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Notes on the geology of the survey for the extension of the Union Pacific railway, E. D.

John Lawrence LeConte

Notes on the geology of the survey for the extension of the Union Pacific railway, E. D.

from the Smoky Hill river, Kansas, to the Rio Grande.

by John Lawrence LeConte

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Published by [Review printing house] in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- West (U.S.)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy John L. Le Conte ...
      ContributionsGenth, F. A. 1820-1893., Union Pacific Railroad Company.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE79 .L3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination76 p.
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL250666M
      LC Control Numbergs 06000451
      OCLC/WorldCa4340744

      Norlin Library, Western History Collections. Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway Surveys Collection. Denver, CO. Denver Public Library, Western History Department. R.D. Notes on the Geology of the Line of the Proposed Moffat Tunnel Dodge, Grenville M. "How We Built the Union Pacific." The Trail 10 (May ): Northern Pacific Railroad: (or Railway) a transcontinental railroad which ran along the northern tier of the western United States, starting in Minnesota and ending at the Pacific Ocean in Washington state. Construction began in and was completed in


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