Union and Pacific Railroad - c. 1883
UNION AND CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD LINE VIA OMAHA OR KANSAS CITY TO SAN FRANCISCO. Omaha, Republican Print. 1883. 2 maps with one being a folding map. A scarce informational and promotional pamphlet put out by the Union and Central Pacific Railroad line covering two areas. The first section of text prints fare information and extensive time tables for the services of the two railroads, as well as selected rail and steam ship connections. The second provides information on reaching nearby and points of interest along the routes, and promotional text concerning the attractions of Western states, such as the Black Hills, Yellowstone and Yosemite and advertising the ease with which they can be reached via rail. Two maps are included with the first showing the two railroads across the West and the second, a folding map, showing the railroads of the Northeast and midwest by which one could reach the union Pacific embarkation points at Omaha, St. Joseph, Leavenworth and Kansas City. OCLC list a single copy at the Huntington. Expected minor wear, light tanning and overall in vg cond.