Catalog Archive
Auction 110, Lot 142

"Map of the Richmond and Louisville R.R. Connecting the Railroads of Virginia with the Railroads of Kentucky on the Shortest Route East and West from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic Ocean", Colton, G.W. & C.B.

Subject: United States - Southern

Period: 1882 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

50 x 25 inches
127 x 63.5 cm
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This large and very detailed map delineates the routes available throughout Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia with connecting routes in North Carolina and Pennsylvania shown. Railroad routes are shown in red and blue overprinting. Map folds into original printed cardboard covers. Remarkable condition for a folding map of this size and date.

References: Rumsey 1702; Modelski 546.

Condition: A+

Paper cover is lightly toned.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/2/2005