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Image from page 88 of “Announcement of Prof. S. J. Sedgwick’s illustrated course of lectures and catalogue of stereoscopic views of scenery in all parts of the Rocky and Sierra Nevada mountains : between Omaha and San Francisco” (1879)
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Title: Announcement of Prof. S. J. Sedgwick’s illustrated course of lectures and catalogue of stereoscopic views of scenery in all parts of the Rocky and Sierra Nevada mountains : between Omaha and San Francisco
Year: 1879 (1870s)
Authors: Sedgwick, S. J. (Stephen James) Union Pacific Railroad Company. Stereoscopic views across the Continent West from Omaha
Subjects: Stereoscopic views
Publisher: Newtown, Queens County, N.Y. : S.J. Sedgwick
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University
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alifornia. When in San Francisco the Cliff House will be one of the objectsto visit On your way climb the Lone Mountain, on the summit ofwhich is erected a large wooden cross. Bret Harte has finely em-bodied the inspiration of the scene in the lines— As I stand by the cross on the Lone Mountain crest.Looking over the ultimate sea, etc. On your return, Woodwards Gardens will probably be a point ofinterest. This is a combination of park, garden, museum, observa-tory, art gallery, unending or rotary boat, menagerie, &c. You will need a week to visit Calaveras, Mariposa and YosemiteValley, to wander among their big trees, and to contemplate thesubiime wonders of the latter place. In Southern California is muchto interest in climate, production and people. Colorado is 276 miles long from north to south, find 380 miles from east towest, containing nearly 106,000 square miles. This is nearly as large as GreatBritain, or the whole of Germany. It is larger than the four Middle States, or
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of all New England, and Ohio thrown in. One-third of th s area, the easternpart, is covered by the Pluins ; the remaining western portion by the mountainsand the parks. For the Great West. Antelope, prairie dogs, grizzly, brown, and black bears, mountainlion occasionally, foxes, wolves, red deer, and black-tailed, mountainsheep, elk, squirrel, woodchuck ; birds of* all kinds peculiar to thislatitude ; and the mountain streams and lakes abounding in trout,sucker, dace and spotted or lady catfish. This last bites voraciouslyand makes a noble fight , it has been taken of 6 lbs. weight. On theColumbia the salmon is an important article of commerce. Thebeaver and muskrat are also found, and on the line of the Kansas,Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad the buffalo yet roams. The numb r of milfs of railroad in th9 United States is 82,000,nearly one-half of the whole on the globe to-day. Assuming th-^ycost ,000 per mile, and the total amount will be ,780,000,000. The number of prominent religou
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