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Railroad and county map of Washington, (1889)

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Railroad and county map of Washington, (1889)
Identifier WSU version: uwm55; G1019.C7 1889 map 1; wsu 335,33
Creator George F. Cram Company.
Date 1889 2000 - 2002
Publisher Chicago : George F. Cram.
Description 1 map : col. ; 40 x 55 cm. Relief shown by hachures. Shows counties, cities and railroads. Scale ca. 1:1,300,000. George F. Cram, a Union soldier who fought in Sherman's Army during the Civil War, returned home in 1867 to Evanston, Illinois to begin a map and atlas company with his uncle, Rufus Blanchard. By 1875, Cram owned his own publishing company in Chicago and soon rose to success by using a wax engraving process (such as perfected by the Rand McNally Company, his greatest competitor)....
Subject Washington (State) -- Maps.; Railroads -- Washington (State) -- Maps.
Type Maps
Coverage Washington (State)
Rights This image may be freely downloaded and used. Please give credit to the University of Washington Libraries.
Format image/jpeg
Contributor University of Washington Libraries Map Collection
Language English
Relation In Cram's standard American atlas of the world : accompanied by a complete and simple index of the United States showing the true location of all railroads, towns, villages and post offices [p.238-239]

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