By: Dallas Railway & Terminal Co.
Date: 1940/41 (dated) Dallas
Dimensions: 23 x 18.5 inches (58.5 x 47 cm)
A finely detailed street car and motor coach map of Dallas, Texas including the towns of Highland Park and University Park.
This 1940s street car and motor coach map of the Dallas area provides travelers and commuters with everything they need to know to traverse the growing city of Dallas. Street car (electric trolley) routes are shown in blue and motor coach (bus) routes in red. The surrounding towns of Cockrell Hill, Honey Springs, Fruitdale, Highland Park, University Hill, and Preston Hollow and noted in bold blue text.
One point of interested especially for sports fans is the Fair Park Stadium, which was the home of the original Cotton Bowl Classic from 1937 - 2009 when the game was moved to AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
An inset map of downtown Dallas appears in the lower right above an outline of the 1940s skyline. In the lower left corner is a table providing the number and names of the various public transportation routes throughout the city. The verso includes a wealth of information including a street index, early and later service routes, a list of highways, public buildings, parks, passenger depots, and hospitals.
Condition: Map is in A condition, issued folded now flattened with only two small areas of separations at fold intersections which are common among folding maps. These areas have been reinforced on the verso using archival material. Left and right margins are narrow and originally trimmed to the neatline.
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