Map of northern New Jersey from Jersey City to Andover. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities & towns, roads, iron works, forges, mines and mills. The Paterson and Ramapo was chartered March 10, 1841.
Contributor:Allen, J. W. - Paterson and Dover Railroad
Outline map of the eastern United states including Cuba and the Gulf of Mexico. Shows the railroad network and steamship routes. Indicates the railroad land grant and the coal and iron deposits in Alabama. Distances from Washington, D.C., to New Orleans, La. are shown below the title. Chartered in 1853 and 1854. Consolidated with the Wills Valley Railroad, forming the Alabama and Chattanooga Railroad.
Contributor:Hoyer & Ludwig - North East and South West Alabama Railroad
Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines. Heavy black lines emphasize the main lines. Timetable information on the verso.
Contributor:Matthews Northrup Company - Shenandoah Valley Railway Company
Topographical map of part of northern Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads with distances. Includes profiles. Chartered March 11, 1850. Opened in 1854 from Manassas Junction to Strasburg. Va. Consolidated June 1, 1867, with the Orange and Alexandria, forming the Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Railroad. See entries 507 and 508.
Contributor:Dwyer, Thomas - Manassas Gap Railroad Company
Scale 1:316,800. Signed in ms: "Milliard Fillmore, March 9, 1863." Another edition. 4 sheets, each 48 x 66 cm. dated 1863. Stephenson, no. 41. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 28 LC Railroad maps, 139 Description derived from published bibliography. "Exhibiting the sugar and cotton plantations, cities, towns, landings, sand bars, islands, bluffs, bayous, cut-offs, the steamboat channel, mileage, fortifications, railroads, &c. along the ...
Map of the north-central United States showing the railroad network. Includes a historical description of Muscatine, Iowa. The map appears on the verso of letter stationery date lined "Muscatine, Iowa,--185."
Sketch map of the north-central and middle Atlantic states showing the railroad network, major cities, rivers, and state boundaries. Tables of distances appear on both sides of title. Chartered on February 22, 1848.
Contributor:Mueller, J. (John) - Cleveland and Mahoning Rail Road Company - Mueller, J.
Railways were introduced in England in the seventeenth century as a way to reduce friction in moving heavily loaded wheeled vehicles. The first North American "gravity road," as it was called, was erected in 1764 for military purposes at the Niagara portage in Lewiston, New York. The builder was Capt. John Montressor, a British engineer known to students of historical cartography as a mapmaker. ...
Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western expansion, it utilized and lists 45 major exploration and mapping reports from the Lewis & Clark to the U.S. General Land Office Surveys.
Contributor:Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Freyhold, Edward - Bien, Julius - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.