Auction 126, Lot 207

"Map of the Burlington Route and Connections - Correct Map of the Great West", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: United States - Midwest

Period: 1890 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.5 x 13.3 inches
59.7 x 33.8 cm

This is a bold colorful map covering the region from Ohio and West Virginia to parts of Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico showing the railroad connections to the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad, which ran between Burlington, IA and Kearney Junction, NE. The map provides a great deal of information including stage routes and forts. Additional title in upper margin: Correct Map of the Great West. Published in Buffalo, New York by Clay, Cosack & Co.


Condition: B

Issued folding, now flatted with some folds reinforced with linen and archival mending tape. There are small pencil marks locating some of the western railway stations. A six inch binding tear into the title has been repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/3/2008