Strip map of the western United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean showing relief by hachures, drainage, minerals, cities and towns, and forts. Includes completed and proposed railroads.
Contributor:Keeler, W. J. - Union Pacific Railroad Company
Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848. From Doggett's Railroad Guide, New York, (1848), p. 56. LC Railroad maps, 75 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
One of the earliest general maps of the eastern United States showing railroads in operation. The working lines are in blue, proposed lines are in green. Canals are shown in red and yellow. [From published bibliography]
Map of Pennsylvania from Philadelphia north to the New York boundary and west to Williamsport. Shows county boundaries, drainage, coal field, important cities, and the existing and proposed railroads. Chartered in 1835 as the Little Schuylkill and Susequehanna Railroad.
Contributor:Kimber, Thomas - Catawissa, Williamsport and Erie Railroad Company
Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with the named lines. Heavy black lines emphasize the main line. See entry 614.
Contributor:Matthews Northrup Company - Great Kennesaw Route
Map of northern New Jersey from Jersey City to Andover. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities & towns, roads, iron works, forges, mines and mills. The Paterson and Ramapo was chartered March 10, 1841.
Contributor:Allen, J. W. - Paterson and Dover Railroad
Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines. Heavy black lines emphasize the main lines. Timetable information on the verso.
Contributor:Matthews Northrup Company - Shenandoah Valley Railway Company
Includes a table of distances from Boston to New York. Shows rail lines from Burlington, Vt., south to Bellows Falls in Windham Co., Vt., and includes drainage and topography on both sides of the line. Indicates county and township boundaries. Chartered November 1, 1843. Name changed November 6, 1847.
Contributor:Gilbert, William - Rutland and Burlington Railroad
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. - Davis, Jefferson - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Ives, J. C. - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department