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Auction 176, Lot 121

"Norfolk & Western Railway and Connections",

Subject: Eastern United States, Railroads

Period: 1907 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

23.6 x 16.9 inches
59.9 x 42.9 cm
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A detailed map of the eastern Untied States highlighting coal country and the railroad network to access it. Concentrated primarily on West Virginia, the map is color-coded to show the various coal districts including Radford (Va), Clinch Valley, Pocohontas, Tug River, and more. Both single-track and double-track railroads are noted. The Norfolk & Western Railway was headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia and nicknamed "Big Coal." Engraved by American Bank Note Company and issued in the company's annual report.


Condition: A

Issued folding with two tiny splits at the fold junctions. There is a hint of toning along one of the vertical folds where the map was adhered to the report.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/12/2020