Calendar, 2024, Chessie - The Best of Chessie

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Chessie 2024 Calendar “The Best of Chessie”

This is the 90th Chessie calendar since The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway began issuing them for the year 1934.

The illustrations you will see on the pages of this calendar are taken from C&O advertisements that were used in the past. In many ways the 1930s was really the golden era of Chessie.  She was new and wildly popular with the traveling public -- indeed with everyone. In 1933 she burst on the scene with unexpected vigor, surprising even the C&O, which promptly hired an advertising agency of national importance to promote her. The images are all from original ads in the C&O Historical Society advertising collection. The images selected for this calendar will show some of the BEST of artwork with Chessie.

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