Silver Ticket Envelope

What color is silver, anyway? What color is a mirror? The railroads frequently attempted to evoke stainless steel trains in print, with varying degrees of success and failure. Most often, the result was a muddy grey.

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This ticket envelope leaned a bit more to the successful side. While it might not show up well as a digitized image, the envelope itself was shiny, but not quite as shiny as real stainless steel.

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