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1905 Walker Trolley Map and View of New England Centered on Boston

NewEnglandTrolley-walker-1905
$350.00
Trolley Pathfinder Birds Eye Map of Interurban Trolley Lines in New England. - Main View
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1905 Walker Trolley Map and View of New England Centered on Boston

NewEnglandTrolley-walker-1905


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Title


Trolley Pathfinder Birds Eye Map of Interurban Trolley Lines in New England.
  1905 (dated)     14 x 20 in (35.56 x 50.8 cm)

Description


This is a fascinating 1905 bird's eye view style pocket map of New England by George Walker issued by the Metropolitan News Company. Centered on Boston and oriented with north to the right, the map reveals New England from Portsmouth to New York City and Long Island, excluding Cape Cod. It features the extensive trolley lines connecting the major New England cities such as Boston, Providence, Brockton, Plymouth, Manchester, Springfield, Portsmouth, Worchester, Hartford and others. It also notes railway lines, parks, lakes, rivers and other geographic features. Overall, a charming example showing the extent of the trolley service during the early twentieth century. This map was created by Geo H. Walker and published by the Metropolitan News Company in 1905.

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