Does this black line on the 1892 map appear to be a road to you?
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    Does this black line on the 1892 map appear to be a road to you?

    I have attached the 1892 map in its entirety, and a section with 3 arrow I added to mark a potential old road.
    I believe the area where I marked corresponds to some old logging trails.
    Seeking second opinion as this old map does not have a legend.
    Please double click or zoom in to see my 3 red arrows pointing to the black line in question.
    Thank you very much.
    By the way, this map came from usgs.gov.
    Click image for larger version. 

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    The medium dashed lines are county boundaries. The thinner black lines are routes. The map locational accuracy is only about 200 feet at best. Be careful if you are exploring an area based on this map.

    You can download the description of symbols on Topo maps HERE

    You can download any or all of the more than 1/4 million historical and current topo maps as well as the coastal topographic surveys HERE
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