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Official 1899 Postal Route Map for California and Nevada
Scarce and remarkably detailed late 19th Century Postal map of Nevada and California, issued by the United States Post Office.
Includes a large inset of the Los Angeles Basin and the Bay Area.
Two insets list the counties. The Explanation identifies the various mail services:
- Black: Railroads
- Grey: Mail Service 6 days per week
- Blue: 3 days per week
- Pink: 2 days per week
- Red: 1 day per week
- ....: Special Supply
A separate key for Mail Messengers and discontinued mail offices are noted, as are Electric and Cable Cars, along with Rural Free Delivery Routes.
4 sheets, unjoined. Housed in 2 maroon cloth covers, with gilt titles.