The Old Print Shop

California Excursion - Chicago to San Francisco, Los Angeles, and return, at extremely low rates of fare... Rock Island Route C.R.I. & P. RY..


  • PUBLISHER: Published by the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, Chicago.

  • MEDIUM: Letterpress, printed in colors,

    DATE: 1886.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 26 1/2 x 9" (67.5 x 22.6 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: The J.M.W. Jones Stationery and Printing Co. Chicago. A fun broadside advertising round trip tickets to California from Chicago, $73.15 for the round trip and passengers can select the route they prefer, either via the Council Bluffs (Omaha) or Kansas City routes. Westward bound passengers had thirty days to use their tickets Returning passengers had up to six months


  • CONDITION: Good condition save for several short tears primarily along sheet edges, a few within the image. Some paper added in the lower left, not affecting image.


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