The route to California. Truckee River Sierra-Nevada. New York: Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St., n.d. [copyright 1871]. Hand-colored lithograph, 21.2x31.5 cm; 8 3/8 x 12 3/8 inches (image size); 25.2x33.3 cm; 10 x 13 1/8 inches (sheet size, with letter press). An idealized view of a Central Pacific passenger train passing through the Sierra Nevada along the banks of the Truckee River. Verso a bit tanned and foxed from interaction with contemporary backing, a bright copy with brilliant coloring. (#167598).