• Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the North West & the principal lines of rail roads, canals, navigable streams and lakes, together with the most important towns, and their ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,800,000. LC Railroad maps, 115 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the north-central United States, east of the Mississippi River, showing the railroad network. Inset: Illinois geological survey. Diagram of the state of Illinois. col. 20 x 12 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 43 x 64 cm.

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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
  • Map of the railroads and extensions of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company.

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 378 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with names and emphasis on the main line. Incorporated in 1863 as the Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway. See items 464 and 465. In 1874 the word Chicago was added to the name. LC has ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies north of the parallel of South Bend of Lake Michigan. It will be seen at a glance, that the unbroken line of ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,700,000. LC Railroad maps, 116 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the north-central United States showing the canals and the railroad network and naming the Michigan Central and the Michigan Southern Railway. John B. Jervis was chief engineer on the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad in 1831. map ...

    • Contributor: Jervis, John B.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Colton's railroad & township map, western states compiled from the United States surveys.

    Scale ca. 1:1,530,000. Prime meridian: Washington. Relief shown by hachures. LC also has 1852, 1855, and 1857 editions. 1857 edition differs from the other maps in title location. Lacks "Cincinnati. O." under small view of the city. The map coverage has been shifted west by one degree of longitude. "J.P. Cox Sc." appears under the date in the title. LC Railroad maps, 147a Detailed ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 369 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads. Includes a table of distances. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 70 x 125 cm.

    • Contributor: Chicago & Northwestern Railway. Land Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the contemplated route of the New Orleans & Ohio Railroad and the Central Railroad of Illinois, also the route of ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 474 Description derived from published bibliography. The map covers an area from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi delta, and from Columbus, Ohio, to Little Rock, Ark. It shows Ft. Massac and "Capitol City" in southern Illinois and northern Kentucky as sites selected by the U.S. for the "Western Armory," and the probable future site for the seat of ...

    • Contributor: McBean, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of the Chicago and Southwestern Railway and the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad and their connections.

    Scale 1:1,250,000. LC Railroad maps, 372 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 41 x 74 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Map showing the line of the Lake Erie and Louisville Railway and its connections.

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 441 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Consolidation of the Fremont, Lima, and Union and the Lake Erie and Pacific Railroads, February 4, 1865. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 55 ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map showing the Jacksonville North Western and South Eastern Railway and its connections.

    Scale 1:1,050,000. LC Railroad maps, 438 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of Illinois, Indiana, and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, stations, and the railroad network. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 59 x 64 cm.

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Indiana, Illinois, Missouri & Iowa with parts of adjoining states.

    Scale 1:1,267,200; 20 statute miles to an in. Hand colored. Shows railroads and indicates mileage between stations and state, county, and township boundaries. LC Railroad maps, 121 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 68 x 92 cm.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of the Chester, Iron Mountain & Western Railroad and its connections.

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 367 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of Missouri, Illinois, and vicinity. Shows drainage, cities and towns, the railroad network, coalfields, and iron and lead mines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 53 x 72 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map showing the route of the Duluth & Winnipeg Railroad and its connections.

    Scale 1:2,217,600. LC Railroad maps, 401 Description derived from published bibliography. Map shows the north-central states with drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network indicated. Emphasizes the main line. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 53 x 84 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Railway map shewing [sic] the connections between Muscatine, Iowa and the eastern cities.

    Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 120 Description derived from published bibliography. 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." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 23 x 19 cm.

    • Contributor: L.H. Bradford & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map showing the line of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad and its connections.

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 359 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the mid-central states and Texas showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Inset: Map of part of the United States and Mexico showing the north eastern & south western connections of the Cairo & Fulton R.R. 20 x 30 cm. ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of South Pacific Rail Road Co. of Missouri.

    Scale [ca. 1:2,500,000]. Note: "This company offers for sale one million acres of the best agricultural and mineral lands in the United States situated on the line of the road . . ." Removed from papers of Henry R. Schoolcraft DLC LC Railroad maps, 564 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of Arkansas and parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas showing drainage, counties, ...

    • Contributor: August Gast & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map showing the Indiana & Illinois Central Railway and its connections.

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 432 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows north-central United States and includes drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 1, 1853. Completed in 1873. Became part of the Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Western Railway. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map showing the completed lines of the Milwaukee and Saint Paul Railway Company.

    Scale 1:3,800,000. LC Railroad maps, 465 Description derived from published bibliography. General map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, and completed railroads in color. Inset: Mileage of completed lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 36 x 55 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map showing the line of the Toledo, Wabash, & Western Railway Company and its connections.

    Scale ca. 1:3,750,000. LC Railroad maps, 587 Description derived from published bibliography. General map of the midwestern states with drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Includes an advertisement for bonds. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 22 x 28 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • D.B. Cooke & Co.'s great western railway guide exhibiting all stations and distances from each other.

    Scale ca. 1:1,250,000. "Middleton, Wallace & Co. Lithrs., Odd Fellows Hall, Cin. O." LC Railroad maps, 118 Outline map of the north-central states showing the railroad network in operation and in progress of construction. [From published bibliography] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 73 x 101 cm.

    • Contributor: D.B. Cooke & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map showing the Jackson, Lansing & Saginaw Railroad and its connections.

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 437 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the Great Lakes area showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 64 x 44 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • New & reliable rail road map, travellers edition, Western.

    Scale ca. 1:2,400,000. LC Railroad maps, 125 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the north-central United States showing the railroad network. Mileage information between stations by states and by railroad companies on the verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 44 x 59 cm.

    • Contributor: Sage (J.) & Sons
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of Illinois Central R.R.

    Scale ca. 1:2,700,000. At top of map in ms: "Recd with RR Co. Report June 30/92 (Actually rec. Oct. 14/92)." LC Railroad maps, 431 Description derived from published bibliography. U.S. central states from Great Lakes to Gulf of Mexico, showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, roads and railroads. Principal north-south line, chartered in 1850 and incorporated in 1851. 706 miles opened for ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Johnson's new railroad and township copper-plate map of Illinois, Iowa, & Missouri, from the latest and best authorities.

    Scale ca. 1:1,750,000. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1857. LC Railroad maps, 124 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed general map which includes drainage place names, roads, railroad, counties, and townships. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 78 x 66 cm.

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map showing location of lands belonging to the Iowa Rail Road Land Company Iowa Falls, and Sioux City R.R. Land Company Sioux City, and Pacific Land Company & Elkhorn Land Company, J. ...

    Scale Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1857 1:1,250,000. LC Railroad maps, 436 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, township and counties, land grants, railroads with named lines. Includes geographical description and advertising. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 41 x 68 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871