Auction 97, Lot 136

"Etats-Unis d'Amerique [together with] Map showing the divisions of Standard Time", Various

Subject: United States

Period: 1869-83 (circa)

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An interesting pair of railroad maps. First (14 x 7") is a French map, circa 1869 with some hand coloring to show the proposed transcontinental railroads - central and southern lines. The second map by George Cram, 1883 (11 x 9"), printed color, illustrates an Act of Congress that reduced 52 standard railway times to five national time zones.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $65

Closed on 12/5/2001

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