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Huzza, for the railroad!: Dedicated to the "Pacific Railroad Club."


Pages [2]-[3] blank.
Facsimile of broadside on page [1]
Printed on cream paper within border of type ornament sections on page [1]
Between title and subtitle cut of 19th-century railroad train.
Caption title.
To be sung to the tune: Wait for the wagon.
Text of song in four four-line stanzas with two-line chorus beginning: Huzza! for the railroad! Huzza! for the railroad!
Colophon on page [4]: "First printed in 1856 to promote the Pacific railroad and the candidacy of John C. Frémont ... On its hundredth anniversary, 300 copies have been reprinted at Christmas 1969 for friends of the Yale Collection of Western Americana."

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"Huzza, for the railroad!: Dedicated to the 'Pacific Railroad Club.' " (1969). Harris Broadsides. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library.



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    Broadsides are single-sheet publications, often issued as ephemera or announcements. The Harris Broadsides Collection is a comprehensive collection of American poetry published in broadside format from colonial times to the present. The collection offers materials covering a broad spectrum of …