National Geographic : 1923 Mar
Thy does Everybody respect the RailroadMan's - /F all the people in America were railroad operators, the nation would change its attitude toward watches overnight. Railroads impose on the watchmakers a rigid responsibility. The Elgin Watchmakers welcome this respon sibility as an opportunity to broaden the Elgin Service in precise timekeeping. It points the way to make better watches for everybody-applying railroad standards of accuracy to Elgin Thin Model and Women's Wrist Watches as well. Father Time has been Elgin's official trade mark for overfifty years. One of America's favorite railroad models bears his name. It is pictured below with the Elgin Winding Indicator, a device ofgreat value to Railroad Men. This is an almost absolute safeguard against "run-downs," a common and dis astrous cause of trouble. A glance at the indicator shows the Railroad Man exactly how much power his Elgin has in reserve. MADE IN ELGIN. U. S. A.