MAP OF THE RICHMOND AND LOUISVILLE RAILROAD, CONNECTING THE RAILROADS OF VIRGINIA WITH THE RAILROADS OF KENTUCKY ON THE SHORTEST ROUTE EAST AND WEST FROM THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

MAP OF THE RICHMOND AND LOUISVILLE RAILROAD, CONNECTING THE RAILROADS OF VIRGINIA WITH THE RAILROADS OF KENTUCKY ON THE SHORTEST ROUTE EAST AND WEST FROM THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

New York: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co., 1882. Card folder. Item #38828

The Richmond and Louisville Railroad was a railroad on paper only. The railway was a merger of the Richmond and South-western Railway Company with the Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio Narrow-Gauge Railroad Company, both of which were also paper railroads. The merger was vetoed by Governor Cameron on January 12, 1882, however it was later ratified on January 20th. The company existed from 1880 to 1884. The map measures 48 x 25.5 inches. Modelski; Railroad Maps of the United States, 546. The folded map is fixed into printed card covers. Very light soiling to the covers, else a fine and bright copy of the map and folder.

Price: $475.00