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The Illinois Central Railroad - June 1885 Timetables

Published by Illinois Central, Chicago, 1885
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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With a 16 inch by 24 inch color "Map of the Illinois Central Railroad and Connections" - with timetables on the back. The map is clean and crisp with no tears. This 4 inch by 8 inch brochure has 4 pages of additional timetables and advertising. The illustrated front panel reads: "The Illinois Central Railroad Grand Entrance into the City of Chicago over their great 6 Track Route along the Lake Front - No Streets, Draw Bridges or Railroad Tracks to Cross. One page advertises "The Favorite Winter Route to California via New Orleans and the Southern Pacific R. R."- only one change of cars" - with a timetable from Chicago to Los Angeles and San Francisco. The next page advertises the 2 daily trains from Chicago to Sioux City with connections at Le Mars and Sioux City" for Dakota Territory, Iowa, Minn. and Neb. The next page advertises a train - a pullman buffet sleeper, to Jacksonville, Florida with one change of cars at New Orleans. The back panel advertises "Choice Lands suitable for Fruit and Garden Farming at low rates and on long time, along the line of the Illinois Central Railroad, in the states of Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana". The covers have some light stains. The paper is still supple with good, unworn and untorn edges. There is also this brochure/timetable with different advertising for January 1887. The front panel has some small stains and some creases with a 1/2 inch closed tear. The color map is fine - clean and crisp. $125.00 for January 1887. Bookseller Inventory # 11028

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Title: The Illinois Central Railroad - June 1885 ...

Publisher: Illinois Central, Chicago

Publication Date: 1885

Binding: Original Wraps

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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