The Pacific tourist : Adams & Bishop's illustrated trans-continental guide of travel : from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean : railroad routes across the continent, all pleasure resorts and places of most noted scenery in the far West, also of all cities, towns, villages, U. S. forts, springs, lakes, mountains, routes of summer travel, best localities for huntin g, fishing, sporting, and enjoyment, with all needful information for the pleasure traveler, miner, settler, or business man : a complete traveler's guide of the Union and Central Pacific Railroads, and all points of business or pleasure travel to California, COlorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Montana, the mines and mining of the territories, the lands of the Pacific coast, the won ders of the Rocky Mountains, the scenery of the Sierra Nevadas, the Colorado Mountains, the big trees, the geysers, the Yosemite, and the Yellowstone (Book, 1885) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The Pacific tourist : Adams & Bishop's illustrated trans-continental guide of travel : from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean : railroad routes across the continent, all pleasure resorts and places of most noted scenery in the far West, also of all cities, towns, villages, U. S. forts, springs, lakes, mountains, routes of summer travel, best localities for huntin g, fishing, sporting, and enjoyment, with all needful information for the pleasure traveler, miner, settler, or business man : a complete traveler's guide of the Union and Central Pacific Railroads, and all points of business or pleasure travel to California, COlorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Montana, the mines and mining of the territories, the lands of the Pacific coast, the  won ders of the Rocky Mountains, the scenery of the Sierra Nevadas, the Colorado Mountains, the big trees, the geysers, the Yosemite, and the Yellowstone Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Pacific tourist : Adams & Bishop's illustrated trans-continental guide of travel : from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean : railroad routes across the continent, all pleasure resorts and places of most noted scenery in the far West, also of all cities, towns, villages, U. S. forts, springs, lakes, mountains, routes of summer travel, best localities for huntin g, fishing, sporting, and enjoyment, with all needful information for the pleasure traveler, miner, settler, or business man : a complete traveler's guide of the Union and Central Pacific Railroads, and all points of business or pleasure travel to California, COlorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Montana, the mines and mining of the territories, the lands of the Pacific coast, the won ders of the Rocky Mountains, the scenery of the Sierra Nevadas, the Colorado Mountains, the big trees, the geysers, the Yosemite, and the Yellowstone

Author: Frederic E Shearer
Publisher: New York : Adams & Bishop, Publishers, 1885.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pacific tourist.
New York : Adams & Bishop, Publishers, 1885
(OCoLC)1010941120
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic E Shearer
OCLC Number: 38450331
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 372, [4] pages + [1] page advertisement: illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Battle with the Indians at Plum Creek --
Grand Duke Alexis' first buffalo hunt --
The overland pony express --
The great Indian Battle of Summit Springs --
Iliff, the late cattle king of the plains --
Cheyenne, "Magic City of the Plains" --
Powder River country --
The Tongue River country --
Sherman --
Dale Creek Bridge --
The great Laramie Plains --
Skull Rocks --
Tie-Siding [Tie Siding] --
Harney --
Red Buttes --
Fort Sanders --
Laramie --
Laramie Peak --
The windmills of the Union Pacific Railway --
Wind River Mountains --
Indian burial tree --
The Black Hills of Wyoming and the Medicine Bow Range --
Howell --
Wyoming --
Lookout --
Miser --
Rock Creek --
Wilcox --
Aurora [Como] --
Valley of the Chugwater --
Medicine Bow --
Carbon --
Simpson --
Percy --
Dana --
Edson --
Walcott --
Fort Steele --
Grennville --
Rawlins --
To the Big Horn --
Solon --
Separation --
Fillmore --
Creston --
Latham --
Washakie --
Red Desert --
Tipton --
Table Rock --
Monell --
Bitter Creek --
Black Buttes --
Hallville --
Point of Rocks --
Thayer --
Salt Wells --
Baxter --
Rock Springs --
Wilkins --
Green River --
The Green River --
Brown's Hole --
Giant's Club --
Peculiarities of the Green River rocks --
Curious scenes along the Green River --
The Sweetwater --
Bryan --
Marston --
Granger --
View of Uintah Mountains --
Church Buttes --
Curious scientific explorations --
Hampton --
Carter --
Bridger --
Leroy --
Piedmont --
Aspen --
Hilliard --
Soda Springs --
Independence Rock --
Devil's Gate on the Sweetwater --
View in the Uintah Mountains --
Gilbert's Peak --
Bear River City --
Millis --
Evanston --
Sporting --
[Alma] --
A mountain on fire --
A valuable coal mine --
A mountain of sulphur --
Wahsatch --
Artesian wells --
Chinese workmen --
Echo and Weber Canons --
Social life among the Mormons --
The religion of the Mormons --
How the Mormon Church influences visitors --
The great desert west of Salt Lake City --
The wonders of Montana --
Utah and Northern Branch, Union Pacific Railway, or the new route to Montana and the Yellowstone --
Routes to the National Park --
Outfitting --
Table of distances --
The Yellowstone Park / F.V. Hayden: The Yellowstone Valley; The Mammoth white mountain Hot Springs; Tower Creek and Falls; Falls of the Yellowstone and Grand Canon --
Yellowstone Lake --
Geyser basins of Fire Hole River --
Upper Geyser Basin --
Mount Blackmore --
Heights attained by the eruptions of the principal geysers in Fire Hole Basins, Yellowstone National Park --
Elevations in the Yellowstone National Park --
Great Soda Mountain and Jupiter's Bath in the Yellowstone Region --
The Central Pacific R.R. [Railroad] --
Westward to San Francisco --
Bonneville --
Promontory --
The great railroad wedding --
driving the last spike --
The great Shoshone Falls / Clarence King --
Eureka and Palisade R.R. --
Nevada Central Railway --
The Great Plains and Desert / Joaquin Miller --
Curious names given by miners --
Virginia and Truckee R.R. --
Street scene in Virginia City, Nevada --
Mines of Virginia City --
The big bonanza mines --
Sinks of the Great Nevada Basin --
Stage routes to Lake Tahoe --
Tahoe City --
Trout --
The lumber and trees of the lake region --
The Great Nevada Flume : a perilous ride / H. J. Ramsdell --
Snow sheds --
Dutch Flat --
Placer mining --
The Great American Canon --
A Chinese idea of poker --
Skillful [Chinese] cookery --
Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad --
The state capitol --
Beet sugar --
California Pacific Railroad --
The Vaca Valley and Clear Lake Railroad --
Oakland --
Bay of San Francisco --
The Chinese in San Francisco: Health; Personal habits; Chinese quarters; The Six Companies; Tax paying; Skill in imitating; Power of control over their feelings; Chinese business; Chinese workmen; Chinese restaurants and food; Temples; Ma Chu; Mode of worshiping and consulting the gods; Gambling; The theatres; Funerals and honoring the dead; Ancestral worship; The method of calculating and counting [abacus]; Opium smoking; When Americans do not speak the Chinese language; The Chinese missions --
Climate of California and hints to invalids --
Health and pleasure resorts of California --
The Big trees [ Redwoods] --
How to reach the Yosemite Valley and big tree groves --
Expenses to the Yosemite Valley --
the big trees --
Head-waters [Headwaters of the Sacramento and Mount Shasta --
The geysers --
Lake County and mineral springs --
Seaside resorts: Santa Cruz; Monterey --
The old overland route, or Sacramento to San Francisco, via Stockton, Lathrop, Livermore Pass, and Niles --
California wind- mills --
The Amador Branch Railroad --
The Stockton and Copperopolis Railroad --
The California Pacific Railroad --
Branch from Davisville to Knight's Landing --
The Northern Railway --
The South Pacific Coast Railroad (narrow gauge) --
North Pacific Coast Railroad (narrow gauge) --
Ascent of Mt. Tamalpais --
San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad --
Oregon Division of the Central Pacific Railroad to Marysville, Mt. Shasta, Northern California Railroad to Oroville, and overland route to Oregon and Washington Territory --
Pleasure travel to Oregon: Northern California and Washington Territory: Puget Sound; To Australia via San Francisco --
The Southern Pacific Railroads: Southern Pacific Railroad Co.; From San Francisco southward --
Branch from Carnadero to Soledad --
The Southern Pacific overland route --
Tehachapi Pass --
Los Angeles and Independence Railroad, leased to the Central Pacific --
Wilmington Division, Southern Pacific Railroad --
The Los Angeles and San Diego Railroad --
The steamers of the Colorado Steam Navigation Co. --
Southern Pacific Railroad of Arizona --
New Mexico --
The Triple Pacific Line. Illustrations: Eminent American explorers and artists: Gen. [General] Custer; Gen. Fremont; Lieut. [Lieutenant] Wheeler; F.V. Hayden; Albert Bierstadt; Maj. [Major] J.W. Powell --
Grand Duke Alexis killing his first buffalo --
Crossing the Platte, by emigrant train, in old overland days --
Chimney Rocky, near North Platte --
Overland pony express pursued by highwaymen --
Old pony express station at Cheese Creek, Nebraska --
Pony express saluting the telegraph --
Buffalo hunting / W. Cary --
Indian attack on an overland stage --
Prairie dog city --
Long's Peak from Estes Park / W.P. Snyder --
Scenes in the Black Hills: Golden Park; Genevieve Park; Custer Park; Limestone Peak; Harney's Peak --
Devil's Tower --
Black Hills / Warren --
Williams' Canon [Canyon] / Thomas Moran --
Gateway to the Garden of the Gods --
Mountain of the Holy Cross, Colorado --
The Uintah Mountains --
scene near Gilbert's Peak --
Skull rocks, near Sherman --
Dale Creek Bridge --
Lightning scene on the prairies --
Hunting in the Rocky Mountains / Cary --
Indian burial tree, near Fort Laramie --
Medicine Bow Mountains, from Medicine Bow River / W.P. Snyder --
Deer race with train on U.P.R.R. [Union Pacific Railroad] --
View on the [North?] Platte, near Fort Fred Steele --
Scenes on Green River: Flaming Gorge; Brown's Hole; Looking up the Valley of Green River --
Castle Rock --
The Twin Sisters, Green River / A.C. Warren --
Petrified fish cut, Green River --
West bank, Green River, looking eastward --
Giant's Club, Green River --
Giant's Tea-pot [Teapot], Green River --
Church Buttes on Black's Fork --
Interior of snow sheds, U.P.R.R. / W.P. Snyder --
Rock cut, near Aspen --
Independence Rock / W.P. Snyder --
The Devil's Gate on the Sweetwater --
Rock scenes near Echo City --
Pulpit Rock, Echo Canon --
looking westward / W.P. Snyder --
Monument Rock, Echo Canon / W.P. Snyder --
The cliffs of Echo Canon, Utah / Thomas Moran --
Devil's Slide, Weber Canon / Warren --
Scenes in Weber Canon --
Wilhelmina Pass, Weber Canon / Thomas Moran --
Salt Lake City and Wahsatch Mountains / A. Will --
Offices and family residence of Brigham Young --
New Mormon Temple --
Interior of office of the Mormon president --
View of Salt Lake City, looking westward across the Jordan Valley --
"Holiness to the Lord, Zion's co-operative mercantile institution," sign of Mormon stores --
Salt Lake City --
Interior of Mormon Tabernacle --
the great organ --
New residence of Brigham Young --
Amelia Palace / W.P. Snyder --
American Fork Canyon / Thomas Moran --
Scenes in American Fork Canon --
The old mill, American Fork Canon / A.C.W. --
Lions Head Rock --
Great Salt Lake / W.P. Snyder --
Representative Mormons --
View of Great Salt Lake, from the Wahsatch Mountains / Thomas Moran --
Geysers of the Yellowstone: Giant Geyser; Hot Spring Cone; Castle Geyser & Fire Basin; Boiling Springs --
Mts. [Mounts] Hayden and Moran --
Ascending the glaciers of Mt. Hayden --
Lower Falls of the Yellowstone --
Yellowstone Lake --
Scenes in the Yellowstone Park: Jupiter's Baths and Soda Mountain; Valley of the Yellowstone --
Mt. [Mount] Blackmore / H. Cary --
Palace Butte --
Silver Palace Car, C.P.R.R. --
Shoshone Indian village --
Ute squaw and pappoose [papoose] --
The great railroad wedding: Driving the last spike; Union of the East and West; First whistle of the iron horse --
Salt Lake from Monument Point --
Monument Point from Salt Lake / W.P. Snyder --
Shoshone Falls --
View looking down the Shoshone Falls --
Mountain scene in the Ruby Range / Parsons? --
Scenes in the Humboldt Desert --
The Palisades on the Humboldt / Thomas Moran --
Winnemucca, the Napoleon of the Piutes [Paiutes] --
Two bits to see the pappoose [papoose] --
R. R. station, Humboldt, Nevada / W.P. Snyder --
Pyramid Lake --
Scenes on the Truckee River / by Thomas Moran: Truckee Meadows, Sierras in the distance ; Pleasant Valley; Truckee River near State Line; Red Bluff, Truckee River; Bridge at Eagle Gap; Truckee River rapids --
Winter forest scene in the Sierra Nevada / Thomas Moran --
Lake Esther, Sierra Nevada Mountains / from a painting by Albert Bierstadt --
Lake Tahoe / Thomas Moran --
Summits of the Sierras / Thomas Moran --
Snow sheds across the Sierras --
Gallery in snow sheds, C.P.R.R. --
Mary's Lake, mirror view --
Tunnel No. 12, Strong's Canon --
Donner Lake, from near Summit, Nevada / Thomas Moran --
Lake Angeline --
Scenery of the Sierras, near Summit --
Scenes across the Sierras --
Scenes across the Sierras --
Giant's Gap, American River Canon / Thomas Moran --
Cape Horn --
A vision of the golden country / Thomas Moran --
Bloomer Cut --
Gardens and groves of California --
Representative men of California --
Bird's-eye view of San Francisco --
San Francisco Mint --
Public buildings of San Francisco --
"Hoodlums" [Youths harassing Chinese] --
Scenes in the harbor of San Francisco: At the Cliff House; the Golden Gate; The Bay from Russian Hill; Goat Island --
Woodward's Gardens, San Francisco --
Scene in alley, Chinese Quarters, San Francisco --
Interior of Chinese temple --
Interior of Chinese theatre --
The big trees of California --
Scenes in Yosemite Valley --
Vernal Falls, Yosemite / Thomas Moran --
The Hotel Del Monte and grounds at Monterey, Cal. --
A mining camp in Arizona --
Scene in park and pleasure grounds at Oak Knoll, Napa Valley, California --
residence of R. B. Woodward --
The Thousand Wells, Arizona --
View of Prescott, capital of Arizona --
Pedros Pintados, or Painted Rocks, Arizona --
Ruins of Casa Grande, Arizona --
Cliff dwellings, Mancos Canon, southwestern Colorado --
Cliff house, Mancos Canon, southeastern Colorado --
Cave dwellings, M'Elmo Canon [Canyon] --
Lone Peaks (Pecachos), between Eisenberg and Prescott --
The Tehachapi Loop --
View of Loop --
Plan of view --
Stone monument, Santa Rita Mountains, southeastern Colorado --
Locating the line, Animas Canon, on Denver and Rio Grande Railway, Colorado --
Teocalli Mountains, Col. --
Hot springs, Las Vegas, N.M. --
Pagosa Springs, Colorado --
Grand Canon of the Arkansas, on Denver and Rio Grande Railway, Colorado --
[Inset of hunter with foot on head of dead buffalo, horse standing nearby] --
Garden of the Gods, White River, eastern Utah --
Grand Canon of the Arkansas, on Denver and Rio Grande Railway, Colorado.
Other Titles: Adams and Bishop's illustrated transcontinental guide of travel
Responsibility: Frederick E. Shearer, editor ; with special contributions by F.V. Hayden, Clarence King, Capt. Dutton, A.C. Peale, Joaquin Miller, and J.B. Davis ; illustrations by Thomas Moran, A.C. Warren, W. Snyder, F. Schell, H.W. Troy, A. Will ; engravings by Meeder & Chubb.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.