Knox College Railroads in the Midwest: Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
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The World's Record. "1025 Miles in 1047 Minutes." February 15th 1897. "The Burlington Run" Chicago Denver Special.
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TitleThe World's Record. "1025 Miles in 1047 Minutes." February 15th 1897. "The Burlington Run" Chicago Denver Special.
DescriptionA flyer touting a fast run from Chicago to Denver: "The Burlington Route Ran a 'Special' from Chicago to Denver, 1025 minles, on Its Own Track, at nearly 59 Miles Per Hour, on Short Notice and With no Perparation Whatever." Notice on the flyer says it was designed and illustrated by W.H. Spinner, Tkt. Agt. of "The Burlington, " Galesburg, Ill. Contains illustrations and a map.
SubjectChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Geographic LocationUnited States--Illinois--Chicago; United States--Illinois--Galesburg; United States--Colorado--Denver
ContributorsSpinner, W.H.
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierLocal History Series--Railroads--CB&Q
Languageeng
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionRailroads in the Midwest, Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
Date Digital2009-02-15
Physical Description1 sheet folded
FilenameBurlingtonWorldRecord.pdf
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