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Historic Railroad Map of the United States - 1855

Postal, Canal, and Railway Map of United States of North America.

In 1855 the first toll-bridge over the Mississippi River opened at Minneapolis.

The Western North Carolina Railroad Company was approved by the General Assembly to build and operate a line between Salisbury and a proposed station four miles east of Morganton.

In Central America the Panama Railway began operations between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, running parallel to the Panama Canal.

This map was published in 1855 by Traugott Bromme. It displays place names in English. Title in German: Post, Kanal und Eisenbahnkarte der Verbeinigten Staaten von Nord-Amerika. Inset maps of St. Louis, New York City, Baltimore and Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston, and the Western States are included.

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1W-US-RR-1855-S 24" x 19.5 2 lbs $29.95 add to basket
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1W-US-RR-1855-L 42" x 34" 4 lbs $59.95 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.