Galesburg, IL: Wagoner Printing Co., 1913. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #30830
The City of Galesburg was more than ten miles away from the nearest point of the proposed Santa Fe line through Illinois. Through extraordinary effort, public spirit and liberality on the part of the citizens of Galesburg, the authorities of the Santa Fe Railroad were induced to locate and build the line through that City. 85 pages with portraits of officials, a listing of subscribers to The Right-of-Way Fund and how much they contributed, and index. Bound in original brown pebbled cloth with lettering and border stamped in gilt. A fine and bright copy.