Map of California, with a brief description of its Resources, Attractions, Topography and Climate
9.125 in HIGH x 3.75 in WIDE
(23.18 cm HIGH x 9.52 cm WIDE)
Galen Fisher and Margaret Fisher Mellen

California...Map of California compiled from official and authentic sources by the Southern Pacific
Gold Fever! The Lure and Legacy of the California Gold Rush. Jan. 24, 1998 - Oct. 31, 1999

Cover illustration shows a "typical" California ranch scene with rows of planted trees, mountains and sunny skies, viewed through an arbor of grapes and oranges. Inside of folded map is the actual map of California rendered in black and white with 6 different climate zones represented by six different colors, waters and islands also colored. Southern Pacific Railroad lines are represented with thick black lines, other railroads represnted by a thin black line. Outside of map is white printed in black and has information on a variety of topics: topography, agricultural conditions, nuts, live stock, dairying and grazing, sheep and goats, hotels and camp life, Education, soil conditions, Delta Region, a farmer's land, advantages, cereals, alfalfa, hogs, Minor Industries, honey, flax, poultry, two great universities, home life and schools, churches, Opportunities for Homemakers, hops, lima beans, truck farms, celery, asparagus, seeds, cotton, sugar beets, potatoes, peppers and peanuts, fine poultry, Irrigation, temperatures, rice, old-style farms, Horticulture, Forests and Lumber, the Redwoods, deciduous fruits, dried and cured fruits, citrus fruits, sugar and other pine, Mining, copper mines, quicksliver and other minerals, gems, Viticulture, table grapes, raisin grapes, petroleum, asphaltum, oiled roads, oil in manufacturing, Mineral Springs and Health Resorts.

Used: tourist | Santa Fe Railroad | Climate

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