Poole Brothers, Inc.
1935

Map Dixie Route rail service to Florida

Map Dixie Route to Florida-Serves all Florida The Great Outdoor Playground

DESCRIPTION: Map (8" x 15") within a twenty-two page folding brochure for The Dixie Route, a train service that in 1939 operated three passenger trains across several affiliated railroads and their stops to provide passenger service from the Midwest (St. Louis and Chicago) to Florida. The railway companies contributing to the brochure included:
  • Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railway
  • Louisville and Nashville Railroad
  • Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis R.Y
Daily Dixie Route trains to Florida were The Dixieland (with overnight service to Florida) , The Dixie Flyer, and The Dixie Limited.

Copyright 1935 by publishers Poole Brothers, Inc. Published October 1939 (dated within).
Poole Brothers was a publishing company founded in 1870 by George Amos and William H. Poole. The company was the largest printing house in the country that catered to transportation companies. According to The Inland Printer, "practically every railroad in the country used Poole Brothers materials." [1]

[1] Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poole_Brothers

CREATOR: Poole Brothers, Inc.

PUBLICATION DATE: 1935

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Very Good.  Clean and well cared for. Map with three vertical folds as issue. Stapled binding tight. No issues.

COLORING: Process color.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 8 " x 15 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 11

PRICE: $200

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