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Traveler"s guide to the new gold mines in Idaho and Colorado ... showing the shortest and most direct route from Chicago to the gold mines. by Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.

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Published in [Chicago? .
Written in English


  • Railroads -- West (U.S.),
  • Transportation -- West (U.S.),
  • Idaho -- Description and travel,
  • Colorado -- Description and travel

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Edition Notes

SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 106, no. 1136.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17810889M

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