Re: Still searching for this SP advertisement image

Kurt Youngmann

The irony in this photo is that it dates from the midst of the depression and the chances that the 2 guys shown walking would ever be able to afford to take the train are close to zero. Unless it was a staged picture - a distinct possibility.

Kurt Youngmann

On May 26, 2020, at 11:26 AM, John Gallup <johngallup@...> wrote:

An image search produces some interesting results, including a famous Dorothea Lange photo; apparently "Next Time Try The Train" was an ongoing campaign.


“The kind of fraud which consists in daring to proclaim the truth while mixing it with a large share of lies that falsify it, is more widespread than is generally thought.”

—Marcel Proust, Remembrance of Things Past

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