Säntis-Bahn

Säntis-Bahn

 

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Designer:Unknown
Decade: 1910
Year:1912
Dimensions:72 x 50 cm
Grade: A -
Printed in: Switzerland
Publisher:Säntis-Bahn
Printed by:Walter Marty & Co. Herisau b. St. Gallen
Category: Railroad
Travel
Description:

Säntis-Bahn is a former private railway one that operated between 1912 and 1939. In 1939 the name changed to Appenzell-Weissbad-Wasserauen-Bahn and is now part of the Appenzeller Bahnen (AB).

The poster depicts a shepherd looking after his herd high up in the mountains. Two insets depicts a three-carriage train and the Hotel Weissbad.

According to the National Library in Switzerland, this poster was printed in 1912, the same year as the Säntis-Bahn opened. The original poster is gorgeous and in excellent condition. Very rare. A piece of Swiss railway history.