Auction 111, Lot 200

"Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad System", Poole Bros.

Subject: Colorado

Period: 1899 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
19 x 13.5 inches
48.3 x 34.3 cm

A fine pocket railroad map that also shows major towns, rivers and topography. Map extends to show Santa Fe, New Mexico and the rail line there. Verso has promotional text titled, "A comparison Colorado vs. Switzerland" plus other information discussing the recreation and commerce of Colorado. Folds into paper pictorial wrappers with title, "The Natural Resources of Colorado with Map of the Denver & Rio Grande System." Purple ink stamp of "C.J. Steeple, Dist. Freight & Pass. Agt., Southern Pacific Comp'y, 1108 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, Wash" on front cover. A fine promotional piece.

References:

Condition: A+

Map is fine with no flaws. Paper covers partially split along seam.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/8/2005

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