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Lot 0561
Heading: (Wisconsin)
Author: Conover, Allan D.
Title: Railroad Map of Wisconsin Prepared for the Railroad Commissioner
Place Published: [Milwaukee]
Publisher:The Milwaukee Litho. & Engr. Co.
Date Published: [c.1891]
Description:


Color lithographed map. 88x70.8 cm (34½x27¾"), sectioned for folding, on linen backing. 



Shows railroads, counties, township grid, cities, towns, and notable physical features; counties, railroads, and towns for adjacent states. Includes explanation with color key to major railroads, and "Total mileage December 31, 1890." Inkstamped at top, in Lake Superior: "Compliments of Thomas Thompson, Railroad Commissioner of Wisconsin." Thompson was commissioner 1891-1895. OCLC/WorldCat lists only two examples, at the University of Texas Arlington and the University of Michigan.

Condition

A few short splits at folds, panels starting to peel from backing in a several instances; very good.

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Scarce railroad map of Wisconsin 1891

Estimate $300 - $500Aug 23, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA