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Train catastrophe... Alaska...

Item # 616650

January 26, 1884

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, January 26, 1884

* Early Alaska scenes
* Los Angeles, California print

The front page features: "Pennsylvania - the Terrible Catastrophe Near Bradford, January 15th - a Railway Passenger Train Engulfed in Burning Oil - Passengers Escaping from the Flames" with text. Another full page: "New York City - Among the Studios" has several prints. A half-page: "The War in Tonquin" has two illustrations. "The Earthquake on the Island of Java - Eruption of Krakatoa, August 11th" is a half page print. A half-page: "Views in Alaska and the Behring Sea - the Gibraltar of the North Pacific Ocean" has 7 scenes. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War