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Pacific wagon roads.

United States. Dept. of the Interior.

Pacific wagon roads.

Letter from the secretary of the interior, transmitting a report upon the several wagon roads constructed under the direction of the Interior department.

by United States. Dept. of the Interior.

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Published by Govt. print. off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Pacific wagon roads.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.,
    • United States -- Exploring expeditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Report prepared by A. H. Campbell, general superintendent, and others.

      Series[United States] 35th Cong., 2d sess. House Ex. doc. ;, 108
      ContributionsCampbell, Albert H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF593 .U31
      The Physical Object
      Pagination125 p.
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL271283M
      LC Control Numberrc 01001238
      OCLC/WorldCa13597411

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In Congress authorized survey and construction of the Pacific Wagon Road from Independence, MO, to Honey Lake, CA. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker.

The national wagon road guide by Wadsworth, William. Publication date Topics Overland journeys to the Pacific Publisher San Francisco: Whitton, Towne & Co., printers and publishers, No Clay Street.

OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages maps, facsimile 25 cm: Contents: An Introduction: The Army Gains Experience in Road Survey and Construction --PART 1: Wagon Road Surveys and Construction in the Western States and Territories by the United States Army, --Exploring Routes for Roads in the New Western Domain, --Wagon Roads on the West Texas.

The Pacific Wagon Road shortened the route still further for travelers. Doubtful Canyon Cutoff [ edit ] From toduring the time of the Butterfield Overland Mail, the stages and other traffic ran over a shortcut between Ojo de Vaca and Apache Pass, over.

Beale’s Wagon Road was a trail that began at Fort Smith, Arkansas and continued through the New Mexico and Arizona Territories into southern modest but serviceable road ran for 1, miles from Arkansas, to the Colorado River. books based on votes: Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson, Sometimes a Great Notion by Ken Kesey, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time I.

And so the National Road was proposed as the first federal highway. Construction began in western Maryland in Workers started building the road going westward, and other work crews began heading east, toward Washington, D.C.

It was eventually possible to take the road from Washington all the way to Indiana. And the road was made to last. Use the wagon to move boxes, books, groceries, a picnic, or take the kids though a park on a sunny afternoon. All sorts of fun lies ahead with the Roadmaster 34" Steel Wagon.

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Joseph and Council Bluffs, on the Missouri River, via South Pass of the Rocky Mountains, to California: Subject: West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks; West (U.S.) -- Description and travel; Overland journeys to the Pacific: Creator: Wadsworth, William: Description: William Wadsworth made several trips across the plains.

The Pacific Wagon Road In Congress authorized the survey and construction of the Pacific Wagon Road from Independence, MO, to Honey Lake, CA The Parallel Road The road along the south boundary of Nemaha County in Kansas was known as the "Parallel." "Down on the Parallel" applied to farmers who lived in the area, and the road could be.

In Interior commissioners fixed and marked the boundary between Texas and New Mexico. Between andunder a series of laws aimed at easing and speeding the transcontinental journey, Interior's Pacific Wagon Road Office carried out a comprehensive program of improving the historic western emigrant routes.

“Stories Of The Humboldt Wagon Road” ($ in paperback from The History Press, ; also for Amazon Kindle) traces the road’s fate. If they had had their way, the Pacific Coast country would have been supplied with a system of wagon roads of the best character, permeating it in all. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kelly, Charles, Salt Desert trails.

Salt Lake City, Utah, Western Print. Co., (OCoLC) Map No. 1 of the El Paso & Fort Yuma Wagon Road. Related.

BUY PRINT EXPORT. Inthe U.S. Congress passed the Pacific Wagon Road Act, allowing the survey and construction of wagon roads. A segment of the first such national road built in the West is the Lander Trail, a section miles in length between a point near present-day South Pass, Wyo., and Fort Hall, route saved travelers 60 miles compared to the more traditional route of the Oregon-California.

Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration.

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Books. Wagon Roads West. Berkeley: University of California Press. pbk reprint; with Maurice Frink and Agnes Wright Spring: When Grass Was King. Boulder: University of Colorado Press. Treasure Hill: The Portrait of a Silver Mining Camp. Tucson: University of.

Onthe presidents of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads meet in Promontory, Utah, and drive a ceremonial last spike into a rail line that connects their railroads. When the Union Pacific Railroad was completed in to Corrine, Utah, the wagon road from the railhead provided faster service than the steamboat route.

When the Utah and Northern Railroad reached Montana in and the Northern Pacific Railroad was completed incommercial use of the military road was greatly diminished. The Coos Bay folk, on the other hand, made the shortest run possible.

But the wagon road's life as a primary artery didn't last long. Replaced in the 20th century by Oregon 42 from Bandon to.

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The original route was blazed in as a wagon road to aid in the construction of Theodore Roosevelt Dam, started in and completed in As with most highways, it was built and maintained in sections.

State transportation workers graded the single-lane, foot-wide road for drainage and safety for the first time in Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Map showing land grant of the Northern Pacific Railroad Co. in western Washington and northern Oregon: corrected up to Sept. 1, Map showing Smith's Cove-West Point district () Map showing West Seattle waterfront district (). roads in New Mexico, by act of Congress approved March two, eighteen tax.

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Map showing the old stage and wagon roads and railway surveys across the Sierras, from "The Story of the Central Pacific. The Rise of the Big Four: Huntington, Stanford, Crocker, and Hopkins." By W. Bailey. The Pacific Monthly, January, Courtesy Bruce C.

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During the California Gold Rush the routes to California used were increased by the Siskiyou Trail from Oregon.

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in the State of California an appropriation is badly needed for a survey of a wagon road across the Sierra Nevada mountains with each book. Covered wagons helped push the American frontier all the way to the Pacific Ocean, but for western trails the Conestoga wagon morphed into the prairie schooner.

Smaller, lighter, and lacking the distinctive curve, prairie schooners carried household goods and. While the roads might not take up too much space, in the land of the two-lane highway, they're a second home.

Like so many of the old highways, it was originally a wagon route, and there’s a town (or, more precisely, a settlement) every miles, corresponding with the distance a wagon could travel in a day.

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When completed inthe Mullan Military Road became the first wagon road to traverse the Rocky Mountains into the inland Northwest, and Mullan was rewarded with promotion to the rank of captain.

Randall A. Johnson () wrote this account of the road and its builder for The Pacific Northwesterner, Vol. 39, No. 2 () and it is.

Collis Huntington had a preternatural sense for buying and selling. He came to California in at news of gold. He found success vending supplies to men chasing their fortunes in icy streams.

Her diary was published in book form in Eleven Graves. On J - about 6 weeks after leaving Missouri - Sarah's group of wagons arrives at Fort Kearney, Nebraska Territory, a major way station on the road west. There, the pioneers are confronted with .Answer 1 of Essentially, I am travelling to LA with my 4 friends (all aged 23).

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