• Map of Terre Haute and Richmond Rail Road and connecting lines.

    Scale ca. 1:1,625,000. LC Railroad maps, 576 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing the rail network. Chartered in 1847. In 1865 name changed to the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 42 x 103 cm.

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road and connections.

    Scale ca. 1:2,150,000. LC Railroad maps, 440 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating major drainage, larger cities, state boundaries, and the railroad network. Chartered April 2, 1852. Inset: [Enlarged map of central Wisconsin] 20 x 37 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 61 x 102 cm.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map Publishing Firms -- Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    Perhaps 30 percent of the commercially produced railroad maps were published by the New York City publishing house established by Joseph Hutchins Colton in 1831. This firm was known the world over for the quality, quantity, and variety of its publications, including maps, atlases, and school geographies.[19] Henry Varnum Poor, in the introduction to his History of the Railroads and Canals of the United ...

  • A section of Colton's large map of Indiana with the Fort Wayne and Southern Rail Road marked upon it, as located also a map of the United States showing Road and its ...

    Scale ca. 1:350,000. LC Railroad maps, 410 Description derived from published bibliography. Scale of map of the eastern half of the United States is ca. 1:3,300,000. The map indicates "Railroads finished and under way" and "railroads proposed." Chartered January 15, 1849. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 76 x 105 cm.

    • Contributor: Holman, W. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of Kansas and Nebraska.

    Scale 1:1,140,480. LC Railroad maps, 127 Description derived from published bibliography. Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, location of the land grant railroads and indicating the 10-, 20-, & 25-mile limits of grants. Shows land offices and the Surveyor General's office. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 59 x 73 cm.

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphia & Charleston /

    Scale [ca. 1:1,520,640]. LC Railroad maps, 69 Description derived from published bibliography. Three rail and canal route distances are tabulated and one steamboat route. The legend indicates "Rail Road route," "Canal route," and "Steamboat route." Shows coastal area between Philadelphia, Pa., and Charleston, S.C., indicating larger cities and rivers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 36 ...

    • Contributor: McClellan, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Map representing the route of the Philada. & Erie Rail Road its connections and the mineral lands in its vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. At top of map: "Profile of Sunbury & Erie R.R." The original title which read "... Sunbury & Erie ..." has been altered by a printed label wich reads "... Philada. & Erie ..." LC Railroad maps, 524 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states indicating major drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, county ...

    • Contributor: Sinclair, Thomas S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Through route west to Pittsburg [sic]

    Scale not given. LC Railroad maps, 459 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the middle Atlantic states showing existing routes and, in red, the advantages of the proposed Metropolitan Railroad connections. The state of Maryland authorized extension of this line to Cumberland in January 1853. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 43 x ...

    • Contributor: [Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C)]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the Burlington Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railway and its connections.

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 355 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, administrative boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Consolidated June 30, 1868, from Cedar Rapids and Burlington and the Cedar Rapids and St. Paul. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

    Scale ca. 1:1,550,000. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1857. LC Railroad maps, 435 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed township map of the north-central states indicating drainage, cities and towns, townships, county boundaries, the road and railroad networks, and in blue overprint the connections with the Iowa Central line. Inset: [Map of the northern United States] 17 x 76 cm. ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of the railroads in the United States in operation and progress

    Scale ca. 1:2,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC U.S. railroad maps 25 Map of the eastern half of the United States showing boundaries, place names, and major drainage. [From published bibliography] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: Map of Florida.--Map of Texas. map 100 x 108 cm.

    • Contributor: Andrews, Israel De Wolf
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to the extension of the route of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail-Road through north western Virginia from the Potomac to the Ohio ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 333 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, important cities, the existing railroads, turnpike roads, canals, and the projected railroads; a statement below the title explains the feasibility of the extension; ink and pencil annotations indicate other connecting lines and several cities. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Map showing the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad, and its connections.

    Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 418 Description derived from published bibliography. Advertising map covering Michigan and vicinity. Shows drainage, cities and towns, railroad land grant, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line. Information on bond sale by Winslow, Lanier & Co., N.Y., on the verso. Under construction by Continental Improvement Company, George W. Cass, President. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Rail road & township map of Massachusetts, published at the Boston Map Store, 1879.

    Scale ca. 1:1,400,000. LC Railroad maps, 235 Description derived from published bibliography. County and township map showing drainage, cities and towns, distances between post stations, post routes, and the railroad network with named lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 54 x 82 cm.

    • Contributor: A. Williams & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • New map of the Union Pacific Railway, the short, quick and safe line to all points west.

    Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Across top of map: Union Pacific Railway and connections. LC Railroad maps, 595 Description derived from published bibliography. County map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Scenic illustrations border the map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map showing the Seaboard, Pennsylvania and Western Railroad and its connections.

    Scale 1:950,400. Inset: [Connections to Chicago and St. Louis] 16 x 41 cm. LC Railroad maps, 558 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, coal fields in Pennsylvania, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 63 x 74 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Colton's intermediate railroad map of the United States.

    Scale 1:2,217,600; 35 miles = 1 in. Relief shown by hachures. LC Railroad maps, 60 Detailed map of the continental United States and part of Canada indicating drainage, international, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, railroads, with names along each line. Railroads under construction are indicated by dashed lines. [From published bibliography] Inset: Mexico. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Rail road map accompanying the report an[d] exhibit of the Logansport & Northern Indiana Railroad showing its connections and the through route from St. Louis to New York of which this road ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,160,000. LC Railroad maps, 446 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. Chartered as the Auburn and Eel River Valley Rail Road on March 8, 1853. Name changed August 3, 1853. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map ...

    • Contributor: Nash, L. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of the Evansville and Crawfordsville Rail Road with its connections.

    Scale ca. 1:1,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 405 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of northeastern and north-central United States showing drainage, county boundaries, larger cities, and the completed and proposed railroad network. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 43 x 103 cm.

    • Contributor: McLellan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Railroad and post office map of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

    Scale ca. 1:1,300,000. LC Railroad maps, 129 Description derived from published bibliography. Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the named railroad network. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 90 x 66 cm.

    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Maps showing the Danville, Urbana, Bloomington & Pekin Railroad and its connections.

    Scale 1:1,250,000 and ca. 1:7,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 396 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the midwestern states shows drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line and mileage between stations. General map shows transcontinental railroad connections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 2 maps ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Map showing the line of the Plymouth, Kankakee, & Pacific Railroad and its connections.

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 536 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. This is the Indiana portion of a projected railroad from Plymouth, Ind., on the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad, to Bureau Junction, on the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad. Available ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco /

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. From "Description of a Rail Road Route, from St Louis to San Francisco," in letters to P. P. F. Degrand, from W. L. Dearborn, 1849. Boston, 1850. LC Railroad maps, 146 Description derived from published bibliography. "The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt ...

    • Contributor: Dearborn, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • A correct map of the United States of America showing the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fé R.R. and connections.

    Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 63 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad network with the main line emphasized. Advertisements at top of map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 38 x 70 cm.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, towns and rail roads, etc.

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 128 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 106 x 139 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870