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Views and descriptions of Burlington & Missouri river railroad lands

Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company in Nebraska.

Views and descriptions of Burlington & Missouri river railroad lands

with important information concerning where and how to select and purchase farms in Iowa and Nebraska, on ten years" credit.

by Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company in Nebraska.

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Published by Acres, Blackmar " co., steam printers in Burlington, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nebraska -- Description and travel.,
  • Nebraska -- Pictorial works.,
  • Iowa -- Description and travel.,
  • Iowa -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. -- 1 reel ; 35 mm. -- (Western Americana : frontier history of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900 ; reel 81, no. 820)

    StatementIssued by the Land department of the Burlington & Mo. river railroad co. ...
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 81, no. 820.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[40] p.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15432756M

    In this February 5, letter from Joseph E. Osborn to George S. Harris, Osborn reports on his work in Europe, publicizing the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company's lands in Iowa and Nebraska. He has printed 10, copies of a land brochure to be distributed in Denmark and Norway. February 15, | Letter. The Burlington & Missouri Railroad connects at Ottumwa with the Des Moines Valley Railroad and the North Missouri road, and, at Pacific Junction, with the St. Jo & Council Bluffs road. Among the important branches and extensions of the road is one from Red Oak Junction to Nebraska City and the Nebraska Extension to Lincoln.

    List of Missouri railroads Jump to navigation Jump to search. Missouri Pacific Locomotive number , n.d. Operated the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad under lease, but did not own any railroad Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad: C&EI, CEI Missouri River Railroad: MP: Kansas City, Leavenworth and Atchison Railway. By , the railroad had miles of track (all in Illinois) and adopted the familiar name Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Co., which properly described its trackage stretching to Burlington, Iowa and Quincy, Illinois on the Mississippi River.

    Burlington & Missouri River Railroad ended passenger service in and the depot was razed. The population, which peaked between 1, and 1, around , slowly slipped to in the Stan's Railpix eventfr.com > Seaboard Railway > Burlington & Missouri River Railroad Products. This is a Burlington & Missouri River Railroad Company land poster from This is typical of advertising material circulated to attract western settlers to live along the railroad.


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[Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company in Nebraska.]. Views and descriptions of Burlington & Missouri River Railroad lands: with important information concerning where and how to select and purchase farms in Iowa and Nebraska, on ten years' credit.

[Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company. Map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Burlington Route and its connections. Rand McNally and Company, (Click on Map to Enlarge) Map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Burlington Route and its connections.

Rand McNally and Company, Courtesy of the Library of Congress. MLA Format. Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Sectional land map of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company in Nebraska " The New York Public Library Digital Collections Nov 25,  · Download Image of Correct map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Burlington Route and its connections.

Free for commercial use, no attribution required. Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the named railroad network.

Scale ca.LC Railroad maps, Description derived Author: Rand McNally. of the railroad. The land was then appraised and sold by the railroad on contract to finance their work. To promote sale of the grants, the railroad set up a land department to promote the land and to handle the bookwork.

The Burlington Land Office was opened in October Sales in. The Burlington and Missouri River Rail Road (later Railroad) began operations in and made the town a bustling railroad centre.

Read More Inspire your inbox – Sign up for daily fun facts about this day in history, updates, and special offers. Apr 05,  · This railroad is loosely modeled on the Creston, Iowa Division of the Burlington Route (CB&Q) from until Check out the farms and the scale bu Skip navigation.

The Burlington and Missouri River Railroad (B&MR) was an American railroad company incorporated in Iowa inwith headquarters in Omaha, eventfr.com was developed to build a railroad across the state of Iowa and began operations in It was acquired by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad inand kept serving as its subsidiary.

This is a suit in equity, brought by the United States to annul certain patents issued by them to the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company, for lands situated in Nebraska, amounting in the aggregate to one million two hundred thousand acres. Jun 19,  · The petition averred a selection of the lands in dispute, as swamp lands, by Walter Trippett, county surveyor of the county, under the authority of the secretary of the interior and commissioner of the general land-office, as well as the governor and legislature of Iowa, and the report thereof, in due form, to the commissioner of the general land-office, on the thirtieth of September, Correct map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Burlington Route and its connections.

Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the named railroad network. Contributor: Rand McNally and Company - Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company.

Jun 01,  · Description [Burlington & Missouri River Railroad Company]. How to go West. A Guide to Southern Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, California, and the Whole Great West. Chicago: Horton & Leonard, Railroad Printers, Octavo. 73 pages. Engraved frontispiece, illustrations and maps, two (out of three) folding maps, one in color.

Published "to aid in the sale and settlement of its lands", this pamphlet by the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad introduces special fares for train tickets to Nebraska. "Exploring Tickets" were designed for those who wished to survey the land before committing to a purchase, while "One-Way Settler's Tickets" were targeted to those who had already made a decision to move to Nebraska.

The railroads that would become the Burlington system received more than million acres of federal land grants:to the Hannibal & St. Joseph in ; aboutto the Burlington & Missouri River Rail Road in ; and about million acres to the B&M RR in Nebraska.

Media in category "Burlington and Missouri River Railroad" The following 6 files are in this category, out of 6 total. Burlington and Missouri River Railroad locomotive ().jpg 1, × 1,; MB. Burlington & Missouri River Railroad Co.

Millions of acres. Iowa and Nebraska. Iowa and Nebraska. Land for sale on 10 years credit by the Burlington & Missouri River R.

at. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records. This finding aid supersedes the Guide to the Burlington Archives in the Newberry Library, (Chicago: Newberry Library, ), and incorporates subsequent additions to the company records.

The Burlington and Missouri River Railroad had been an independent corporation for just over twenty years. In that time it had built a rail­ road from the Mississippi to the Missouri, and had built or leased three branch lines: from Red Oak to Hamburg, opened on August 1, ; from Crestón to Hopkins, Missouri, opened January THE BURLINGTON ROUTE.

See Large Map in Front of Book. [p] [images] [p] WESTERN RAILROAD LANDS Burlington & Missouri River Railroad. Land Grant is over 2, Acres In IOWA AND NEBRASKA;acres sold in less than two years to 3, buyers.

The rest for sale. And L. R. Warner, Esq., On the Lands Belonging to the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company in Nebraska, and Other Valuable Information Although west of range one west there is scarcely an acre of ground that has been broken more than three years.

About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic Author: Moses Stocking.Sep 10,  · Jim McKee: Railroad depots have extensive Omaha history With the March completion of the Missouri River railroad bridge, Omaha donated even more land for a .Views and descriptions of Burlington & Missouri River Railroad lands: with important information concerning where and how to select and purchase farms in Iowa and Nebraska, on ten years' credit / By Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company.