Rare North Texas Railroad Map

90 [Texas] Prospectus and Report of the Texas and Great Western Railroad of Texas. With Map
Accompanying, Made from Actual Survey and
Personal Examination of the Route. City of
Denton, Texas, March 17, 1882. Boston: Franklin
Press, Rand, Avery & Co., 1882. 8vo, original
blue wrappers, 7 pp., folding map: Plan of the
Texas and Great Western Railroad. Denton,
Texas, 1882. Map measures 9 ¼ x 25 ½ inches,
with proposed rail line printed in red. Very fine.

OCLC finds only one copy of this very rare
pamphlet and map (UT-Austin). No bibliographic or sales records for other copies found. The map covers a 100 mile or so swath of North Texas, basically between Quitman and Greenville in East Texas, following north of Dallas and Forth Worth – the rail line began in Greenville, went to McKinney, then west to Denton, then to Decatur, then north of Jacksboro, then ran halfway between Archer to the North and Graham to the South, and finally terminated in West Texas in Seymour.

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