New York, NY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Whippancas railway map and museum will open in New York City in October, 2018, the Whipparton Railroad Museum has announced.
The Whippans railway map will be the largest and most detailed map of the railroad system of the United States, with over 3,000 locations, according to a press release from the museum.
The Whippleons map is currently located at the New York Public Library.
It features a map of New York State with each state depicted in its own color, as well as the names of the states.
The map is available online and at the museum for $5.
Whippleones train maps have been widely reproduced and have been sold at auctions around the world.
The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday.
The museum’s mission is to preserve and celebrate the history and culture of the Whippleans railway system.
The map was printed in the mid 1800s by a private printer, and later sold to the public for $2.50 in 1892.
It has since been used in public displays, including at the U.S. Capitol and the National Museum of American History.