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1896. Reprinted March 1gog. Contour interval one-hundred feet. Datum is mean
sea level." Engraved October 1896 by United States Geological Survey. In printed
colors the map shows ranches, canyons, elevations, towns, bench marks, trails,
intermittent streams, Mexican border, and names of adjoining published sheets
in margin. On the reverse side of the map is "Description of the Topographic
Map of the United States" and a legend of "Conventional Signs." Scale: 1/125,000
or 11/a inches-5 kilometers. Size: 171/ inches x 15 inches.
1896 Map of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas #939
Printed by Gerard-Woody Printing Company, Kansas City. Map shows streets by
name and lots by number. Price list of lots is given. Inset: The Coast Country.
Promotional information in the frame of the map. On the reverse side is "map of
the Kansas City, Pittsburg and Gulf Railroad." Size: 17s/4 inches x 28 inches.
1896 Texas, El Paso County, Rio Grande Sheet #1722
"United States Geological Survey, Charles D. Walcott, Director. A. H. Thompson,
Geographer. R. U. Goode, Geographer in charge. Triangulation by R. U. Goode.
Topography by W. H. Herron. Surveyed in 1891. Corrected from Reclamation
Service Surveys, 1905. Edition in November 1896. Reprinted in January 1907 with
corrections. Engraved October 1896 by United States Geological Survey. Contour
interval fifty feet. Datum is mean sea level." In printed colors the map shows
names of adjoining published sheets in the margins, international boundary line,
railroad, river, elevations, towns, roads, buildings. On the reverse side of the map
is "Description of the Topographic Map of the United States" and a legend of
"Conventional Signs." Scale: 1/125,000 or e/ inches-5 miles or 11/ inches-
5 kilometers. Size: 171/ inches x 15 inches.
1896 Texas (Presidio County) Ruidosa Sheet #1859
"United States Geological Survey, Charles D. Walcott, Director. Henry Gannett,
Chief Topographer. E. M. Douglas, Topographer in charge. Triangulation by C. F.
Urquhart. Topography by C. C. Bassett. Surveyed in 1895. Edition of December
1896. Reprinted May 1904. Contour interval one hundred feet. Datum is mean
sea level. Engraved November 1896 by United States Geological Survey." In printed
colors the map shows canyons, buildings, ranches, trails, roads, mountains, Mexican
border, a spring, rivers, creeks, intermittent streams, elevations. On the reverse side
is "Description of the Topographic Map of the United States" and a legend of
"Conventional Signs." Scale: 1/125,000 or 21/2 inches-5 miles or 11/ inches-
5 kilometers. Size: 171/ inches x 15 inches.
1896 Texas (Presidio County) San Carlos Sheet 4#1857
"United States Geological Survey, Charles D. Walcott, Director. Henry Gannett,
Chief Topographer. E. M. Douglas, Topographer in charge. Triangulation by C. F.
Urquhart. Topography by C. C. Bassett and R. H. Chapman. Surveyed in 1895.
Edition of December 1896. Reprinted April 1903. Contour interval one hundred
feet. Datum is mean sea level. Engraved November 1896 by United States Geological
Survey." In printed colors the map shows ranches, roads, canyons, mountains,

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