Before Judy Garland Made it Famous

Before Judy Garland Made it Famous

Geographically Correct County Map of the States Traversed by the Atchison, Topeka & Sante Fe Railroad.  St. Louis: Woodward, Tiernan & Hale, 1877.

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This timetable for the Atchison, Topeka and Sante Fe Railroad includes on one side details of scenic highlights, information on connections, and listings of land for sale. The other side provides a (somewhat compressed) route map complete with an image of trains traversing the Great Plains.  The line was chartered in 1859 but did not reach the Kansas/Colorado border until 1873 due to work stoppages associated with the Civil War. In the 1870s, the line moved passengers, cattle, coal and supplies to and from Colorado and northern New Mexico. 

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