Keep 'em going! Every bad locomotive is a Prussian soldier.

KeepEmGoing.jpg

Title

Keep 'em going! Every bad locomotive is a Prussian soldier.

Creator

Artist Unknown

Description

Poster shows German Emperor Wilhelm II being hunted by a US locomotive. Poster includes quote from Director General of Railroads, William Gibbs McAdoo, to the railroad shopmen at Altoona, Pennsylvania, on September 12, 1918: "Every bad locomotive is a Prussian soldier. Every idle locomotive is working for the Kaiser. Every live locomotive is an American solider. Every moving locomotive is working for Uncle Sam. Let us get on top of the Prussian locomotives and make American soldiers out of them."

Publisher

United States Railroad Administration
Ketterlinus, Philadelphia, Penna.

Date

191x

Source

Bside B / World War, 1914-1918

Extent

1 broadside / 77 x 51 cm

Identifier

KeepEmGoing.jpg

Format

jpeg

Provenance

Arthur Mooney gift, 1972

Rights

https://rightsstatements.org/page/NKC/1.0/?language=en

Original Format

Repository

Vermont Historical Society, 60 Washington Street, Suite 1, Barre, Vermont 05641

Rights Statement

No known copyright. The organization that has made the Item available reasonably believes that the Item is not restricted by copyright or related rights, but a conclusive determination could not be made. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Collection

Citation

Artist Unknown, “Keep 'em going! Every bad locomotive is a Prussian soldier.,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed February 6, 2023, https://www.digitalvermont.org/items/show/2334.