Knox College Railroads in the Midwest: Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
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Breaks the world record: The Burlington Route accomplishes the greatest feat in the history of railroading
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TitleBreaks the world record: The Burlington Route accomplishes the greatest feat in the history of railroading
DescriptionA leaflet promoting the speed record for train travel in 1897. On the front: "Special train runs from Chicago to Denver, 1025 miles, at an average of nearly 59 miles an hour."
SubjectLeaflets
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Railroad travel
Geographic LocationUnited States--Illinois--Chicago; United States--Colorado--Denver;
Time Period1890-1900
CreatorChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Date1897
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierLocal History Series--Railroads--CB&Q
Languageeng
Is Part OfA Train takes its own picture
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionRailroads in the Midwest, Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
Date Digital2009-09-25
Physical Description1 folded sheet
FilenameTrainTakesPicture_insert_FastRunToDenver.pdf
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