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USPRR United States Pacific Railroad Expeditions and Surveys

Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.

(Twelve volumes published between 1853-1861)

Exploration and surveys for the Pacific Railroad were carried out under the direction of Secretary of War Jefferson Davis

See Wikipedia entry for the Pacific Railroad Surveys here


Geological Section of the
COAST MOUNTAINS AND SIERRA NEVADA FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO THE GREAT BASIN
(Note: due to its very large size, the chart has been scanned in sections and digitally "stitched" together, but the chart consists of one continuous sheet with consistent paper tone. Any difference in colors or alignment is due to the nature of trying to provide a comprehensive view from separate scanned pieces.)
 

REF II

U.S. Pacific Rail Road Explorations & Surveys
War Department

Geological Section of the
COAST MOUNTAINS AND SIERRA NEVADA


Explored by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, U.S. Top. Engrs. in 1853

FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO THE GREAT BASIN

Prepared in Office of P. R. R. Exp. & Surveys
by W. P. Blake

Original 170-year-old Chromolithograph
Sheet size = about 39.5 x 11.125 inches with folds, as issued

$250


Geological Section of the
SIERRA NEVADA AT THE TEJON PASS
(Note: due to its very large size, the chart has been scanned in sections and digitally "stitched" together, but the chart consists of one continuous sheet with consistent paper tone. Any difference in colors or alignment is due to the nature of trying to provide a comprehensive view from separate scanned pieces.)
 

REF III

U.S. Pacific Rail Road Explorations & Surveys
War Department

Geological Section of the
SIERRA NEVADA
AT THE TEJON PASS


Explored by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, U.S. Top. Engrs. in 1853

Prepared in Office of P. R. R. Exp. & Surveys
by W. P. Blake

Original 170-year-old lithograph
Sheet size = about 39 x 11 inches with folds, as issued

$100


Geological Section of the
ALONG THE TEJON RAVINE

Geological Section of the
SIERRA NEVADA AT THE CANADA DE LAS UVAS
(Note: due to its very large size, the chart has been scanned in sections and digitally "stitched" together, but the chart consists of one continuous sheet with consistent paper tone. Any difference in colors or alignment is due to the nature of trying to provide a comprehensive view from separate scanned pieces.)
 

REF IV

U.S. Pacific Rail Road Explorations & Surveys
War Department

Geological Section of the
ALONG
THE TEJON RAVINE

Geological Section of the
SIERRA NEVADA AT THE CANADA DE LAS UVAS


Explored by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, Corps Top. Engrs.
1855

Prepared in Office of P. R. R. Exp. & Surveys
by W. P. Blake

Original 170-year-old lithograph
Sheet size = about 39 x 11 inches with folds, as issued

$100


Geological Section of the
BERNARDINO SIERRA 
FROM THE GREAT BASIN TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN AT SAN PEDRO
(Note: due to its very large size, the chart has been scanned in sections and digitally "stitched" together, but the chart consists of one continuous sheet with consistent paper tone. Any difference in colors or alignment is due to the nature of trying to provide a comprehensive view from separate scanned pieces.)
 

REF V

U.S. Pacific Rail Road Explorations & Surveys
War Department

Geological Section of the
BERNARDINO SIERRA

FROM THE GREAT BASIN TO THE PACIFIC
OCEAN AT SAN PEDRO


Explored by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, Corps Top. Engrs.
1853

Prepared in Office of P. R. R. Exp. & Surveys
by W. P. Blake

Original 170-year-old chromolithograph
Sheet size = about 40 x 11 inches with folds, as issued

$200


Geological Section of theCOLORADO RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN
(Note: due to its very large size, the chart has been scanned in sections and digitally "stitched" together, but the chart consists of one continuous sheet with consistent paper tone. Any difference in colors or alignment is due to the nature of trying to provide a comprehensive view from separate scanned pieces.)
 

REF VI

U.S. Pacific Rail Road Explorations & Surveys
War Department

Geological Section of the
COLORADO RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN


Explored by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, Corps Top. Engrs.
1853

Prepared in Office of P. R. R. Exp. & Surveys
by W. P. Blake

Original 170-year-old lithograph
Sheet size = about 39.5 x 11 inches with folds, as issued
MINOR FOXING

$100


Geological Section of the
BERNARDINO PASS
From East to West along the trail from San Bernardino to the Colorado Desert
From North to South
(Note: due to its very large size, the chart has been scanned in sections and digitally "stitched" together, but the chart consists of one continuous sheet with consistent paper tone. Any difference in colors or alignment is due to the nature of trying to provide a comprehensive view from separate scanned pieces.)
 

REF VII

U.S. Pacific Rail Road Explorations & Surveys
War Department

Geological Section of the
BERNARDINO PASS
From East to West along the trail from San Bernardino to the Colorado Desert
From North to South


Explored by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, Corps Top. Engrs.
1853

Prepared in Office of P. R. R. Exp. & Surveys
by W. P. Blake

Original 170-year-old lithograph
Sheet size = about 26.5 x 11 inches with folds, as issued

$75


SECTIONS OF THE COLORADO DESERT
(Note: due to its very large size, the chart has been scanned in sections and digitally "stitched" together, but the chart consists of one continuous sheet with consistent paper tone. Any difference in colors or alignment is due to the nature of trying to provide a comprehensive view from separate scanned pieces.)
 

REF VIII

U.S. Pacific Rail Road Explorations & Surveys
War Department

SECTIONS OF THE COLORADO DESERT


Explored by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, Corps Top. Engrs.
1853

Prepared in Office of P. R. R. Exp. & Surveys
by W. P. Blake

Original 170-year-old lithograph
Sheet size = about 29.5 x 11 inches with folds, as issued

$100


GEOLOGICAL MAP OF THE TEJON PASS & CAÑADA DE LAS UVAS

REF IX

U.S. Pacific Rail Road Explorations & Surveys
War Department

GEOLOGICAL MAP OF THE TEJON PASS & CAÑADA DE LAS UVAS AND THE VICINITY
INCLUDING THE PASS OF SAN FRACISQUITO & WILLIAMSON'S PASS


Explored by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, Corps Top. Engrs.
1853

Prepared in Office of P. R. R. Exp. & Surveys
by W. P. Blake

Original 170-year-old chromolithograph
Sheet size = about 11.25 x 8.5 inches

$40


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