Publication: Rand, McNally & Co, 1888, Chicago
16" x 46 1/2" sheet folded to 50 panels. Printed in red and black. Map. 23 panels of time tables; 1 panel showing tariff of charges for Pullman sleeping accommodations ... Between Chicago and San Francisco cost $17.00; Between Chicago ad Madison cost $1.50; 1 cover panel; 1 panel showing an illustration of the North-Western dining car ... "Only 75 cents for a splendid meal in these cars." Time tables offered for Council Bluffs and Omaha Line; Sioux city & Southern Dakota Line; Chicago, Council Bluffs & California Line; Council Bluffs, Omaha & Denver Line; Chicago, St. Paul & Minneapolis Line,; Minnesota and Central Dakota Line; Huron, Pierre & Deadwood Lines; Janesville, Watertown and Fond Du Lac Line; Rockford, Freeport and Dubuque Line; St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba, Northern Pacific and St. Paul & Duluth Railways; Milwaukee, Green Bay & Marquette Line; Minnesota and Central Dakota Line; Clinton & Anamosa Line; Chicago & North-Western and Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railways; Kenosha and Rockford Line; Dayton & Lake city Line; Eagle Grove & Sioux Rapids Line; etc. Opposite panels offers a 24 panel color system map entitled, "Geographically Correct Map of the Chicago & North-Western R'y and Its Principal Connections. Correct to September 1st, 1881. It Will Be Noticed hat This Is The Leading Railway Of The West And Northwest." A statement at the bottom corner of the map touting that the Chicago & North-Western Railway is one of the largest railway corporations in the world. It controls and operates nearly 3,000 miles of road forming the following lines: Chicago, Council Bluffs, Denver & California Line; Sioux City & Southern Dakota Line; Chicago & Des Moines Line; Chicago, Freeport & Dubuque Line; Chicago, St. Paul & Minneapolis Line; Chicago, La Crosse & Winona Line; Chicago, Minnesota & Central Dakota Line; Chicago, Pierre & deadwood Line; Chicago, Milwaukee & Marquette Line; and Chicago, Green Bay & Lake Superior Line. Map shows all states from the west coast to the east coast and to the south showing upper 2/3ds of California and all of Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Kentucky and Virginia. 1/2" split to edge at fold along with a couple tiny holes at folds. Very good plus.
Inventory Number: 41991