220: Rare Pacific Railroad Pamphlet 1868
Title: Union Pacific Railroad: the great national highway between the Missouri River and California. The direct route to Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Nevada, and California. Open from Omaha to the mountains
Description: 12, pp. (including wrappers). 22x13.5 cm. (8¾x5½"), original printed wrappers, bound in modern quarter morocco & cloth.There was also an issue the previous year, with variant title, as the Union Pacific had covered less ground; it was not until 1869 that is was finally completed, one of the engineering feats of the 19th century. The map found in some copies is not present here, but no signs of removal.
Heading: (Union Pacific Railroad)Place Published: Chicago
Publisher: Horton & Leonard
Date Published: 1868