• Map and guide of the elevated railroads of New York City.

    Map and guide of the elevated railroads of New York City.

    Outline map of Manhattan showing stations. Includes train schedule and list of points of interest.

    • Contributor: Latimer, H. I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the county west of Cumberland towards the Ohio river, showing the various lines surveyed or reconnoitred [sic] for the extension of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road to its western terminus referred to in the report of the chief engineer of September 20th, 1843.

    Map of the county west of Cumberland towards the Ohio river, ...

    Lightly colored map on tracing linen showing western Pennsylvania, western Maryland, parts of Virginia and West Virginia and most of Ohio.

    • Contributor: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1843
  • Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland, drawn by W. H. Emory & J. McClelland Asst. Civ. Engs., made under the direction of James Kearney.

    Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland...

    Survey map along route of line covering strip of land in Maryland from Elk Landing to Tangier Sound. Shows streams, fields, land owners, roads, and the "lines run with compass & level, Lines run with compass." The line was chartered in 1853, organized in 1859, and the first section of road completed in 1860.

    • Contributor: Emory, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad, and its connections.

    Map showing the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad, and its conn...

    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.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • New map of the Union Pacific Railway, the short, quick and safe line to all points west.

    New map of the Union Pacific Railway, the short, quick and sa...

    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.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New-York and New-Haven Rail-Road.

    Map exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New...

    Detailed topographic strip map showing the coast from New York City to New Haven, Conn. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Chartered in 1844, organized in 1846, opened in 1849. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Anderson, P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Colton's intermediate railroad map of the United States.

    Colton's intermediate railroad map of the United States.

    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]

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its principal connections.

    Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its...

    Eastern half of the United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, the railroad network, with names of lines, and the main ones indicated in heavy black. No railroad connections appear in the south where the hand indicator is located.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of the Central Ohio Railroad and connecting lines.

    Map of the Central Ohio Railroad and connecting lines.

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing the railroad network. "Comparative Distances by the Great Railway Routes of Ohio from Columbus to New York" are listed to the right of the map. Chartered February 8, 1847.

    • Contributor: Schuchman, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.

    Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-...

    Topographic strip map showing proposed lines of survey. This is the earliest railroad map represented in the Library's map collections. It is listed as one of the "Rail Roads Never Before Delineated" by Henry S. Tanner in his Memoir on the Recent Surveys ... (Philadelphia, 1829). It was incorporated in June 1831 and was first intended forhorse-drawn power. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Hayward, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1828
  • Maps showing the Danville, Urbana, Bloomington & Pekin Railroad and its connections.

    Maps showing the Danville, Urbana, Bloomington & Pekin Railro...

    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.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Potomac, Fredericksburg, & Piedmont R.R. from Fredg., to O.C.H. 38 miles, by C. M. Braxton,

    Potomac, Fredericksburg, & Piedmont R.R. from Fredg., to O.C....

    Sketch map of part of Virginia from Fredericksburg to Orange Court House. Shows relief by form lines, drainage, cities and towns, and the line of survey in red. Chartered as the Fredericksburg and Gordonsville Rail Road. See entry 412.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map showing the principal rail road in the middle & adjoining states, in operation & in progress.

    Map showing the principal rail road in the middle & adjoining...

    Map of the north-central and middle Atlantic states showing cities, the railroad network, and the coal region boundaries.

    • Contributor: Veeder, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis,

    Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis,

    Scale ca. 1:3,375,000. Shows railroads in operation or under construction and projected railroads in the northeastern United States and part of Canada.. LC Railroad maps, 79 Includes distance chart and insets "Map of rail roads in Massachusetts" and "Boston harbor & rail road termini." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Same as G3711.P3 1851 .B6 (81-692879) AACR2

    • Contributor: Boston (Mass.). Engineering Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Township map of Wisconsin showing The Milwaukee & Horicon Rail Road and its connections.

    Township map of Wisconsin showing The Milwaukee & Horicon Rai...

    Map of Wisconsin and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, state boundaries, township lines, cities, and towns.

    • Contributor: Vliet, Jasper
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas : from explorations and surveys /

    Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas : from explorations...

    Scale 1:60,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 149 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map showing the Norfolk, Wilmington & Charleston Railroad.

    Map showing the Norfolk, Wilmington & Charleston Railroad.

    Eastern states from Philadelphia to Charleston, S.C., showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads with lines named and the main line emphasized.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • J. H. Colton's map of the state of Louisiana and eastern part of Texas compiled from United States Surveys, and other authentic sources, showing the counties, townships, sections. Fractional sections, settlement rights, railroads, &c.

    J. H. Colton's map of the state of Louisiana and eastern part...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Williams' commercial map of the United States and Canada with railroads, routes, and distances,

    Williams' commercial map of the United States and Canada with...

    Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States framed in decorative borders indicating drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, the railroad network, and indicating the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean. Railroads in progress are indicated by dashed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Williams, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under the direction of the Rail Road Commissioners, John S. Clark, William J. McAlpine, James B. Swain.

    Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under...

    Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different colors indicate railroads in operation, in progress of construction and proposed.

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map showing the Ohio Southern R.R. and its connections through the Cincinnati, Sandusky & Cleveland and Indiana, Bloomington & Western Railroads.

    Map showing the Ohio Southern R.R. and its connections throug...

    Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and railroad network including proposed lines. Emphasizes main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Rocky Mountains to Puget Sound : from explorations and surveys /

    Rocky Mountains to Puget Sound : from explorations and surveys /

    Scale 1:1,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 47th and 49th Parallels. Map no. 3. "Drawn by John Lambert, topographer of the exploration." From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad ...

    • Contributor: Lambert, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

    Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

    Shows location and date of engagements, forts, railroads, state and county boundaries, roads, towns, and rivers.

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Board of Trade. Committee on Inland Transportation
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th, 1882.

    Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th,...

    Map of the northern and western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns. Color coded to show "Northern Pacific Lines, Proper, Oregon Railway & Navigation Co's System, Oregon and Transcontinental Branch Lines, Lines to be constructed." Fringed lines indicate roads under construction.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Railroad map of Indiana.

    Railroad map of Indiana.

    Detailed township and county map distinguishing railroads by color and name. Includes a list of railroads in left margin, coded by color.

    • Contributor: Indiana. State Board of Tax Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the north west to the Atlantic sea-board exhibiting the tributaries & drainage of the trade into each and the effect of the enlargement of the Erie Canal, illustrating the position taken by William J. McAlpine, C.E. in his Annual Report as State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York, 1853.

    Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the no...

    Outline map of the eastern half of the United States showing canals, finished railroads, railroads in progress of contruction and proposed lines. Trade areas are indicated by line symbols and added brown and red color.

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map exhibiting the several Pacific railroads

    Map exhibiting the several Pacific railroads

    Detailed map of the continental United States indicating drainage, relief by hachures, international and state boundaries, cities & towns, forts, roads, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: United States. Department of Commerce and Labor. Bureau of Statistics
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Dinsmore's complete map of the railroads & canals in the United States & Canada carefully compiled from authentic sources by Richard S. Fisher, editor of the American Rail Road & Steam Navigation Guide.

    Dinsmore's complete map of the railroads & canals in the Unit...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, and proposed, projected, and operating railroads.

    • Contributor: Fisher, Richard Swainson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map showing the Washington and Ohio Rail Road and its connections.

    Map showing the Washington and Ohio Rail Road and its connect...

    Map of the northeastern states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map showing the proposed Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Railroad connecting and extending the Chattanooga Southern Railway, Marietta and North Georgia Railway, Knoxville, Cumberland Gap and Louisville Railroad, and Morristown and Cumberland Gap Railroad.

    Map showing the proposed Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Rail...

    Map of the southern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, towns and rail roads, etc.

    Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, t...

    Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • A new sectional map of the state of Kansas showing the route of the Union Pacific Railway--E. D. to Denver City. Col. and complete system of projected rail roads. Information compiled & collected from departments of the government at Washington, D.C. and other authentic sources by W. J. Keeler, C. E. 1867.

    A new sectional map of the state of Kansas showing the route ...

    Detailed township and county map showing drainage. Relief by hachures, salt marshes, and minerals in inset only. Includes Indian reservations, roads and railroads, and the land grants of the Union Pacific in Kansas. Lists projected railroads.

    • Contributor: Du Bois, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississippi & the Pacific Ocean. 1. Showing the different surveyed routes from the Mississippi valley to the coast of Pacific Ocean, 2. the new established & proposed Post Routes, 3. the recently discovered gold, silver, and copper region in Kansas, Nebraska and Arizona.

    General map of the United States & their territory between th...

    Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in blue. Indicates post routes, "old trail," finished and unfinished railroads, and the proposed state of "Colona."

    • Contributor: Fiala, John T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • A geographically correct county map of the states traversed by the Atchison Topeka and the Santa Fé Railroad and its connections.

    A geographically correct county map of the states traversed b...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches & connections, the shortest & quickest route between the east & west.

    A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its ...

    Sketch map of the eastern United States showing the railroad network and emphasizing the routes between St. Louis and Chicago, and Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York.

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Cleveland and Toledo Rail-Road 1856.

    Cleveland and Toledo Rail-Road 1856.

    Sketch map of northern Ohio showing the railroad lines. Below the neat line is a list of officers and directors of the company. Chartered as the Junction Rail Road, March 2, 1846.

    • Contributor: G. F. Thomas & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections; P. Jarrett, Eng. Eastern Division, J. L. Randolph, Eng. Western Division, R. Faries, C.E.

    Map of the Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections; P....

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing the "completed & constructing" and "projected" railroads.

    • Contributor: Faries, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Kansas.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Kansas.

    One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices. The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6,000 and traveled over a million miles a year on ...

    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Railway map of Nebraska issued by State Board of Transportation 1889.

    Railway map of Nebraska issued by State Board of Transportati...

    Shows drainage, township and county boundaries, cities & towns, and the railroad network with names of lines and distances between stations.

    • Contributor: Alt, W. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Map of passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the Coast Range : from explorations and surveys /

    Map of passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the ...

    Scale 1:240,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 150 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Colton's railroad & commercial map of the United States and Canada; compiled, engraved and published by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 1871.

    Colton's railroad & commercial map of the United States and C...

    Detailed map of the United States east of the Mississippi River naming railroad lines showing cities and towns, railroad stations, state and county boundaries.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c.

    Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mex...

    Detailed general map of portions of North America framed in decorative borders showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, railroads in operation, and proposed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the canals and railroads for transporting anthracite coal from the several coal fields to the city of New York; drawn under the direction of J. Dutton Steele, C.E. by W. Lorenz, Asst. Eng. 1856.

    Map of the canals and railroads for transporting anthracite c...

    Detailed map of eastern Pennsylvania and parts of New York and New Jersey showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, cities, towns, and coal fields.

    • Contributor: Lorenz, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map showing the line of the Connecticut & Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Connecticut & Western Railroad an...

    Map of New England and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of the lands of the Memphis & Little Rock Railroad Company (as reorganized) 1878.

    Map of the lands of the Memphis & Little Rock Railroad Compan...

    Map covers part of Arkansas between Memphis and Little Rock showing drainage, prairie lands, counties, cities and towns, township and county lines, county roads, and the railroads.

    • Contributor: Woodward, Tiernan, and Hale
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1878
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Michigan.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Michigan.

    One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices. The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6,000 and traveled over a million miles a year on ...

    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Iowa.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Iowa.

    One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices. The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6,000 and traveled over a million miles a year on ...

    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H. line.

    Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H...

    Map of northern half of Worcester County, Mass., showing drainage, cities, and townships. Shows beginning of survey north of Worcester and the survey for part of the Winchendon branch of the Fitchburg Railroad.

    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map showing the Houston & Texas Central Railroad and its connections, prepared at Colton's Geographic Establishment, N.Y., 1867.

    Map showing the Houston & Texas Central Railroad and its conn...

    Part of southwestern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • G. Woolworth Colton's railroad, township & distance map of New England with adjacent portions of New York, Canada & New Brunswick.

    G. Woolworth Colton's railroad, township & distance map of Ne...

    Shows state, county, and township boundaries and indicates mileage between stations. A table of distances appears above the inset.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Lloyd's American railroad map.

    Lloyd's American railroad map.

    Covers area east of the Mississippi River. Omits most of Florida and northern Maine. Indicates "railroads in running order." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The New York Central & Hudson River R.R. and connections.

    The New York Central & Hudson River R.R. and connections.

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures and shading, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Daniels, George H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • From the valley of the Mud Lakes to the Pacific Ocean.

    From the valley of the Mud Lakes to the Pacific Ocean.

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 4. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps ... to Illustrate the Various Reports ... (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 168 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Lloyd's new county map of the United States and Canadas showing battle fields, railroads, &c., compiled from the latest government surveys & other reliable & official sources, drawn and engraved by Schơnberg & Co., New York.

    Lloyd's new county map of the United States and Canadas showi...

    Indicates location and date of engagements, towns, railroads, state and county boundaries, and rivers.

    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the line of the Louisville, New Albany, and St. Louis Air Line Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Louisville, New Albany, and St. L...

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map showing the Fredericksburg & Gordonsville Rail Road of Virginia, leading from Fredericksburg, via Orange C.H., to Charlottesville, where it connects with the Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. and the extension of the Orange & Alexandra R.R. to Lynchburg.

    Map showing the Fredericksburg & Gordonsville Rail Road of Vi...

    Maps of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads, with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of distances for "Short Cut to Tide-Water..." Chartered March 1, 1853. Name changed in 1876 to the Potomac, Fredericksburg, and Piedmonth Railroad. See entry 541.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Map of the Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its connection with other railroads.

    Map of the Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its conne...

    Map showing parts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine indicating county lines, cities, towns, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Carter, T. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.

    Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route ...

    Mississippi delta area shows drainage, sugar crop, parishes, major cities and towns, canals, and railroads with lines named and distances on the main line. This railroad was opened for first 50 miles on March 6, 1854. It was purchased in 1878 by the Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of all the railroads in the United States in operation and progress; drawn and engraved under direction of the editor of the American railroad journal.

    Map of all the railroads in the United States in operation an...

    Map of the eastern United States to about the 95th Meridian showing operating and projected railroads.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c.

    A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and canals. Showing also the island of Cuba.

    • Contributor: Williams, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & Sunbury through the Schuylkill Mahanoy and Shamokin coal fields, July 9th 1852.

    A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & S...

    Detailed map of the area between Schuylkill Haven and Northumberland, Pa., showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, coal fields, canals, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Sheafer, P. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map showing the lines of the Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana Central Railway, and their connections.

    Map showing the lines of the Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana C...

    Township and county map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, railroad stations, railroads, and distances between stations.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • United States.

    United States.

    The map covers the eastern half of the United States. Shows roads, canals, and railroads. Indicates state boundaries and many cities.

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Chicago Great Western Railway "Maple Leaf Route."

    Chicago Great Western Railway "Maple Leaf Route."

    Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, railroad network with the main line in heavy black lines. Ticket and general information on the verso.

    • Contributor: Poole Brothers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map of the Pennsylvania Rail Road, from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] and of the Columbia & Lancaster & Harrisburg R.R.s from Philadelphia to Harrisburg. H. Haupt, Chf. Eng., J. P. & J. Lesley, Jr. Topographers, J. G. Shoemaker, engr.

    Map of the Pennsylvania Rail Road, from Harrisburg to Pittsbu...

    Topographic strip map of Pennsylvania between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh showing drainage, relief by form lines, county boundaries, cities and towns. A list of stations and distances is given to the right of the map.

    • Contributor: Haupt, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of South Pacific Rail Road Co. of Missouri.

    Map of South Pacific Rail Road Co. of Missouri.

    Outline map of Arkansas and parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, finished and projected railroads with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: August Gast & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Minnesota.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Minnesota.

    One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices. The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6,000 and traveled over a million miles a year on ...

    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Karte der verschiendenen Pacific Eisenbahnen und deren Verbindung mit anderen Bahnen; für die "N.Y. Handels Zeitung" gezeichne.

    Karte der verschiendenen Pacific Eisenbahnen und deren Verbin...

    Map of western United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, Indian and military reservations, roads, trails, the railroad network and the Pacific lines in heavy colors.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia, under the direction of Capt. J. D. Graham, U.S. Top. Eng., 1831 and 1832; surveyed by Lts. A. D. Mackay and E. French, 1st Arty., assistants in 1831, and Lts. E. French and J. F. Izard, assistants in 1832; drawn from the original plot by Lt. Humphreys, 2d Artillery.

    Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester an...

    Topographic map surveyed in strips along the railroad routes. Shows property owners and covers an area between the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers to Winchester. Includes table showing "a summary of the routes surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia."

    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • New trans-continental map of the Pacific R.R. and routes of overland travel to Colorado, Nebraska, the Black Hills, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, California and the Pacific Coast.

    New trans-continental map of the Pacific R.R. and routes of o...

    Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stage routes, railroads completed and projected. Main lines in heavy black.

    • Contributor: Williams, Henry T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad system with names. A table of railroads by system is in the lower right of map.

    • Contributor: Van Cleef, John T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by E. A. Teulon, expressly to accompany the Pathfinder Railway Guide.

    Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved...

    Shows railroads in operation and some proposed lines. Indicates state boundaries, cities and towns, and main drainage.

    • Contributor: George K. Snow & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean : from explorations and surveys /

    From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean : from explorations ...

    Scale 1:950,400. At head of title: Route near the 35th Parallel. Map no. 2. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 153 Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Sketch of ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad.

    Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad.

    Map showing drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Long Island Rail Road
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • New and correct map of the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad and Oregon Railway & Navigation Co.

    New and correct map of the lines of the Northern Pacific Rail...

    Map of northern United States and part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and railroads. Shaded area shows land grant. Main lines indicated by heavy black and red.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and connections.

    Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and conn...

    Map of United States showing major relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, railroad stations, the railroad network, with emphasis on Tennessee. Names of railroads along the lines are indicated. This line was first chartered under Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad on December 11, 1845. Its present name dates from 1873.

    • Contributor: Danley, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Map of the Boston & Lowell R.R. system with its principal connections.

    Map of the Boston & Lowell R.R. system with its principal con...

    Map of the northern United States showing cities and towns and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. This line was chartered in 1830 and opened in 1835. In 1841 a second track was laid.

    • Contributor: Rand Avery Supply Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map of the European and North American Railway, showing its connection with the railways of the United States & Canada; made by direction of His Excellency John Hubbard, Governor of Maine under the resolve of Aug. 20th 1850.

    Map of the European and North American Railway, showing its c...

    Shows New England, eastern New York, and the Maritime Provinces. Gives completed, in progress, and proposed railroads. Indicates drainage, state boundaries, and larger cities. Slightly different edition, engraved by B. W. Thayer & Co., Boston, accompanies Morton's Report on the Survey of the European and North American Railway ... in Documents in Relation to the European and North American Railway Company ... (Portland, Harmon ...

    • Contributor: Morton, A. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Road road route from Boston, Massachusetts to Chicago, Illinois.

    Road road route from Boston, Massachusetts to Chicago, Illinois.

    Outline map of a strip between Boston and Chicago showing one schematic rail line with many railroad stations named along the line. Mileage table indicating five railroads is at lower right of map.

    • Contributor: Perris, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original maps, charts and schedules furnished by railway engineers, agents &c to accompany the American Railway Guide.

    Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original ...

    To the right of the map is an advertisment stating "American Railway Guide for the United States. Published Monthly."

    • Contributor: Dinsmore, Curran
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map of California to accompany printed agreement of S. O. Houghton as to the rights of the Southern Pacific R.R. Co. of Cal. to government lands under Acts of Congress passed July 27, 1866 and March 3, 1871 made before the committee of the judiciary of the Senate and Ho. of Reps. in May 1876.

    Map of California to accompany printed agreement of S. O. Hou...

    Detailed map of California, including Nevada. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, with major railroads distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • A map of the internal improvements of Virginia; prepared by C. Crozet, late principal engineer of Va. under a resolution of the General Assembly adopted March 15th 1848.

    A map of the internal improvements of Virginia; prepared by C...

    The map indicates drainage, county boundaries, mines, cities and towns, roads, canals, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Crozet, Claudius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Cram's township and rail road map of Arkansas.

    Cram's township and rail road map of Arkansas.

    Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, and cities and towns. Railroad lines are distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Watson's business man's county and railroad map of the United States and Dominion of Canada; compiled from latest official sources.

    Watson's business man's county and railroad map of the United...

    Detailed map of the eastern half of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads. Includes distances and names of lines.

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Indexed county and township pocket map and shippers guide of Nevada, accompanied by a new and origianl compilation and ready reference index, showing in detail the entire railroad network.

    Indexed county and township pocket map and shippers guide of ...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, counties, township lines, Indian reservations, roads, and railroads with names. Title from cover.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map showing the route of the Chicago and Canada Southern Railway and its connecting lines.

    Map showing the route of the Chicago and Canada Southern Rail...

    Map of the northeastern and midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • H. V. Poor's rail road map showing particularly the location and connections of the North East & South West Alabama Rail Road, by E. D. Sanford, Civil Engineer.

    H. V. Poor's rail road map showing particularly the location ...

    Covers the United States from the Mississippi River east, and from Maine to northern Florida. Includes drainage, relief by hachures, place names, state boundaries, canals, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Sanford, E. D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • New county and rail road map of the western states and valley of the Mississippi.

    New county and rail road map of the western states and valley...

    Map of the central United States showing in detail relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines.

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord to Haverhill, N.H.

    Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord...

    Map covers parts of Belknap, Carroll, Grafton, and Merrimac counties, N.H. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Crocker, William P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map of the Indian and Oklahoma territories, 1894; compiled from the official records of the General Land Office and other sources.

    Map of the Indian and Oklahoma territories, 1894; compiled fr...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, Indian areas, districts, treaty dates, roads and trails, and the named railroads.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • From San Francisco Bay to the Plains of Los Angeles : from explorations and surveys /

    From San Francisco Bay to the Plains of Los Angeles : from ex...

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Coast route, California Map no. 1. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 158 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Custer, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Bridgman's new rail road & township map of New York from the latest official & other authentic sources adapted for use in institutions of learning, business offices & libraries.

    Bridgman's new rail road & township map of New York from the ...

    Shows drainage, post offices, county seats, cities and towns, county and township boundaries, railroads and canals. Includes list of counties and statistical data, and a view of the state capitol.

    • Contributor: Bridgman, E. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Map of the Baltimore Division; Adams Express Company.

    Map of the Baltimore Division; Adams Express Company.

    Outline map of the Middle Atlantic States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the major railroads.

    • Contributor: Lang, John C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • From the Pimas villages to Fort Fillmore : from explorations and surveys /

    From the Pimas villages to Fort Fillmore : from explorations ...

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 32nd parallel of north latitude. Map no. 2. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps ... to Illustrate the Various Reports ... (Washington, 1859) "The Gila River, from the mouth of the valle del Sauz eastword, is ...

    • Contributor: Custer, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad with its branches & connections in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.

    Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railro...

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, Francis Dodge president M.R.R. Company, Edmund French, chief engineer, W. R. Hutton draughtsman, completed April 30, 1855 from surveys made in 1853 and 1854.

    Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and th...

    Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads with mileage on the main survey line. Chartered in 1853.

    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the state of New-York showing its water and rail road lines. Jan 1855, by direction of John T. Clark State Engineer & Surveyor.

    Map of the state of New-York showing its water and rail road ...

    Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different colors indicate railroads in operation, in progress of construction, and proposed.

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Traveller's map of the middle, northern, eastern states and Canada showing all the railroad, steamboat, canal and principal stage routes.

    Traveller's map of the middle, northern, eastern states and C...

    Map covers the northeastern portion of the United States.

    • Contributor: Disturnell, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad and its leased lines.

    Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad and its l...

    Shows all of New York City and Long Island. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. Chartered on April 24, 1834.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads, on which are given the distances in miles from one place to another, also the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities.

    Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal t...

    Shows longitude west from Greenwich and Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1835, by S. Augustus Mitchell ..." The paper edition of this map appears in Bishop Davenport's A New Gazetteer, or Geographical Dictionary of North America . . . (Philadelphia, 1836). [From published bibliography] Cloth map. LC Railroad maps, 5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836