A geographically correct map of the State of Texas.

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Map shows counties, cities, towns, military posts, existing railroads, proposed railroads. Native American tribal locations in "Indian Territory" is also indicated. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,534,400].

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1 map : col. ; 46 x 50 cm.

Creation Information

Texas & Pacific Railway 1876.

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Description

Map shows counties, cities, towns, military posts, existing railroads, proposed railroads. Native American tribal locations in "Indian Territory" is also indicated. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,534,400].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 46 x 50 cm.

Notes

Text: "Compiled from Actual Surveys, and containing all changes in Lines of Counties up to Sept. 1st, 1876." In margins: [text expounding the advantages of the Texas & Pacific Railway].

On verso: [18 panels, of which 6 are timetables, 3 are illustrations, 6 are text descriptions of North Texas, 1 is title panel, and 2 are advertisements] Condensed through time cards, 1876, Northern Texas! Its soil, climate, products and resources, Texas & Pacific Railway southern & Jefferson divisions local time card, Texas & Pacific Railway trans-continental division local time card; illustrations: View of Elm Street, Dallas--looking east -- On Texas & Pacific Railway Company's tracks -- Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, 1876, "Queen of the Prairies."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1876

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  • March 8, 2013, 9:50 p.m.

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  • June 21, 2013, 10:42 a.m.

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Texas & Pacific Railway. A geographically correct map of the State of Texas., map, 1876; St. Louis. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth298424/: accessed June 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.