Detailed map of the continental United States indicating drainage, international, state and county boundaries in the western half of the map, cities and town, canals, and the railroad network. Unfinished railroads are indicated by dashed lines. [From published bibliography]
Map of the middle Atlantic and central United States showing drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines. Indicates coal field in Illinois and Indiana.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Louisville, New Albany, and St. Louis Air Line Railway Company
Detailed map of the central United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, wagon trails, and the railroad network. This line was chartered by the state of Kansas in 1859; the first 75 miles of line were not completed until 1871. See also entry 553.
Contributor:Woodward, Tiernan, and Hale - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
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 traffic in 1856. First railroad to receive lands granted by the passage of the "Illinois Central Land Grant Bill."
Contributor:Rand McNally and Company - Illinois Central Railroad Company
Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 16, 1836, constructed in 1853. Consolidated into the Chicago and Northwestern Railway, 1864. See entries 369 and 370.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Galena and Chicago Union Railroad Company
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
Detailed map of part of Pennsylvania between Sharp Mountain and the Susquehanna River showing roads, drainage, and relief by hachures along the survey route. Shows the east and west branches of the Mount Carbon Railroad and the Mill Creek Railroad, which began operation in 1829. Chartered on April 8, 1826. Name changed in 1851 to the Philadelphia and Sunbury Rail Road.
Contributor:Kennedy, David K. - Lucas, William - Danville and Pottsville Rail Road Company
Map of eastern Massachusetts covering the area from Boston to Wood's Hole and west to Providence, R.I. Shows drainage, place names and counties, and indicates mileage between stations. The Old Colony Railroad is double-tracked from Boston, south to South Braintree. The line was incorporated in 1844.
Contributor:Ferguson, W. E. - Old Colony Railroad Company
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