• Creator
  • Steam Press of Jewett, Thomas & Co
  • Created Date
  • 1847
  • Publisher
  • Steam Press of Jewett, Thomas & Co
  • Description
  • Advertisement for packet boat passenger transport service. "Opposition to the Railroad" refers to the competition between packet boat lines and the Utica and Schenectady Railroad, which ran parallel to the Erie Canal route between the two cities. Railroads had become serious competitors to packet boat express lines by 1858.
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