The “Madness in Manchester” Auction


The Glass Works Auction #99 The “Madness in Manchester” Auction in now online! The live auction event will be concluded at the FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show in Manchester, New Hampshire on Saturday evening, July 20th 2013 (7:00 PM) at the Raddisson of New Hampshire Expo Center Ballroom, 700 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire 03101

Bidding opens July 3rd, On-line bidding ends July 17th VISIT AUCTION


Lot 100. Advertising Sign, ‘Manchester Locomotive Works / Manchester, N.H.’, New Hampshire, ca. 1865 – 1875, photograph on white stock showing a steam locomotive with the letters ‘C.B. & Q.R.R.’ (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad), 28” by 23” in size, the wooden frame has age but may not be original. A photo credit for ‘J & M Prendergast, 258 Washington Street, Boston’ is below the lower edge of the picture. Some minor water stain exists around the edges, but no tears or creases. The Manchester Locomotive Works was in operation from 1855 to 1913.
The first locomotive built by the company was for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. It was also the sole provider for engines used on the Mount Washington Cog Railway.