Author Archives: Paul Rennie

Railway Chess • John Jaques • c1900

John Jaques are a famous firm of games makers in London. They are best known for manufacturing the famous Staunton pattern chess sets. I’ve posted before about old chess sets, here https://paulrennie.rennart.co.uk/post/115315079250/chess-sets-gb-late19c-early20c This is a page of adverts from a … Continue reading

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Arrivals + Departures • USA • WW2

The railway station platform departure became a classic street-photography subject during WW2.

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Model Railway • Sir Rod Stewart • 2019

Here’s a picture of Rod Stewart’s model railway lay-out…It’s terrific. Rod Stewart is a music industry legend who has sold more than 120 million records. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod_Stewart It’s based on an idea of urban america from the (railway) machine age. A … Continue reading

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Railway Poster • Canada • 1940s

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Railway Poster Artwork • US • 1930s

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Railway Poster • US • 1951

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Railway Poster • US • 1930s

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Railway Poster • US • 1936

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Railway Poster • US • 1950s

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Railway Poster • US • 1930s

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