1885 Sanborn Fire Maps of Austin, Texas

Below is a great series of fire maps for Austin, Texas from way back in 1885. Check them out, and make sure you click on them for the larger version. You’re going to love these.

Austin, Texas Sanborn fire map from 1885 (map 1 of 8)

Austin, Texas Sanborn fire map from 1885 (map 2 of 8)

Austin, Texas Sanborn fire map from 1885 (map 3 of 8)

Austin, Texas Sanborn fire map from 1885 (map 4 of 8)

Austin, Texas Sanborn fire map from 1885 (map 5 of 8)

Austin, Texas Sanborn fire map from 1885 (map 6 of 8)

Austin, Texas Sanborn fire map from 1885 (map 7 of 8)

Austin, Texas Sanborn fire map from 1885 (map 8 of 8)

Source: Library of Congress