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 a Rand McNally and Company map, measuring 35 x 45 cm., ...
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
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.
Contributor:J.H. Colton & Co. - Iowa Central Air Line Railroad
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
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. AACR2: 100; 650/1; 700
Contributor:Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Blanchard, Rufus - Colton, G. Woolworth
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 government of the United States or Western District of Columbia. Chartered January ...
Contributor:McBean, William - New Orleans and Ohio Railroad - Illinois Central Railroad Company - Mobile and Ohio 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