Auction 126, Lot 226

"Map Showing Great Northern Railway System - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R.R. System - Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway - Colorado & Southern Railway System", Poole Bros.

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1910 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
32 x 26 inches
81.3 x 66 cm

This detailed railroad map shows the western US from Chicago to the Pacific coast. The four different railway lines are color coded: red - Great Northern Railway; blue - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R.R.; purple - Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway; and orange - Colorado & Southern Railway. The states are uncolored save for yellow outline coloring. The map extends into Canada to show rail continuation to Portage la Prairie, etc. Blank verso. The original cover is not present.

References:

Condition: A

Folding as issued. A small portion at one fold edge of glue and paper residue from pocket map cover.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/3/2008

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