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[Chicago-Milwaukee route guide] Michaels, H. Sargent. Photographic Automobile Maps Chicago to Milwaukee... [cover title]. Chicago, 1905. Small 8vo size. Stiff paper covers with gold-stamped title. Covers worn; interior VG. Title page states: Runs Series A. Chicago to Milwaukee Containing a carefully compiled series of photographs of ALL TURNS and landmarks, between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, along the most picturesque and pleasant route. Fifty photos plus eight line maps with keys to each photo. Starts at Chicago's Stratford hotel (Michigan Avenue and Jackson Boulevard) and ends at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee. Several photos are of warning signs. Speed limits range from 5 mph (Fort Sheridan) to 12 mph (Wilmette and Kenilworth), though Lake Forest also says only 4 mph when turning. Notes on auto services, hotels for autoists, etc. A rare tour book from the era before numbered highways. SOLD

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