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Advertisement for Southern Pacific's San Francisco Overland Limited route
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University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
California Historical Society
University of Southern California Digital Library
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
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Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license-- both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Photograph of an advertisement for Southern Pacific's San Francisco Overland Limited route, [s.d.]. A drawing of woman sitting at a boudoir is visible at top. The woman can be seen wearing a dress and looking into a mirror, while a second lady wearing a suit can be seen to the right. Photonegative sleeve reads, "S.P. Lord Thomas J. Logan. Printed".
Advertisement reads, "63 Hours, Chicago To The Golden Gate. 'San Francisco Overland Limited.' Chicago -- San Francisco. -- Straight and true, with arrow-like swiftness, this famous train lays its course for California. It is the choice of travelers of discrimination, offering every refinement of travel comfort: rooms en suite, if desired
club car, barber, valet, shower
ladies' lounge with maid and shower
unsurpassed dining-car service. Follows the historic Overland Route. Across Great Salt Lake by rail, through Nevada's mountain-rimmed basin, over the Sierra Nevada close to Lake Tahoe, down American River Canyon and across central California. Only Southern Pacific offers choice of four routes to and from California. Stop over anywhere. Go one way, return another, on 'Overland Limited', 'Golden State Limited', 'Sunset Limited', or 'The Cascade'. -- Southern Pacific. Four Great Routes. -- Please write your address and name below, tear off and mail it to E.W. Clapp, 310 S. Michigan Boulevard, Chicago, for free, interesting book with illustrations and animated maps, 'How Best to See the Pacific Coast'".
1 photograph : photonegative, b&w
18 x 13 cm.
negatives (photographic)
chs-m24092 [Legacy record ID]
Southern Pacific Railroad
Railroad features
48350 [Accession number]
CHS-48350 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
unidentified no: TRAN-47 [Identifying number]
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

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