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Stock# 46556
Description

Rare time table map and promotion for farm land, issued by the Union Pacific Railroad at almost the same time as the Golden Spike.

Unusual map printed on heavy newsprint. Cheap fragile paper.

"Shortest Route to California Clipper and Japan"

"The great Platte Valley route is now completed and running daily to California & Pacific coast." "1,000,000 acres of choice farming land are now offered for sale between Omaha and Fort Kearney."

Shows all stops along the Platte River route.

The map was engraved by Fiske & Russell in New York.

Condition Description
Old folds, reinforced on verso.