Unveils Early Train Designs

Examples of early 20th Century train design are now available at The online gallery of early patent designs now includes examples of vintage locomotive drawings.

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(PRWEB) May 23, 2005 is proud to announce a new collection for train art in its gallery of drawings from early industrial designers. The new collection features original drawings of vintage locomotives, train cars and related railway items. is a unique website featuring works of art from pioneers of modern design hidden in the archives of the U.S. Patent Office. The gems from among the millions of patents filed in the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s are available for viewing online at Patent Room ( In addition to the new train drawings, features collections for car, architecture and toy design.

The train images in this unique collection were uncovered following exhaustive research through Patent Offices archives. New images are still being researched and prepared for display on

Lovers of American industrial design, trains and graphic arts won't want to miss this unique collection of early 20th Century drawings. An example of the type of images on display is a drawing from a 1945 patent for a bullet train by famous Detroit stylist George Walker, who went on to head the design team at Ford Motor Company. is excited to unveil its new collection of train drawings. New drawings are added to five days a week. To make it convenient for visitors to find out when new images are added offers a free syndicated RSS feed.

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Locomotive 1 Locomotive 1

A design for a combined locomotive and tender. Invented by John W. Patton. Patent issued in 1938.

Locomotive 2 Locomotive 2

A design for an articulated railroad car and engine. Invented by Everett Eugene Adams, Martin P. Blomberg, William H. Mussey, William B. Stout. Patent issued in 1936.

Railway Car Railway Car

A railway passenger car with a domed roof for a lounge. Invented by Walter B. Dean. Patent issued in 1951.