A very interesting and seldom seen US map with great deal of detail of the existing and proposed railroad lines of the time. Coastal steamboat routes are also shown. Topographical and settlement details are offered in detail as well.
1887 Mitchell Railroad and Steamboat Map of the US
Railroad Map of the United States, Showing the through Lines of Communication from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Together with the Various Steamship Lines along the Seaboard
Map Maker Specifics
Mitchell & Bradley, 1887, Philadelphia
14.2 x 22.6 in. plus margins
Very Good. Slight toning, a few soil spots, mostly in the margins. Issued centerfold. A split in centerfold, not detracting. Nice coloring for the routes.