"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
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.