Advertisement for Adams & Co's Express
Original Author: Adams & Co.'s Express
Created: Published 1852
Medium: Woodcut advertisement

Advertisement for Adams & Co’s Express

An advertisement for Adams & Co's Express in Richmond includes an illustration that depicts a steam locomotive pulling two railroad cars. This was published in the Richmond Directory and Business Advertiser, for 1852.

In 1849, enslaved Henry Brown, with the help of several comrades, had himself shipped in a box from Richmond via Adams Express and delivered to Philadelphia, where he was a free man.