Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 150

"The Great Railroad Routes to the Pacific, and Their Connections", Gorlinski, Joseph

Subject: United States

Period: 1869 (dated)


Color: Black & White

27.7 x 14 inches
70.4 x 35.6 cm

A terrific railroad map that is most notable in its depiction of the Golden Spike area in Utah: the entire track is shown completed except for 50 miles between Weber Canyon and Fort Bridger! We've never seen a railroad map with this unique depiction. Locates scores of railroads throughout the country, all named. The Northern & Southern Pacific Trunk lines are shown in bold lines. Published by the American Photo-Lithographic Company using "Osborne's Process."


Condition: B

On a full sheet with original margins. Overall offsetting and toning to paper. Despite the toned appearance, the paper is flexible and not brittle.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/1/2004