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Advertisement, Central and Union Pacific Railroad, n.d.

Advertisement, Central and Union Pacific Railroad

Advertisement, Central and Union Pacific Railroad

Other, UPM_6239-1
 
Document Description
Central and Union Pacific Railroad Line advertisement promoting "quick time and cheap fares" via rail and steamers to major countries and ports, including: China, Japan, New York, Liverpool and more, n.d. Item No. 6239-1. Courtesy of the Union Pacific Railroad Museum, www.uprr.com.
 
Questions
1. This poster advertises cheap fares from and to what locations?
2. What route does the poster advertise?
3. In what city do express trains leaving from San Francisco connect with steamer lines to European ports?
4. What effect would the advertising of “quick time and cheap fares” for travel to New York have on Chinese immigrants who were trying to leave California?
 


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