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1876 timetable. From the river to the mountains, 1876

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 19
Identifier: TL031-3-19

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection consists of 919 rail and bus timetables from the United States and Canada collected by Mr. John A. Swider, of Mount Prospect, Illinois. The collection comprises timetables issued 1880 through 2006, with the majority dating from the 1930s through the 1990s. It includes timetables focused on the Chicago metropolitan area, and on travel to the San Francisco, Chicago, and New York World’s Fairs.


  • 1876

Conditions Governing Access

To inquire about access to this collection, please contact the Transportation Library at or (847) 491-5273.


From the Collection: 6 Boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Significant events: The new and direct route from Kansas City and Atchison to Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Manitou, Denver, Canon City, Cucharas, Trinidad, and all points in Colorado. See Kansas by daylight through passenger trains from Kansas City and Atchison to the Rocky Mountains. (reproduction printed circa 1976)

Mode: Rail

Effective date: Timetable in effect November 26, 1876.

Library Details

Part of the Northwestern University Transportation Library Repository

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