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1894 Map Showing the Location of the Steel Bridge #1569
Galveston
Note on the map indicates that the map appeared with an article in The Scientific
American, March 3, 1894, page 136. Map shows Galveston and adjoining islands;
bays; lakes; Galveston County Wagon Bridge; the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe
Railway; and the Galveston, Houston, and Henderson Railway (both of which
railways cross the bridge). Photostat. Size: 73/4 inches x 81/ inches.
1894 Texas, Gatesville Sheet #1853
"Reconnaissance Map. United States Geological Survey, J. W. Powell, Director.
Henry Gannett, Chief Geographer. A. H. Thompson, Geographer in charge. Tri-
angulation by R. U. Goode. Topography by H. S. Wallace. Surveyed in 1886. Edition
of March 1894. Reprinted December 1906. Contour interval fifty feet." Printed in
three colors the map shows towns, roads, railroads, mountains, ranches, rivers,
creeks, hills, elevations, gaps, intermittent streams, with names of adjoining pub-
lished sheets in margins, for parts of Coryell, Bell, Lampasas and Burnet counties.
On the reverse side of the map is "Description of the Topographic Map of the
United States" and a legend of "Conventional Signs." Scale: 1/125,0oo or 3 inches-
6 miles. Size: 171/ inches x 15 inches.
1894 Texas, Hamilton Sheet #1861
"Reconnaissance Map. United States Geological Survey, J. W. Powell, Director.
Henry Gannett, Chief Geographer. A. H. Thompson, Geographer in charge. Tri-
angulation by R. U. Goode. Topography by C. H. Fitch. Surveyed in 1886. Edition
of July 1894. Reprinted November 1906. Contour interval fifty feet." Printed in
three colors the map shows most of Hamilton County and part of Mills, Comanche,
Erath, and Coryell counties; and denotes towns, roads, railroads, rivers, creeks,
intermittent streams, elevations, with names of adjoining sheets in the margins.
On the reverse side is "Description of the Topographic Map of the United States"
and a legend of "Conventional Signs." Scale: 1/125,0oo or 3 inches-6 miles. Size:
1712 inches x 15 inches.
1894 Texas, Hayrick Sheet #1852
"United States Geological Survey, George Otis Smith, Director. A. H. Thompson,
Geographer. R. U. Goode, Geographer in charge. Triangulation by C. F. Urquhart.
Topography by H. S. Wallace. Surveyed in 189go. Edition of July 1894, reprinted
August 19o9. Contour interval fifty feet." Printed in three colors the map shows
towns, roads, rivers, creeks, elevations, mountains, school houses, railroads, with
names of adjoining published sheets in the margin for parts of Coke, Runnels,
Tom Green, and Concho counties. On the reverse side of the map is "Description
of the Topographic Map of the United States" and a legend of "Conventional
Signs." Scale: 1/125,00ooo or 3 inches-6 miles. Size: 17/ inches x 15 inches.
1894 Hood County #1804
Subtitle: "General Land Office, August 1894." Copyright 1894 by W. L. McGaughey,
Commissioner of the General Land Office of Texas. Map is certified by McGaughey's

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