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Report of exploration of a route for the Pacific railroad

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.

Report of exploration of a route for the Pacific railroad

near the thirty-second parallel of latitude, from the Red river to the Rio Grande

by United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.

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Published in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Southern Pacific Railroad -- Explorations and surveys.,
    • Texas -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Forms part of House Ex. doc. 129, 33d Cong., 1st sess. The report is in serial no. 737; the fold. map in serial no. 739.

      Statementby Brevet Captain John Pope, Corps of topographical engineers.
      SeriesIn U.S. War dept. Report of the secretary of war communicating the several Pacific railroad explorations... Washington, 1855. 24 cm. v.2, report 7 (324 p.) fold. map)
      ContributionsPope, John, 1822-1892.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF593 .U5708 vol. 2, rept. 7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination324 p. :
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL271575M
      LC Control Numberrc 01002576
      OCLC/WorldCa11066462

      A wonderful history of the Union Pacific's line into Yellowstone National Park, covering in detail the construction, operation and current situation of the Yellowstone Branch. Delves into the motive power, the annual Spring opening for the tourist season, the Railroad Ranch, and life along the line from Idaho Falls to West Yellowstone.3/5(1). Theodore Judah meticulously surveyed mountains and deserts to find the path for a transcontinental railroad others thought impossible. The book History of Union Pacific Coal Mines (Colonial Press ) lays out the development of coal mining in and around Rock Springs and gives a detailed look at the origins and progression of the industry. On page nine of History the text relates, “ without the Union Pacific Railroad there would be no such state as Wyoming.


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