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The road of a thousand wonders

The road of a thousand wonders

by which is meant the Coast Line & Shasta Route of the Southern Pacific Company, extending from Los Angeles, through San Francisco, to Portland, a journey of over one thousand three hundred miles.

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Published by Southern Pacific Co., Passenger Dept. in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • California -- Description and travel.,
  • California -- Pictorial works.,
  • Oregon -- Description and travel.,
  • Oregon -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSunset (Menlo Park, Calif.).
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsSouthern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23007054M

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