Elevated Railroads of Chicago, 1908

1908 Elevated Railroads of Chicago


An intricately detailed “birds-eye view” map of Chicago in 1908, showing the lines of the elevated railroads – today’s modern “El” system. Image originally from the Library of Congress.

Available in two sizes: 39.6″ wide by 22″ deep (plus a 1″ white border on each side); and 23″ wide by 13″ high (plus a 0.5″ white border on each side).

View a large preview of the map here.

Each poster is printed on-demand using fully archival, UltraChrome inks on Moab Lasal Matte, a beautiful, brilliant white, 230gsm (11 mil) alpha cellulose paper which is acid- and lignin-free. Each print is carefully inspected, wrapped in pH-neutral paper, then rolled and placed in a sturdy double-wall tube with metal endcaps for shipping.