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  • Route of the New River R.R., 188-.

    Route of the New River R.R., 188-.

    Sketch map of part of West Virginia. Dashed red line across the map indicates the "Proposed New River R.R." Shows counties and names the line of railroads.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - New River Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880-18
  • 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. - Manhattan Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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. - Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana Central Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Map of Franklin County, Arkansas; showing the land grant of the Little Rock & Fort Smith Railway.

    Map of Franklin County, Arkansas; showing the land grant of t...

    Detailed county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and range lines, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Railroad land grant distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office - Little Rock & Fort Smith R.R. Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • History of Railroads and Maps - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Collections

    History of Railroads and Maps - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Co...

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    • Date: 1828
  • Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, railroads, & c.

    Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post office...

    Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Map & profile of the location of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road from Cumberland to Wheeling showing also the various routes surveyed from the 1836 to the final establishment in 1850 of the line upon which the road is being constructed; Benj. H. Latrobe, Chief Engineer; drawn by Albert Fink, Baltimore 1850.

    Map & profile of the location of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Ro...

    Topographical map of part of the middle Atlantic region showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, turnpikes, railroads in operation, final location of lines, surveyed lines, and rejected lines.

    • Contributor: Fink, Albert - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map showing the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga Railroad an...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - New Orleans, Mobile, and Chattanooga Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of a railroad route from Phoenixville to Pinegrove.

    Map of a railroad route from Phoenixville to Pinegrove.

    Map of Pennsylvania between Philadelphia and Harrisburg showing drainage, cities, towns, completed railroads, and the proposed Pinegrove Lancaster R.R. and the Phoenixville Cornwall R.R.

    • Contributor: Pinegrove Lancaster Railroad - Phoenixville Cornwall Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Railroad map of the eastern, western and northern states, and Canada, showing conspicuously the lines of communication between the ports of the Atlantic and the great west and north west.

    Railroad map of the eastern, western and northern states, and...

    General map covering the northeastern and north-central United States and part of eastern Canada. Shows drainage, cities, roads, canals, and "railroads completed" and "in progress."

    • Contributor: Mitchell's Map Publication Office - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of Georgia & Alabama exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads & c.; by David H. Burr (Late topographer to the Post Office), Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

    Map of Georgia & Alabama exhibiting the post offices, post ro...

    Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • International rail road guide of the Great Central Route.

    International rail road guide of the Great Central Route.

    Shows railroad lines in the north-central and northeastern United States connecting with the Michigan Central and New York Central Railroads.

    • Contributor: Tunis, W. E. - Great Central Railway (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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. (William Hemsley) - McClelland, J. - Kearney, James - Eastern Shore Railroad - Emory, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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 - Chicago Great Western Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Proposed route for a rail road from Copper Harbor, to Fond Du Lac, Winnebego.

    Proposed route for a rail road from Copper Harbor, to Fond Du...

    Outline map centered on Green Bay showing the area between Detroit, Mich. and Fond du Lac, Wis. Contemplated and proposed railroad routes are shown.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the rail road surveys between Hillsborough & Chillicothe. Executed in February, March & April 1851 under the direction of B. H. Latrobe, civil engineer,

    Map of the rail road surveys between Hillsborough & Chillicot...

    Map of part of Ohio indicating the located and explored railroad lines along the Milford and Chillicothe Turnpike. Shows "Air Lines computed by C. D. Jaques Esqr. C. E. from Hillsborough to Chillicothe." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Morris, Ellwood - Cramer, Charles - Onken's Lith
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Map of the Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio Railroad connecting the railroads of Virginia with the railroads of Kentucky on the shortest route east and west from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic Ocean.

    Map of the Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio Railroad connecting t...

    Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of Terre Haute and Richmond Rail Road and connecting lines.

    Map of Terre Haute and Richmond Rail Road and connecting lines.

    Outline map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing the rail network. Chartered in 1847. In 1865 name changed to the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad.

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A. (Thomas Armstrong) - Terre Haute and Richmond Railroad - Morris, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphia & Charleston /

    Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphi...

    Three rail and canal route distances are tabulated and one steamboat route. The legend indicates "Rail Road route," "Canal route," and "Steamboat route." Shows coastal area between Philadelphia, Pa., and Charleston, S.C., indicating larger cities and rivers.

    • Contributor: McClellan, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Map showing the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé Rail Road and its auxiliary roads in the state of Kansas.

    Map showing the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé Rail Road and its...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco /

    A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : fr...

    "The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt River."

    • Contributor: Dearborn, W. L. (William L.) - Dearborn, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Brunswick, from the latest surveys, showing every railroad & station finished to June 1863, and the Atlantic and Gulf coasts from the United States Superintendant's official reports of the Coast Survey by order of Congress.

    Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Bru...

    Map of eastern United States, showing roads, railroads, distances by rail, towns, state and county names, and boundaries. Areas shaded pink represent the "rebellious states" and the green areas represent "all the southern territory that we hold from the South, after four years' war up to October 4, 1864." -- LC Civil War maps.

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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 showing the line of the Virginia, Tennessee, & Georgia Air Line composed of the Shenandoah Valley R.R., Norfolk & Western R.R. and the East Tennessee, Virginia, & Georgia R.R.

    Map showing the line of the Virginia, Tennessee, & Georgia Ai...

    Map of the southern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, table of distances, and the railroads distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia Air Line Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of Texas, showing the line of the Texas and New Orleans Rail Road, and its connections in the U.S. and adjacent territories.

    Map of Texas, showing the line of the Texas and New Orleans R...

    Shows railroads actually built, partially finished, under contract, and chartered but not under contract. Covers area of the U.S. Southwest and northern Mexico and includes Louisiana, Arkansas, and parts of adjacent states.

    • Contributor: Gentry, A. M. - Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the principal routes between New York and New Orleans.

    Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map of Texas showing the Sabine and Galveston Bay Rail Road, or Texas and New Orleans Air Line Rail Line, its connections in the U.S. and adjacent territories.

    Map of Texas showing the Sabine and Galveston Bay Rail Road, ...

    Outline map of Texas and vicinity showing railroads actually built, under construction, and chartered but not under contract.

    • Contributor: Gentry, A. M. - Sabine and Galveston Bay Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map showing the different routes surveyed for the Union Pacific Rail Road between the Missouri River and the Platte Valley,

    Map showing the different routes surveyed for the Union Pacif...

    Detailed map of Nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Gillis, J. R. - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the route of the Southern Continental R.R. with connections from Kansas City Mo., Ft. Smith Ark. and Shreveport La., giving a general view of the recent surveys of the Kansas Pacific Railway Co., across the continent made in 1867 & 1868, under the direction of Gen. Wm. J. Palmer, on the routes of the 32nd and 35th parallels together with compilations from Keeler's official map showing the central and northern routes to the Pacific and the intermediate topography.

    Map of the route of the Southern Continental R.R. with connec...

    Detailed map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, forts, military and Indian reservations, wagon roads, trails, routes of exploration, and the railroad network indicating finished, unfinished, and connecting lines.

    • Contributor: Palmer, William Jackson - Southern Continental Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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 canals & rail roads of the United States, reduced from the large map of the U.S.; engraved by J. Knight.

    Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States, reduced ...

    General map of the eastern United States showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Railroads are annotated in brown, canals in blue.

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Knight, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • A new and complete rail road map of the United States compiled from reliable sources by William Perris, C.E. & Surveyor, New York; presented by the Home Insurance Company.

    A new and complete rail road map of the United States compile...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing cities, state boundaries, "finished railroads," and "railroads in progress."

    • Contributor: Perris, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Railroad map of North Carolina, 1900, examined and authorized by the North Carolina corporation commission.

    Railroad map of North Carolina, 1900, examined and authorized...

    Includes relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Brown, H. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] suburban lines of Long Island Railroad and its connections.

    Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] s...

    Map of the five borough area of New York showing drainage, settlements, streets, roads, and railroads. "Manhattan (El.) R'y," "Long Island R.R.," "proposed Cable El. R'y," and connections are color coded.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Long Island Rail Road
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Hannibal & St. Joseph Railway & connections.

    Hannibal & St. Joseph Railway & connections.

    Small sketch map showing drainage and the major cities and towns in the midwest. Includes railroad stations along a heavy distorted line representing the main railroad line in Missouri. This is an early example of the typical timetable map developed in the 1870's which was designed to place emphasis on specific routes.

    • Contributor: Thomas, G. F. - Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • New and correct map of the Chicago, Kansas & Nebraska Ry. Rock Island Route.

    New and correct map of the Chicago, Kansas & Nebraska Ry. Roc...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with heavy lines for main routes.

    • Contributor: Sebastian, John - Chicago, Kansas, and Nebraska Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • New railway map and guide of New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey with parts of adjoining states and Canada, 1881.

    New railway map and guide of New York, Pennsylvania and New J...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and county boundaries. Indicates names of railroad lines.

    • Contributor: Barrington, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Colton's county & township rail road map of Ohio, Indiana, & Michigan, with parts of adjoining states & Canada; printed by Lang & Laing, 1859.

    Colton's county & township rail road map of Ohio, Indiana, & ...

    Detailed township and county map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Colton's township map of Oregon & Washington Territory, issued by the Oregon Railway and Navigation Co.

    Colton's township map of Oregon & Washington Territory, issue...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, Indian reservations, ocean routes, and railroads with emphasis on the main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Oregon Railway and Navigation Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • 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 - Northern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of the surveys of the Cincinnati Railway, W.A. Gunn, Ch. Eng.

    Map of the surveys of the Cincinnati Railway, W.A. Gunn, Ch. ...

    Outline map of central Kentucky and Tennessee with railroads in red.

    • Contributor: Hinamn, Russell - Cincinnati Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Missouri.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Missouri.

    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. - United States. Railway Mail Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and connections.

    Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and connections.

    Map of western Colorado and New Mexico showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, mineral areas, roads, and railroads. Includes completed and proposed lines. General information for tourists on verso.

    • Contributor: Mota, Alb Von - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • New railway guide containing all the rail roads in Pennsylvania & N. Jersey with portions of New York, Ohio, Maryland & Virginia.

    New railway guide containing all the rail roads in Pennsylvan...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, oil region, cities and towns, distances between stations, and county names and boundaries in red.

    • Contributor: Barrington, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies north of the parallel of South Bend of Lake Michigan. It will be seen at a glance, that the unbroken line of communication with the Atlantic seaboard, and the only winter route for northern Indiana, northern Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, will be by the Michigan Southern Railway, and south shore of Lake Erie.

    Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Centennial American Republic and railroad map of the United States and of the Dominion of Canada. Compiled from the latest official sources.

    Centennial American Republic and railroad map of the United S...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns,and the railroad network with names of lines. Includes distance chart and view of "Main building centennial exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Railroad map, showing the fact that about 65 miles of railroad to be constructed would form one of the principal railroad connections on this continent.

    Railroad map, showing the fact that about 65 miles of railroa...

    Outline map covering New England states and showing the major rail connections with Montreal and Quebec, Canada. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: C. D. Andrews & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Colton's railroad map of part of the United States south of the 37th parallel embracing the country between the Atlantic Ocean and the 96th meridian of longitude.

    Colton's railroad map of part of the United States south of t...

    Detailed map of the southern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    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. - United States. Railway Mail Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Browse Maps by State - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Collections

    Browse Maps by State - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Collections

    Select states on the map to browse items.

    • Date: 1828
  • Region II Map - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Collections

    Region II Map - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Collections

    The regions of the United States are geographic areas which include multiple states. The groupings are from standard language used by libraries and reflect the groupings used in the classification system for maps. The maps linked here represent large sections of the United States and the region names are searchable in this interface.

    • Date: 1828
  • Delaware, prepared especially for the Mercantile Guide and Bureau Co. Publishers of Railway, express and postal shipping guides.

    Delaware, prepared especially for the Mercantile Guide and Bu...

    Outline map showing major drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with names.

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • 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. (Robert Stockton) - Davis, Jefferson - Parke, John G. - Williams Smith, Issac - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department - Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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
  • Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road.

    Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road.

    Strip map of Virginia between Lynchburg and Bristol, Tenn. Shows drainage, coal and copper fields, county boundaries, cities, towns, and roads. Chartered March 24, 1848, under the name of Lynchburg abd Tennessee Railroad. Consolidated in 1871 under Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad. See entry 331. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Blackford, W. W. (William Willis) - Ritchie & Dunnavant - Blackford, W. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic], which will connect with the Balt. & Susqa. Rail Road at York; drawn by G. F. de la Roche. C. Engr.

    A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic]...

    Outline map covering New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Ohio; shows drainage, canals, important cities, and railroad connections, chartered in 1828, opened to York in 1838.

    • Contributor: De La Roche, G. F. - Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Indexed map of Utah with a new and original compilation and index.

    Indexed map of Utah with a new and original compilation and i...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, post offices, stations, counties, cities and towns, roads, and railroads with names.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • The Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe railroad system, 1899.

    The Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe railroad system, 1899.

    Map of the Western United States from Chicago to the Pacific coast, roads and railroads are named.

    • Contributor: American Bank Note Company - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Map of rail road line between Loveland and Cincinnati; Marietta and Cincinnati Rail Road.

    Map of rail road line between Loveland and Cincinnati; Mariet...

    Physical map of part of Hamilton County, Ohio, showing relief by hachures, drainage, the location of the main line, and other operating and proposed lines, roads, cities, and towns. Reorganized August 1, 1860.

    • Contributor: Jenney, W. L. (William Le Baron) - Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad Company - Jenney, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Boston & Maine Railroad and connections.

    Boston & Maine Railroad and connections.

    Map of New England and part of Canada showing relief by hachures, major drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with main lines emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Boston and Maine Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Cram's township and rail road map of New York.

    Cram's township and rail road map of New York.

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

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Map exhibiting that portion of the State of Pennsylvania traversed by the surveys for a continuous rail road from Harrisburg to Pittsburg made under the direction of Charles L. Schlatter, c.e. in the year 1839 and 1840.

    Map exhibiting that portion of the State of Pennsylvania trav...

    Map shows drainage, county boundaries, cities, roads, and canals. Lines of surveys and railroads in operation are indicated by different colors. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Cramer, Charles - Bowen, John T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war.

    Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany t...

    Outline sketch map of the United States west of the Mississippi River designed to show the relationship of the proposed railroad routes. First edition of the map appears in U.S. War Department, Report of the Secretary...Communicating the Several Pacific Railroad Explorations (Washington, 1855). [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Bien, Julius - Davis, Jefferson - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map showing the route of the Washington and Atlantic Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the route of the Washington and Atlantic Railroad...

    Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, coal and iron ore deposits in West Virginia and western Maryland, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Washington and Atlantic Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map showing the projected route of the Potomac and Ohio Railway.

    Map showing the projected route of the Potomac and Ohio Railway.

    Middle Atlantic area showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in West Virginia and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated by the West Virginia legislature, 1867-68.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Potomac and Ohio Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection.

    Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with i...

    Printed topographic strip map with manuscript annotations to show the geologic structure along the route of the railroad. The Alexandria and the Chesapeake and Ohio canals and stage stable for horses used on the Piedmont stage route to North Carolina are also indicated. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company was founded in 1848 to divert hinterland products away from Baltimore and Richmond to Alexandria, ...

    • Contributor: Faul, August - Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • 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. - South Pacific Railroad Company of Missouri
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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 location of Sacramento Valley Railroad, Cal. Sacramento, Septr., 1854; T.D. Judah, Chief Engineer.

    Map showing the location of Sacramento Valley Railroad, Cal. ...

    Sketch map of the first railroad in California, with projected extensions to San Francisco, Sonora, and Tehama, made by the engineer who built the Sacramento Valley Railroad.

    • Contributor: Judah, Theodore D. (Theodore Dehone) - Sacramento Valley Railroad - Judah, Theodore D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States and Canada. Compiled from the latest government surveys, and drawn to an accurate scale.

    Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United...

    Very detailed map of the continental United States and parts of Canada and Mexico including drainage, international, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, trails, railroads, and railroads under construction. This map is very similar in cartography, content and scale to the maps which make up Rand, McNally & Co's Business Atlas containing large scale maps of each state and territory of ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • General map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    General map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the United States showing major drainage, relief by hachures, and the railroad network with names of lines and stations. Emphasizes with heavy black lines the Pennsylvania Railroad in the northeastern states.

    • Contributor: Allen, Lane & Scott - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • D.B. Cooke & Co.'s great western railway guide exhibiting all stations and distances from each other.

    D.B. Cooke & Co.'s great western railway guide exhibiting all...

    Outline map of the north-central states showing the railroad network in operation and in progress of construction. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: D. Cooke & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Pennsylvania.

    Pennsylvania.

    Shows roads, canals, railroads, and proposed railroads. Counties are distinguished by color. Main mountain ridges are shown by hachures. Earliest general map of the state to show railroads.

    • Contributor: Finley, A. (Anthony) - Finley, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1829
  • Correct map of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Rail Road and its principal connecting lines.

    Correct map of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Rail Road ...

    Map of the United States, eastern and western sheets, with relief by hachuring, drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and Indian reservations. The railroad network is overprinted in red. Heavy red lines indicate main line of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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
  • Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Lower Canada, 1860.

    Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, C...

    Shows state, county, and township boundaries and indicates mileage between stations.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • A map of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and its principal connecting lines uniting all parts of the East & West.

    A map of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and its principal conn...

    Outline map of the eastern half of the United States to about the 95th Meridian. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: A. Hoen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map showing the preliminary line of the East River Railroad, May, 1881.

    Map showing the preliminary line of the East River Railroad, ...

    Map of part of Virginia showing relief by form lines, drainage, mills, property owners names, towns, roads, and the railroad line, with distances in red.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - East River Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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. (Robert Stockton) - Davis, Jefferson - Parke, John G. - Williams Smith, Issac - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department - Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • New county and railway map of the United States and the Dominion of Canada compiled from information obtained from official sources showing the lines of the Chicago and Alton R.R. and its connections.

    New county and railway map of the United States and the Domin...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line. Includes names of lines.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • [Sketch map of northeastern Florida showing the Florida Railroad and proposed connections] Jan. 1860.

    [Sketch map of northeastern Florida showing the Florida Railr...

    Scale 1:360,000. Most of title and several small unimportant sections of the map are missing. LC Railroad maps, 407 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Koerner, P. W. Oscar - Florida Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

    Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

    Stylized, diagramatic strip map in three sections: Chicago to Omaha; Omaha; Omaha to Salt Lake and Ogden (via the Union Pacific); Ogden to San Francisco (via the Central Pacific)

    • Contributor: H.R. Page & Co. - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

    Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and e...

    Shows rail connections between Harpers Ferry and Winchester, Acquia Creek to Rocky Mount and Huntsville, N.C., and a line from Gosport to Newsons Depot.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Sketch showing the route of the New Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road, J. G. Gibbes, Chief Engr., lithographie [sic] agent D. Theuret, Exange Alley, Nr. 130.

    Sketch showing the route of the New Orleans, Opelousas & Grea...

    Rough outline map of the southwestern United States showing major rivers and few important cities.

    • Contributor: Okelomski, F. A. - New Orleans, Opelousas, and Great Western Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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. - Childs & Hammond
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and connecting railroads.

    Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and connecting railroads.

    Map of the western states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Union Pacific Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Birds-eye-view of the Richmond & Danville Railroad and the Florida Central & Peninsular Systems and their connections.

    Birds-eye-view of the Richmond & Danville Railroad and the Fl...

    Perspective map looking north from Florida covering the southern United States. Relief is shown by shading. Drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network are indicated. Main lines appear in heavy red.

    • Contributor: American Bank Note Company - Richmond and Danville Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Railroad map of Pennsylvania Company showing the Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railway, and their connecting eastern and western lines.

    Railroad map of Pennsylvania Company showing the Pennsylvania...

    Map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with names of lines and mileage between stations.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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
  • Dinsmore & Company's new and complete map of the railway system of the United States and Canada; compiled from official sources, under the direction of the editor of the "American Railway Guide."

    Dinsmore & Company's new and complete map of the railway syst...

    Map of the eastern United States to about the 96th Meridian showing operating and projected railroads.

    • Contributor: Dinsmore, Curran
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Region III Map - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Collections

    Region III Map - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Collections

    The regions of the United States are geographic areas which include multiple states. The groupings are from standard language used by libraries and reflect the groupings used in the classification system for maps. The maps linked here represent large sections of the United States and the region names are searchable in this interface.

    • Date: 1828
  • Maps showing the Boston Hoosac Tunnel and Western Railway with its eastern and western connections.

    Maps showing the Boston Hoosac Tunnel and Western Railway wit...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Boston, Hoosac Tunnel, and Western Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, showing its connections and extensions also the relative position of Denver and Pueblo to all the principal towns and mining regions of Colorado and New Mexico.

    Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, showing its connectio...

    Outline map of Colorado and New Mexico showing major relief by hachures, major drainage, cities and towns, and county boundaries. Main lines are indicated by heavy colored lines.

    • Contributor: Eccles, S. W. - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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. - North East and South West Alabama Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

    Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

    Map of Colorado and part of New Mexico showing relief by hachures and shading, drainage, cities and towns, counties, stage roads, and railroads with the main line emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

    Detailed map of Ohio and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, mineral deposits, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of the country tributary to the Northern Pacific Railroad, compiled from English, Canadian, and American official sources and original surveys by Edward H. Knight, Jan. 1st 1871.

    Map of the country tributary to the Northern Pacific Railroad...

    Map of northwest part of United States and southwest part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, isotherms, the wheat region, cities and towns, forts, routes and trails, the railroad network and the proposed Northern Pacific Railroad. The line was constructed under an act of Congress approved by Abraham Lincoln, July 2, 1864. It was completed in 1883 and approximates the route of exploration ...

    • Contributor: Knight, E. H. (Edward H.) - Northern Pacific Railroad Company - Knight, E. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

    Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

    Outline map of Wisconsin and parts of adjoining states showing major drainage, important cities, and the present and proposed railroad network.

    • Contributor: W. Endicott & Co. - Chicago, St. Paul & Fond Du Lac Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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. - Washington and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Preliminary sketch of the Northern Pacific Rail Road exploration and survey, by I. I. Stevens, Governor of Washington Territory.

    Preliminary sketch of the Northern Pacific Rail Road explorat...

    Each sheet includes profile of ground covered.

    • Contributor: Stevens, Isaac Ingalls - Northern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855