Texas State Archives Map Collection

The Railroad System of Texas on September 1st, 1881
Date: 1881
Publisher: Rand McNally and Company, Chicago.
Cartographer: Langerman, A.B., for the Galveston News
Scale: 1 inch = 32 miles
Size: 48 cm x 48 cm
Type of Map: railroad
Format: newsprint
Language: English
AC Number: 00383
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 14.05 MB

The Railroad System of Texas on September 1st, 1881 Image:

Newspaper clippings of a map showing railroads, cities and towns along the railroad routes, and the boundaries of the state. Note: "1634 Miles of Railroad Completed During Year, Ending August 31, 1881." This map appeared in the special statistical section of the Galveston Daily News, September 1, 1881. 6/11/82

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