General Map of Explorations and Surveys in California made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. Isaac Williams Smith, Civ. Explorations and Surveys for a Rail Road Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th parallels. This is a very large (long) lithographed map (25 4/8 x 76 4/8 inches) of a north/south view of California from the San Francisco Bay to San Diego, the railwa. Y line is shown extending as far east as Fort Yuma (some browning at old folds). Published in volume XI of Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad From the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Four major routes were surveyed, from a northern route terminating at the mouth of the Columbia River to a southern route running through Texas to San Diego. This map like all other examples that I’ve seen, has browning along the old fold lines- see scans. Also, some paper loss along fold lines repaired with archival tape/paper. The map has been laid down on thin archival paper with some repairs. Some holes where there are four corners have been repaired. The Map will be sent rolled in a tube. The item “1853 orig LG Explorations & Surveys in California map San Francisco San Diego RR” is in sale since Monday, January 25, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps”. The seller is “jpjvreilly” and is located in Portland, Maine. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Type: Railroad Map
- Year: 1891
- US State: California