The Pacific tourist - Williams' illustrated trans-continental guide of travel, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean - containing full descriptions of railroad routes A complete traveler's guide of (14738198636)

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The Pacific tourist - Williams' illustrated trans-continental guide of travel, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean - containing full descriptions of railroad routes A complete traveler's guide of (14738198636)

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Title: The Pacific tourist : Williams' illustrated trans-continental guide of travel, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean : containing full descriptions of railroad routes ... A complete traveler's guide of the Union and Central Pacific railroads ...
Year: 1878 (1870s)
Authors: Williams, Henry T
Subjects: Union Pacific Railroad Company Central Pacific Railroad Company
Publisher: New York : H.T. Williams
Contributing Library: Northeastern University, Snell Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Northeastern University, Snell Library



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ission cars to the city, leaving them where theycross Market, or at the end of their route, cornerof California and Montgomery. These rides willtake one through the portion of the city rapidlygrowing and extending toward the soiith-west.There will be time after returning, to walk aboutKearney and Montgomery Streets, near Market,also up and down Market, and see the finest re-tail stores, and look at new buildings, or even toclimb up California Street to Highland Terrace,and see some of the finest private residences inthe city, among which D. D. Coltons and Gov-ernor Stanfords are specially notable, the formeron the north side of California Street, the latterfronting on Powell at the corner of California. A pleasant place to visit is also the MercantileLibrary on Bush Street, opposite the Cosmopoli-tan Hotel. Strangers, properly introduced, aregranted the privilege of the library and reading-room free for a month, and odd hours can be putin there very pleasantly, especially in the read-
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TMM ^m€IFm WQWMMW. 269 ing-room, which is light, cheerful, and suppliedwith the best papers, magazines and reviews ofthis and other lands. Another day one can go to Oakland early, takea carriage at Broadway Station and ride to Berk-ley, Piedmont, and through Brooklyn, or EastOakland, along Lake Merritt, up and down streetsand around the city at pleasure. Fine houses,beautiful grounds, good roads, flowers, shade treesand pleasant sights are everywhere. Return-ing to the city in season for the 4 p. m. boat upthe Sacramento River, one can take it as far asMartinez, a 2 1-2 or 3 hours ride, and see thenorthern part of San Francisco Bay, San PabloBay, Benicia and Suisun Bay, leaving the boatat Ma«rtinez and there spending the night. Earlynext morning a stage will take one to MountDiablo, and three hours can be spent on its sum-mit enjoying as fine a view as there is anywherein California, after which the boat can be reachedin season to be in San Francisco for the night,or one can stay f

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