Auction 123, Lot 217

"Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad and Connections", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: Western United States - Railroads

Period: 1894 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
27.5 x 15 inches
69.9 x 38.1 cm

This wax-engraved pocket railroad map shows major towns, rivers and topography. The map extends to show Santa Fe, New Mexico and the rail line there. On verso are timetables and ticket information for several other railroads, and an advertisement for The Colorado, a hotel in Glenwood Springs. The pictorial covers are printed in red, blue and black ink with the title, "Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. Scenic Line of the World". Images on the cover show the Royal Gorge and Marshall Pass. Dated February 1894.

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Condition: B+

Map has some light foxing along some folds. Covers are very soiled, but contents very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/20/2008

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