Looks Familiar

I was cruising the web and came across designer Christian Annyas who has assembled a gallery of "100 logos from American and Canadian railroad companies," dating from 1845 to 2000. They show a microcosm of a century and a half's worth of evolution in design sensibility, but they also show just how lovely and evocative many of the logos of these forgotten railroads once were..  The Frisco Railroad (1900) logo caught my eye.

Frisco Railroad (1900)

You can see more of them here: http://annyas.com/railroad-company-logo-design-evolution