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County map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories

Description: This map shows the state of Texas, portions of New Mexico and Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), and the surrounding areas. The visible counties of Texas, New Mexico, and "Indian Territory" are marked with dotted lines, labeled, and shaded in various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map shows the western expansion of the Texas & Pacific Railroad from Eastland County to El Paso, the Galveston-Harrisburg & San Antonio Railroad from San Antonio to El Paso, and, the southward expansion of the International Railroad from San Antonio to Laredo. An inset in the lower left corner shows a "Plan of Galveston and Vicinity." Scale [ca. 1:3,250,000] (W 109°--W 92°/N 36°--N 27°) Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1881
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Entrance to Galveston Harbor, Texas

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century topography of the Bolivar Channel at the entrance to Galveston Bay, islands, lighthouses. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Scale [1:20,000].
Date: 1880
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library