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This Old Map of Alabama is unlike any other map you have seen. It outlines the states canals and railways from the 1840's, which were crucial for the exportation of cotton, coal, and in the later years, war effort goods.
Out of all the states in the nation Alabama has one of the longest navigable inland waterways. The canals begin in the Gulf of Mexico and diverge East, West, North, and South. During World War II the main industry in Alabama changed from cotton exportation and mining to war effort industries. This Old Map of Alabama is one example of a map that was used to outline trade routes for Alabama's exports.
The Old Map of Alabama is a great gift for anyone who is interested in Alabama's history, especially in regards to export and trade. This map is sure to catch the eye of any visitors and will certainly spark interesting discussions.
Framed in a beautiful real wood frame that is approximately 1” wide and ½” thick, old state maps come in various sizes and are carefully packed for delivery.
As this item is a true facsimile of an actual old map there may be slight imperfections which only add to its authenticity.
Please allow 3 - 5 working days for individual print production and hand-framing of the item in addition to shipping time.