Incidents of a trip through the Great Platte Valley to the Rocky Mountains and Laramie Plains, with a Statement of the various Pacific Railroads….
Full Howes: “As Consulting Engineer for the Union Pacific Railroad, Silas Seymour describes his trip with Jessie Williams, Government Director, and Gen. Dodge, in 1866, to examine the different routes for the passes of the Rockies. They traveled by train, stage and horseback from New York to Denver, and then returned to the East.”
Description: Incidents of a trip through the Great Platte Valley to the Rocky Mountains and Laramie Plains, with a Statement of the various Pacific Railroads….
New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1867. Portrait frontis, 130pp. 12mo. Second edition. Publisher’s cloth, gilt-lettered, expertly rebacked. Offsetting to title-page from frontispiece; general even tanning throughout, per paper quality. A very good copy.
Graff 3737. Howes S-315.