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New Mexico, The Land Of Sunshine. Setting Forth Some Good Reasons Why You Might Become A Citizen Of New Mexico To Your Very Great Advantage by Rock Island & Pacific Railway Chicago

New Mexico, The Land Of Sunshine. Setting Forth Some Good Reasons Why You Might Become A Citizen Of New Mexico To Your Very Great Advantage

by Rock Island & Pacific Railway Chicago

Publication: Passenger Traffic Department, Rock Island Lines, 1907, Chicago

9" x 5" pictorial wrappers. 44pp. including wrappers. Black and white map entitled "Map of Eastern Portion of New Mexico Traversed By Rock Island Lines" which shows their lines from Dawson to Tucumcari, then south to El Paso. A promotional booklet issued by the Rock Island Lines to encourage people to consider moving to New Mexico. Many opportunities for moving are pointed out such as the climate, low-priced homesteads, excellent soil for fruits, vegetables, and crops, outstanding sheep and cattle country, etc. In addition there are progressive communities. Brief description of several counties such as Union County, Quay and San Miguel Counties, Tucumcari, Guadalupe County, Santa Rosa, Lincoln County, Otero County, Cloud Croft, et. al. Light wear and soiling along with agency stamps on every page of an overzealous land agent else a nice informative brochure.

Inventory Number: 37751

$375.00