Bot posts picks from the Library of Congress's expanded map collection

The Library of Congress recently scanned and posted 30,000 maps drafted and published in the 19th century by The Sanborn Map Company. That being rather a lot of get though, Ben Welsh made a Twitter bot that posts one every few hours.

Here's an 1896 insurance map of Goshen, Indiana. Delicious.

If you like those astonishing typefaces, Letterhead Fonts makes a number of modern replicas. See also Pilaster Davy's.