"This little pamphlet has been written with a view of imparting such information as will be valuable to persons contemplating or making a journey to and from any of the principal points or tourist resorts west, northwest and southwest of Chicago."

In 1869 the first railroad route to the West coast was completed. By the time this pamphlet was published nearly twenty years later, there were a a number of routes across the west. The automobile and airplane will not appear for another ten to twenty years. In 1887, the railroad was the chief means of long distance land travel.

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