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American Railway Express Sign

Currency:USD Category:Western Americana / Collectibles - Railroad Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD
American Railway Express Sign
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American Railway Express wood sign, 10.5" x 70". Fabulous condition. The Railway Express Agency (REA) was a national monopoly set up by the United States federal government in 1917. Rail express services provided small package and parcel transportation using the extant railroad infrastructure much as UPS functions today using the road system. The United States government was concerned about the rapid, safe movement of parcels, money, and goods during World War I and REA was its solution to this problem. Date: Location: HWAC# 38656