Canada: Department of Public Works, 1904.
Set of 8 Map. Color lithograph. In original cardboard case.
This set of eight maps depicts the government telegraph lines throughout the dominion of Canada. Issued by the Department of Public Works, contains the maps of the different sections or systems to accompany the report on the Canadian Government telegraph lines, compiled up to 1st August, 1904. The maps include an index map and seven other regional maps depicting the British Columbia and Yukon System, the Northwest Territories system, Pelee Island, Ontario system, Chicoutimi and North shore of St. Lawrence and Gulf, Grosse Isle system, Bay of Fundy system, Chatham-Escuminac, New Brunswick system and the Magdalen Island system. Each map notes important cities and telegraph lines are shown with red and black lines. The maps are printed on onion skin paper and are brittle and fragile. Some maps show rips along folds. Surplus of Library of Congress stamp. All maps slip into an envelope inside hard cover case. Gives a good overview of the telegraph system in the early 20th century.