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Found this old map:Al
John, that was it. I did not shrink it down.Al
Quote from: Al on March 14, 2012, 09:27:11 AMJohn, that was it. I did not shrink it down.AlMay I correct myself? Found the website on my home computer. Looks like there is a lot more to be had.http://www.terlinguagallery.com/terlingua_abaja.htmlAll
Whoa -- Al, now you got me Googling......paydirt!http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/texas.htmlhttp://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/topo/texas/and so on and so on -- there is a goldmine of early 20th century Texas topos here!
Lots of potential map sources listed at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/texas.html
There are free 1:250,000 topo maps covering all 50 states here:http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/topo/250k/index.htmlHere's the map that includes Big Bend National Park:http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/topo/250k/txu-pclmaps-topo-us-emory_peak-1967.jpg
The 24K DRGs (and several other map types) are available at www.tnris.state.tx. us (Brewster County quads here).
Huge collection of maps @ http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/
I've had some fun checking out some old maps. This one is from 1931.http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/topo/texas/txu-pclmaps-topo-tx-emory_peak-1931.jpg
Quote from: ambersdad on March 15, 2012, 02:24:13 PMI've had some fun checking out some old maps. This one is from 1931.http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/topo/texas/txu-pclmaps-topo-tx-emory_peak-1931.jpgInteresting! What's a Tactical map, which is what this map is titled at the top? Just curious, Bill
(DOD) A large-scale map used for tactical and administrative purposes.
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