Auction 109, Lot 159

"No. 1 A Map of Part of Alabama & Florida shewing the route of the proposed Columbus & Pensacola Rail Road", U.S. Corps of Engineers

Subject: Southern United States

Period: 1836 (dated)

Publication: HR. Doc. 176, 24th Cong., 1st Sess.

Color: Black & White

20.7 x 22 inches
52.6 x 55.9 cm

From the report by Major James Duncan Graham. A early and notable railroad map of parts of southern Alabama and Western Florida showing considerable detail. Notes the route of the railroad from Pensacola to Montezuma and on to Columbus. Also details the proposed road from Appalachicola to Maarrianna. Shows numerous wagon roads and names numerous towns and forts.

References: Clausen & Friis #125; Modelski (Railroads) #388.

Condition: B

Issued folding, now backed with archival tissue. Occasional light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/1/2004