Auction 112, Lot 138

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

Subject: United States

Period: 1869 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
27.5 x 14 inches
69.9 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! As far as we know this is the only railroad map with this unique depiction. Locates scores of railroads throughout the country, including complete and projected lines. The Northern & Southern Pacific Trunk lines are shown in bold lines. Published by the American Photo-Lithographic Company using "Osborne's Process."

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Condition: B

On fine paper, folding as issued with full original margins. A little offsetting, one small fold intersection split, else very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/28/2005

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