Crofutt's new overland tourist and Pacific coast guide - containing a condensed and authentic description of over one thousand two hundred cities, towns, villages, stations, government fort and camps, (14571718468)
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Title: Crofutt's new overland tourist and Pacific coast guide : containing a condensed and authentic description of over one thousand two hundred cities, towns, villages, stations, government fort and camps, mountains, lakes, rivers, sulphur, soda and hot springs, scenery, watering places, and summer resorts : where to look for and hunt the buffalo, antelope, deer and other game; trout fishing, etc., etc. In fact, to tell you what is worth seeing--where to see it--where to go--how to go--and whom to stop with while passing over the Union, Central and Southern Pacific Railroads, their branches and connections, by rail, water and stage, from sunrise to sunset, and part the way back, through Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, California and Arizona
Year: 1879 (1870s)
Authors: Crofutt, George A
Publisher: Chicago, Ill., The Overland Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University
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ty-six feet, where sulphur springs,mud, geysers, salt, and many other kindsof springs—both hot and cold—are verynumerous, forcibly reminding one of thetinfernal regions; but, as our modernteachers have done away with that oldbugaboo, we suppose they would nothesitate to visit with us this remarkableand very interesting region, and also gowith us to Yuma, up the Gila to terminusSouthern Pacific, in Arizona. Let us see, we are living in a fast age;the sun makes very good time, but OldSol is aged, has run in the same oldgroove for too many years to retain muchof the spirit of Progress. It is withinthe memory of many, how Morse, withhis lightning, beat the old luminary, andwe are now talking all around him.Steam on the rail is next in speed; onemile a minute is not uncommon. Thetrip from New York city to San Francisco,a distance of 3,296 miles, was commencedJune 1st, 1877, by Jarrett& Palmer, on aspecial train, and the run made in 83 hours,53 minutes, and 45 seconds, an average of
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THE BURLINGTON ROUTE. CHIC/GO, BUIlLINGTOll & QUINCY R. R. The Favorite Trans-Continental Line of America.FIVE HUNDRED MILES OF STEEL TRACK ntrwi-.L-N CHICAGO AND OMAHA, Connecting the Trunk Lines between THE ATLANTIC AND CHICAGO, Pacific Railroads BETWEEN OMAHA ITHEPACIFIC OCEAN PULLMAN PALACE SLEEPING CARS, C, B. & Q. FAMOUS DINING CARS AND Superior Accommodations For All Classes of Travel. The Closest Attention Paid by this Line to Everythifig that tetids to MakeTRAVELING a LUXURY INSTEAD of a DISCOMFORT. For Time Table, Rates of Fare, Sleeping Accommodations and other In-formation, address, JNO. Q. A. BEAN, or H. P. STANWOOD, Gen. Eastern A^ent, General Agent, .106 Washinjfton St., Boston, Mass. Xc-. 2 Montgomery St. (in Palace Hotel), 317 Broadway, New York. San Francisco, Cal. THE BURLINGTON ROUTE. THE CUT GIVEN BELOW REPRESENTS AN INTERIORVIEW OF THEC. B. &Q. Palace Dining Cars RL N ONLY I5Y THE CHICAGO, BURLINGTON & QUINCY RAILROAD.
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