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Maps Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Nebraska.

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Title
Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Nebraska.
Summary
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.
Contributor Names
Galbraith, Frank H.
United States. Railway Mail Service.
Created / Published
Chicago, 1897, c1898.
Subject Headings
-  Railroads--Nebraska--Maps
-  United States--Nebraska
Notes
-  Scale not given.
-  LC has another copy in 8 sheets, each 70 x 51 cm.
-  LC Railroad maps, 252
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
Medium
col. map 130 x 198 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G4191.P3 1897 .G3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g4191p.rr002520
Library of Congress Control Number
98688512
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98688512
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=98688512&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Galbraith, Frank H, and United States Railway Mail Service. Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Nebraska. Chicago, 1897, 1897. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688512/. (Accessed September 25, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Galbraith, F. H. & United States Railway Mail Service. (1897) Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Nebraska. Chicago, 1897. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688512/.

MLA citation style:

Galbraith, Frank H, and United States Railway Mail Service. Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Nebraska. Chicago, 1897, 1897. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/98688512/>.