A brand of the LARNED, CARTER & CO. that started in the early 1900s and existed until the 1960s. It was rare at the time for a single company to have an integrated production process from weaving to sewing, which shows its commitment to its products. As their labels and flashers indicate, it was favored by and supplied to railroaders and engineers. Even today, the brand is still very popular among discerning vintage collectors in the world.
Known as “Engineer Jacket”, this type of jacket had been categorized as vest in those days. Originally intended for indoor work, it is characterized by its short length and no-collar design, used as liner of heavy outer-wear as well.