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C.P.R.R. the Central Pacific Railroad by Charles Nordhoff

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Published by Vistabooks in Silverthorne, CO .
Written in English


  • Central Pacific Railroad Company,
  • Railroads,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Reprinted from his California for health, pleasure and residence (1882) and Harper"s new monthly magazine (1872), with illustrations from these and Marvels of the new west (1892), Crofutt"s Transcontinental tourist"s guide (1872), Hutchings" California magazine 91859), Beginner"s American history (1902), Beyond the Mississippi (1867), Knocking round the Rockies (1882), and Harper"s New monthly magazine for 1867, 1872, 1874, 1883, and 1891.

Other titlesCentral Pacific Railroad
Statementby Charles Nordhoff
LC ClassificationsHE2791.C455 N67 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24740474M
ISBN 100896460908
ISBN 109780896460904

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