Auction 88, Lot 69

"Map of the Northern Pacific Railway and the Tributary Country",

Subject: United States and Canada

Period: 1875 (circa)

Publication: National Railway Publication Co.

Color: Hand Color

Size:
28 x 21 inches
71.1 x 53.3 cm

Colorful and impressive map of the railway systems between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, north of the 35th parallel, including most of Canada. Large inset, on a north polar projection, showing the intercontinental routes, ocean currents and steamboat lines around the world. Profiles of the Northern Pacific and the Central-Union Pacific railroads are contrasted to a scale below the main map. Grazing lands, mines, coal fields, buffalo ranges, timber stands and much other interesting information. Unfolded and backed with Japanese tissue.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $350

Closed on 10/2/1999

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