Views of the Big Blue, South of Seward, Nebraska

In How To Go West: A Guide to Southern Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, California and the Whole Great West. Chicago: Horton & Leonard, Railroad Printer, 1872,

Appearing in a guide for potential settlers, “How to Go West,” these images of rolling prairie in eastern Nebraska suggest both prosperous farms and open land for newcomers. Railroads crossing the Great Plains often advertised the availability of good land in areas served by their lines.

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Source:
Graff 494
Date:
1872
Subjects:
Advertisement Agriculture Railroads
Places:
Great Plains Nebraska
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