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Appleton's General Guide to the United States and Canada: Illustrated with Railway Maps, Plans of Cities, Special Itineraries, Table of Railway and St

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PUBLISHER Forgotten Books (05/04/2018)
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Excerpt from Appleton's General Guide to the United States and Canada: Illustrated With Railway Maps, Plans of Cities, Special Itineraries, Table of Railway and Steamboat Fares, and an Appendix Describing the Columbian Exposition

The vast extension of the railway system has nearly superseded the old Stages and Coaches, but a few lines still run among the mountains and in remote rural districts. Where the object is not merely to get quickly from point to point, this is perhaps the most enjoyable mode of travel, and, in pleasant weather, the traveler should try to get an outside seat. The charges for stage-travel are relatively high - often as much as 100. Or 150. A mile.

In all the cities and larger towns there are Omnibuses at the station on the arrival of every train, which connect directly with the principal hotels; a small charge (us'ually is made for this conveyance.

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ISBN-13: 9780365873211
ISBN-10: 0365873217
Binding: Paperback or Softback (Trade Paperback (Us))
Content Language: English
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Page Count: 784
Carton Quantity: 10
Product Dimensions: 6.00 x 1.56 x 9.00 inches
Weight: 2.27 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Maps
Country of Origin: US
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Excerpt from Appleton's General Guide to the United States and Canada: Illustrated With Railway Maps, Plans of Cities, Special Itineraries, Table of Railway and Steamboat Fares, and an Appendix Describing the Columbian Exposition

The vast extension of the railway system has nearly superseded the old Stages and Coaches, but a few lines still run among the mountains and in remote rural districts. Where the object is not merely to get quickly from point to point, this is perhaps the most enjoyable mode of travel, and, in pleasant weather, the traveler should try to get an outside seat. The charges for stage-travel are relatively high - often as much as 100. Or 150. A mile.

In all the cities and larger towns there are Omnibuses at the station on the arrival of every train, which connect directly with the principal hotels; a small charge (us'ually is made for this conveyance.

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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