Auction 122, Lot 166

"Map of the Central Pacific Railroad and its Connections", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: United States

Period: 1875 (dated)


Color: Black & White

35 x 13 inches
88.9 x 33 cm

A rare timetable and map for the Central and Union Pacific Railroad that includes rates and schedules between San Francisco and the cities to the east. The detailed map, measuring 27" x 6", covers the central U.S. from Chicago to San Francisco and is surrounded by 22 nicely engraved views depicting the scenery along the route. Folds into self cover (3.7 X 7") with extensive time tables and advertising on verso; cover title "The Great American Overland All Rail Route via the Central and Union Pacific Rail Road Line."


Condition: A

There are a few tiny pinholes, else, fine.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $800

Closed on 12/5/2007