Auction 129, Lot 163

"Northern Pacific Railroad. Report of the Board of Directors to the Stockholders at their Annual Meeting, October 16th, 1890. [with Untitled - Map of the Western U.S.]", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: United States

Period: 1890 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
27.8 x 12.5 inches
70.6 x 31.8 cm

This 92pp report contains a large folding map of the northern United States that details the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad from Chicago to the coastal cities in Oregon and Washington. The untitled map is finely engraved and fully colored with the rail lines shown in red overprinting. The report details the financial state of the company and gives an immense amount of information including tracks in service, cargo revenue by merchandise, and much more. The map is printed by the Julius Bien firm.

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Condition: A

Short tears in paper covers and map with no flaws.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/23/2009

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