8 [California] Railroad! A Meeting of the Citizens of Santa Clara County, and all other Counties Interested, will be Held at the City Hall,…for the
Immediate Construction of a Railroad Between San Jose and Alviso. [N.p., Jan. 25, 1859] Oblong 4to broadside, 8¾ x 12¼ inches, margins trimmed, attached to cardstock.
A rare and unrecorded broadside
(not in Greenwood, California Imprints) promoting a railroad between San Jose and Alviso (the closest city to the bay for shipping
for Santa Clara county, which had regular steamships). Unfortunately, the port of Alviso was bypassed by the San Francisco and San Jose Railroad in 1864. Rare, no copies
located in OCLC.