Sign In

Forgot Password Create Account
Stock# 62065
Description

Promoting The First Passenger Tramway in the United States

Striking pictorial map promoting recreation in the White Mountains, issued by the New Hampshire Aerial Tramway Commission.

The map is packed with vignette illustrations of local attractions, including waterfalls, skiing, fishing, swimming. Cabins, Shelters, The Appalachian Trail and State and U.S. Forest Fire Lookouts Route are marked. The aerial tramway at Cannon Mountain, constructed in 1938, was the first passenger tramway in the United States.

David Rumsey identifies the maker as Tom Culverwell.  As noted by Rumsey:

. . . vignette illustrations of local attractions, including waterfalls, skiing, fishing, swimming. Cabins, Shelters, The Appalachian Trail and State and U.S. Forest Fire Lookouts Route are marked. An inset map at the lower left corner, showing the location of the National Forest within New England.  

Note: The National Forest is served by an extensive network of trails, shelters and cabins maintained for free public use by the U.S. Forest Service, Appalachian Mountain Club and cooperating groups. Certain areas in Franconia Notch and Crawford Notch are State Reservations." The aerial tramway at Cannon Mountain, constructed in 1938, was the first passenger tramway in the United States.