The Packers The Private-Car
Lines and The People by J. Ogden Armour 1906
This 8 x 5.5 book has
eight photographs. It is based on articles which previously appeared in
the Saturday Evening Post.
Jonathan Ogden Armour was the president of Armour and Company, a large
meat packing corporation.
The subject material of this book is about the meat industry and not
about the best football team in the land.
The book also discusses private-car lines and private freight car
Armour's Saturday Evening Post articles about the meat packing business
appeared on March 3, 1906, March 10, 1906, March 24 and March 31
issues. His articles about private-car lines and private freight car
systems appeared in the January 6 and January 20th issues.
The Packers in the Saturday Evening Post
As is noted above, this book was based on articles which appeared in a
number of 1906 Saturday Evening Post magazines.
Here is the March 3, 1906 magazine. The cover picture was drawn by F.