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Historic Railroad Map of the Chicago & Canada Southern Railroad - 1872

Historic map showing the route of the Chicago & Canada Southern Railway and its connecting lines produced in 1872 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.

The Chicago & Canada Southern Railway was a proposed extension of the Canada Southern Railway which was preparing to extend southwest from Grosse Ile, Michigan to Chicago. Unfortunately the Great Panic of 1873 ended any chance of the railroad’s completion and it only extended to Fayette, Ohio, although much of the further route had been cleared and leveled.

The route was later used as part of the Michigan Southern Railway system.

This map, showing the Northeastern and Midwestern US and Southeastern Canada, shows drainage, cities and towns, and county boundaries. It clearly labels the railroad network, with emphasis on the main route.

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1W-EC-RR-1872-M 36" x 18" 2 lbs $44.95 add to basket
1W-EC-RR-1872-L 42" x 20.5" 4 lbs $59.95 add to basket
1W-EC-RR-1872-XL 85" x 42" 4 lbs $79.95 add to basket
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All reproduction prints are printed as "museum quality", using advanced ink formulas and durable museum quality paper.  The reproduction prints reflect the state of repair of the original conserved document. Stains and imperfections reflected in the original map at the time it was collected for conservation are left un-retouched, as they reflect the character and charm of the vintage original. Some major imperfections, such as dark fold lines have been removed when possible.  Maps are printed as ordered and are not returnable unless received damaged.