Publication: Rand, McNally & Company, 1882, Chicago
First edition. 9" x 6" in color pictorial wrappers printed in red, blue & black, with vignettes of wheat threshing, cattle, mining, and logging on front wrapper. 82pp. plus  pp. publisher's ads for Oregon Railway & Navigation Co. Contents. Illustrations. Maps. Uncommon Northern Pacific Railway land promotion detailing the sites and possibilities along the Northern Pacific route at the end of the 19th century. The work details the history of the NPRR, divisions, branch lines, development opportunities for homesteaders and businesses in Western Washington, the inner-mountain West, Montana, Yellowstone National Park, the Dakotas, Minnesota, and specific land grants available from the NPRR in Minnesota and the Dakotas. Large color map attached to inside rear wrapper. Map fine. Light chipping to wrapper edges and with a few small closed tears to wrapper edges along with light soiling and rubbing to spine. Very good.
Inventory Number: 49882