Progress of the Union Pacific Railroad West from Omaha, Nebraska, Across the Continent, Making, with its connections, an Unbroken Line from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Eight Hundred and Twenty Miles Completed Sept. 20, 1868. UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD.

Progress of the Union Pacific Railroad West from Omaha, Nebraska, Across the Continent, Making, with its connections, an Unbroken Line from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Eight Hundred and Twenty Miles Completed Sept. 20, 1868

New York: Union Pacific Railroad, 1868. 8vo. 40 pp. Frontispiece map, additional engraved title. Original gilt-lettered cloth, backed with linen. Lightly worn, text slightly soiled. Provenance: S. P. Windmuller, New York (inkstamp on title); Arthur Elton (bookplate). Item #403801

FIRST EDITION (stated "Pamphlet Edition"). Warren Heckrotte notes that "This report is celebratory - they're not finished building, but there's no doubt they will be finished in a years time," and briefly discusses the " Map of the Union Pacific Railroad and its Connection" (10.5x19 cm): "The solid line from Omaha stops about at the border of Wyoming and Utah and from there to Sacramento the black line is shown with white dots. It runs north of Great Salt Lake. The point where the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific will meet is left undetermined. A branch represented by a dotted line runs to Puget Sound. This is briefly discussed and there is a separate report by Gen. Dodge on this possible branch."

Price: $500.00

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