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GEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN (1829-1904)
GEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN (1829-1904) 
Merchant, entrepreneur, traveler, author, eccentric

Merchant, entrepreneur, traveler, author, eccentric. Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days was said to have been patterned on one of Train's adventures. Brief poem, written and signed by Train and dated "Xmas '99." "Ah well! The World is discreet/ There are many who pause and wait/ But here is a man who plants his feet/ Sometimes in advance of fate! Geo. Francis Train, Madison Square." $225.00*


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