Dating maps and globes

Dating globes Last edits: February Questions about your old globe? Want to see photos of antique and vintage world globes? Do you collect antique or vintage terrestrial globes? Perhaps you like to see how older world globes show the political boundaries of their times. It is fascinating to see how countries and cities have changed their names over the decades, and the results of wars that have moved boundaries. Some people collect globes because they often show the tracks and routes that explorers took as they learned about our planet. Others collect world globes because they are beautiful to look at. Whatever your reasons for collecting older globes, you may wonder “How old is my globe? The following dates will help you “date your globe” and determine how old it might be.

File:1921 Railway terminal map of Chicago by Rand

Rand McNally is an American technology and publishing company that provides mapping, software and hardware for the consumer electronics, commercial transportation and education markets. The company is headquartered in Chicago, with a distribution center in Richmond, Kentucky. In , William H. Rand opened a printing shop in Chicago and two years later hired a newly arrived Irish immigrant, Andrew McNally , to work in his shop.

Rand McNally Map of USA. Replacement Price: $ / night. Screen Shot at AM. In stock. Start Date. Start Date. May.

Most recently, the company has been transforming personal and business travel with its revolutionary connected vehicle technology. This is not a Map app, it’s a link to purchase Rand McNally’s products. Which is not how it is advertised in the App Store. Just one huge disappointment. Nothing but one huge advisement for other Rand McNalley products. And from the 1st day I opened it, it has not worked. By June 29th I called Customer Service, who informed that if I am having trouble with the tablet?

They were aware of the issues since March , mine you I brought it in May. I spent over 4 hrs.

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Parchment-like paper and rich, subdued colors give this map a sophisticated old-world style while delivering the digital accuracy and extraordinary clarity you’d expect from any Rand McNally map. Printed on high-quality paper stock and enhanced packaging, the Classic editions are made to be framed and are sure to be a handsome addition to the office, study or family room.

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Contains mileage chart showing distances between 77 North American cities and national parks with driving times map. Tough spiral binding.

The most trusted and best-selling US atlas on the market, this updated edition contains maps of every U. Road construction and conditions contact information for every state conveniently located above the maps. Contains mileage chart showing distances between 90 North American cities and national parks along with a driving times map. Rand McNally presents six of our favorite national parksbig and small, east and westthat showcase this country’s astonishing beauty, highlight essential visitor information, and offer insightful travel tips.

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The bottom map is a specific map of Alaska. A small inset map superimposes Alaska over the continental United States, providing an idea of the relative size of the state versus the continental U. Allied nations and those occupied by the Allies are colored shades of pink, while nations belonging to or occupied by the Axis are colored with shades of green.

Every country is labeled, along with the archipelagos in the Pacific and even individual islands. Plus, the insignia of the United Nations are illustrated along the bottom border.

Dating Rand McNally and Gousha Maps from the Road Map Collections Association. Date codes for maps from the Western Association of Map Libraries.

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“TYPICAL” ROAD LEGENDS BY YEAR

The state of Minnesota collection contains 2, atlases spanning years of growth and development through Within the atlases are , historical maps, illustrations, and histories many of which contain family names ideal for genealogical research. Others are rare antique maps, part of the collection by an exclusive arrangement with the Osher Map Library.

Maps®, the mapping standard in California and the west coast The company’s website, is launched, offering up-to-date information on road.

Those attempting to date Clason state road maps issued from to are presented with unusual challenges. A systematic review of the individual maps contained in the Clason Touring Atlases, which have now been dated See Liedholm and Greaves, Dating Clason Touring Atlases , revealed that the road legends and other map symbols varied over the years. This was particularly true of the kinds and number of road types portrayed in the legend.

However, there were often numerous state variations in these legends within any one year. In the Touring Atlas alone, for example, there were 17 different state road legends. Thus, if these state maps are to be more precisely dated, a more detailed state by state, year by year listing of the key map symbols is needed.

The Clason State Map Dating Guide , is organized by state and lists the map features such as the title, sub-title, road legends, and official highway markers year by year. One should use these features on the state map to delineate the year. Midget maps, which were typically identical to the regular maps except in size, were produced in several years along with the regular maps.

Maps – Northwestern California

He had it on his living room wall. It was too big, didn’t want it anymore, and he offered it up to me and I purchased it. Do you have a background in, uh, the history of map making or railroads? What’s your interest in this particular map? Well, it’s accurate. The rail line in Indiana is right on the money.

It is important to understand “Map codes” to be able to quickly date maps published by Rand McNally. Map codes are in very small numbers and letters and are.

Digital Collections Subject Browser. Blue line. Iron industry and trade–Alabama–Birmingham–Maps. Real property–Alabama–Birmingham–Maps. Steel industry and trade–Alabama–Birmingham–Maps. Thomas Birmingham, Ala. Birmingham Ala. Owners of Birmingham in just before incorporation of city. Manuscript information added to: Totten’s map of Birmingham and vicinity August, ; North oriented toward upper right corner.

Bessemer Ala. Jefferson County Ala. Ownership information added onto Pitner’s Birmingham and vicinity. Birmingham Metropolitan Area Ala. Elyton Frog Level , Alabama, ‘s.

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