Texas Highway Department official map.

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Map shows mid-twentieth century Texas highways, counties, cities and towns, state parks, forests, airports, and military bases. Includes indexes to state parks and forests. Insets: "Fort Worth-Dallas," "Tyler-Marshall," "Houston-Galveston," "Houston," "San Antonio," "Dallas," "Fort Worth," [Galveston], "Beaumont[-] Port Arthur," "Route map of El Paso," "Route map of Corpus Christi," "Route map of Waco," "Route map of Austin," "Route map of Wichita Falls," and "Route map of Amarillo." Relief shown by shading, hachures, and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:2,030,000].

Physical Description

1 map : 63 x 67 cm.

Creation Information

Texas Highway Dept. 1945.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 419 times , with 20 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

Map shows mid-twentieth century Texas highways, counties, cities and towns, state parks, forests, airports, and military bases. Includes indexes to state parks and forests. Insets: "Fort Worth-Dallas," "Tyler-Marshall," "Houston-Galveston," "Houston," "San Antonio," "Dallas," "Fort Worth," [Galveston], "Beaumont[-] Port Arthur," "Route map of El Paso," "Route map of Corpus Christi," "Route map of Waco," "Route map of Austin," "Route map of Wichita Falls," and "Route map of Amarillo." Relief shown by shading, hachures, and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:2,030,000].

Physical Description

1 map : 63 x 67 cm.

Notes

Text: "Corrected to Sep't. 1, 1945."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

This map collection from the University of Texas at Arlington features more than 5,000 maps that document the greater Southwest. The collection includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers.

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  • 1945

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  • Nov. 30, 2011, 4:26 p.m.

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  • Dec. 5, 2012, 12:41 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Texas Highway Dept. Texas Highway Department official map., map, 1945; Austin. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193703/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.