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Description of a rail road route from St. Louis to San Francisco

Description of a rail road route from St. Louis to San Francisco

in letters to P.P.F. Degrand

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Published by Dutton and Wentworth in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacific railroads -- Early projects

  • Edition Notes

    Statementfrom W.L. Dearborn, civil engineer, 1849 ; with map and profile
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 19083
    ContributionsDegrand, P. P. F. d. 1855
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14999354M

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    St. Louis–San Francisco Railway The St. Louis–San Francisco Railway (reporting mark SLSF), also known as the Frisco, was a Class I railroad that operated in the Midwest and South Central states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas from to Ap Sleeping accommodations are available on most long-distance routes. Amtrak trains traveling on long-distance routes typically use either two-level Superliner or one-level Viewliner train car equipment, each of which include bedrooms arranged in various configurations and private and public bathrooms and showers.

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Description of a rail road route from St. Louis to San Francisco Download PDF EPUB FB2

A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad: from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco Summary "The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt River." Contributor Names. The St. Louis–San Francisco Railway (reporting mark SLSF), also known as the "Frisco", was a railroad that operated in the Midwest and South Central U.S.

from to Ap At the end of it operated 4, miles (7, km) of road on 6, miles (10, km) of track, not including subsidiaries Quanah, Acme and Pacific Railway or the Alabama, Tennessee and Locale: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida. From "Description of a Rail Road Route, from St Louis to San Francisco, " in letters to P.P.F.

Degrand, from W.L. Dearborn, Boston, Description derived from published bibliography "The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt River." cat-rdaPages: 1.

Description of a rail road route from St. Louis to San Francisco, in letters to P.P.F. Degrand, from W.L. Dearborn With map and profile. Get this from a library. Description of a rail road route, from St. Louis to San Francisco: in letters to P.P.F.

Degrand. [W L Dearborn; P P F Degrand]. However, Frisco’s rapid expansion and acquisitions also caused financial difficulties for the line by That year, levees along the Mississippi River gave way, flooding the mainline for more than a month and a half, hurting its revenue further.

Beginning inthe railroad went into receivership for three years and in Augustreorganized as St. Louis-San Francisco Railway. Boxcar - July - Casper, Wyoming. Hopper covered (Built March ) - July - Casper, Wyoming.

30 Watt soldering iron. Postcard Newburg, Missouri. Hopper covered - July - Casper, Wyoming. A Brief Introduction to the Frisco Railroad.

For those new to the Frisco: The railroad explained in a one minute read. Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway Company, byname The Frisco, railroad with lines in nine southern and central U.S. states before it merged with Burlington Northern, Inc.

The railroad was established in as the St. Louis and San Francisco Railway, but its antecedents go back to ; at that time the Missouri legislature granted a charter to the Pacific Railroad to build a.

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Since the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway is made up of a number of smaller roads, some of which were -- the old Southwest Branch, the Pacific Railroad, the KCM&B and others, with General Offices in St.

Louis (and at one time before the Civil War the Frisco and Santa Fe operated jointly into San Francisco, Calif) it was only logical to combine.

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You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from St. Louis to San Francisco. Media in category "St. Louis-San Francisco Railway" The following 14 files are in this category, out of 14 total. Poor's St. Louis and San Francisco 2, × 3,; MB. In addition to figuring out the distance to San Francisco, you can also figure out the route elevation from St.

Louis to San Francisco. Since this map only shows you the route of your trip and doesn't actually tell you how to get to your destination, you may want to see driving directions from St.

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Find all the transport options for your trip from San Francisco to St. Louis right here. Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Route near the 38th & 39th parallels. Scale ,; 12 miles to 1 in. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.

From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. LOUIS, SAN FRANCISCO AND TEXAS RAILWAY. The St. Louis, San Francisco and Texas Railway Company was chartered on March 9,in the interest of the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Company (Frisco), to build between Denison, Texas, and the Red River.

The charter was subsequently amended to allow the railroad to build from Denison to. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, interested in the A & P right of way across the Mojave Desert to California, took the road over until the larger road went bankrupt in ; the receivers retained the western right of way but divested the ATSF of the St.

Louis-San Francisco mileage on the great plains. Texas State Library and Archives. Brazos St. Austin, TX Mail: P.O. Box Austin, TX Tel: Fax: Email TSLAC. If you are starting from St. Louis and heading to Cali (I am not from California! ;-)) - taking Route 66 will be around miles (it is 2, miles from Chicago to Santa Monica - so knock off about ).

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Louis-San Francisco transcontinental was the serious continental railway which was the longest before the public eye.

- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway. Forums > Historical > Frisco Folks > Dismiss Notice. PLEASE READ THIS THREAD REGARDING SITE FUNDING AND SERVER CHANGES. Dismiss Notice. ANOTHER GREAT FRISCO RAFFLE! Employee Records.

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