the Junction)
The Danger Signal: United States Mutal Accident Association
about 1884
C1350-G1474
   
The Night Express: The Start
C4473-G4856
The Lightning Express Trains: Leaving The Junction
C3535-G3803
   
Image Needed
The Lightning Express
The Through Express
   

Night Scene at a Junction
C4477-G4863
(See note for C4476)

Night Scene At an American Railway Junction
C4476-G4863
(Image identified as having originated on the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. It is not known whether the yard was in Boston or New Haven.)
   
The Express Train
1870
C1792-G1944
(Image identified as an Erie railroad cut near Jersey City, NJ.)
The Express Train
C1790-G1947
(Image identified as a scene on the New York & Erie Railroad, and supposedly the earliest Currier railroad scene. It is reported as having been copied from a bank note of the Bank of Port Jervis. Unfortunately, no such scene is known from Port Jervis notes. However, this scene is known from several other New York institutions of the early 1850s.)
   
The Express Train
C1791-G1943
The Express Train
(Scene identified as having originated as a copy of an 1842 woodcut showing the Boston & Albany Railroad at Greenbush (East Albany), NY.)
   

American Express Train
1864
C0130-G0143
(Image identified as a view of the West Shore Railroad along the Hudson River.

American Express Train
1855
C0129-G0142
(Image identified as having been copied from an 1853 poster of the New York Central Railroad.)
   
The Accomodation Train
1876
A Limited Express: Five Seconds for Refreshments
1884
C3542-G3812
   
Darktown Trolley: Through Car in Danger
C1435-G1560
The Great Race for the Western Stakes, 1870
C2643-G2863
(Image shows Commodore Vanderbilt atop locomotives of the Hudson River Railroad and the New York Central Railroad. James Fisk rides an Erie Railroad locomotive.)
   
Progress of the Century: The Lightning Steam Press. The Electric Telegraph.
The Locomotive. The Steamboat.

1876
C4959-G5379

The Statue Unveiled:
or the Colossus of Roads

C5716-G6125
(Image shows Commodore Vanderbilt watering his railroads while Jim Fisk looks on.)

   
Blood Will Tell
C0571-G0638
Blood Will Tell
C0572-G0639
   
A Kiss in the Dark
C3347-G3613
Crossed by "A Milk Train"
C1862-G1429
   
Image Needed
More Plucky Than Prudent
Off His Nut
C4540-G4928
   
A Nightmare in the Sleeping Car:
"Oh, I was s-o-o dry!" Chorus, - "Dry up
and Bust."

C4478-G4857
A Short Stop at a Way Station:
The Polite Conductor

C5500-G5900
   
Image Needed
A Wild Cat Train:
No Stop Overs

C6664-G7206
Wrecked by a Cow Catcher
C6792-G7339
   
 
Waking Up The Wrong Passenger:
"I say old man! Keep your hooks out of my
trousers."

C6491-G7015