Map Monday: Cycle Tracks from Minneapolis, 1896

Via the collections of the Minnesota Historical Society comes this map of the principal cycle runs out of Minneapolis in 1896. It is taken from the Minneapolis Times.

1896 Cycle Runs Map

It is available for purchase as a reprint from MNHS, but beware its current accuracy or safety.

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2 Responses to Map Monday: Cycle Tracks from Minneapolis, 1896

  1. Bill Lindeke
    Bill Lindeke August 6, 2018 at 3:01 pm #

    I am very impressed at how extensive this is, many many counties connected by routes.

    • Julie Kosbab August 6, 2018 at 4:44 pm #

      I’d be fascinated to see if any of these align to eventual state trunk highway routes. My bet is more than a few do.

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