Catalog Archive
Auction 164, Lot 191

"Map of the the Texas & Pacific Railway and Connections [with] Annual Report of the Texas & Pacific Railway Co. ... 1897", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: South Central United States, Texas

Period: 1898 (published)


Color: Printed Color

23.1 x 17.9 inches
58.7 x 45.5 cm

Centered on Texas, the map shows the Texas & Pacific Railroad from New Orleans to El Paso in red overprinting. The map also extends to show connections to St. Louis, Kansas City and points west including Pueblo and Colorado Springs in black overprinting. In addition to the existing rail lines, proposed routes are depicted via dashed lines. Includes the 60 page annual report for 1897. Octavo, text enclosed with pink paper wrappers.


Condition: A

The map is near fine on watermarked paper with a bit of light toning in the top left blank margin. Contents are internally clean and tight. Paper wrappers are a bit loose, but still intact.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/13/2017