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Auction 191, Lot 150

"The Burlington Route Runs Daily Through Trains Between Chicago, Peoria, or St. Louis... ", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: United States, Railroads

Period: 1892 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

44.1 x 27.6 inches
112 x 70.1 cm
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This large detailed map of the United States presents the Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad system in heavy black overprinting originating in Chicago, Peoria and St. Louis. These lines connect to a much larger network of railroads (red overprinting) to points all across the western United States. A note below the map by P.S. Eustis states that "copies will be mailed to any address on receipt of twelve cents in postage." Decorated by three small vignettes at bottom left depicting interior views of different cars. Produced by Rand, McNally & Co.


Condition: B+

Professionally backed with heavy linen to repair a number of small edge tears, as well as a long tear that extends down the entire center of the map. There is light toning mostly at bottom.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/8/2023