Maps Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.
Galbraith, Frank H.
- Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.
- Contributor Names
- Galbraith, Frank H.
- Created / Published
- Chicago, 1897, c1898.
- Subject Headings
- - Railroads--Illinois
- - United States--Illinois
- - 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.
- col. map 8 sheets, each 61 x 71 cm.
- Call Number
- G4101.P3 1897 .G3
- 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
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