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Minnesota Northern Pacific Railway


Northern Pacific Railway

Publication: Printed For The Author at the Office of B R Warner & Co, 1884, Austin

10-1/2" x 8-1/2" pictorial wrappers. 52pp. including wrappers. Illustrations. Charts. Double column text. Maps. "An invitation from Minnesota to all classes of buyers including the real estate investor, the well-to-do farmer who is looking for land worth anywhere from $125.00 an acre to $5.00 an acre which he can make more valuable through the labor of himself and his family." Much information concerning the vast agricultural empire of Minnesota to include wheat, corn, oats, barley, potatoes; dairy products, poultry products, et. al. Describes the different areas of Minnesota from the southern area to the western and northwestern onto the northern and northeastern area, the transportation, markets, climate, educational system, livestock, hogs, sheep, horses, poultry, timber lands, et. al. Details about northern Minnesota counties such as the population and agricultural statistics, land area, bank deposits, et. al. Offered are other publications of interest to the homeseeker, settler and investor. 3-1/2" x 6-1/2" system map along with much information about the Northern Pacific Railway daily operations. The last page is devoted to representatives of the Northern Pacific Railway. There is a 17-1/2" x 12" black and white folding map entitled, "Minnesota-Northern Pacific Yellowstone Park Line." There are also 2 inset maps - one of Minneapolis, St. Paul and vicinity and the other shows the northeast corner of Minnesota showing Cook County. A few closed tears to rear wrapper along with a crease to the top fore-corner, erasure mark to top of front wrapper, else a very good informative copy.

Inventory Number: 39786

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