Montana Railroads 1908 huge detailed Rand McNally state by itself mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Issued 1908, Chicago by Rand McNally for their monumental Business Atlas. Excellent over-sized early 20th century color printed map.
Not to be confused with their much more common small quarto size maps of this era. Overprinted in red to show the numerous railroad lines then active across the state.
Excellent level of detail not possible on smaller maps. Includes inset map of Territory Between Butte and Helena.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/8"H x 20 1/2"W.
Printed area measures c. 12 1/2"H x 19"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.