Annual Report of the Board of Directors of the Pacific Railroad, to the Stockholders, Том 1

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Сторінка 1 - ... Great South. Some notes on Missouri : The Heart of the Republic. By King. <Scribner's Monthly, July, 1874, Vol. VIII, pp. 257-283. 26 tigs. This has descriptions and Illustrations of Iron Mountain and Pilot Knob. 595 KIEKWOOD — Report of the Chief Engineer.
Сторінка 65 - The railroad can afford to carry this coal for less than the cost of transit, if thereby, the iron ore will be brought into use, and furnaces and forges erected, leading to an active population, and to other descriptions of freight which will pay the railroad fair prices. The railroad can also afford, as it has done, to carry lumber, farm produce in quantities, and the leading staples of a country at barely paying prices...
Сторінка 43 - ... from the one side to the other, with the receipts of freights which would be delivered to the railroad were there no river there. A railroad or a navigable river affords accommodation and draws support from a certain belt of country on either side of it. In the case of the Missouri river route, it is plain that this belt of country is for the north side of the...
Сторінка 45 - ... with it much more, easy than with such a river as the Hudson. Nevertheless its competition will seriously interfere for a time with the profits of any railroad built on its banks. There will be enough of business left, which the railroad cannot conveniently accommodate, on the north side of the stream and on its upper reaches, to sustain a certain number of boats, and the pricts of freighting may thereby be reduced occasionally so low as to leave but little profit to either party.
Сторінка 29 - Hudsonius] and the northern chipmunk (Tamias Asiaticus) •were found everywhere in the wooded country. Doubtless many other of the smaller species of mammals occur, but they were not observed. Birds. The time at our disposal did not permit us to make a close examination of the birds seen, but generally speaking, except along the banks of Churchill River, where ducks breed in great numbers, birds are not at all numerous in the district explored. With the exception of one or two species of merganser,...
Сторінка 44 - ... side will be accommodated by, and will contribute to sustain the railroad in the Missouri valley, and this reduced amount is open to river competition and must be shared with the steamboats. There are considerations which will render this competition a safe one hereafter, when the country becomes more densely settled by an active population, whose time shall be sufficiently occupied to render economy of it synonymous with both comfort and wealth.
Сторінка 43 - ... the river valley would undoubtedly fill up rapidly. This effect would be felt on both sides of the river, but much more so on the railroad side than on the other, because the river is in many places a difficult stream to ferry, and during the winter...

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