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Description

Rare separately issued map of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, published in Chicago by the Poole Brothers.

Fine railroad map of the West, showing the rail routes from Kansas to California and many points in Mexico.

Other than the ATS & F, the map covers the lines of the following major western railroads:

  • Central Pacific RR
  • Southern Pacific RR
  • Atlantic Pacific RR
  • Mexican Central Railway
  • Sonora Railway

The map includes some very early side routes off the main lines, including:

  • San Bernardino to San Diego (California Southern RR)
  • Los Angeles to Santa Monica, Wilmington and Santa Ana
  • Williams AZ to Prescott AZ
  • Lamy, NM to Santa Fe, NM
  • Pueblo, CO to South Fork and to Silverton, Colorado

Some of the more interesting towns and places appearing on the map include Telluride, Colorado, Ft. Davis, Texas, the Mojave Sink, Silver City, New Mexico, the Grand Canyon, Death Valley, etc.

Dozens of other forts, mining boom towns and other points of interest.

A marvelous decorative map.