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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Texas and Pacific Railway
Date:
1878
Short Title:
State Of Texas.
Publisher:
The Texas & Pacific Railway Company
Marshall, Texas
Type:
Timetable Map
Obj Height cm:
46
Obj Width cm:
50
Scale 1:
2,600,000
Note:
Col. map. Relief shown by hachures. Shows the line of the railroad through Texas and its land grants. Colton did a similar map for the Texas & Pacific in 1873 (Modelski 578). This issue seems simpler and more of a land promotion. Covers also part of Indian Territory. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
State/Province:
Indian Territory; Oklahoma; Texas
Event:
Pacific Railroad
Subject:
Land Development; Railroad
Full Title:
A geographically correct map of the state of Texas. Published by the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. Compiled from actual surveys and containing all changes in lines of counties up to Sept. 1st, 1876. (1878)
List No:
3254.001
Series No:
3
Engraver or Printer:
Woodward, Tiernan & Hale
Publication Author:
Texas and Pacific Railway
Pub Date:
1878
Pub Title:
The Texas and Pacific Railway. The shortest line to the great cotton grain and stock regions of Texas ... Woodward, Tiernan & Hale, Printers, St. Louis. (map on verso) A geographically correct map of the state of Texas. Published by the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. Compiled from actual surveys and containing all changes in lines of counties up to Sept. 1st, 1876.
Pub Reference:
OCLC 20300494.
Pub Note:
Shows the line of the railroad through Texas and its land grants. Colton did a similar map for the Texas & Pacific in 1873 (Modelski 578). This issue seems simpler and more of a land promotion. Advice to settlers appears on the verso, along with railroad time tables. On the map is the stamp of Henry H. Hannan, "Texas and Arkansas Maps, Guides, Land Circulars." Folding, self wrappers 19.5x9. Full printed color. Timetables "in effect June 1st, 1878."
Pub List No:
3254.000
Pub Type:
Timetable Map
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
46
Pub Width cm:
50
Image No:
3254001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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A geographically correct map of the state of Texas. Published by the Texas & Pacifi…