Railroader

Details
Object number
AIBDC : 008149
Country
Date
1963 (circa)

Description

A board game for two to four people in which players race to build a railroad from one side of the board to the other, Junction City to Buffalo Creek, in the American west. Copyrighted in 1963, this Waddington's game comprises a printed baseboard, 104 sections of track made from injection moulded polyethylene, four three-part trains, comprising engine, coach and guard's van, also made from injection moulded polyethylene, 20 injection moulded polystyrene red cubes, representing boxes of dynamite, and four injection moulded polystyree green cubes, representing 'line clear' signals. The set is complete with two dice and instruction leflets.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

printed: "Manufactured by John Waddington Ltd. Leeds & London. Makers of Monopoly. RAILROADER. Patent Application No. 39506/61 Trade Mark applied for. Copyright © 1963 by John Waddington" (lid)
Dimensions
Width
510mm
Height
40mm
Depth
360mm
Method Note
lines, trains and cubes
Material Note
plastic
PE lines and trains
polyethylene
polythene
PS red and green cubes
polystyrene
card base board and box