Auction 150, Lot 261

"Map of the Rail-Roads of the State of New York Prepared Under the Direction of William B. Taylor, State Engineer and Surveyor by S.H. Sweet, Deputy State Engr. & Survr.", Sweet, S.H.

Subject: New York, Railroads

Period: 1865 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
29.8 x 24 inches
75.7 x 61 cm

Very early map showing the Oil Region in northwestern Pennsylvania. It names numerous railroad lines along with those under construction and proposed routes. A table, Length of Rail Roads in Operation, lists numerous railroads and branches. Published by Weed, Parsons and Co., Albany, NY. A very handsome map, with decorative borders and a fine vignette of a train. Printed in blue ink.

References:

Condition: B+

Issued folding with light toning along the folds.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/17/2014

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