Ashburn’s Map of Oklahoma City

1966 map of Oklahoma City with city skyline vignette.

Cartographer(s): J. Foster Ashburn
Date: 1966
Place: Fort Worth, TX
Dimensions: 45.75 x 60.75 cm (18 x 24 in)
Condition Rating: VG

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Description

A nice map of Oklahoma City, published in 1966. The prevalence of the aviation industry is noticeable, this being the era of the infamous Oklahoma City sonic boom tests. An inset map shows Tinker Air Force Base.

At top left in the title box we see an illustration of the city skyline as it was at the time.

Cartographer(s):

J. Foster Ashburn

J. Foster Ashburn (ca. 1930 – 1980) was an American mapmaker based in Fort Worth Texas. He made maps of Texas and regional cities, often under contract with oil companies.

Condition Description

Some wear along fold lines and minor tears.

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