Westward by Rail

By: RAE, William Fraser

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Shortly after the transcontinental railroad was completed at Promontory, Utah in 1869, William Fraser Rae undertook a journey by rail from New York to San Francisco. Along the way, he kept accounts of what he saw. The accounts are republished here, in a modern facsimile edition. Includes a rather poor reproduction of a map showing transcontinental rail routes. --- In black paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with titling stamped in copper foil to spine. Dust jacket with color Currier & Ives illustration, "Express Train". --- An excellent copy: bright and unmarked. Jacket also bright and lacking damages.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xiv, 391 pages

Title: Westward by Rail

Author Name: RAE, William Fraser

Categories: >>Travel / Exploration / Adventure, >>Railroads, Aviation & Transportation,

Publisher: New York, Indian Head Books: 1993

ISBN Number: 1566191378

ISBN Number 13: 9781566191371

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Stock No.: 82732