Item #22188 Illustrated History of the Panama Railroad: Together with a Traveler's Guide and Business Man's Handbook. F. N. Otis.
Illustrated History of the Panama Railroad: Together with a Traveler's Guide and Business Man's Handbook
Illustrated History of the Panama Railroad: Together with a Traveler's Guide and Business Man's Handbook
Illustrated History of the Panama Railroad: Together with a Traveler's Guide and Business Man's Handbook
Illustrated History of the Panama Railroad: Together with a Traveler's Guide and Business Man's Handbook

Illustrated History of the Panama Railroad: Together with a Traveler's Guide and Business Man's Handbook

Harper & Brothers: Harper & Brothers, 1861. First Edition. 8vo. 263, [1] + [4 pp advertisements] pp. Frontispiece; text illustrations; wood engraved plates; 2maps. Errata slip tipped-in. Original decorated brown cloth stamped in blind, with gilt-lettered spine, brown endpapers. Some water-staining to outer edge of rear cover, minor wear to extremities; else near fine with both text and plates clean and bright. Item #22188

The construction and operation of a rail link across the Panamanian isthmus to meet the transportation demand created in the wake of the California gold rush. The railroad made its first coast-to-coast crossing in January 1855.

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