First edition. 8vo. 8 1/2" x 9 1/2" color, stiff, pictorial wrappers, 60 pp., foreword, illustrated, illustrated mostly from photographs, facsimiles maps, portraits, bibliography. The story of Kansas' first great railroad, the Kansas Pacific. The Kansas Pacific's main line ran between Denver and Kansas City, connecting two of the most important cities of the central U. S. It opened the era of the "Wild West," then brought some of the first settlers to western Kansas. Fine, bright, unread copy.
Inventory Number: 43179