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Stock# 26584
Description

Early view of Madelin Pass in California, showing the stretch looking east from Mt. Shasta to the Sierras west of Pyramid Lake, from Volume XI of the Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad From the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, In 1853-56, According to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854.

The view was shows a portion of the lands which were to be traversed by the first transcontinental railroad.