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Burlington Monmouth & Illinois River R. R. : its location business prospects, &c. : will it pay
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TitleBurlington Monmouth & Illinois River R. R. : its location business prospects, &c. : will it pay
Alternate TitleBurlington Monmouth and Illinois River R. R.: its location business prospects, &c., will it pay
DescriptionThe pamphlet includes a list of the board of directors and officers of the company and the "Articles of incorporation and by-laws Burlington, Monmouth & Illinois River Railway Co." A tract included after the articles of incorporation, "Will it Pay?" discusses the need for a narrow gauge railroad because the people need transportation and because the " 'standard gauge' --is all wrong."
SubjectLeaflets
Railroads
Railroad track gauge
Subject (LCSH)Burlington, Monmouth & Illinois River Railway Company;
Geographic LocationUnited States--Illinois--Monmouth; United States--Illinois--East Burlington; United States--Illinois--Heyworth;
Time Period1870-1880
PublisherMonmouth, Ill. : Review Steam Book and Job Print
ContributorsJones, Thomas K.; Johnson, William K.; Harlow, George Henry; Burlington, Monmouth and Illinois River Railway Co.
Date1876
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierSpecial Collections HE2791.B9 1876
Languageeng
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionRailroads in the Midwest, Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
Date Digital2009-05-26
Physical Description8 p. ; 25 cm.
FilenameMonmouth_and_Illinois_River_RR.pdf
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