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Railroad Maps, 1828-1900
Railways were introduced in England in the seventeenth century as a way to reduce friction in moving heavily loaded wheeled vehicles. The first North American "gravity road," as it was called, was ...
Site/Collection: Railroad Maps, 1828 to 1900 Original Format: Web Page
The Railroad maps represent an important historical record, illustrating the growth of travel and settlement as well as the development of industry and agriculture in the United States. They depict the development ...
Site/Collection: Railroad Maps, 1828 to 1900 Original Format: Map - Web Page Date: 1998-10-19