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Excursion to the Pacific!

Excursion to the Pacific! Broadside
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This broadside was published just before the first transcontinental excursion by a train with Pullman cars, which left Boston on May 23, 1870, and returned on July 2. The luxurious, eight-car train was chartered by members of the Boston Board of Trade. Includes a description of the train and a list of the passengers.