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Rare SAN DIEGO Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393651149335

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 19, 1871  * Rare & early from Southern California Front page items include: "The Pacific Paradise" which extols the great climate of San Diego over that of Nice, France. "How to Fight the Apaches" "The Transcontinental Railroad" and more. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends November 26, 2021 14:28

$57.00
192452

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Construction Progress & Sioux Indians 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393511611945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 26, 1867   Page 3 has: "Pacific Railroad--Indian Council" which reports on the progress of this historic transcontinental railroad project. Also that: "...from Gen. Sully, dated Fort Sedgwick...states he has ha a satisfactory council with the Ogallalla and Brute bands of the Sioux Indians..." with another report with details noting: "...war party of 18 Brute Sioux came in last night...acknowledged their participation in Fort Phil. Kearney massacre...Indians engaged numbered 2,000..." and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2021 08:45

$34.00
188202

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Construction Push Disrupted by Indians 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473587429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 20, 1867  Page 3 begins with an interesting report: "Union Pacific Railroad" which comments on the construction efforts of the transcontinental railroad, including: "...work would have to be abandoned on the Union Pacific Railroad unless more protection was furnished against Indians...the track continues to be laid at the rate of two miles a day. The Indians have caused some annoyance to surveying parties & tree cutters..." and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:35

$36.00
188012

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462341932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1869  * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Last spike driven at Promontory Point Page 7 has very nice reporting on the historic joining of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads at Promontory Point, Utah, with the ceremonies of the driving in of the final, golden spike signifying the completion of joining the East & West.  The headlines include: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "Ceremonies At The Completion" "The First Invoice of Japan Tea Shipped from San Francisco" "The Overland Mails Transferred to the Railroad". This reporting takes about three-quarters of a column and contains much detail, with the entire text seen in the photos below. A portion includes: "...presen... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:36

$159.00
186729

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion San Francisco (#7) 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870  * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#7) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 7, published at San Francisco after reaching its western terminus & before returning to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along th... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:08

$385.00
183345

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Pacific Railway Act w/ Abraham Lincoln 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128817497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Sept. 4, 1862 * Pacific Railway Acts * Transcontinental Railroad * President Abraham Lincoln * American Civil War era Most of the ftpg. and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the very historic; "Pacific Railroad Bill", actually the first of two (the 2nd in 1864) which would provide federal subsidies in land and loans for the construction of a transcontinental railroad across the United States. This first Pacific Railway Act (July 1, 1862) authorized the building of the railroad and granted rights of way to the Union Pacific to build westward from Omaha, Neb., and to the Central Pacific to build eastward from Sacramento, California. It has a great wealth of detail & is signed in... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:16

$68.00
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Rare AUBURN Placer County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391987657651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, Placer County, California, October 24, 1885 * Rare Old West title Placer mining in the Auburn area was very good, with the camp first becoming known as the North Fork Dry Diggings, later changed to Woods Dry Diggings. The area soon developed into a mining camp, and it was officially named Auburn in 1849. In 1851 Auburn was chosen as the seat of Placer County. Gold mining operations moved up the ravine to the site of present-day Auburn. In 1865, the Central Pacific Railroad, the western leg of the First Transcontinental Railroad, reached Auburn, as it was being built east from Sacramento toward Ogden, Utah. Various local & national news plus a wealth of ads. Wight... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:37

$40.00
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