Auction 161, Lot 126

"Great Northern Railway and Connections", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: Northern United States & Canada

Period: 1895 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
36.9 x 14.7 inches
93.7 x 37.3 cm

This uncommon promotional brochure and map was published for the purpose of encouraging tourism and settlement in areas served by the Great Northern Railway. The map covers the entire northern half of the United States with an emphasis on the railway and various points from St. Paul to Seattle. The verso is packed full with information about various locations along the railroad line. Self folding (4.0 x 8.0").

References:

Condition: A

An overall clean, bright example with just a few minor fold separations that have been closed on verso with archival tape. Manuscript signature is present on verso and does not impact map.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/8/2017

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