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A souvenir of the trans-continental excursion of railroad agents, 1870.

A souvenir of the trans-continental excursion of railroad agents, 1870.

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Published by Weed, Parsons, and Company, printers in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy one of the party.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 506, no. 5059.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 leaves, [3]-92 p. :
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18091513M

    Title New map of the Union Pacific Railway, the short, quick and safe line to all points west. Summary County map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Transcontinental Railroad Expanding Rail Transportation Even when Abraham Lincoln was President, plans were being made to connect railways that would allow one to travel from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific coast. Railroads had been built from the Atlantic coast to Nebraska. Now, the goal was to connect a railway from Nebraska to the Pacific. Connecting the United States from east to west, the Transcontinental Railroad was completed in Strasburg (formerly Comanche), Colorado on Aug In spite of this fact, the Golden Spike Ceremony celebrating the railroad's completion took place months earlier in a different location: at Promontory Summit, Utah.


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