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, but as a rugged human, flying with outstretched right hand reaching over and beyond and pointing the way ahead. The bordering legend is One Hundred Years—Safety, Strength, Speed. The reverse border is Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, 1827-1927, and in marked contrast shows Peter Cooper's Tom Thumb, the first steam locomotive built in America. The Tom Thumb presents no greater contrast than did the first used on the Boston and Lowell, which made its initial journey to Boston on June 24, 1835. Our frontispiece presents the models of the engine imported from England, a passenger car, a burthen car, construction and hand-car, also a snow-plow. Waterman Brown of Woburn, an earlier employee on the road, made this most instructive exhibit, which is now in possession of the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston. Mr. Brown lost an arm by accident on the road at West Medford, and was ever after kept in the company's service. He was fireman on one of the early locomotives, wh