The United States and the Relative Position of the Oregon and Texas. James Wyld.

The United States and the Relative Position of the Oregon and Texas.

London: Jas. Wyld, Cartographer to the Queen, 11 & 12 Charing Cross S.W. & 457 West Strand, London, ca. 1870. A map of the US, shows the railroads and canals, and routes from the East coast to the West. The Union Pacific Railroad is shown as complete - it was joined in 1869 with the Central Pacific Railroad in 1869, creating the 1st transcontinental railway. The Dakotas are not yet split into North & South, and Oklahoma as "Indian Territory". The Northern Pacific Railway is finished through the Dakotas (which are unnamed), and the balance of the route to the Pacific coast is only dotted in. The South Pacific Railway is only dotted in. Kansas is overlaying half of Colorado, and there are horizontal borders for New Mexico & Arizona. An inset of Great Britain to the right, on the same scale. 21 1/2 x 15" with very wide margins. Engraved map, period color. Excellent condition. Item #10786

Price: $750.00

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