Proposed Railroad Route from STL to SF (1850)

A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco

Proposed Railroad Route from St Louis to San Francisco (1850)
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Date: 1850
Author: W L Dearborn
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Source: Library of Congress
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This map isn't part of any series, but we have other railroad maps that you might want to check out.

You'll want to pay extra-close attention to the "Proposed" in that title. When it was finally built, the St. Louis - San Francisco Railway never in its life went West of Kansas.

Can't say they didn't dream big, though.



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