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IN THE DESTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO - NO. 6782 - ELLIOT FROG & SWITCH COMPANY, PLAINTIFF, VS. THE DENVER & RIO GRANDE RAILROAD COMPANY, DEFENDANT...
Denver, CO (1919): G.E. Tralles,

Volume 3, pages 987 - 2480. From December 24, 1918, to October 28, 1919, inclusive. Regarding the receivership of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Bound in tan buckram with printed labels on spine. Very good.


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GOLD MINES AND MINING IN CALIFORNIA. A NEW GOLD ERA DAWNING ON THE STATE. PROGRESS AND IMPROVEMENTS MADE IN THE BUSINESS. PERFECTED METHODS, PROCESSES AND MACHINERY
No place; No date: California Traveler,

Reprint of the 1885 edition. 349 pages with illustrations. Bound in tan cloth. A fine copy, without dust jacket as issued.


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AN ACT TO AID IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF A RAILROAD AND TELEGRAPH LINE FROM THE MISSOURI RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN, AND TO SECURE TO THE GOVERNMENT THE USE OF THE SAME FOR POSTAL, MILITARY AND OTHER PURPOSES.
Washington, DC;: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1862.

Senate, 37th Congress, 2nd Session, Document No. 108. The seminal legislation outlining the route and conditions for construction of the Pacific Railroad. Government document crating the Union Pacific Railroad Company. 12 pages. A handsome copy privately bound in red quarter leather with marbled boards. Tiny chip to very last page, else fine.


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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY. EIGHTH AND NINTH ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY FOR THE YEARS 1891 AND 1892.
Washington, DC;: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1893.

Includes a chapter on the treatment of cattle for lumpy-jaw with eight illustrated plates. Also included are ten color plates featuring healthy and diseased organs, cells and micro-organisms and the cattle tick which carries Texas fever. Adams; Rampaging Herd 2370. 8vo. 428 pages. Bound in full calf leather. Toning to page edges. Small library plate to front paste-down endpaper but none of the other usual library markings or attachments. Leather covers show some areas of light soiling, else near fine. A superior copy.


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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY. TWELFTH AND THIRTEENTH ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY FOR THE FISCAL YEARS 1895 AND 1896.
Washington, DC;: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1897.

Chapters on dipping of cattle for ticks, investigations of diseases of domesticated animals, infectious leukemia in fowl, tuberculosis in swine, detection of tuberculosis in cattle, etc. 8vo. 362 pages plus many plates featuring organs, cells and micro-organisms, many of these in color. Bound in full calf leather. Some splash discoloration along spine, else near fine.


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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; FIFTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY FOR THE YEAR 1898.
Washington, DC;: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1899.

House of Representatives. 55th Congress, 3rd Session, Dobument No. 307. Chapters on breeds of dairy cattle, inoculation to produce immunity from Texas fever in northern cattle, the cattle industry of Colorado, Wyoming, and Nevada, a cattle disease in Marshall County, Kansas, preliminary catalogue of plants poisonous to stock, etc. 647 pages with numeous photographs and plates, some in color. Bound in full calf leather. Front hinge just starting, else near fine.


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NORTH DAKOTA: AGRICULTURAL SERIES NO. 3
Washington, DC; about 1919: United States Railroad Administration,

32 page folded pamphlet extolling the virtues of North Dakota, encouraging farmers to settle there. Many black and white photographs of rural scenes with two page map of the state showing rail lines. Some toning along the fold of the front cover. A very good copy.


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RAND McNALLY & CO.'S INDEXED COUNTY AND RAILROAD POCKET MAP AND SHIPPERS' GUIDE OF OREGON... THE ENTIRE RAILROAD SYSTEM
Chicago: Rand McNally & Co., 1911.

50 pages with listings of towns, railroads, counties and ads. Large folded map in rear. Map is fine. Covers show some wear and bumping. Overall, a near fine copy.


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PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD OF WESTERN OREGON, CONTAINING ORIGINAL SKETCHES OF MANY WELL KNOWN CITIZENS OF THE PAST AND PRESENT
Chicago: Chapman Publishing Company, 1904.

Biographies of many of the Oregonians who have contributed to the development and progress of Western Oregon. 1033 pages illustrated with numerous photographs of the prominent individuals, plus index. Smith: Pacific Northwest Americana 8308. Bound in original black leather with bevelled edges, raised bands, lettering stamped in gilt, and border and rule stamped in blind. All edges of text block in gilt. A handsome, near fine copy. A sturdy copy seldom found in such attractive condition.


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CALIFORNIA GROUND SQUIRRELS; A BULLETIN DEALING WITH LIFE HISTORIES, HABITS AND CONTROL OF THE GROUND SQUIRRELS IN CALIFORNIA
Sacramento, CA: California State Commission of Horticulture, Rodent Control Division, 1918.

Monthly Bulletin, Volume VII, Nos. 11 and 12, Novermber-December, 1918. 203 pages with maps, diagrams, photographs, charts, illustrations (some in color), plus index. Covers professionally reattached and most chipping repaired. A very good copy.


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CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY; VOLUME 46, NUMBERS 1, 2, 3, & 4
Sacramento, CA: State of California/Dept. of Natural Resources/Division of Mines, 1950.

562 pages with charts, illustrations, photographs, maps and index. Collated, all folded maps in the rear pocket are present. Bound in original black cloth with lettering and rule in gilt. A fine copy.


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CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON. B.F. DOWELL, PLAINTIFF, VS. JESSE APPLEGATE AND HIS CHILDREN, DEFENDANTS. BRIEF AND ARGUMENT OF PLAINTIFF BY JAMES F. WATSON AND B.F. DOWELL
Portland, OR: A.G. Walling, Printer and Lithographer, 1882.

"Showing constructive and willful fraud in the transfer of Jesse Applegate's land to his children; and the children should pay the rents and profits for six years." 59 pages. Small chip to rear cover and light edge wear. A very good copy.


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TRANSACTIONS OF THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL RE-UNION OF THE OREGON PIONEER ASSOCIATION; FOR 1885; THE OCCASIONAL ADDRESS BY E.L. EASTHAM, ESQ. AND THE ANNUAL ADDRESS BY HON. GEO. H. WILLIAMS
Salem, OR: Oregon Pioneer Association/E.M. Waite, Steam Printer and Bookbinder, 1886.

44 pages plus "Ode to the Pioneers," by S.A. Clarke, and obituaries. Disbound from original hardcover. A very good plus copy.


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TRANSACTIONS OF THE EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL REUNION OF THE OREGON PIONEER ASSOCIATION FOR 1890, CONTAINING THE ANNUAL ADDRESS BY HON. H.W. SCOTT, AND THE OCCASIONAL ADDRESS BY HON. ROBERT A. MILLER
Portland, OR: Oregon Pioneer Association/A. Anderson & Co., Printers and Lithographers, 1892.

80 pages including rememberences of pioneer members, plus additional material. Frontis photograph of Joseph Watt. Small chip at head of spine. Mild toning to cover edges. Small bookstore sticker inside front cover. A very good plus copy.


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TRANSACTIONS OF THE TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL REUNION OF THE OREGON PIONEER ASSOCIATION FOR 1893 CONTAINING THE ANNUAL ADDRESS BY HON. N.L. BUTLER AND THE OCCASIONAL ADDRESS BY SEYMOUR W. CONDON, ESQ.
Portland, OR: Oregon Pioneer Association/Geo. H. Himes and Company. Printers, 1894.

219 pages including "A Number of Interesting Letters Written by Dr. Marcus Whitman and Wife." Small bookstore sticker inside front cover. Light damp staining to leading edge of front cover. Small curl to upper corner of front cover and some of the initial pages. A very good copy.


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RICHMOND-SAN RAFAEL BRIDGE; FIRST ANNUAL REPORT 1953
San Francisco: State of California/Department of Public Works/Division of San Francisco Toll Crossings, 1954.

131 pages with photographs, maps, charts, diagrams and illustrations. Chapters include History, Legislation, Court Decisions, Planning, Surveys and Triangulation, Design, Construction, Contracts, and Financial. A fine and bright copy.


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A REPORT TO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS ON PROPOSED HIGHWAY TOLL CROSSING, RICHMOND-SAN RAFAEL BRIDGE
Berkeley, CA: Division of San Francisco Bay Toll Crossings/Department of Public Works/State of California, 1951.

An engineering report on the feasibility of financing and constructin a toll bridge or other toll highway crossing between the Counties of Marin and Contra Costa. 233 pages printed rectos only with numerous foldout maps and tables. A very good plus copy.


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OUTINGS IN OREGON: THIS BOOK AIMES TO BE A CONVENIENT AND HELPFUL GUIDE IN THE SEASIDE AND MOUNTAIN RESORTS, LAKES RIVERS AND SPRINGS OF OREGON AND NORTH BEACH, WASHINGTON
Portland, OR: Passenger Department, Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Co./Southern Pacific Lines in Oregon, 1911.

A tourist guide for Oregon. 12mo. 64 pages with photographs, two page center map, listings of excursion fares, and a list of representatives. Bound in beautifully illustrated paper covers. Small light abrasion to the front cover. A near fine copy of this difficult guide.


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ABBEY'S REGISTER OF WESTERN LUMBER AND ALLIED INDUSTRIES ANNUAL, 1928
ABBEY'S REGISTER OF WESTERN LUMBER AND ALLIED INDUSTRIES ANNUAL, 1928
Portland, OR: Industrial Service Co., 1928.

Covers the states and US possessions, and the towns within them, of Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, California, Alaska, Wyoming, British Columbia, Montana, Utah, South Dakota and the Philippine and Hawaiian Islands. The Industries covered are Logging Operations, Saw Mills, Shingle Mills, Planing Mills, Woodworkers, Wood Preserving Plants, Manufacturers of Boxes and Box Shooks, Cross Arms, Sash, Doors, Frames, Handles, Excelsior, Veneer, Cooperage, Furniture, Pulp and Paper, Lumber Wholesalers, Brokers, Buyers, etc..478 pages with numerous ads, quite a few of them railroad related. Bound in original blue cloth with lettering in black. A very good plus copy.


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ABBEY'S REGISTER AND YEAR BOOK OF THE WESTERN LOGGING, LUMBER & WOOD USING INDUSTRIES, ANNUAL EDITION, 1930
ABBEY'S REGISTER AND YEAR BOOK OF THE WESTERN LOGGING, LUMBER & WOOD USING INDUSTRIES, ANNUAL EDITION, 1930
Portland, OR: Industrial Service Co., 1930.

Covers the states and US possessions of Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, California, Alaska, Wyoming, Colorado, British Columbia, Montana, Utah, South Dakota and the Philippine and Hawaiian Islands. The Industries covered are Logging Operations, Saw Mills, Shingle Mills, Planing Mills, Woodworkers, Wood Preserving Plants, Manufacturers of Boxes and Box Shooks, Cross Arms, Sash, Doors, Frames, Handles, Excelsior, Veneer, Cooperage, Furniture, Pulp and Paper, Lumber Wholesalers, Brokers, Buyers, etc..530 pages with numerous ads, quite a few of them railroad related. Bound in tan cloth with lettering in black and red. Covers soiled. Computation in ink on the front two pages. Internally pages are near fine. Overall, the book is about very good.


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