Pennsylvania Railroad, Boiler Steam
Chartered in 1846 to connect Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, the “Pennsy” had several Pittsburgh stations. The Pennsylvania Railroad grew to become the largest company in the world at the time with a budget surpassing the US government and employing 250,000 people.
Every batch of Birmingham fountain pen ink is manufactured by hand in-house from a series of raw ingredients selected for quality and consistency. Each bottle is poured, capped, and labeled by hand.
Diluent - Highly purified laboratory grade water to ensure consistency
Thickener - Tempers feathering
Humectants - Influences dry-time
Lubricants - Regulates flow & performance
Surfactants - Regulates flow & performance
Preservative - Adds shelf life for safe long-term use & storage
Colorants - Powder dyes to bring colors alive in the solution
*The large 120mL bottles are round glass with a dropper cap.