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"The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them." —Mark Twain

Abdill, George B. Rails West: A Collector's Album of a Vanishing Era in Railroadiana. Bonanza Books, New York, 1960.

Adams, James Truslow, ed. Atlas of American History. Scribner's New York 1943. [2nd printing, Cloth, Maps].

Alinder, James (Ed.) Carleton E. Watkins: Photographs of the Columbia River and Oregon. Friends of Photography, Carmel, Calif., 1979.

American Heritage, Editors of American Heritage Pictorial Atlas of United States History, The New York American Heritage 1966. [Illustrated by Photos, drawings, maps.]

American West, The. (magazine) Volume VI, Number 3, 1969. ("The Pacific Railroad, 1869-1969: Centennial Issue")

Andrews, Ralph W. Photographers of the Frontier West: Their Lives and Their Works, 1875 to 1915. Bonanza Books, New York, 1965.

Andrews, Ralph W. Picture Gallery Pioneers, 1850 to 1875. Superior Publishing Co., Seattle, 1964.

Appleton - Thomas, G.F. **Appletons' illustrated railway and steam navigation guide, containing the time-tables of the railways of the United States and the Canadas. Also, one hundred railway maps, together with the monthly account of railways and their progress and anecdotes and incidents of travel, &c, &c. New York, Appleton, July 1868. [12mo. 360 p. Includes ads, indexes to railways and stations, indexes of ticket agents, tourist information, detailed maps for routes of each railroad company, time-tables and connections, time-tables for lake and river steamers, ads for transcontinental steamers, some fare information, hotel information This guide was published semi-monthly, and this issue, for July 1868 contains extremely detailed information on all the railway companies operating in the U.S. and Canada. It is an impressive snapshot of railway travel in North America in 1868. A section, "Railways and their Progress," is intended to provide up-to-date general information for various companies. There is speculation of the effects of the transcontinental railroad, at this point uncompleted, and Asian trade. The guide offers details of how to travel from coast-to-coast, with some stagecoach information . There are international steamer ads and information on travel by ship between NY to Calif. Also a section on California wine production.].

Appleton, D. Hand-book of American Travel. Western Tour. Embracing Eighteen Through Routes to the West and Far West, Tours of the Great Lakes and Rivers... D. Appleton and Company, London and New York, 1873. [8vo, x, 320pp, 8 maps and plans, some colored and folding, adverts, red cloth, gilt lettering. This detailed guide includes The Rocky Mountains, Yosemite Valley, Sierra Nevada and the mining regions of Utah.]

Appletons' General Guide to The United States and Canada. D. Appleton & Co., NY, 1881. [Revised Edition. (First Edition 1979). General RR map of the U.S. and of Canada in back pocket. 13 additional fold-out maps including the Adirondacks, Yosemite Valley, Yellowstone Park, & areas surrounding several major U.S. cities. Fold-out plans of l4 major cities of the U.S. & Canada. 30 pages of advertising. Illustrations throughout.].

Appleton's Illustrated Handbook of American Cities. D. Appleton and Co., New York, 1876.

Athearn, Robert G. Union Pacific Country. Rand McNally & Company, Chicago, 1971.

Ayres, George B. How to Paint Photographs in Water Colors and in Oil. [Coloring] How to Work in Crayon, Make the Chromo-Photograph, Retouch Negatives and Instructions in Ceramic Painting. NY: Daniel Appleton & Co. 1878. [8vo., 208 pp., (36) pp. adverts. Publisher's gilt and blind decorated cloth. The fifth edition, considerably enlarged from the 1869 first ed.].

Bacon, G.W. Bacon's Guide to America and the Colonies for the capitalist, tourist or emigrant. Embracing climate, soil, agriculture, manufactures, prices of lands and how to secure them, homestead laws, naturalization, cost of the voyage, railway fares and distances, and a mass of other general information. London, 1870.

Bailey, W.F. *The Story of The First Trans-Continental Railroad. W. F. Bailey, Fair Oaks, California, 1906.

Baldwin, Gordon. Looking at Photographs: A Guide to Technical Terms. The J. Paul Getty Museum in association with British Museum Press, Mailbu and London, 1991.

Barger, Ralph. A Century of Pullman Cars, Vol. I: Alphabetical List; Vol. II: The Palace Cars. Greenberg Publishing Company, Sykesville, Maryland, 1968.

Bartlett, Richard A. Great  of the American West. University of Oklahoma Press, 1962.

Beebe, Lucius and Clegg, Charles. When Beauty Road the Rails: A Pictorial Album of Old-time Railroading. Doubleday and Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1962.

Beebe, Lucius. High Iron: A Book of Trains. Bonanza Books, New York, 1938.

Beebe, Lucius. *The Central Pacific & the Southern Pacific Railroads. Howell-North, Berkeley, Calif., 1963.

Bell, William A. *New Tracks in North America. A Journal of Travel & Adventure whilst Engaged in the Survey for a Southern Railroad to the Pacific Ocean during 1867-8. Chapman & Hall, London 1870. [Octavo. lxix, 565pp, 3 diagrams, 18 (of 20) colored plates, woodcuts, large folding map ].

Bennett, Stuart. How to Buy Photographs: Christie's Collectors Guides. Phaidon/Christie's, Oxford, 1987.

Best, Gerald M. *Iron Horses to Promontory. Golden West Books, San Marino, Calif., 1969.

Blodget, Richard. Photographs: A Collectors Guide. Ballantine Books, New York, 1979. $9.95

Botkin, B. A., and Harlow, Alvin F. A Treasury of Railroad Folklore: The Stories, Tall Tales, Traditions, Ballads and Songs of the American Railroad Man. Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1953.

Bowles, Samuel. *Our New West: records of travel between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean.1869. See books available online.

Brewster, Sir David. The Stereoscope: Its History, Theory, and Construction. 1856 [Facsimile Edition. Morgan & Morgan, Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., 1971.]

Brey, Wm. Carbutt: On the Frontiers of Photography.

Brockett, L.P. Handbook of the United States of America and Guide to Emigration. Giving the Latest and Most Complete Statistics ... Furnishing All the Necessary Information Concerning the Country, for the Settler, the Business Man, the Merchant, the Farmer, the Importer & the Professional Man. New York, Gaylord Watson, 1884.

Brown, Dee. Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: Railroads in the West. Holt, Rhinehart and Winston, New York, 1977.

Brown, Theodore. Stereoscopic Phenomena of Light & Sight. The Gutenberg Press, London, 1903. (reprint, Reel 3-D Enterprises, Culver City, California, 1994).

Buckland, Gail. First Photographs: People, Places, & Phenomena as Captured for the First Time by the Camera. Macmillan, New York, 1980.

Buel, J. W. Heroes of the Plains: or Lives and Wonderful Adventures of Wild Bill, Buffalo Bill, Kit Carson, Capt. Payne, "White Beaver,"... Cincinnati, Cincinnati Publishing Co 1884. [Western heroes, and Sitting Bull's account of Battle of Little Big Horn.]

Buel, J.W. America's Wonderlands: A Pictorial and Descriptive History of our Country's Scenic Marvels as Delineated by Pen and Camera. J.S. Round, Boston, Mass., 1893.

Burbank, W.H. The Photographic Negative, Written as a Practical Guide to the Preparation of Sensitive Surfaces... NY: Scovill Manufacturing Co. 1888. [(Scovill's Photographic Series). Octavo 198 pages. Decorative cover. B&W illustrations. Section of ads at rear. (calotype albumen collodion gelatin process).].

California History (Volume 57, No. 3, Fall 1978) Special Issue devoted to Watkins, Carleton E.

Cameron, John B., and Becker, Wm. B. Photography's Beginnings: A Visual History Featuring the Collection of Wm. B. Becker. Oakland University, Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Rochester, Michigan. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1989.

Castle, Peter. Collecting and Valuing Old Photographs. 2nd ed. Bell and Hyman, London, 1979.

Central Pacific Railroad Company.  Statement of the Central Pacific Railroad Company of California.  In Nevada. Legislature. Senate. Committee on railroads. Evidence concerning projected railways across the Sierra Nevada Mountains. 1865. p. [7]-51.  [California State Library Catalog]

Central Pacific Railroad Company.  Lands of the Central Pacific Railroad Company in California, Nevada & Utah.  n.p. 1877.  [California State Library Catalog]

Central Pacific Railroad Co. *Relations Between the Central Pacific Railroad: Summary of facts. Central Pacific Railroad Co., San Francisco, California, 1889. [70 pp, "G.L. Lansing, Secretary & Controller of the Company, carefully explains that the manner in which the Company has lived up to its contracts with, and loans from the government, amounts to an act of altruism. Sadly, however, the government has not kept faith with the aggrieved company."]

Clarke, Thomas Curtis, et. al. The American Railway: Its construction, development, management, and appliances. 1897. [Arno Press, New York, reprint, 1976. ]

Coe, Brian. Cameras from Daguerreotypes to Instant Pictures. Nordbok, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1978.

Coe, Brian. The Birth of Photography: The Story of the Formative Years 1800-1900. New York, Taplinger, 1977.

Coffin, Charles Carleton. Our New Way Round the World. James R. Osgood & Company, Boston, Mass., 1869.

Combs, Barry B. Westward to Promontory: Building the Union Pacific Across the Plains and Mountains. Crown Publishers, New York, 1969, 1986.

Cooley, Everett L. (Ed.) *The Last Spike is Driven. National Golden Spike Centennial Commission Official Publication. Utah Historical Quarterly. Winter 1969. 37(1):1-144, 1969.

Cowan, Robert Ernest. A Bibliography of The History of California 1510-1930. Robert Grannis Cowan John Henry Nash, San Francisco 1933 [8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches, 825 pages, cloth.].

Cowan, Robert Ernest. A Bibliography of the History of California and The Pacific West 1510-1906. Columbus, Ohio, Long's College Book Co., 1952. Reprint of The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1914.

Crain, Jim. California in Depth: A Stereoscopic History. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1994.

Crawford, William. The Keepers of Light: A History & Working Guide to Early Photographic Processes. Morgan & Morgan, Dobbs Ferry, New York, 1979.

Crofutt, Geo. A. **Crofutt's Trans-Continental Tourist's Guide... describing 500 Cities, Towns, Villages, Forts and Camps, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers ... etc. ... Where to Look for and Hunt Buffalo, Antelope, Deer, and other Game; Trout Fishing, etc., etc. ... Where to Go, How to Go, ...While passing over the Union Pacific Railroad, Central Pacific Railroad of Cal., their Branches and Connections by Stage and Water, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. [Illustrated, Forth Volume, Third Annual Revise.] New York, Geo. A. Crofutt, 1872. [224 Pages, plus 5 Page List of Advertisers. This is a Great Guide, with Engravings, and with three Fold-out MAPS, and several Full Page Maps. Also included are Portraits of Hon. Horace Clark, Hon. Leland Stanford, Thos. A. Scott, Brigham Young, and Bill Hickman. The fold-out maps include "Yellowstone National Park" - dated 1871(9 1/4" X 10 1/8"), "Crofutt's New Map of Salt Lake City, Utah" (9 3/8" X 12 1/4" showing The US Military Reservation - Camp Douglas to the East - The Map is dated 1871), and at the Back of the Guide is a large hand-colored map "Crofutt's New Map of the Trans-Continental, American & Trans-Continental, European, Route - Around The World", this Map is large (18 1/2" X 37" unfolded and is a Detailed Map of the World, with bright Hand-coloring in Pink, Pale Yellow and Green. A finely Engraved Map, showing the Distances, Times, and Fares, from points 'around the world'. On the Back Sides of the Maps are large illustrated advertisements for a Variety of Products: Insurance, Steam Engines and Pumps, Locomotive Spring Manufacture, Railroad Car Couplers, Photographic Goods, Railroad Ads, Steamship Ads, Silver and Silver Plate Ad, Tiffany & Co, NY. The Guide covers and gives a description of the Sites and Landmarks from "Ocean to Ocean". This is a Detailed Guide, and an interesting look at 1870's America. The Index lists Stations on the Pacific RR, Cities and Towns, U.S Forts and Camps, Lakes, Valleys, Springs, Railroads, Rivers, Creeks, Mountains, Valleys, and a List of Miscellaneous. This Guide is bound in Brown Cloth, with Gold-gilt Cover Title. The Guide measures 5 1/4" X 7".]


Booksellers on the Quai Voltaire, c. 1920, Postcard.
Booksellers on the Quai Voltaire, Paris, c. 1920, Postcard.


Dadd, Bill. **Great Trans-Continental Railroad Guide. George Crofutt, 1869. [1971 reprint by Black Letter Press]. [Early version of Crofutt's Guide, less complete than later editions].

Current, Karen. Photography and the Old West. Abradale Press/Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1978.

Darrah, W. C., and Russack, R. An Album of Stereographs. Doubleday, 1977.

Darrah, William Culp. **Stereo Views: A History of Stereographs in American and Their Collection. Times and News Publishing Co., Gettysburg, Pa., 1964. [The classic work!]

Dary, David. Entrepreneurs of the Old West. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.

Dennis, Landt & Lisl. Collecting Photographs: A Guide to the New Art Boom. E. P. Dutton, New York, 1977.

Earle, Edward W. (Ed.) Points of View: The Stereograph in America -- A Cultural History. The Visual Studies Workshop Press in collaboration with The Gallery Association of New York State, 1979.

Edwards, Emory. Modern American Locomotive Engines: Their Design, Construction and Management. Philadelphia, Henry Carey Baird & Co., 1895. [383 ppg (including index), illustrated with 78 engravings.]

Eliot, Jane. The History of the Western Railroads. Crescent Books, New York, 1995.

Ellis, C. Hamilton. *Railway Art. Boston, New York Graphic Society, 1977.

Ellis, Hamilton. The Pictorial Encyclopedia of Railways. New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1968.

Evans, Cerinda W. Collis Porter Huntington. The Mariner's Museum, Newport News, Virginia, 1954. 2 vols.

Fardon, GR. San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco. Herre & Bauer, San Francisco, 1856. Reprinted as: Sobieszek, Robert A. San Francisco in the 1850's: 33 Photographic Views by G. R. Fardon. The International Museum of Photography At George Eastman House, Rochester, and Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1977.

Fels, Thomas Weston. O Say Can You See: American Photographs, 1839-1939: One Hundred Years of American Photography from the Collection of George R. Rinhart. Berkshire Museum and MIT Press, Cambridge Mass., 1989.

Fern, Alan; Kaplan, Milton; and the Staff of the Prints and Photographs Division. Viewpoints: A Selection from the Pictorial Collections of the Library of Congress. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1975.

Ferwerda, Jacobus G. The World of 3-D: A practical guide to stereo photography. 2nd Ed. 3D Book Productions, Borger, The Netherlands, 1987.

Fleming, Paula and Luskey, Judith. The North American Indians in Early Photographs. Dorset Press, New York, 1988. $17.95.

Fogel, Robert. Union Pacific Railroad: A case of premature enterprise. Johns Hopkins, 1960.

Forney, Matthias N. Catechism of the Locomotive. The Railroad Gazette New York. 1874, 1883. [Many illustrations. Three folding plates before title page. 609 pgs. 20 pgs. of ads.].

Forney, Matthias N., et. al., *The Car-Builder's Dictionary: An illustrated vocabulary of terms which designate american railroad cars, their parts and attachments. Compiled for the Master Car-Builder's Association. The Railroad Gazette, New York, 1884. (Copy of L. M. Clement).

Forsee, Aylesa. William Henry Jackson: Pioneer Photographer of the West. Viking Press, New York, 1964.

Frank Leslie's Illust. Newspaper. (Engraving) 1/19/181870 p. 304 Across the Continent, on the Pacific Railroad. -- *Drawing room of the Hotel Express Train. [and] --Kitchen of the Hotel Express Train., both tinted, 10 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.

Frank Leslie's Illust. Newspaper. (Engraving) 12/15/181855 Vol. 1, No. 1., *Map of proposed routes for a Pacific Railway.

Frank Leslie's Illust. Newspaper. (Engraving) 2/2/181878 p. 373 Across the Continent. -- The Frank Leslie Transcontinental Excursion. -- *Episodes of Tramp Life on the Union and Central Pacific Railroads., 4 views, 10 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. July, 1877 -- late 1878 series on *"The Frank Leslie Excursion to the Pacific Coast."

Fulton, Robert Lardin. *The Epic of the Overland. San Francisco, 1924. 1st, 109p. (original sheets and photos were in the California State Library, unbound. 275 sets were bound in 1954).

Galloway, John D. *The First Transcontinental Railroad. Dorset Press, New York, 1989.

Garry Hogg Walker. Union Pacific -- The Building of the First Transcontinental Railroad. 1969.

Gernsheim, Helmut & Alison. A Concise History of Photography. Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1965.

Gihon, John. The photographic colorist's guide. Philadelphia Pa Wilson 1878.

Gilbert, George. Collecting Photographica: The Images and Equipment of the First Hundred Years of Photography. New York, Hawthorn Books/Dutton, 1976. [photographic equipment]

Gilbert, George. Photography: The Early Years; A Historical Guide for Collectors. Harper & Row, New York, 1980.

Goddard, Frederick. Where to Emigrate and Why: Homes and Fortunes in the Boundless West and the Sunny South ... with a Complete History and Description of the Pacific Railroad. Philadelphia, Peoples Publishing, 1869. [1st edition. Illustrated with engravings and folding maps. Fascinating guide for 19th century families, suggesting the benefits of the various regions for emigration. Provides information and statistics for emigrants to the western and southern portions of the country. This book was sold by subscription only. Flake 3608, Sabin 27633]

Goetzmann, William H. *Army Exploration in the American West, 1803-1863. Texas Austin, Texas, State Historical Association, 1991. (Originally published: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press, 1959.)

Goldman, Paul. Victorian Illustrated Books, 1850-1870: the Heyday of Wood Engraving. David R. Godine, Boston, 1994.

Gorlinsky (draftsman). *The Great Railroad Routes to the Pacific, and Their Connections. 1869. [US Government Map] American Photo-Lithographic Co., NY, 1869 [published as part of report to accompany bill No. 899, 40th Congress, 3d Session, Rep. Com. No. 219. Map of the Pacific Railroads: This map is clearly a part of the history of the railroad expansions in this country. This map is given several pages of discussion in Vol. V, Part II of Wheat's "Mapping the Trans-mississippi West" (pp 248-50). Also included in Mr. Stewart's original Senate report and the original and contrary "Views of the Minority Committee on the Pacific Railroad." Completed and projected railroads, main trunk lines are shown.  35 x 69 cm.]

Graff, Everett D. A Catalogue of the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana. U of Chicago Press, 1968. [854 pgs.].

Grafton, John (Ed.). The American West in the nineteenth century : 255 illustrations from "Harper's weekly" and other contemporary sources. Dover Pictorial Archive. New York, Dover Publications, 1992.

Greenough, Sarah; Synder, Joel; Travis, David; and Westerbeck, Colin. On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Photography. National Gallery of Art/Art Institute of Chicago, Bullfinch Press, 1989.

Griswold, Wesley S. *A Work of Giants: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad. McGraw-Hill, New York, 1962.

"A classic, is a book everyone wants to have read but nobody wants to read." —Mark Twain

Hales, Peter B. William Henry Jackson and the Transformation of the American Landscape. Temple University Press, Philadelphia, Pa., 1988.

Hales, Peter Bacon. Silver Cities: The Photography of American Urbanization, 1839-1915. Temple University Press, Philadelphia, 1984.

Hales, Peter. Masters of Photography: William Henry Jackson. Macdonald & Co., London, 1984.

Hall, Edward H. The Great West: Railroad, Steamboat and Stage Guide and Hand-Book, for Travelers, Miners and Emigrants to the Western States and Territories. D. Appleton and Co. 1866. [12mo, 181 pp. + map + advertisements.]

Haller, Margaret. Collecting Old Photographs. Arco Publishing Co., New York, 1978.

Hamilton, Wilson. The New Empire and Her Representative Men or The Pacific Coast, Its Farms, Mines, Vines, Wines, Orchards, and Interests; Its Productions, Industries and Commerce, with Interesting Biographies and Modes of Travel. Pacific Press Publishing House, Oakland, 1886. [8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, 189 pages, cloth.]

Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Index to Volumes I to XL, June 1850 - May 1870. Harper & Brothers, New York, 1870.

Harper's Weekly. (Engraving) 10/16/181869 p. 669 The Central Pacific Railroad -- Passenger Train Passing the Palisades, Ten-Mile Cañon, Nevada, 10 1/4 x 15 3/8 in.

Harper's Weekly. (Engraving) 12/7/181867 p. 772, Central Pacific Railroad -- Chinese Laborers at Work. [and] --The Giant's Gap. [and] --View on American River. [and] --Donner Lake. [and] --Map and Profile Map of the Line from Omaha to San Francisco., 4 views and map, tinted, 10 5/8 x 16 in.

Harper's Weekly. (Engraving) 2/1/181890 cover, The Rotary Snow-Plow at Work on the Central Pacific Railroad. -- Drawn by Charles Graham., tinted, 10 3/4 x 16 in.

Harper's Weekly. (Engraving) 2/10/181872 p. 128 The Snow-Sheds Covered with Snow [and] The Snow-Plow Clearing the Way, 2 views, tinted, 11 x 16 1/8 in.

Harper's Weekly. (Engraving) 2/23/181890 p. 140-141 The Sierra Nevada Snow Blockade, 21 3/4 x 16 in.

Harper's Weekly. (Engraving) 3/11/181882 p. 157 Mole, Ferry Slip, and Dépôt, Oakland, California, 10 3/4 x 9 3/8 in.

Harper's Weekly. (Engraving) 3/19/181870 p. 189 A Snow Drift on the Pacific Railroad, tinted, 16 5/8 x 11 3/8 in.

Harper's Weekly. (Engraving) 4/21/181871 p. 364 California Terminus of the Central Pacific Railroad, 10 3/8 x 15 1/2 in.

Harper's Weekly. (Engraving) 5/29/181869 p. 344-345, Completion of the Pacific Railroad, May 10, 1969 -- The Great Link Connecting Europe with Asia Across the American Continent, tinted, 22 x 16 in.

Harper's Weekly. (Engraving) 5/29/181869 p. 348 Interior of a Palace Car Used on the Pacific Railroad [and] Work on the Last Mile of the Pacific Railroad -- Mingling of European with Asiatic Laborers. -- Sketched by A.R. Waud, 2 views, 10 7/8 x 16 1/4 in.

Harper's Weekly. (Engraving) 6/5/181869 p. 356 Completion of the Pacific Railroad -- Meeting of Locomotives of the Union and Central Pacific Lines: The Engineers Shake Hands. [Photographed by Savage & Ottinger, Salt Lake City.], tinted, 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.

Hart, Alfred A. **The Travelers Own Book: A Panorama of Overland Travel, from Chicago to San Francisco ... Via the ... Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R. R. ... Chicago, Horton & Leonard, 1870. [obl. 16o 34 [10] 14 pls 3 maps b. First Transcontinental Rail Guide.]; "Chromo-lithographs by C. Shober, from photographs by A. A. Hart." [copy in Library of Congress]; [Horizontal 12mo, [5], 47, [1] pp. Illustrated with six folded panels forming a continuous detailed map of the railroad route from Chicago to San Francisco. An early, interesting and very rare railroad item. The six folded maps provide a detailed itinerary of the route from San Francisco to Chicago and are presented in that order although the descriptive text is presented in the opposite order. In addition to showing all the stops along the route, these maps identify important geographic features, connecting railroads and stages and in a running commentary at the bottom of the maps describe the character of the area such as "desert", "valley", "canyon", "many fine valleys with rich grasses", "silver mines", etc.]

Haymond, Creed. *Pacific Railroads. Argument of Creed Haymond before Senate Committee March 17th, 1888. The Central Pacific Railroad Has Performed Every Obligation. Washington: n.p, 1888. [Randall House Books: [1], 2-181 pp. First printing. An eloquent and elaborate defense of the actions of the Central Pacific Railroad by its general counsel, Creed Haymond. [Howes H346: "Argument, delivered before a Senate Committee, defending this carrier from attacks by Crocker, Huntington and Stanford. Practically a history of the overland railroad project." Cowan, p. 246].

Henck, John B. Field-Book for Railroad Engineers. Appleton, New York, 1854. [ Leather wallet, 243 ppg, illustrated with charts & diagrams, 12mo. This a relatively early treatise on the subject; The first US railroad built only 3 decades earlier (1826).]

Hendy, Anne-Marie. American Railroad Stock Certificates. London, Stanley Gibbons Publications, Ltd., 1980.

Hill, Thomas. *The Last Spike. San Francisco, January 1881. [By the painter of the famous picture, now located in the Sacramento Railroad Museum.]

Hittell, John S. Bancroft's Pacific Coast Guide Book. A. L. Bancroft & Co., San Francisco, 1882.

Hogg, Garry. Union Pacific: The building of the first trans-continental railroad. Men in Action Series. Hutchinson, London, 1967.

Hook, R.&G.D. Through Dust & Foam: or, Travels, Sight-seeing, and Adventure by Land and Sea in the Far West and Far East. Columbian, Hartford:, 1876.[A lively account of the author's travels through the west and on to the orient. Includes Missouri, Colorado, Utah, California, China, etc. The authors visited California in 1873. Ref. Graff 4079, Cowan, 200 engravings.]

Horan, James D. Mathew Brady: Historian with a Camera. Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1955.

Horan, James D. Timothy O'Sullivan: American's Forgotten Photographer. Bonanza Books, New York, 1966.

Hornung, Clarence P. The Way It Was in the U.S.A. ? The West. [or The Way it Was in the West] Smithmark, New York, 1978.

Howard, Robert West. *The Great Iron Trail: The Story of the First Transcontinental Railroad. G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1962

Howes, Wright. U.S.-Iana (1700-1950). NY, 1954. [1st. ed. A descriptive checklist of 11,450 printed sources; bibliography].

Hughes, Jim. The Birth of a Century: Early Color Photographs of America. [William Henry Jackson and the Detroit Photographic Company; Photochrom process] Tauris Parke, St. Martin's Press, 1994.

Hutchings, J.M. Scenes of Wonder & Curiosity in California, & A Tourist s Guide to the Yo-Semite Valley. NY & San Francisco:. A. Roman, 1870. [ 8vo. 292pp. 100+ text illus.. 1st was 1860. Illustrated by 100 engravings].

Illust. Journal Universe. (Engraving) p. 152-153 Le Chemin de Fer du Pacifique et Ses Embranchements, Union Pacific Railroad and its connections. [Map and 6 views, tinted, 20 1/2 x 14 5/8 in.]

Illust. London News. (Engraving) 11/27/181869 p. 537 Dale Creek Bridge, on the Union Pacific Railroad of America, 11 x 16 in.

Illust. London News. (Engraving) 1870 Dining Car: Union Pacific.

Illust. London News. (Engraving) 1870 Train in Snow Drift.

Illust. London News. (Engraving) 1876 NY - San Francisco.

Illust. London News. (Engraving) 1876 Pullman Car Interiors.

Illust. London News. (Engraving) 1877 20 Minutes for Lunch.

Jackson, Clarence S. Picture Maker of the Old West: William H. Jackson. Bonanza Books, New York, 1947.

Jackson, William H. Time Exposure: The Autobiography of William Henry Jackson. New York, 1940.

James, H.A. The Price Guide to Photographic Cards. Bishopsgate Press Ltd., London, 1982.

Jensen, Oliver. America's Yesterdays: Images of our lost Past Discovered in the Photographic Archives of the Library Of Congress. American Heritage Publishing Co., Simon and Schuster, New York, 1978.

Johnson, Enid. *Rails Across the Continent: The Story of the First Transcontinental Railroad. Julian Messner, Inc., New York, 1965.

Johnson, Paul C. Pictorial History of California. Bonanza Books, New York, 1970.

Johnstone, E. McD. *Pacific Coast Souvenir Oakland, California E.S. Denison 1888. [Lithographic illustrations from photos by C.E. Watkins, Taber, and H illustrations printed by Forbes Co., Boston, MA. (Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City, UT is shown under construction); incl. 30 plates showing 46 views; views are described at end of book by E.McD. Johnston; California State seal blind-stamped on rear cover. Includes lithograph of famous golden spike painting by Hill.].

Jones, John. Wonders of the Stereoscope. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1976.

Judah, Theodore Dehone.  *Report of the chief engineer: upon recent surveys, progress of construction, and an approximate estimate of cost of first division of fifty miles of the Central Pacific Railroad of Cal., July 1st 1863.  Sacramento : James Anthony & Co., 1863.  [California State Library Catalog]

Kahn, Edgar M. Cable Car Days in San Francisco. Stanford University Press, Calif., 1940, 1944.

Keefe, Laurence E., Jr., and Inch, Dennis. The Life of a Photograph.

Kemble, John H. San Francisco Bay: A Pictorial Maritime History. Cornell Maritime Press, Cambridge, Maryland, 1957.

Kibbey, Mead B. **The Railroad Photographs of Alfred A. Hart, Artist. The California State Library Foundation, 1225 8th Street, Suite 345, Sacramento, CA 95814, 1996. [Superb!!!]

Kinert, Reed. Early American Steam Locomotives: 1st Seven Decades ... 1830-1900. Bonanza Books, New York, 1962.

Klein, Maury. Union Pacific: Birth of a Railroad, 1862-1893. Doubleday, New York, 1987.

Kraus, George. *High Road to Promontory: Building the Central Pacific (now the Southern Pacific) Across the High Sierra. Castle Books, New York, 1969.

Kunhardt, Dorothy Meserve, Kumhardt, Philip B. (Jr.) and The Editors of Time-Life Books. Mathew Brady and His World. Produced by Time-Life Books from Pictures in the Meserve Collection. Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1977.

Kurutz, Gary. California Books Illustrated with Original Photographs, 1865-1890. Los Angeles, Dawson's Books Shop, 1996..

Latham, Frank B. *Transcontinental Railroad 1862-69: A Great Engineering Feat Links America Coast to Coast. A Focus Book, Franklin Watts, Inc., New York, 1973.

Lavender, David. *The Great Persuader: A major biography of the greatest of all the railroad moguls, Collis P. Huntington. Doubleday & Company, Garden City, New York, 1969, 1970.

Leslie, Frank [Mrs. = M[iriam] Florence Leslie]. *California: A Pleasure Trip from Gotham to the Golden Gate (April, May, June 1877). G.W. Carelton & Co., London, 1877.  See books available online.

Lester, John Erastus. The Atlantic to the Pacific: What to See, and How to See It. Shepard and Gill, Boston, Mass., 1873.

Lewis, Oscar. *The Big Four. Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1941.

Library Bureau of Railway Economics. *A List of References Relating to the Union Pacific System. August 15, 1922. Reprinted by Crofton Publishing Corp., Newton, Mass.

Lindley, Walter, Widney, J.P. California of the South: Its Physical Geography, Climate, Resources, Routes of Travel, and Health-Resorts; Being A Complete Guide-Book To Southern California. [NY, D. Appleton, 1888. [3 folding maps, 34 views, 7-1/2" x 4-3/4" pp: viii, 377 Both of the authors were physicians and considered their book to be "a complete guide-book to South.; 3 maps, 2 in color. 377 pp. Cowan p. 142.]

Lloyd, Harold; Hayes, Suzanne Lloyd (Ed.). 3-D Hollywood. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1992.

Lomazzi, Brad S. Railroad Timetables, Travel Brochures, and Posters: A History and Guide for Collectors. Golden Hill Press, 1995.

Lorenz, Dieter. The Stereo Image in Science and Technology: A Three-Dimensional Picture Book. 2nd Ed., Cologne, German Aerospace Research Establishment, 1987.

Luchetti, Cathy and Olwell, Carol. Women of the West. Orion Books, New York, 1982.

Lyford & Gleim. Official Railway Guide to Colorado ... Denver, Vol. 1, No. 2, July, 1883. Reprinted by Mobile Post Office Society, Affiliate No. 64, American Philatelic Society, May, 1978.

MacDonnell, Kevin. Eadweard Muybridge: The Man Who Invented the Moving Picture. Boston, Little Brown and Company, 1972.

Mace, Henry O. Collector's Guide to Early Photographs. Wallace-Homestead Book Company, Radnor, Pennsylvania, 1990.

Mangan, Terry Wm. Colorado on Glass: Colorado's First Half Century As Seen by the Camera. Sundance Limited, Denver, Colorado, 1975. [Excellent!]

Marder, William and Estelle. *Anthony, An American Photographic Pioneer: the Man, the Company, the Cameras. Pine Ridge Publishing Co., 1982.

Martin, Judy and Colbeck, Annie. Handtinting Photographs: Materials, techniques and special effects. Macdonald Orbis, London, 1989.

Mautz, Carl. Biographies Of Western Photographers. Carl Mautz Publishing, Nevada City, CA, 1997. [(1st) 4to in full cloth. 601 pgs., forward by Richard Rudisill.]

Mautz, Carl. Checklist of Western Photographers: A Reference Workbook. Folk Image Publishing, Brownsville, Calif., 1975, 1986.

Mayer, Lynn Rhodes and Vose, Kenneth E. *Makin' Tracks: The Story of the Transcontinental Railroad the Pictures and Words of the Men Who Were There. New York, Praeger, 1975. [216. p. A. J. Russell]. [Excellent!]

McCready, Albert L. Railroads in the Days of Steam. American Heritage/Harper & Row, New York, 1960.

McKay, Herbert C. Three-Dimensional Photography: Principles of Stereoscopy. American Photography Book Department, Minneapolis, Minn., 1951.

McNally, Rand and Co. Railway Guide: *The Travelers' Handbook to all Western Railway and Steamboatlines. Rand McNally and Co., 1871. [288 pgs, maps, timetables, ads, 300 railroad and steamboat lines examined. "Devoted to the interests of the traveling public, giving important and reliable statistics, including the population, newspapers, banks, hotels and leading manufacturing interests." ].

Mencken, August. The Railroad Passenger Car: An Illustrated History of the First Hundred Years with Accounts by Contemporary Passengers. The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, Maryland, 1957.

Modelski, Andrew M. *Railroad Maps of North America. The First Hundred Years. Washington, D.C., Library of Congress, 1984.

Modelski, Andrew M. (Compiled by). Railroad Maps of the United States. A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-Century Maps in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress. Washington: 1975.

Moody Manual Service (Holschuh, Louis W. Ed.). Moody's Manual of Railroads and Corporation Securities, 1908. Moody Manual Company, New York, 1908.

Morgan, Dale. Rand McNally's Pioneer Atlas of the American West: Containing Facsimile Reproductions of Maps and Indexes from the 1876 First Edition of Rand, McNally & Co.'s Business Atlas of the Great Mississippi Valley and Pacific Slope together with Contemporary Railroad Maps and Travel Literature. Chicago Rand McNally 1969 [With maps & facsimiles throughout, some folding. 15x20-1/2, pictorial cloth.].

Murray, WH: California. Union Pacific System, Omaha, Neb., 1925.

Myrick, David F. *Life and Times of the Central Pacific Railroad. [One of 1200 copies printed by Lawton Kennedy.] West Coast Expositions and Galas. [Unpaged. Facsimiles & prints; maps. Portfolio of 12 loose folders in blue slipcase with dark blue leather spine. Quarto. History of the Central Pacific Railroad with reproductions of early advertisements, route maps; contract facsimiles.] Book Club of California "Keepsake Series," San Francisco, 1969.

Naef, Weston J and Wood, James N. Era of Exploration: The Rise of Landscape Photography in the American West, 1860-1885. Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1975.

Nathan, Adele. *The Building of the First Transcontinental Railroad. Random House, New York, 1950.

Nelson, T., and Sons. Salt Lake City with a Sketch of the Route of the Central Pacific Railroad, from Omaha to Salt Lake City, and Thence to San Francisco. T. Nelson and Sons, New York, Savage and Ottinger (Salt Lake City), 1874. [31 pp. 12 Color plates, Oblong, 4 1/8 x 6 3/4, Green stamped cloth].

Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books. *[Scenery of] The Union Pacific Railroad: A Trip Across the North American Continent from Ogden to San Francisco. T. Nelson and Sons, New York. [Wonderful Chromolithographs!]

Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books. **The Central Pacific Railroad: A Trip Across the North American Continent from Ogden to San Francisco. T. Nelson and Sons, New York. [Wonderful Chromolithographs!]

Newark, Peter. Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Old West. Gallery Books, W.H. Smith Publishers Inc., New York, 1980.

Newhall, Beaumont and Edkins, Dianna. William H. Jackson. Dobbs Ferry, Morgan & Morgan, 1974.

Newhall, Beaumont and Nancy. T. H. O'Sullivan: Photographer. Eastman House and Amon Carter Museum. Rochester, NY, 1966.

Newhall, Beaumont. The History of Photography from 1839 to the Present Day. Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1964.

Noble, Mark. *The Central Pacific Railroad: One Hundred Years. The Western Railroader for the Western Railfan, 32(4/ issue 350):1-15, April 1969.

Nordhoff, Charles. California: for Health, Pleasure and Residence. A Book for Travelers and Settlers. Harper & Brothers, New York, 1873. [Nordhoff, Charles. Nordhoff's West Coast: California, Oregon and Hawaii. Part I: California for Health, Pleasure and Residence; Part II: Northern California, Oregon and the Sandwich Islands]. Only Part I is relevant to railroad. Also, reprinted KPI, Ltd., London, 1987.]

Nordhoff, Charles. Northern California, Oregon and the Sandwich Islands. NY, Harper & Bros., 1874.

Norton, Russell. Stereographs Illustrated: Volume I. Fifty Early American. Stereoviews Illustrated Press, New Haven, Connecticut, 1994.

Otis, F. N. (M.D.). Illustrated History of the Panama Railroad. Socio-Technical Books, Pasadena, Calif., 1971.

Pacific Land Bureau. The Lands of the Central Pacific and Southern Pacific Railroad. [Companies in California, Nevada and Utah. Compiled by the Pacific Land Bureau. folding map of California. 10 lithographs. 75pp. 8vo, pr. wrs.] San Francisco, n. d. (ca. 1871).

Palmquist, Peter E. (Ed.) J. J. Reilly: A Stereoscopic Odyssey 1834-1894. Community Memorial Museum, Yuba City, CA, 1989.

Palmquist, Peter E. Carleton E. Watkins: Photographer of the American West. Amon Carter Museum/University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, N.M., 1983.

Palmquist, Peter E. Carleton E. Watkins: Photographs 1861-1874. Fraenkel Gallery/Bedford Arts, San Francisco, c. 1989.

Palmquist, Peter E. Lawrence & Houseworth; Thomas Houseworth & Co. A Unique View of the West, 1860-1886. National Stereographic Association, Columbus, Ohio, 1980.

Palmquist, Peter. Return to El Dorado: A Century of California Stereographs from the Collection of Peter Palmquist. California Museum of Photography Bulletin, University of California, Riverside, 5(3):1-32, 1986.

Permutt, Cyril. Collecting Old Cameras. Da Capo Press, New York, 1976. Phillips, Lance. Yonder Comes the Train: The Story of the Iron Horse and Some of the Roads It Traveled. A.S. Barnes and Co., New York, 1965.

Pine, Geo. W. Beyond the West: containing an account of two years' travel in that other half of our great continent far beyond the old west. Containing an Account of Two Years Travel... on the Plains, in the Rocky Mountains... Colorado... New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Eastern and Western Oregon, Utah, Nevada, and... California... Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Griffiths: Utica, 1871. [Black cloth 8vo, gilt titles and decorations on front cover and spine. 483 pp. including 21 wood-engraved illustrations. Also, Buffalo, NY, Baker, Jones, 1873. 4th revised. [USiana P-381; Herd 1803]  See books available online.

Pomeroy, Earl. In Search of the Golden West: The Tourist in Western America. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1957.

Prime, Edward Dorr Griffin. Around The World: Sketches Of Travel Through Many Lands And Over Many Seas. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1872. [8vo, green cloth, 455pp. & 6pp. catalog. Frontispiece & textual illustrations. First edition. Includes a description of a trip to Salt Lake in 1869. Mormonism, p.25-35. Flake 6757. Prime also visited Yosemite Valley, Japan, China, India, the Himalayas, Cairo and the Holy Land. The trip included: New York to Salt Lake; California; Yosemite Valley; Japan; Hong Kong; China; Macao; Singapore; Penang; India; Himalayas; Cairo; Jerusalem and Holy Land; Damascus; Constantinople; Turkey; and Italy.]

Rae, William Fraser. Westward by Rail. New York, D. Appleton, 1871. [391 pp. Color frontis map which shows the recently opened railroad across the U.S. 8x5 1/4. First American edition. English edition was 1870. Paher (1607), "A picturesque book written in the style reminiscent of Mark Twain."]  See books available online.

Reilly, James M. Care and Identification of 19th-Century Photographic Prints. Eastman Kodak Publication No. G-2S, 1986. $24.95

Reilly, James M. *The Albumen and Salted Paper Book: The History and Practice of Photographic Printing. 1840-1895. Rochester, N.Y., Light Impressions, 1980.

Reinhardt, Richard. **Out West On the Overland Train. Across the Continent Excursion with Leslie's Magazine in 1877 and the Overland Trip in 1967. Palo Alto. American West Pub. Co. 1967. Also Castle Books, Secaucus, New Jersey. 1967.

Rempel, Siegfried. The Care of Photographs. Nick Lyons Books, New York, 1987.

Richards (M.D.), Bradley W. *The Savage View: Charles Savage, Pioneer Mormon Photographer. Carl Mautz Publishing, Nevada City, California, 1995. [Excellent!]

Richardson, Albert D. [Ed.] Beyond the Mississippi ... 1857-1867. American Publishing Co., Hartford, Conn. 1867..

Riley, C.J. The Golden Age of the Passenger Train: From Steam to Diesel and Beyond. MetroBooks, Friedman/Fairfax Publishers, New York, 1997.

Robertson, Donald B. *Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History. Vol. 2: The Mountain States: Colorado-Idaho-Montana-Wyoming. Dallas, Texas, Taylor Publishing Company, 1991; Vol. 4: California.; The Desert States -- Arizona - Nevada - New Mexico - Utah. The Caxton Printers, Ltd., Caldwell, Idaho, 1986. [Incredibly detailed.]

Sabin, Edwin Legrand, 1870-. *Building the Pacific railway; the construction-story of America's first iron thoroughfare between the Missouri river and California, from the inception of the great idea to the day, May 10, 1869, when the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific joined tracks at Promontory point, Utah, to form the nation's transcontinental. Philadelphia, London, J. B. Lippincott company, 1919. [with 22 illustrations and a map; 317 p. front., plates, ports., fold. map. 20 cm.]

Sandler, M. This Was America. Little Brown.

Sandler, Martin W. American Image: Photographing One Hundred Fifty Years in the Life of a Nation. Contemporary Books, Inc., Chicago, Ill., 1989.

Sandler, Martin W. The Story of American Photography. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Mass., 1979.

Savage, C. R. Views of Salt Lake City. C. R. Savage, Salt Lake City, c. 1883.

Savage, C.R. Views of Utah & Tourist Guide. Containing a Description of the Views and General Information for the Traveler, Resident and Public Generally, From Authentic Sources. London, T. Nelson and Sons. nd. (c. 1890). [Small 8 vo. Embossed, and gilt decorated boards. Fifteen early views. Sepia tone engravings. Thirty pages of text. Flake #7542.]

Scharf, Aaron. Pioneers of Photography: An Album of Pictures and Words Written and Compiled by Aaron Scharf. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, by arrangement with the British Broadcasting Corporation, 1975/1976.

Schivellbusch. The Railway Journey: Trains and Travel in the 19th Century.

Scientific American, Dec. 21, 1867. *[Newspaper on Transcontinental Railroad, Map, Wood Engravings. Wonderful profile and map of the great Trans-Continental Railway line. Also, How wood engravings are made takes 40cm (16").]

Senate, House of Representatives, U.S. **Reports of Explorations and Surveys to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. 1853-4. Washington, D.C., U.S. War Department. Volumes I - XII in 13 books with map volume.  ("Pacific Railroad Surveys") See books available online.

Survey Route Map - Pacific Railroad Surveys
Courtesy Jack Petree / Tom McAloon (Ed.) Ingersoll-Rand.

Shearer, Frederick E.  (See Williams, Henry T.)

Signor, John R. Donner Pass. Southern Pacific's Sierra Crossing. Golden West Books, San Marino, Calif., 1985.

Smiles, Samuel (Ed.). Round the World; including A Residence in Victoria, and a Journey by Rail Across North America, By a Boy. New York, Harper & Bros., 1872. [xii, [13]-289pp. + 8pp. ads. Frontis, text illus. and maps. Red cloth cover. 8vo. In the winter of 1868-9 the editor's son (aged 16) was sent on a sea voyage to Australia for his health. He resided for 18 months in Majorca in the Victoria district, then returned home through Hawaii (16pp.) and San Francisco by ship, then by railroad to New York. This book was composed by the father of this boy from the letters received during the boy's travels.].

Snyder, Joel. American Frontiers - The Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan, 1867-1874. Millerton, Aperture, 1981.

Soieszek, Robert A. Masterpieces of Photography from the George Eastman House Collection. Abbeville Press, New York, 1985.

Statia, W. E. Statia'a Hotel List and Population Guide. [Profusely illustrated with engravings of hotels and several railroad maps. 12mo., 238 pages; original publisher's blind-stamped maroon cloth with title in gilt on the upper cover. First Edition thus, issued from 1872 (114 pages). A fascinating look at what was available to the luxury traveler of 1875. Includes hotels in Canada in addition to all of the States and Territories of the U. S.]

Stewart, John J. *The Iron Trail to the Golden Spike. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1969. [8vo/297pp. Illustrated with photographs, facsimiles, endpaper maps. Bound in full brown cloth with gold decorations on cover and spine. Account of the building of the transcontinental railroad, written by a Mormon historian to coincide with the centennial celebration and emphasizes the work of the Mormons who participated in the great project.].

Stoddard, John L. Scenic America: Beauties of the Western Hemisphere. The Werner Company, Chicago, undated.

Summerville, James. America: A Photographic History. Mallard Press, New York, 1990.

Taft, Robert. The Pictorial History Of The Old West. XIV. Illustrators of the Pacific Railroad Reports. Topeka: The Kansas Historical Quarterly, 1951 (November). pp. 354-380.

Taft, Robert. Photography and the American Scene: A Social History, 1839-1889. Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1938, (1964 republication).

Teggart, Frederick J. **Catalogue of the Hopkins Railway Library. Palo Alto; 1895. [Joslin Hall Rare Books: The Hopkins Collection at Stanford, at the time of the publication of this catalog in 1895, contained 9,245 books and pamphlets relating to railways. Hopkins began his collection while Treasurer of the Southern Pacific Railroad and in 1892, when there were some 2,000 items in it, he presented it to the Library. But it continued to grow... 8.5'x10', 231 pages.]

Thayer, William M. Marvels of the New West. Henry Hill Publishing Co., Norwich, Conn., 1889.

Thomas, G.F. **Appleton's Illustrated Railway + Steam Navigation Guide. D. Appleton and Co., New York, Oct. 1867.

Time-Life Books, Editors of. Caring for Photographs: Display, Storage, Restoration. Life Library of Photography. Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1972.

Time-Life Books, Editors of. Great Photographers. Life Library of Photography. Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1971.

Tomes, Robert. Panama in 1855, An Account of The Panama Railroad. NY, Harper, 1855.

Treadwell & Wilburn. *Stereoview Back-Lists. National Stereoscopic Association. [includes A. J. Russell, UPRR views.]

Tuttle, Craig A. An Ounce of Prevention: A Guide to the Care of Papers and Photographs. Rainbow Books, Highland City, Florida, 1995.

U.S. National Archives & Record Service. The American Image: Photographs from the National Archives, 1860-1960. Pantheon Books, New York, 1979.

Union Pacific Rail Road. Across the Continent West from Omaha, Nebraska. 1868. Progress of the Union Pacific Railroad West from Omaha, Nebraska, across the continent, making with its connections, an unbroken line from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. 820 miles completed Sept. 20, 1968 ... New York, The Company, 1868. [N.Y.: Union Pacific RR Co, 1868. First edition. 40 pp. Illus. Map. Wraps, with tinted engraving on front. Includes information on building the railroad (almost to Salt Lake City), agricultural and mineral resources along the newly opened route, etc.]  See books available online.

Utley, Robert M. and Ketterson, Francis A. Jr. *Golden Spike. US Govt. Printing Office, 1969. [Wm. A. Persons: With text, line drawings, and some amazingly clear contemporary photographs, this booklet describes the history of the Pacific Railroad through the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Point. #40 in the National Park Service Historical Handbook Series. Unknown edition.].

Van Haaften, Julia. From Talbot to Steiglitz: Masterpieces of Early Photography from the New York Public Library. Thames and Hudson, New York, 1982.

van Hasbroeck, Paul-Henry. 150 Classic Cameras: From 1839 to the present. Sotheby's Publications, London, 1989.

van Kulen, Wim. 3D Imagics: A Stereoscopic Guide to the 3D Past and its Magic Images, 1838-1900. 3-D Book Productions, Borger, The Netherlands, 1990.

Van Nostrand. Van Nostrand's Eclectic Engineering Magazine, Volume II, January-June, 1870. NY: Van Nostrand, 1870. (Includes: **"Tunnels of the Pacific Railroad" April, 1970. pp. 418-423) [Describes the work of Lewis Metzler Clement.]

Vose, George L. **Manual for Railroad Engineers. Boston, Lee & Shepard, 1883. [572pgs + illus fold outs, including railroad maps with contour map of CPRR summit (L. M. Clement)]

Wagner, Henry R. & Charles L. Camp. Revised, Enlarged & Edited by Robert H. Becker. The Plains and the Rockies. A Critical Bibliography of Explorations, Adventure and Travel in the American West 1800 - 1865. San Francisco:. John Howell - Books,, 1982. [745 ppg (including index), illustrated,. Brick red cloth.. 4th, revised edition. An essential bibliography for anyone, collector or bookseller, who intends to collect or stock 19th century Americana that chronicles the exploration of the West.]

Wagstaff, Sam, Collection. Hanging Out: Stereographic prints from the Collection of Samuel Wagstaff, Jr. at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Providence, R.I., Bell Gallery, Brown University, 1984.

Wagstaff, Sam. American Stereographs: A Selection from Private Collections. Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, June 4-28, 1980.

Ward, Geoffrey C. The West: An Illustrated History. (The Companion Volume to the Public Television Series.) Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1996.

Weber, Eva. Great Photographers of the American West. Brompton Books, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1993.

Weinstein, Robert A., and Booth, Larry. Collection, Use and Care of Historical Photographs. American Association for State and Local History, Nashville, Tennessee, 1977.

Welling, William B. Collectors' Guide to Nineteenth Century Photographers. Macmillan, New York, 1976.

Wheat, Carl I. **Mapping the Trans-Mississippi West 1540-1861 Vol. IV. From the Pacific Railroad Surveys to the Onset of the Civil War. San Francisco, Inst. of Hist. Cartography, 1960. [Limited to 1000 copies. This definitive work on the cartographic history of the West was designed by the Grabhorn Press and produced by several San Francisco printers. Morgan consulted with Wheat and contributed much to the production of the series. Chapter 36 of this volume is attributed to Dale Morgan, as well as volume five. An extremely important work.]

Wheeler, Keith. The Old West: The Railroaders. Time-Life Books, New York, 1973.

Wheeler. Wheeler's Photographic History of the American West.

Whitney, Asa. *Memorial of Asa Whitney Praying a Grant of Public Land to Enable Him to Construct a Railroad from Lake Michigan to the Pacific Ocean. 29th Cong., 1st Sess. SD161. 1846. [David M. Lesser: 10pp, dbd, folding map. "Whitney was the first to bombard Congress with plans for a transcontinental railway." Howes. His first proposal, in 1844, was a railroad from Milwaukee to the Columbia River. Although unadopted, his plan had "three features" that "became articles of faith for many Americans of his generation. There must be railroad to thePacific; it must be financed by grants of public lands along route; and it must be built by private interests which received these grants. Potter Impending Crisis 146. Eberstadt calls Whitney's Memorial to Congress in the previous year "one of the earliest concrete proposals for a railroad to the Pacific." 36 Decker 439. IV Soliday 1077. Eberstadt 136: 546.]

Wilhelm, Henry, with Brower, Carol. The Permanence and Care of Color Photographs: Traditional and Digital Color Prints, Color Negatives, Slides, and Motion Pictures. Preservation Publishing Company, Grinell, Iowa, 1993.

Williams, Henry T. (Ed.) **The Pacific Tourist. Williams' Illustrated Transcontinental Guide of Travel From the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean ... A Complete Traveler's Guide of The Union and Central Pacific Railroads ... Henry T. Williams, New York, 1878. [Contains full descriptions of 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 and mountains. A complete travelers guide of the Union and Central Pacific Railroads.  First published under the editorship of Henry T. Williams in 1876.]  {Also published as Shearer, Frederick E. (Ed.) and James D. Horan (introduction).  The Pacific Tourist.  ...  J. R. Bowman, New York, the first edition to appear under Shearer's editorship was 1882-3. [Lyons Books: "This was the most popular travel guide of its day, 100,000 copies being sold in its first year of publication.  Profusely illustrated with steel engravings by Thomas Moran and Albert Bierstadt among others, it gives the tourist all the important information necessary for a trip including the routes from the East coast. It is filled with history, descriptions of cities along the way, what to look for."] The 1884 edition was reprinted by Bounty Books, New York, 1970.} See books available online.

Williams, J. David (Ed.) America Illustrated. DeWolfe, Fiske & Company, Boston, 1883.

Williams, John Hoyt. **A Great and Shining Road: The Epic Story Of The Transcontinental Railroad. Times Books, 1988. [Best modern book on the history of the Transcontinental Railroad.]

Wilson, Neill C., and Taylor, Frank J. Southern Pacific: The Roaring Story of a Fighting Railroad. McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, 1952.

Wing, Paul. Stereoscopes: The First One Hundred Years. Transition Publishing, Nashua, New Hampshire, 1996.

Wolf, Daniel (Ed.), Adams, Robert. The American Space: Meaning in Nineteenth-Century Landscape Photography. Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, Connecticut, 1983.

Wood, Stanley. Over the Range to the Golden Gate: A Complete Tourist's Guide to Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, Oregon, Puget Sound and the Great North-West. Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons, 1908.

Woodberry, George E. A History of Wood-Engraving. NY Harper & Brothers 1883.

Yenne, Bill (Ed.). The Opening of the American West in Early Photographs and Prints. Chartwell Books, Secaucus, New Jersey, 1993.

Yenne, Bill. The History of the Southern Pacific. Bonanza, New York, 1985.

zur Kleinsmiede, Harry. 3-D Mounting Guide: A Practical Guide to Mounting Stereo Slides. 3-D Book Productions, Borger, The Netherlands, 1993.

-Anon (By One of the Party). A Souvenir of the Trans-Continental Excursion of Railroad Agents, 1870. Albany: n.p, 1871. [Randall House Books: Octavo, red cloth with elaborate gilt cover title. [3], 4-92 pp. Illustrated with one facsimile of the railroad excursion pass in color. This was the published record of the first complimentary transcontinental excursion for railroad agents since the completion of the railroad in 1869. The train was made up of five Pullman palace drawing room and sleeping cars, a smoking car and a baggage car. The excursion left from Omaha, Nebraska on Sept. 13 and returned on Sept. 27 just in time for a railroad convention. Howes S796.].

-Anon. Dot, Dot, Dot, Done!: The Building of the First Transcontinental Railroad. History West.

-Anon. Conservation of Photographs. F-40. Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, N.Y., 1985.

-Anon. Preservation of Photographs. F-30. Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, N.Y., 1979.

-Anon. Salt Lake City with a Sketch of the Route of the Central Pacific Railroad, from Omaha to Salt Lake City and Thence to San Francisco. London. T. Nelson and Sons. nd c. 1900.

-Anon. Story of the Stereoscope. Stereo Classic Studios, 1978.

-Anon. The Overland Trail from the Golden Gate to the Great Salt Lake Along the Southern Pacific -- The Road of a Thousand Wonders. Chicago, not dated (after 1913).

-Anon. Lands of the Central Pacific railroad Co. of California.  Sacramento, H.S. Crocker & Co. 1870.  [California State Library Catalog]

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