Format Maps
Contributors Galbraith, Frank H.
Dates 1897
Location Illinois
United States
Language English
Subjects Illinois
Railroads
United States
Title
Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.
Contributor Names
Galbraith, Frank H.
Created / Published
Chicago, 1897, c1898.
Subject Headings
-  Railroads--Illinois
-  United States--Illinois
Notes
-  Scale not given.
-  LC has another edition in 8 sheets.
-  LC Railroad maps, 206
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices. The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6,000 and traveled over a million miles a year on the rails sorting mail. A printed title cartouche accompanied by a list of counties for each of the states by McEwen Map Company of Chicago is pasted on the maps. For published maps showing the routes of the mail service see entries 283 and 313.
-  Inset: Cook Co. 66 x 54 cm.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
col. map 8 sheets, each 61 x 71 cm.
Call Number
G4101.P3 1897 .G3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g4101p rr002060 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g4101p.rr002060
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98688467
http://lccn.loc.gov/98688467


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