Oliver Jensen

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A railroad man himself, Oliver Jensen is a founder of the Connecticut Valley Railroad, a live-steam operation based in Essex. He is also a founder of this magazine.

Articles by this Contributor

December 1954

Everyone from presidents to swindlers sailed the Sound on “Mammoth Palace Steamers” in the heyday of the sidewheelers

December 1956

December 1957

The iron horses that built America are nearly all gathered on the other side of Jordan

June 1957

A Portfolio of Sentimentals and Comics by Currier & Ives

August 1961

Self-taught, the Bard brothers specialized in the painting of gleaming, accurate little steamboats

June 1964

and… …a glimpse at the grandfathers of the candidates exhibits the wonderful diversity of American life

October 1965

AMERICAN HERITAGE takes part in announcing an astonishing discovery at Yale—the earliest map ever found that shows any part of America. Traced to a copyist in Basel about 1440 A.D., it shows, long before Columbus, the New World lands discovered by the Norsemen. Authenticated by painstaking scholarly detective work at Yale and the British Museum, it opens the door to tantalizing historical speculations

June 1966

Fable for City Planners