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A practicable route for the Pacific railroad

A practicable route for the Pacific railroad

letter from Richard H. Kern, draughtsman in the United States Topographical Department, to Hon. W.M. Gwin, senator from California : read in the Senate of the United States, January 18, 1853

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacific railroads -- Early projects

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    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 64864
    ContributionsGwin, William McKendree, 1805-1885
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination15 p
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15262506M

    Washington. Twelve volumes bound in thirteen. Profusely illustrated with maps, lithographic plates, colored lithographic plates, profiles, etc. Large, thick quarto. Original blindstamped cloth, spines gilt. Minor edge wear. Each volume rebacked, retaining original backstrip, but with new endpapers. All but one volume from the Senate issue Vol. XII, Part 1 is the House issue, with a. Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean (Washington, ). Published in a quarto set of thirteen volumes and commonly known as the "Pacific Railroad Surveys," it contains narratives of the explorations and.

    A practicable route for the Pacific railroad: letter from Richard H. Kern, draughtsman in the United States Topographical Department, to Hon. W.M. Gwin, senator from California: read in the Senate of the United States, Janu English: Identifier: reportsofexplora04unit_0 (find matches) Title: Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean Year: Authors: United Dept Henry, Joseph, Baird, Spencer Fullerton, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.

    Reports of explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean [electronic resource] / made under the direction of the Secretary of War, in [6], according to acts of . The Pacific Railroad Surveys (–) consisted of a series of explorations of the American West to find possible routes for a transcontinental railroad across North expeditions included surveyors, scientists, and artists and resulted in an immense body of data covering at least , square miles (1,, km 2) on the American West.


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A practicable route for the Pacific railroad Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, made under the direction of the Secretary of War, in Volumes I-XII. Washington, Government Printing Office, Assembled set of final 12 volume edition.

[PACIFIC RAILROAD SURVEY] Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in –4.

Washington, D. C.: Beverley Tucker, A.O.P. Nicholson, & Thomas H. Ford, – Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.

Washington: Beverley Tucker, Thomas F. Ford, and A.O.P. Nicholson, 12 volumes in 4to ( x mm). Author [Pacific Railroad Survey, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, ] Full Title (Contents Page to) Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad From the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.

The Overland Route was a train route operated jointly by the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad / Southern Pacific Railroad, between Council Bluffs, Iowa / Omaha, Nebraska, and San Francisco, California over the grade of the First Transcontinental Railroad (aka the "Pacific Railroad") which had been opened on Passenger trains that operated over the line.

Download BibTeX citations. @book{bhl, title = {Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific. Home» Books» Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean v.1a () United States.

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Army. Bookseller Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. The reports of the Pacific Railroad surveys were prepared under the direct supervision of the Engineer Department.

The volumes dealing with the soil, climate, geology, botany and zoology of the regions surveyed were edited and revised by Professors Henry and Baird, of the Smithsonian Institution. Ingersoll, Hist. of the War Department. Map of Routes for a Pacific Railroad. This map was published in to show the existing and proposed routes of the western railroads.

Lieutenant Gouverneur K. Warren notes on the map the is "is a hurried compilation of all the authentic surveys and is designed to exhibit the relations of the different routes to each other.".

REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Railroad Survey. Washington; Government Printing Office. First Edition. Hard Cover. 2 days ago  All about Reviews: Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean made under the direction of the secretary of war, inaccording to acts of congress of March 3, and August 5, Volume I.

by House of s: 1. REPORT OF EXPLORATIONS FOR A ROUT FOR THE PACIFIC RAILROAD, NEAR THE FORTY-SEVENTH AND FORTY-NINTH PARALLELS OF NORTH LATITUDE, FROM ST. portion practicable prairie present probably railroad range rapid reached reference region ridge rise river road rock Rocky mountains route running seen September side slope snow soil STEVENS stream summit.

At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.

Topographical Maps to Illustrate the Various Reports. PROFILE OF WALKERS PASS, HUM-PAH-YA-MUP PASS, TAH-EE-CHAY-PAH PASS, ROUTE FROM SUMMIT OF TAH-EE-CHAY-PAH PASS TO THE TEJON DEPOT CAMP, PROFILE OF NEW PASS, SAN FERNANDO PASS [] by Pacific Railroad Survey Map and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 1, results for "Union Pacific Railroad" Best Seller in History of Railroads.

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