USGS Topo of Austin, Texas (1954)

USGS Topographic map of Austin – 1954

US40 #35 AUSTIN, TEXAS (USGS Topo, 1954)
USGS Topographic map of Austin – 1954 image detail
Date: 1954
Author: USGS
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Source: Perry-Castañeda
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This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United States (as ranked by CBSA). This series will run through the month of July.

Despite its rich history, emergent “cultural mecca” status, and despite being home to one of the more fêted online map repositories, I've found that it's really hard for me to find a good map of Austin, Texas [gmap].

They must be out there, though. You got one? Send it my way. Would be glad to put up with whatever attribution you want.

Anyway, here's a 1954 USGS 7.5' topo. You can, I dunno, plan a route with it? See what's changed? Go nuts.

For more map resources and imagery from this period in Austin's history, check out the Texas Historical Commission's website.



USGS Topographic map of Austin – 1954 wide thumbnail image