A New County & Railroad Map of Kentucky & State Map of Tennessee

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A New County & Railroad Map of Kentucky & State Map of Tennessee

Rand McNally 

A New County & Railroad Map of Kentucky & State Map of Tennessee

From: The New Indexed Business Atlas and Shipper's Guide

Chicago; 1881

Original hand-colored lithograph

Sheet Dimensions: 14.5 x 21 in. 

This fine map displays the states of Kentucky and Tennessee. Illustrating the active railroad routes.

  The Renowned Rand McNally was founded in 1868 in Chicago, Illinois by William Rand and Andrew McNally after working for the Chicago Tribune and eventually buying out their printing business. Their initial focus was printing tickets and timetables for the blooming railroad industry. They grew into creating railroad guides and then moved into publishing educational maps in 1880 with its first line of maps, globes, and geography textbooks. They have been recognized for their world atlases, becoming one of the leading American Atlas companies of the 19th and 20th century.


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