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The Old B.& M. Railroad Ahead, Keep In The Right Latitude, 750,000 Acres Of The Best Lands For Sale. Southern Iowa And Southeastern Nebraska Have The Largest And Finest Crops, The Best Class Of Settlers, The Most Successful Farmers, The Best And Cheapest Lands, The Largest Credits & Lowest Interest, The Cheapest Fares & Freights.

The Old B.& M. Railroad Ahead, Keep In The Right Latitude, 750,000 Acres Of The Best Lands For Sale. Southern Iowa And Southeastern Nebraska Have The Largest And Finest Crops, The Best Class Of Settlers, The Most Successful Farmers, The Best And Cheapest Lands, The Largest Credits & Lowest Interest, The Cheapest Fares & Freights.


First edition. 8vo. Original yellow wrappers, printed in black ink, 36 pp., illustrated, plates, maps. Maps are present on three of the four cover panels. There are four full-page views, "Looking southwest from Lincoln, Neb.;" "View in Adams County, south of Hastings, Neb.;" "View on Farmers' Creek, Franklin County, Neb.;" and "Valley of the Big Blue, south of Seward, Neb." About 36,000 acres remain in Southern Iowa, suited for small farms, and they are really promoting the South Platte Country in Nebraska. The Burlington Route advises how to reach this country, railroad lands available for sale, credit and cash terms of sale, and rebates allowed and conditions. Also presents conditions in both Iowa and Nebraska, crops, investment opportunities, climate, livestock, homesteads, state laws, etc. The illustrations depict scenes in both states and covers contain three maps of the area. A near fine, tight copy.

Inventory Number: 31600

$675.00