Oregon short line country a description of Oregon, Southeastern Washington and Idaho : facts for settlers regarding the resources, attractions, present prosperity and promising future, of the far northwestern section of the Union by Union Pacific Railway Company.

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  • Oregon -- Description and travel.,
  • Washington (State) -- Description and travel.,
  • Idaho -- Description and travel.

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Statementpub. by the Passenger Department, Union Pacific Railway.
ContributionsPacific Northwest History Collection.
LC ClassificationsF881 .U537
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL21058118M
LC Control Number25000730

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