Colorado state by itself c.1913 huge Rand McNally very detailed color map
Colorado state by itself c.1913 huge Rand McNally very detailed color map Colorado state by itself c.1913 huge Rand McNally very detailed color map Colorado state by itself c.1913 huge Rand McNally very detailed color map
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Colorado.

(American West state- Rocky mountains).

Issued c.1913, Chicago by Rand McNally for their monumental Commercial Atlas.

Overprinted in red to show the two dozen+ regional Railroad lines then in operation around the state.

Excellent oversized early 20th century color printed map. Not to be confused with their much more common small quarto size maps of this era. Excellent level of detail not possible on smaller maps.

Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.

Original fold line as issued.

Sheet measures c. 20 1/2"H x 28 1/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 19"H x 26"W.

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4.

Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , pp. 467-79.

Woodward, the All-American Map- Wax Engraving in Cartography, pp. 28, 30, et.al.

[R18311].