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"Westward, the course of Empire takes its way," Laying Track. 600 miles west of St. Louis, Mo. - Page

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This stereograph shows construction workers laying track 20 miles west of Hays, Ellis County, Kan. A construction train is visible in the stereograph.
It is from Alexander Gardner's series, "Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division."

Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Date: 1867

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"Westward, the course of Empire takes its way," Laying Track. 600 miles west of St. Louis, Mo. - 1

Item Number: 153
Call Number: Gardner Coll. No. 152
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 153

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