Auction 97, Lot 536

"The Union Pacific Railroad of America: A prairie on fire in Nebraska [together with] Atlantic Pacific Railroad coupon bond",

Subject: Railroads

Period: 1861/80 (dated)

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13.7 x 6.9 inches
34.8 x 17.5 cm

Nice pair of Railroad items. First is a hand colored wood engraved view from the Illustrated London News, 1861. The dramatic night scene shows a train traveling across the prairie with a fire covering the entire horizon. It is accompanied by a $1000 railroad bond issued in 1880. It has a fine vignette of trains, settlers and Indians and all but two of the coupons.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $120 - $150

Unsold

Closed on 12/5/2001

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