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Title: Crofutt's new overland tourist and Pacific coast guide : containing a condensed and authentic description of over one thousand two hundred cities, towns, villages, stations, government fort and camps, mountains, lakes, rivers, sulphur, soda and hot springs, scenery, watering places, and summer resorts : where to look for and hunt the buffalo, antelope, deer and other game; trout fishing, etc., etc. In fact, to tell you what is worth seeing--where to see it--where to go--how to go--and whom to stop with while passing over the Union, Central and Southern Pacific Railroads, their branches and connections, by rail, water and stage, from sunrise to sunset, and part the way back, through Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, California and Arizona
Year: 1879 (1870s)
Authors: Crofutt, George A
Publisher: Chicago, Ill., The Overland Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University

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heCentral Vermont and the Grand Trunk. From Boston there are quite a num-ber of lines. One, as above described, isthrough Vermont and Canada; another isby the Boston & Albany railroad to Al-bany, where connections are made withroute 2; another is the new Hoosac Tun-nel route, through the mountain and tun-nel of that name,—25,081 feet in length,double track; cost $16,000,000—cut througha mountain which iises 1,900 feet above thetrack. This route is a very desirable one,passes through the entire length of theState of Massachusetts, and connects withroute 2, at Troy, New York. Anotherline is via Springfield, or Shore Line, toNew York city; or, you can take part*rail and the steamships on Long IslandSound, of which there are three first-classlines, comprising some of the finest boatsin the world. From New York city, passengers whodesire to visit NiAOARA-whose thimderingcataracts, in volume of waters, far surpassall other waterfalls in the known world— AND PACIFIC COAST GUIDE. 15

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HANGING ROCX, AMERICAN FORK R.R., UTAH See Annex No. 18-. may also view the great Suspension Bridgeover Niagara River, which, undoubtedly, isone of the finest structures of its kind inthis country. They can have choice of twotrunk lines. Route 2.—The New York Central &Hudson River line, passes up the gloriousold Hudson, the magnificent river upon thebosom of which Fulton launched his *ex-periment, the first steamboat ever con-structed. This road is built almost on theriver brink, upon the eastern bank, which slopes back in irregu-lar terraces, presentingfrom the car windowone of the finest, if notthe finest, panoramicview in the world.On the right are manysmall cities, towns andvillages, with groves,parks, gardens, orch-ards, and alternate richfields, with here andthere, peeping out frombeneath the trees, themagnificent countryvilla of the nabob,the substantial resi-dence ot the wealthymerchant, or the neatand tasteful cottage ofthe well-to-do farmer.Then come the Pali-sades of

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