CALIFORNIA, TEXAS, MEXICO AND ARIZONA VIA THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO. "SUNSET ROUTE" FROM NEW ORLEANS TO THE PACIFIC COAST. (MAP ON VERSO) CORRECT MAP OF THE RAILWAY & STEAMSHIP LINES OPERATED BY THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY.

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California, Texas, Mexico and Arizona via the Southern Pacific Co. "Sunset route" from New Orleans to the Pacific Coast. (map on verso) Correct map of the railway & steamship lines operated by the Southern Pacific Company.

Color wax engraving, 1893.
image 15 5/8 x 39 1/8" (39.7 x 99.3 cm) plus narrow margins.
Fair to good condition. Some splits along fold intersections with occasional small areas of loss. Small section of text loss along right edge.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95941
Price: $750.00
Publisher : Published by the Southern Pacific Company.
Printed by Poole Bros., Map Engravers, Chicago. A large map showing the whole of the continental United States but highlighting the routes of the Southern Pacific Railway. A large inset map shows Texas with the many small stations served. Smaller inset maps show Los Angeles, San Francisco, New Orleans, and San Antonio. The text on the side panels describes California and Texas. For California, it describes the climate, a 20-acre farm, available lands and a large variety of fruit products. In Texas, it gives "Valuable statistical and general information which all immigrants, home seekers, and capitalists should read Land for home builders; where to go in Texas; Prices and terms of sale...". On the verso are various timetables.

A fascinating map to study.
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