Folded Dimensions: 4" W X 8.5 H"
Open Dimensions: 33.5" W X 24" H
Date Location: Legend
Cover Description: The top portion of the cover is red with the Esso logo and map title. Below is an artist rendition of a guard standing in a British uniform of the early 1800's at the entrance to a Fort Henry in Kingston, Ontario.
Date Code: Non-Applicable
Scale: Southern Ontario Side: 1" = 13.3 miles
Northern Ontario Side: 1" = 21 miles
Main Legend Side Features: Legend, Map of Southern Ontario, inset map of Eastern Ontario, maps of Downtown Hamilton, London, Ottawa and Windsor. Travel Service advertisement.
Opposite Side Features: Legend & Map of Northern Ontario, front and rear cover, index of cities, towns and villages, Principal Parks in Ontario, map of Downtown Toronto, Inset map of north western Ontario, Travel Service advertisement, Mileage Chart.
Other: Lithographed in Canada by General Drafting
Note: The maps produced by General Drafting for Esso from the late 1950's through the mid 1960's were almost identical except for the covers and minor road changes. Please look at the other maps from this time period to get a sense what this map was like as well.
Click on the above mileage chart to
see a full sized version from the 1959 Esso map.