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Union Pacific west from Leavenworth

I. E. Quastler

Union Pacific west from Leavenworth

a history of the Leavenworth, Kansas & Western Railway

by I. E. Quastler

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Published by South Platte Press, Brueggenjohann/Reese, Inc. in David City, Neb, Columbia, Mo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kansas
    • Subjects:
    • Leavenworth, Kansas & Western Railway -- History.,
    • Kansas Central Railway -- History.,
    • Railroads -- Kansas -- History.,
    • Railroads -- Kansas -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-86) and index.

      Statementby I.E. Quastler.
      GenrePictorial works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF25.L39 Q37 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6805695M
      ISBN 100942035534
      LC Control Number00268763
      OCLC/WorldCa44490929

      – the Overland Stage, Pony Express and the Union Pacific Railroad all followed part way along the trail he had blazed. On J , Lieutenant John W. Gunnison accompanied by a topographer, geologist, botanist, and an astronomer, departed Fort Leavenworth to explore a . Title New map of the Union Pacific Railway, the short, quick and safe line to all points west. Summary County map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

      Union Pacific Railroad, A Case in Premature Enterprise (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, ), pp. authors of a standard book on the period report that the Pacific Railroad was "framed as a great program to pro­ should among them build a line to join the Leavenworth road in Kansas. At the west end the Central Pacific wouldFile Size: 1MB. NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RGAM: Union Pacific Railroad (Omaha, Neb.) Records: ; bulk Omaha, Douglas County, Neb.: Size: linear feet HISTORICAL NOTE Incorporated on July 1, under the Pacific Railroad Act of , the Union Pacific Railroad established its headquarters for railroad operations at Omaha, Nebraska.

      The Ellsworth & Pacific railroad. Some facts and information as to the routes of the Ellsworth & Pacific railroad, and the country through which it would pass; together with a review of reports & surveys made of the region west of Kansas; also, a memorial to the Congress of United States by the citizens of Ellsworth, Kansas, in relation to a change of route of the Union Pacific R.R., E.D. Read "The Union Pacific Railroad" by Charles Godfrey Leland available from Rakuten Kobo. This book contains the record of a journey made by a party of gentlemen from Philadelphia to Brand: Jazzybee Verlag.


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