"Railroad Map of Illinois Prepared Under the Direction of the Board of Railroad and Warehouse Commissioners", Rand McNally & Co.
Period: 1887 (dated)
Color: Printed Color
19 x 30.5 inches
48.3 x 77.5 cm
Pocket map of the state with a large inset of "Connections with Belt Line, Chicago." Circular title cartouche includes color coded legend identifying eight different groups of railroads. Excellent detail throughout including all railroad stations or stops. This was a presentation map that carries "Compliments of" on the inside front cover that appears to be signed by A.J. Reavill, perhaps one of the commissioners.
Folding into covers, as issued. A little fold toning and some fold intersection splits with slight loss and archival tape on verso.