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Across the continent, or, Scenes from New York life and the Pacific railroad

Across the continent, or, Scenes from New York life and the Pacific railroad

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Other titlesAcross the continent., Scenes from New York life and the Pacific railroad.
Statementby James J. McCloskey.
SeriesAmerica"s lost plays -- v. 4., English and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationp. [65]-114.
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17807996M
OCLC/WorldCa8272301

The Scenic Route Across the Continent, and the Only Line passing through Salt Lake City en route to or from San Francisco and the Pacific Coast. Press of the American Bank Note Co., New York, ; 80 . Scenic and Wilderness Travel Literature, c Additional Resources in the Library of Congress. The Library of Congress's General Collection and Rare Book Division include extensive holdings in the many-sided literature of scenic and wilderness travel, adventure, and aesthetic appreciation that contributed to the development of the American conservation movement.

Representations: a Report. During Representations of Railroad Work, a three-year program funded by the North American Railway Foundation (NARF), the Center created nine impressive photography exhibits that have been displayed at twenty-two locations across the country, reaching thousands of these exhibits and our publications, Internet galleries, and bibliography, we have achieved. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin company, LC CALL NUMBER: EM LCCN: Nelson's pictorial guide-books. The Cental Pacific railroad: a trip across the North American continent from Ogden to San Francisco. New York, T. Nelson and sons, [?]. LC CALL NUMBER: FC46 LCCN: Nelson's pictorial guide-books.

J.M. Ives, DEL Entered according to Act of Congress in the year AD , by Currier & Ives in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York Drawn by F.F. Palmer Then in Big letters below: Across the Continent. "Westward the Course of Empire Takes its way". Paper is thick and slightly rough. Across the continent in a caravan: recollections of a journey from New York through the western wilderness and over the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific in .


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Get this from a library. Across the continent, or, Scenes from New York life and the Pacific railroad. [James J McCloskey].

The five plays which go to make up this volume--Rosedale, or the Rifle Ball; Across the Continent, or Scenes from New York Life and the Pacific Railroad; Davy Crockett, or Be Sure You're Right, Then Go Ahead; Our Boarding House; and Sam'l of Posen, the Commercial Drummer--are representative of certain popular types of plays that were being written by American playwrights for the American stage.

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For California it means much, but it means more for the country at large and for mankind.” “The people of this continent are no longer severed by mountain. The appendixes provide lists of photographs published in Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War, Gardner's catalog of Civil War photographs, and a list of stereographs from Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.

Wilson, Joseph M. A Eulogy on the Life and Character of Alexander Gardner. Washington, DC: R. Moving across the American wilderness, east to west, the mighty UNION PACIFIC Railroad stretches to meet its rival - the Central Pacific - taming a continent with steel rails.

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