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1 map: col., 34 x 25 cm. Page 48. Railroads, stage lines, and automobile lines are indicated. "Size of type indicates relative importance of places."
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 34 x 25 cm. Page 40. Indian Reservation Boundaries and forest reserves shown. "Size of type indicates relative importance of places." Idaho was originally part of the Oregon Territory, then part of the Washington Territory...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 35 x 14 cm. Plat map from the Whitman County cities of Palouse (Boone Park addition) and Willada or Lancaster. Scale: 400'=1" for Boone Park Addition and 300'=1" for Willada. In 1888-89, the Oregon Railway Extension Co. (which later...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 23 x 34 cm. Plat map from the Whitman County city of Palouse. Scale: 400'=1". The word Palouse stems from the name of native tribes in the area that were perhaps known as the Palus, Palost, Pallah, or Palusha people. When French...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 40 x 36 cm. Plat map from the Whitman County city of Tekoa. Scale: 400'=1". Tekoa's first settler, Mr. Frank P. Connell, erected a post office at his trading post in 1888. That same year, Mr. Daniel Traux platted forty...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 17 x 20 cm. Plat map from the Whitman County city of Texas City Scale: 400'=1". At one time the small community of Texas City was also known as Texas Ferry. Located on the Snake River, you can perhaps derive the town's economic...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 69 x 36 cm. Plat map from the Whitman County city of Colfax. Scale: 400'=1". The farming town of Colfax (located thirteen miles northwest of Pullman) was named in 1872 in honor of President Grant's Vice President, Mr. Schuyler...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 38 x 26 cm. Plat map from the Whitman County cities of Rock Lake City and Lamont. Scale: 400'=1". The settlement at Rock Lake was platted on its southwest side in 1903 by Willis Anson Evans. Evans bought three acres of land, and in...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 27 x 36 cm. Plat map from the Whitman County city of Penawawa. Scale: 600'=1". Named after a nearby creek at Union Flat, the town of Penawawa lay twelve miles west of Almota. Its first permanent settler, Mr. Ed Johnson, arrived in...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 9 x 12 cm. Plat map from the Whitman County town of Pampa. T 15, N.R. 39E, Scale 400'=1". The Columbia and Palouse Railroad Company's line ran through the Pampa siding in 1883. The town grew large enough for a post office just one...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 11 x 13 cm. Plat map from the Garfield County city of Chard. Scale: 300'=1". Located fifteen miles west of Pomeroy near Pataha Creek, the tiny settlement of Chard was established by W.J. Chard. It began as a railway station, and in...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 17 x 24 cm. Plat map from the Garfield County city of Pataha. Scale: 300'=1". In 1881, the newly formed Garfield County held its county seat at Pataha City for one year. It transferred the next year three miles away to Pomeroy,...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 36 x 33 cm. Plat map of a portion of the Whitman County city of Pullman. Scale 1.5"=1 mile. See the other part of Pullman: http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/zoom/zoom.php?map=wsu169 The village...
2021-03-03

1 map: col., 36 x 34 cm. Plat map of a portion of the Whitman County city of Pullman. Scale 1.5"=1 mile. See the other part of Pullman: http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/zoom/zoom.php?map=wsu170 Some speculation has arisen over the longstanding story...
2021-03-03

1 map; 23 cm x 29 cm. This map is one of four surveys of prosepective pass crossings bound together in this volume. However, when the Northern Pacific finally completed its passage across the Cascades in 1888, the passage it had chosen was...
1869-03-03

1 map; 23 x 26 cm. This map is one of four surveys of prosepective pass crossings bound together in this volume. However, when the Northern Pacific finally completed its passage across the Cascades in 1888, the passage it had chosen was...
1869-03-03

1 map; 23 x 32 cm. This map is one of four surveys of prosepective pass crossings bound together in this volume. However, when the Northern Pacific finally completed its passage across the Cascades in 1888, the passage it had chosen was...
1869-03-03

1 map; 23 x 31 cm. This map is one of four surveys of prosepective pass crossings bound together in this volume. However, when the Northern Pacific finally completed its passage across the Cascades in 1888, the passage it had chosen was...
1869-03-03

1 map: col., 20 x 59 cm. In 1888, the Union Pacific Railroad Company was touting tourist points of interest on their transcontinental railroad route. While the boundaries and geography of the United States is somewhat skewed, the map does include...
1888-03-03

1 map; 55 x 42 cm. When the Northern Pacific selected Tacoma as the western terminus for its transcontinental route in 1873, Seattle residents took matters into their own hands. The city of Seattle incorporated its own railway, the Seattle and...
1874-03-03

1 map; 29 x 24 cm. Then possessing less than 300 people, Seattle was about to boom to a population of more than 230,000 in the next 40 years. This was due to a variety of factors, including but not limited to the completion of the...
1874-03-03

1 map; 12 x 22 cm. In 1876 and 1877, the Northern Pacific purchased a controlling interest in the St. Paul and Pacific Railroad, which gave them a connection to the railroads of the Midwest, and which assured St. Paul am major shipping role...
1883-03-03

1 map; 14 x 23 cm. The first railroad to stretch across the United States, the Union Pacific Railroad, was completed in just four years--from 1865 to 1869. This map was in fact printed one year before the completion of the road. Linking up with...
1868-03-03

1 map; 18 x 26 cm. Though Burlington (the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy Railroad Co.) had an extensive national network, close examination of this map points out that the northwest portions of these routes are connections, and not part of the...
2021-03-03

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