Publication: Rand, McNally & Co, Printers, 1879, Chicago
First edition. 20 1/2" x 7" that folds to six 3 1/2" panels. One side is a map of The Northern Pacific Railroad and Connections. Eastern portion of the map shows beginning points of Duluth and St. Paul showing all stops along the route ending in Portland and Tacoma. The other side consists of six panels that are promoting railroad and government lands for sale, the "Custer Route" to the Black Hills, transportation to Bismarck, Crook City, Deadwood and other points in the Black Hills, a time table, and two panels that are the front and rear covers. Together with a 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" advertisement, removed from a periodical for the "Northwestern Express, Stage and Transportation Company" passenger line via Buffalo Gap that is matted to 10" x 8" size.
Inventory Number: 49577