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Map of the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad and Its Connections, Colton 1880s.
A very large and engraved, rare, detailed map of the north-central Ohio region with Lake Erie at top center showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, names of railroads and the railroad network. Original hand colored routes are depicted with a large inset showing local distances from Cleveland. This is a rare and important
Ohio railroad map.
Condition: Very good with small margins, light multiple folds with slight yellowing around some of the folds; small patched tear on top left margin.
31 x 22 in. $950
The Union Pacific System of Railroad and Steamship Lines 1904, Rand McNally Very handsome lithographed and original hand colored map of railroads and steamship lines in the Western United States. The map stretches from the Dakotas and Missouri to California, Oregon and Washington. Major hubs are Galveston, Kansas City Denver San Francisco, Chicago and Portland Oregon. Steamship lines stretch from San Francisco to the Columbia River Galveston and New Orleans. A very interesting and detailed map listing all stops along the way of each trunk. Condition: Good, small vertical margins some small tears at top margin major fold in middle otherwise in excellent shape
size 25.5 x 18.5 image
Rare Railroad map of New York State, 1857. Map shows cities, counties, and has a hand drawn relief for lakes and terrains. Map also shows railroads in operation, in progress and railroads proposed. Map is hand colored and engraved. The top
margin is reinforced.
29 x 29 in. $800
1887 Railroad Car of the President. The interior luxury of the splendid car carrying President and Mrs. Cleveland is evident. Beautifully hand colored engraving. Authentic antique Harper's front page.
11x16 in. $50
1876 Locomotives of France. Detailed old black & white print of locomotives of France's Western Railway, from Scientific American.
15 x 10-1/2 in. $40
1926 Southern Pacific Railroad ad. "Sunset Route" to California via the Sunset Limited is featured.
8 x 17 in. $20
RARE MAP - OHIO & NORTHWESTERN RAILROAD. Route of the O&NW; Railroad from Cincinnati to Gallipolis, with all of its stops and with its branches to Waterloo and Hillboro and New Richmond. Many connecting lines are shown, including 12 in Ohio, 6 in Kentucky, 4 in West Virginia. This is a hand colored lithograph drawn by Frank Brewer, New York, c1860.
15 x 24 in. $180
1892 Chicago & South Side Rapid Transit. Excellent original black & white half-tone of the locomotive, built by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia. From Railroad Gazette. 15x10 in. $40
1893 Burlington Route ad. "Best line to all points West, Northwest and Southwest." Shows routes. Impressive black & white antique ad.
11 x 14 in. $30
1873 Railroad Humor. Several humorous hand colored engraved views of the difficulties of early railroad travel, from Harper's. 11x16 in. $50
1877 Across the Continent-The Frank Leslie Excursion to the Pacific-Scenes and Incidents of the Route Across the Nebraska Prairies. Rare 1877 Leslies Raiload print from his journey to California on the first railroad across the continent. This wood engraving shows The Platt River Valley, Nebraska. Print is in excellent condition.
11 x 16 in. $30
1888 The Great Loop On The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. Drawn and engraved by Charles Graham. This hand colored engraving is from the February 1888 edition of Harper's Weekly and shows a lovely view of the tracks winding through the canyon. size: 16x11 in. $80
Winter Railroad Travel - - Scenes in the Northwest. 1883 Hand colored wood engravings featured in Harper's Weeky.
14 x 10-1/2 in. $60
Railroad Engineering in Winter - - Four scenes of engineers at work at their desk and in the field. 1888 Wood engravings featured in Harper's Weekly.
14 x 10-1/2 in. $40
1890 Railroad Christmas Scene. Colored wood engraving of signalman having his Christmas dinner on the railway line. From an 1890 issue of The Illustrated London News.
11 x 16 in. $60
1883 Railroad Winter Travel. Four engraved views, the largest showing the locomotive pushing a huge snow plow. From an 1883 issue of Harper's Weekly.
11x16 in. $30
C.1940s Rolled Map of the West Burlington Route - Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company map all
ready for hanging.
62 x 44 in. $350
1891 Civil War General Sherman Funeral Train. Hand colored engraving from the March 10, 1891 issue of Once a Week, titled "The Train Bearing the Remains of General Sherman to St. Louis, Flashing Past a Wayside Station." Shows a crowd of people watching somberly as the train passes by.
11 x 16 in. $50
1873 Humors of Railroad Travel. Hand colored engraving from the Sept. 20, 1873 issue of Harper's Weekly, showing humorous scenes encountered daily by train passengers: smoke-filled cars, cows crossing the tracks, etc. 11x16 in. $50
A Map of Yorkshire. Pictorial map - Color Lithograph by Esty Clark. Published by British Railways 1949. Features Yorkshire history & tourist sites.
40 x 49 in. $325
1857 Rare authentic lithograph titled, "Viaduct on Cheat River B & O R.R." which was Entered According to Congress in the year 1857 by Ed Beyer in the Clerk's Office of the District of Virginia. This is the original tinted lithograph which was enhanced by professional water colorists. Condition is very good.
24 x 16 in. $600
1928 Louisiana Railroad Map - This color map was published by Rand McNally and was featured in their Commercial Atlas and shows a red key to all the Louisiana Railroads. Upper right inset shows the City of New Orleans and the rail lines running through it.
28 x 20-1/2 in. $80
The Pennsylvania Railroad System. 1909. Published by Rand McNally. Detailed country map shows cities, towns, counties, provinces, regions, lakes and rivers, and many other details. Showing detailed information on the railroad network at the time along with the scheduled stops. Also provides capitals, scale of miles, and a detailed list of towns down the side noting population. Lithograph
21 1/2 x 28 in. $200
1875 Scenes on a Mail Train to Chicago. Interesting hand colored engraving from the Oct. 9, 1875 issue of Harper's Weekly. Title is "The Lightning Postal Train from New York to Chicago. Shows the train leaving Grand Central Station, and postal workers inside sorting the mail. 11x16 in. $50
1924 British Railroad color poster showing the historic Carlyle Gateway to Scotland. Printed in Great Britain at the Baynard Press, London. Published by the British Railways.
Artist was Greiffenhagen.
49-1/2 in. x 40 in. $600
1891 Presidential Railroad Car Scene. Hand colored engraving from the April 25, 1891 issue of Harper's Weekly, titled "The Observation Car of the Presidential Train." Shows the luxurious accommodations that the President had while travelling. 11x16 in. $50
1877 Across the continent-The Frank Leslie Excursion to the Pacific-The Platte River Valley from Fremont to Columbus, Nebraska. Leslie on the new transcontinental railroad. Authentic 1877 wood engraving from the September 8, 1877 edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
11x16 in. $50
1890 Railroad Train in Midwest Blizzard. Hand colored engraving from Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, titled "The Recent Terrific Blizzard in the West. Railway Travel Blockaded in All Directions." Contains several scenes of trains stuck in the snow, and an image of a snow-bound settler shoveling snow by his cabin.
11 x 16 in. $40
1889 Canadian Railroad Scene. Hand colored, engraved image from the Nov. 30, 1889 issue of The Graphic. Title is "To the New West with the Governor General of Canada Over the Canadian Pacific Railway." Shows the Governor General standing on the front of the locomotive engine, watching a prairie fire.
11 x 16 in. $50
1893: Proposed Railroad from New York to Paris. Interesting, hand-colored engraving from Once a Week, April 1, 1893. Title is “A New Way Round the World: From New York to Paris Overland.” Contains a small map and images from a proposed railroad route across North America, Asia and Europe via a bridge across the Bering Strait.
11 x 16 in. $50
From the May 11, 1889 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 'Sketches from the Famous New York & Chicago Limited Express Train'. Images include The Vestibule, Compartment, Sleeping, Dining, Drawing-Room and Library Cars. 11x16 in. $50
1902 Prints: Winter Transportation. Original Harper's Weekly (1902). The difficulties of winter transportation. Color: Black and White. Type: Half Tone. Size: 11x16 in. $25
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad System
Harper's Pictorial History
of The Civil War
The men of the Eighth Massachusetts regiment repairing the bridges on the railroad from Annapolis to Washington
11x 8.25 in. $30
Excavating For The New Line Of The Baltimore and Ohio; Transferring Passengers From A Snow-Bound Train
11x16 in. $20
Viaduct on Baltimore and Washington Railroad
W. H. Bartlett
10.5x8 in. $60
A Railroad Batter on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
16x11 in. $40
June 29, 1889
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Maryland - Picturesque Views on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad - Deer Park and its Attractions.
16x11 in. $80
Skeleton Map of Railroads Between Cape Canso and St Louis 1851 Tappan and Bradford - Wonderfully colored lithograph, three large maps on same sheet. Includes as inset: "Map of rail roads in Massachusetts. The distances from Boston in miles are marked on the line of each road in operation." Also large inset lower right: Boston Harbor & Rail Road Termini. Showing facilities for shipment and internal transmission of merchandise with existing wharves and proposed improvement of the flats at South Boston. The proposed improvement included filling in a large section of South Boston and constructing new docks and a horse track to connect wharves and railroad depots. Locates within the city the 'termini' of the Old Colony, Boston & Providence, Boston & Worcester, Lowell, and Maine railroads. Condition: Excellent, great vibrant color, folds hardly visible.
size 31 x 23.5 image.
Maps showing the Indiana & Illinois Central Railway and Connections, 1872 Colton - This very large double image map (really two maps) of the North-Central U.S is a must have for any railroad map or history collector. Published by G.W. and C. B. Colton and Co, the lower image is a close-up of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Shown are the counties cities and towns, and waterways of the 1870’s. The upper image is a larger scale that shows the Atlantic Ocean and extends out to Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado territories. Original outline hand coloring with rail lines highlighted in blue and red. Fingers point the way on the large map to New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Norfolk. Chicago’s transportation system gained significant importance beginning with the building of Illinois and Michigan Canal which connected the Mississippi River with Lake Michigan. Cattle, hogs, grain and other goods were grown and traded in Chicago and many branch manufacturers such as millers, slaughtering houses, packing, rendering and even candle making, in addition to brewing and distilling were in full swing during this time. Railroad growth was stimulated by this and the massive immigration to the Indiana territory during the 1850s. Standard Oil was founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 1870 by Rockefeller and subsequently the Indiana and Illinois Central was chartered in 1853 and completed in 1857. In 1875 it became part of the Cincinnati and Indianapolis& Western Railway. Condition: Very good, left and right margins slightly torn with small missing pieces, slight tear under title extending under title some water spots on top image otherwise normal age coloring throughout with nice dark markings and lines look like new.
Size: 29 x 28
Map of the Railroads in the United States in operation and progress. 1853 Ackerman Lith. Company NY. Showing the railroad names, routes, roads in operation, projected, and in progress of the eastern part of the United States. Inset showing maps of Florida and Texas. *All folds have been reinforced.
40 x 42 in. $400
From Ft. Smith to the Rio Grande. Explorations and Surveys for a Rail Road route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. 1854. Topographical Map. Made under the direction of Hon. Jefferson Davis. Showing parts of New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Indian Nations are also shown (Cherokee, Creek, Choctaws, Chickasaws.) Inset showing a Sketch of Rio Pecos at Anton Chico.
24 x 52 in. $800
Life Saving Coupler Approved. 1887. Depew, George Gould, C.P. Huntington, Chauncey & 26 other Railroad car builders signing to abandon the deadly link and pin. Chromolithograph cartoon from Judge Magazine. Archivally mended in middle of original fold.
13 1/8 x 20 in. $90
The Principal Trunk Railroads in the United States. 1876 lithograph. Showing the routes in the eastern half of the U.S. Orginally folded.
17 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. $150
1853 The Mobile and Ohio River Railroad Grant in the States of Mississippi and Alabama. Long map showing 20 miles on either side of railroad running down the state line between MS & AL. Shows Chickasaw boundary (just north of Columbus, MS) south to Mobile, AL. Also private land grants, rivers, counties, etc. Lithograph.
13 x 31 in. $600
1949 Colorful Union Pacific map publshed by the Union Pacific Railroad in their Western Wonderlands brouchure. Back side features half-tone views of scenic destinations and front side shows all Union Pacific routes throughout the Western United States.
18 x 23 1/2 in. $80
“Pennsylvania Station in New York City.” 1910 Pamphlet published by the Pennsylvania RR. Pictorial covers, 24pp of illustrations and text including a plan.
7 ½ x 5 in. $60
October 20, 1866
Cumberland, Maryland, on the Baltimore and
15.5x10.5 in. $60
The Illustrated London News
The Baltimore and Ohio Railway; Boardtree Hill; Kingwood Tunnel
11x16 in. $40
1866 Harper's Weekly
the Philadelphia and Baltimore Railroad Bridge Across the Susquehanna, Connecting Perryville with Havre De Grace
13x11 in. $40
Ballou's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion
Carrollton Viaduct, near Baltimore
United States Exhibiting the Railroads and Canals, Bradford, 1835 - A small and very detailed, engraved map of the United States exhibiting the railroads and canals and shows the most inhabited parts of the United States from the Great Lakes south to the Gulf of Mexico, and from Louisiana eastward to the Atlantic. The map provides superb detail of the American railway network, both extant, in progress and proposed at a critical juncture in U.S. history. The Erie Canal is noted and the map offers a wealth of cartographic detail, including rivers, important towns, and cities with elevation rendered by hachure. Indian tribes, including the Sioux Indians and territories including the Arkansas Territory, the Michigan Territory, and the District of Huron are identified. Special note: This map was published as Plate no. 57 in Thomas G. Bradford's 1835 Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical and Commercial. Bradford's Atlas, published in 1835 was an important work on many levels. Condition: Very good with wide margins, some browning on edges of margins, and a foxing, some on image, upper right. No folds.
size 9.75 x 7.5 image
1883 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing, "The Completion Of the Northern Pacific Railway -- Scenes On the Line of the Road." Ten engraved images in all showing entrances, grades, views and approaches.
16 x 11 in. $60
1843 Hand colored lithographed Map, Exhibiting the Railway Route between Baltimore & St. Louis Together with the Other Principal Lines in the Eastern, Middle & Western States. Prepared under the direction of B.H. Latrobe Ch. Engr. B. & O. Railroads. Lithograph by A. Iloen & Co., Baltimore.
31 x 17 in. $400
1889 "Adopting the Standard Gauge." This hand colored Harper's Weekly wood engraving commemorates the South's converting their railroads to standard gauge. Drawn by Thomas Nast.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in.
Black & White: $50
Map of the Great Western Railway of Canada - Very informative (mostly uncolored) lithographed map of railways of Western Canada including the Great Lakes, from St. Paul in the west to Portland, Boston and Quebec in the east. Shows Grand Trunk Railway of Maine, Hudson River line and New York Central to Rochester, Hamilton, London, Windsor and off to Chicago. A Martin and Hood Lithograph 8, GT Newport street, depicting all the major railroad lines Ohio and Miss, Bellefontaine, Michigan Southern, Chicago Burlington, Atlantic Great Western and many more. This is a must for railroad collectors as this map depicts the new narrow gauge route between New York and Boston highlighted in blue circa probably 1885.
Condition: Very Good, rare map, slight tear on right margin folds barely noticeable.
Size: 12.75 x 21.5
Railroad Map of Ohio 1899. Rolled lithograph mounted on linen. Engraved vignette of train of the Ohio Railroad. Listing the 44 railroads operating in Ohio as well as 25 electric railways, 2 telegraph companies, 7 express companies and 2 sleeping car companies.
28 x 31 in. $350
Map of the European and North American Railway (E&NA) and its connections. Early (1878) large format map of this system designed to link to ice-free port in Nova Scotia. Lithograph with color markings of boundaries and rail lines.
20 x 36 in. $350
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