Auction 126, Lot 192

"Map of the Texas & Pacific Railway and Connections", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: Louisiana and Texas

Period: 1900 (dated)

Publication: Annual Report of the Directors of the Texas and Pacific Railway

Color: Printed Color

Size:
22.8 x 17.8 inches
57.9 x 45.2 cm

This large folding map uses red overprinting to detail the line between New Orleans, Shreveport, Dallas, Fort Worth and terminating in El Paso. A loop line travels from Marshall to Texarkana to Sherman and then south to Fort Worth. A few short spur lines are delineated including to Thibodeaux and Marksville. Centered on Texas, the extensive rail system spreads throughout much of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas and Colorado. Each railroad is named and delineated with overprinted color; the Texas & Pacific, San Antonio Div. Int. & Gt. Nor. Gulf railroads and several more, with all rail stations named. Details connections to Pueblo, Wichita, Kansas City, St. Louis, Memphis, and New Orleans, to mention a few. Also includes good detail of towns and wagon roads of the day. Bound into original 54-page report "Annual Report of the Directors of the Texas and Pacific Railway Co. to the Stockholders for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31st, 1900."

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Condition: A

Map has a binding trim tear, otherwise fine. The report is fine.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/3/2008

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