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Copyright 1914 by Punnett Brothers
Napa County California. 1914
San Francisco, California: Published by C.F. Weber & Co., San Francisco, Los Angeles, c. 1914. Map Details and Condition:color lithographdimensions: 26 3/4" x 19"Brown Paper pocket covers with red bookstore label of Neal Stratford & Kerr, San Franciscocondition: professionally flattened and otherwise in as found, very good conditionDescription: This 1914 map of now popular wine country Napa County, California shows the county in 1914, with early roads, largely undeveloped, vast open land areas, and natural features. The numbered grid system on this map reflects the Public Land Survey System. Large open tracts of land are identified as ranches, such as Rancho Catacoula, or Rancho Las Putas, Rancho LaJota all of which are large swaths of undivided land. Urban grids are shown in the southernmost part of Napa County, and sections of the southernmost sections of Sonoma County and Solano County. The cities of Petaluma, Sonoma, Vallejo and Napa and Benicia show populated urban areas. A corner of Marin County is shown. C.F. Weber & Co. and the Punnett Brothers published several series of California county maps, of which this Nap California 1914 map is one. The map's key, or Explanation shows utilities, steam and electric trains, roads, wagon roads, trails, reclamation districts and irrigation projects. The map key in its way is also a history of land use in 19th and early 20th c. California with a range of transit from wagon to electric and steam train. By comparison, the Map of Tulare County California 1907 more resembles the 19th c., with long haul train r … [Click Below for Full Description]
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