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Stock# 26742
Description

Early view of the Goshoot Passage, showing a 65 mile stretch between the Great Salt Lake and Humboldt Mountains, as drawn from Antelope Butte, 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.

Includes Don Don Mountain, Wa-Cho-I Mountain, several campsites of the expedition, Mo-Ko-Ga-Ri Butte, Franklin Valley, the Eastern part of the Humboldt Mountains and Wa-Ho-Tak Mountains.

The view was shows a portion of the lands which were to be traversed by the first transcontinental railroad. One of the earliest printed images to show this region.