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
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
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
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.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Indiana and Illinois Central Railway Company
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. - Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Company
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.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Lake Erie & Louisville Railway 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
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 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.
Contributor:Jervis, John (John Bloomfield) - Jervis, John
Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, administrative boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Consolidated June 30, 1868, from Cedar Rapids and Burlington and the Cedar Rapids and St. Paul.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Minnesota Railroad Company