• Sectional map of the state of North Dakota published by authority of the commissioners of railroads under the direction of the governor; drawn and compiled from official maps of the General Land Office and other authentic sources.

    Sectional map of the state of North Dakota published by autho...

    Scale 1:443,520. LC Railroad maps, 276 Description derived from published bibliography. Township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, military and Indian reservations, and the operating and proposed railroads with names along the lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 90 x 141 cm.

    • Contributor: Higbee, E. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map of the Rio Grande and Pecos Railway showing its connections with the Texas Mexican, Texas Mexican Short Line, Mexican National, Texas & St. Louis, and Denver & Rio Grande Narrow Gauge systems and also the International & Great Northern, Mexican Oriental Interoceanic & International, New York, Texas & Mexican and International & Mex. Standard Gauge roads.

    Map of the Rio Grande and Pecos Railway showing its connectio...

    Scale not given. LC Railroad maps, 547 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the U.S. Southwest showing major drainage, cities and towns. Railroad lines are named and narrow gauge lines are in red. The "Cannel Coal Field" is indicated. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 107 x 102 cm.

    • Contributor: Rio Grande and Pecos Railway Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of Nebraska published by the Burlington Route 1886, compiled from the official records of the government and rail road offices.

    Map of Nebraska published by the Burlington Route 1886, compi...

    Scale 1:760,320. LC Railroad maps, 249 Description derived from published bibliography. Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, Indian and military reservations, land districts, and the railroad network with names along the lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 57 x 101 cm.

    • Contributor: Hirschfield, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Map of Nebraska showing the Union Pacific Railroad land grant.

    Map of Nebraska showing the Union Pacific Railroad land grant.

    Scale ca. 1:1,300,000. LC Railroad maps, 593 Description derived from published bibliography. Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads of Nebraska. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 32 x 59 cm.

    • Contributor: Parge, H. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • A section of Colton's large map of Indiana with the Fort Wayne and Southern Rail Road marked upon it, as located also a map of the United States showing Road and its connections together with a profile of the Ohio river and lands adjoining and a section of the double track rail road tunnel under the Ohio river at Louisville, Kentucky & Jeffersonville, Indiana for the year 1855 ending Oct. 1, W. J. Holman, President and Chief Engr.

    A section of Colton's large map of Indiana with the Fort Wayn...

    Scale ca. 1:350,000. LC Railroad maps, 410 Description derived from published bibliography. Scale of map of the eastern half of the United States is ca. 1:3,300,000. The map indicates "Railroads finished and under way" and "railroads proposed." Chartered January 15, 1849. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 76 x 105 cm.

    • Contributor: Holman, W. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Early Twentieth Century --                        Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    Early Twentieth Century -- Railroad Ma...

    Not all the commercial mapping ventures of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries represented large and diversified operations. Several interesting manuscript maps of the mid-western states portray routes of the "Railway Mail Service" and locate working post offices. These maps were designed by an enterprising Chicago railway mail clerk, Frank H. Galbraith in 1897. The maps were devised to serve as memory aids ...

  • The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessions. West Indies, Mexico, and Central America.

    The American Union railroad map of the United States, British...

    Scale ca. 1:4,300,000. Prime meridian: Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Across top of map: "View From the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean." Diagram of "Time and distance table between Washington and the principal places in North and Central America." LC Railroad maps, 55 Detailed map of the continental United States and portions of Canada and Mexico indicating drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and ...

    • Contributor: Guernsey, Darius L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • View fo the lake & north west-connections with Philadelphia.

    View fo the lake & north west-connections with Philadelphia.

    Scale [ca. 1:2,400,000]. LC Railroad maps, 84 Description derived from published bibliography. Indicates railroads in the Great Lakes region, south to the Ohio River, and from New York State to the Mississippi River. Shows proposed railroads as far west as the Missouri River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 58 x 94 cm.

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Lloyd's map of the lower Mississippi River from St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico; compiled from Government surveys in the Topographical Bureau, Washington, D.C.

    Lloyd's map of the lower Mississippi River from St. Louis to ...

    Scale 1:316,800. Signed in ms: "Milliard Fillmore, March 9, 1863." Another edition. 4 sheets, each 48 x 66 cm. dated 1863. Stephenson, no. 41. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 28 LC Railroad maps, 139 Description derived from published bibliography. "Exhibiting the sugar and cotton plantations, cities, towns, landings, sand bars, islands, bluffs, bayous, cut-offs, the steamboat channel, mileage, fortifications, railroads, &c. along the ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Western & Atlantic Rail Road of Georgia, under the direction of Lieut. Col. S. H. Long, Chief Engineer, 1837, U.S. Topographical Bureau M. H. Stansbury, Del.

    Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for ...

    Scale cal 1:325,000. From [Report of Thomas Stockton, Asst Engineer concerning Survey of said railroad, Oct. 25, 1837] Senate doc. 57, 25th Congress, 2nd sess., 1836-37. p. 38. serial 314. Accompanied by "profiles of the principal routes surveyed for the W.&A. Rail Road of Georgia," measuring 26 x 31 cm. LC Railroad maps, 613 Description derived from published bibliography. Includes area from Chattahoochee River ...

    • Contributor: Cooper, J. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the Executive 1828 & 1859.

    Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia from actual sur...

    Scale ca. 1:640,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450 LC Railroad maps, 310 Description derived from published bibliography. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, roads, distances, place names, mills, factories, "places remarkable for military incidents," and the railroad network. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 col. map 30 x 48 cm.

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

    Scale ca. 1:1,550,000. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1857. LC Railroad maps, 435 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Inset: [Map of the northern United States] 17 x 76 cm. ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of rail road line between Loveland and Cincinnati; Marietta and Cincinnati Rail Road.

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

    Scale ca. 1:60,000. LC Railroad maps, 455 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 19 x 57 cm.

    • Contributor: Jenney, W. L. B.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; September, 1855.

    Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; Septembe...

    Scale 1:253,440. LC Railroad maps, 453 Description derived from published bibliography. Topographical map of part of northern Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads with distances. Includes profiles. Chartered March 11, 1850. Opened in 1854 from Manassas Junction to Strasburg. Va. Consolidated June 1, 1867, with the Orange and Alexandria, forming the Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Railroad. See ...

    • Contributor: Dwyer, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the railroads in the United States in operation and progress

    Map of the railroads in the United States in operation and pr...

    Scale ca. 1:2,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC U.S. railroad maps 25 Map of the eastern half of the United States showing boundaries, place names, and major drainage. [From published bibliography] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: Map of Florida.--Map of Texas. map 100 x 108 cm.

    • Contributor: Andrews, Israel De Wolf
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the Erie Railway and its connections.

    Map of the Erie Railway and its connections.

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC also has 1875 edition which lacks inset. LC Railroad maps, 404 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the northeastern and north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated in 1832 as the New York and Erie Rail Road. See entries 481-483. Became Erie Railway in 1861. In ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Indexed map of Rhode Island showing the railroads in the State, and the express company doing business over each, also counties, townships, lakes, rivers, islands, etc.

    Indexed map of Rhode Island showing the railroads in the Stat...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Title from cover. LC Railroad maps, 298 Description derived from published bibliography. Railroads are named along the lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 33 x 24 cm.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Maps showing the Norfolk, Albermarle & Atlantic Railroad and its connections.

    Maps showing the Norfolk, Albermarle & Atlantic Railroad and ...

    Scale not given. LC Railroad maps, 489 Description derived from published bibliography. Main map shows southern tidewater Virginia and eastern North Carolina. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, counties, canals, and railroads in blue and red. Inset: [Norfolk and vicinity] 25 x 17. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 63 x 31 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H. line.

    Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H...

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Railroad maps, 233 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 44 x 40 cm.

    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map showing the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad, and its connections.

    Map showing the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad, and its conn...

    Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 418 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of the Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad from Portsmouth, Va. to Weldon, N.C. showing its connection with railroad & steamboat routes,

    Map of the Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad from Portsmouth, Va. t...

    Scale ca. 1:3,250,000. LC Railroad maps, 557 Outline map showing area from Pottsville, Pa., to Macon, Ga. [From published bibliography] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 33 x 28 cm.

    • Contributor: Carter, T. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map of New York & Erie Rail Road and its connections; the most direct route from New York to all western cities and towns.

    Map of New York & Erie Rail Road and its connections; the mos...

    Scale ca. 1:3,250,000. LC Railroad maps, 483 Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States with the railroad network overprinted in red. A red border is printed around the map simulating a wooden frame. See entry 404. [From published bibliography] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 45 x 92 cm.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company; plan no. 2. exhibits the streets with the present railroads removed; the red lines show the proposed location of the different railroads entering the city ... 1857-58.

    Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors o...

    Scale ca. 1:40,000. LC Railroad maps, 294 Description derived from published bibliography. Street map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing proposed railroads. At lower right of map: "Directors for No. 2 of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company for 1859-60." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 50 x 44 cm.

    • Contributor: Hoxsie, S. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Texas railroads.

    Texas railroads.

    Scale 1:2,154,240. LC Railroad maps, 304 Description derived from published bibliography. Map overprinted in red to show railroads by number coded to list. Index in left margin and on the verso. Inset: Southern portion of Texas. 12 x 13 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 50 x 68 cm.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original maps, charts and schedules furnished by railway engineers, agents &c to accompany the American Railway Guide.

    Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original ...

    Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000]. Inset: Railway map of New England, together with sections of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania on an enlarged scale. 23 x 23 cm. LC Railroad maps, 10 Description derived from published bibliography. To the right of the map is an advertisment stating "American Railway Guide for the United States. Published Monthly." Another edition, 184-, lacks title and advertisement. Additional edition, ...

    • Contributor: Dinsmore, Curran
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • J. Sage & Sons new & reliable rail road map, travellers edition, Eastern.

    J. Sage & Sons new & reliable rail road map, travellers editi...

    Scale 1:2,250,000. LC Railroad maps, 88 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the northeastern United States indicating stations along the completed railroad lines. Inset: Eastern Massachusetts and part of N. Hampshire, Rhode Island & Connecticut. On an enlarged scale. 15 x 16 cm. On the verso of map are lists of distances between stations for the individual railroad lines. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Sage (J.) & Sons
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Railroad map of Ohio published by the State. 1890. Prepared by J. A. Norton, commissioner of railroads & telegraphs. Copyright by H. B. Stranahan.

    Railroad map of Ohio published by the State. 1890. Prepared b...

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. LC also has edition copyrighted 1891 by Short & Forman. LC Railroad maps, 286 Description derived from published bibliography. Map shows drainage, counties, cities and towns, canals, single and double railroad tracks, distances, and names of lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 70 x 68 cm.

    • Contributor: Norton, J. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map showing the line of the New Haven, Middletown, and Boston Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the New Haven, Middletown, and Boston...

    Scale ca. 1:900,000. LC Railroad maps, 473 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of New England showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, distances, and the railroad network with named lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 60 x 66 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Indexed county and railroad pocket map and shippers guide of West Virginia, accompanied by a new and original compilation and ready reference index, showing in detail the entire railroad system.

    Indexed county and railroad pocket map and shippers guide of ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Title from cover. LC Railroad maps, 312 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stations, post offices, and the railroad network keyed to list by number. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 47 x 68 cm.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • A map of the Virginia Central Railroad, west of the Blue Ridge, and the preliminary surveys, with a profile of the grades.

    A map of the Virginia Central Railroad, west of the Blue Ridg...

    Scale ca. 1:160,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC Railroad maps, 602 Detailed topographic map between Waynesboro and Covington showing relief by hachures, drainage, county roads and turnpikes, railroad lines, and "preliminary lines," county names, and boundaries. Distances are indicated at lower right of map. Consolidated in 1868 into the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. See entry 365. [From published bibliography] Includes distance chart and profile. ...

    • Contributor: Citti, L. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron Co. situated in the Hocking Valley, Ohio, and their relation to the markets of the north and west.

    Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron ...

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 133 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of the north-central and Great Lakes region showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, coal fields, names of railroads, and the railroad network. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 69 x 94 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola, and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies.

    Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress...

    Scale ca. 1:3,400,000. Hand colored. LC copy includes pencial annotations. LC Railroad maps, 11 Outline map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and constructed and contemplated railroads. The southern portion of map indicates proposed shipping routes to points in the West Indies and Middle America. This is one of the earliest small-scale government maps to show ...

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. House
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • From Great Salt Lake to the Humboldt Mountains.

    From Great Salt Lake to the Humboldt Mountains.

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 2. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy missing data on left side of map. 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, 166 Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map Publishing Firms --                        Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    Map Publishing Firms -- Railroad Maps,...

    Perhaps 30 percent of the commercially produced railroad maps were published by the New York City publishing house established by Joseph Hutchins Colton in 1831. This firm was known the world over for the quality, quantity, and variety of its publications, including maps, atlases, and school geographies.[19] Henry Varnum Poor, in the introduction to his History of the Railroads and Canals of the United ...

  • General map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    General map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    Scale ca. 1:4,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 520 Description derived from published bibliography. Ticket information on the verso. Inset: [Map of Middle Atlantic region.] 23 x 25 cm. 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. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Allen, Lane & Scott
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • G. Woolworth Colton's railroad, township & distance map of New England with adjacent portions of New York, Canada & New Brunswick.

    G. Woolworth Colton's railroad, township & distance map of Ne...

    Scale 1:900,000. LC also has 1875 and 1884 editions. LC Railroad maps, 112 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows state, county, and township boundaries and indicates mileage between stations. A table of distances appears above the inset. Inset: The eastern portion of Massachusetts on an enlarged scale. 28 x 23 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphia & Charleston /

    Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphi...

    Scale [ca. 1:1,520,640]. LC Railroad maps, 69 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 36 ...

    • Contributor: McClellan, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Plan of railroads north and east of Boston, with the projected railroads from Danvers, Georgetown & Gloucester; showing the situation of the towns & villages, their distance from Boston & number of inhabitants.

    Plan of railroads north and east of Boston, with the projecte...

    Scale ca. 1:160,000. LC Railroad maps, 234 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map, oriented to the west, of the area north of Boston showing the rail network. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 37 x 45 cm.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Alonzo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of the Indian and Oklahoma territories, 1894; compiled from the official records of the General Land Office and other sources.

    Map of the Indian and Oklahoma territories, 1894; compiled fr...

    Scale 1:760,320. LC Railroad maps, 288 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, Indian areas, districts, treaty dates, roads and trails, and the named railroads. Includes index guide. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 62 x 82 cm.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Rail road map of Ohio 1873.

    Rail road map of Ohio 1873.

    Scale ca. 1:970,000. LC Railroad maps, 282 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, iron ore and coal fields, counties, cities and towns, canals, and completed and proposed railroads with names along the lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 40 x 52 cm.

    • Contributor: Gray, O. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of Illinois Central R.R.

    Map of Illinois Central R.R.

    Scale ca. 1:2,700,000. At top of map in ms: "Recd with RR Co. Report June 30/92 (Actually rec. Oct. 14/92)." LC Railroad maps, 431 Description derived from published bibliography. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

    Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

    Scale ca. 1:1,880,000. Listed as "another copy" in R.W. Stephenson's Civil War Maps (Washington, Govt. print. off,. 1961), no. 44. LC Railroad maps, 142 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows location and date of engagements, forts, railroads, state and county boundaries, roads, towns, and rivers. Annotated in color to indicate "gauges of southern rail roads." The additions were "compiled under direction of Lieut. Col. ...

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Board of Trade. Committee on Inland Transportation
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the Seaboard, Pennsylvania and Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Seaboard, Pennsylvania and Western Railroad a...

    Scale 1:950,400. Inset: [Connections to Chicago and St. Louis] 16 x 41 cm. LC Railroad maps, 558 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, coal fields in Pennsylvania, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 63 x 74 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Map showing the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad and its conne...

    Scale 1:1,267,200. Inset: Great Lakes Region, 18 x 19 cm. LC Railroad maps, 562 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in Pennsylvania, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered in 1852. Reorganized in 1875 with the Geneva, Hornellsville, and Pine Creek Railroad. In 1882 became the Sodus ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

    Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [si...

    Scale ca. 1:2,500,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC Railroad maps, 426 Description derived from published bibliography. Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at lower right of map. Harrisburg to Pittsburgh Railroad is part of the Pennsylvania Railroad. See entry 517. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Map of surveys for the Louisville & Cincinnati B'ch Railroad; I. M. St. John, Chief Eng', 1866.

    Map of surveys for the Louisville & Cincinnati B'ch Railroad;...

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. From Report of the Surveys and Estimates of the Louisville and Cincinnati Branch Railroad (Louisville, John P. Morton, 1866). LC Railroad maps, 450 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of northern Kentucky showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, railroads, and completed, located, experimental and old survey lines. Includes the five survey lines proposed for a railroad between Louisville and Covington. ...

    • Contributor: Thatcher, Edwin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Colton's railroad and express map of the northwestern states showing countries, towns, railroads, station, distances, etc.

    Colton's railroad and express map of the northwestern states ...

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 130 Description derived from published bibliography. North-central states. Shows drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, stations, and the railroad network with distances. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 98 x 72 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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...

    Scale 1:380,160; 6 miles to an in. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. LC Railroad maps, 291 Map shows drainage, county boundaries, cities, roads, and canals. Lines of surveys and railroads in operation are indicated by different colors. [From published bibliography] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 50 x 81 cm.

    • Contributor: Cramer, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W. Strickland & B. H. Latrobe, Esqrs., civ. engineers. Showing also the present route by steamboat & the N. Castle R. Road, & that proposed to be constructed by way of Oxford & Port-Deposit.

    Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W...

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Hand colored. Annotated on verso: Map of Philadelphia & Baltimore Railroad. Md. Fillmore. DLC LC Railroad maps, 523 Map of an area between Philadelphia and Baltimore showing drainage, cities and towns, post roads, and boundaries. Chartered in Maryland in May, 1852. [From published bibliography]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Trautwine, John C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 509 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, Indian reservations, ocean routes, and railroads with emphasis on the main lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 81 x 68 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Chicago Great Western Railway "Maple Leaf Route."

    Chicago Great Western Railway "Maple Leaf Route."

    Scale ca. 1:1,150,000. LC Railroad maps, 376 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 69 x 69 cm.

    • Contributor: Poole Brothers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map showing the proposed Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Railroad connecting and extending the Chattanooga Southern Railway, Marietta and North Georgia Railway, Knoxville, Cumberland Gap and Louisville Railroad, and Morristown and Cumberland Gap Railroad.

    Map showing the proposed Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Rail...

    Scale 1:1,275,000. LC Railroad maps, 574 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the southern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 70 x 102 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Route of the Pacific and Atlantic Rail Road between San Francisco, & San Jose, as located by Wm. J. Lewis, Chief Engineer, in Sept. Oct. & Nov. 1851.

    Route of the Pacific and Atlantic Rail Road between San Franc...

    Scale ca. 1:120,000. LC Railroad maps, 510 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the coast between San Francisco and San Jose showing roads, property owners, streams, and relief by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 20 x 69 cm.

    • Contributor: Lewis, William J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Plan and profile of the Phil. W. & Balt. R.R., A.D. 1860.

    Plan and profile of the Phil. W. & Balt. R.R., A.D. 1860.

    Scale ca. 1:60,000. Across the bottom of the map is a profile of the ground from the Delaware River to the Baltimore Depot. LC Railroad maps, 531 Description derived from published bibliography. Strip map of a surveyed line, showing distances in feet, from Philadelphia to Baltimore. The map indicates portions of rivers and streams, the road pattern, and important towns. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Harness, Olney
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the Stanstead, Shefford, and Chambly Rail Road, and its connections.

    Map of the Stanstead, Shefford, and Chambly Rail Road, and it...

    Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. LC Railroad maps, 570 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the New England states and part of Canada showing the railroad network, relief by hachures, and place names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 36 x 23 cm.

    • Contributor: Robertson & Seibert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of the Shenandoah Valley route via Luray Caverns, Natural Bridge & the Grottos. The Shenandoah Valley R.R. Norfolk & Western R.R. and East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia System and their connections.

    Map of the Shenandoah Valley route via Luray Caverns, Natural...

    Scale not given. LC Railroad maps, 560 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 44 x 85 ...

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map showing lines and connections of the Shenandoah Valley and Norfolk & Western Railways.

    Map showing lines and connections of the Shenandoah Valley an...

    Scale 1:3,800,000. At top of map: "Supplement to the Virginia's for May, 1881." LC Railroad maps, 559 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the eastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad netowrk with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of mileage between stations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • About this Collection --                        Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    About this Collection -- Railroad Maps...

    Contains 623 maps chosen from more than 3,000 railroad maps and about 2,000 regional, state, and county maps, and other maps which show "internal improvements" of the past century. The maps presented here are a selection from the Geography and Map Division holdings, based on the popular cartobibliography, Railroad Maps of the United States: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-century Maps in the ...

    • Date: 1828
  • Railroad commissioner's map of Mississippi.

    Railroad commissioner's map of Mississippi.

    Scale ca. 1:1,150,000. LC also has an 1898 edition. LC Railroad maps, 243 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with color coding. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 52 x 32 cm.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Map of the Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad showing the connections, 1853, J. B. Westbrook, Chief Engineer.

    Map of the Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad showing the conne...

    Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Railroad maps, 442 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing the railroad network in operation and under construction. Chartered in 1852 and opened to traffic in 1857. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 63 x 98 cm.

    • Contributor: Westbrook, J. B.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. From "Description of a Rail Road Route, from St Louis to San Francisco," in letters to P. P. F. Degrand, from W. L. Dearborn, 1849. Boston, 1850. LC Railroad maps, 146 Description derived from published bibliography. "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 ...

    • Contributor: Dearborn, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map showing the Washington City and Point Lookout Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Washington City and Point Lookout Railroad an...

    Scale 1:760,320. LC Railroad maps, 608 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 58 x 46 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map and profile of the proposed Paterson and Dover Rail Road and Paterson and Ramapo Rail Road.

    Map and profile of the proposed Paterson and Dover Rail Road ...

    Scale 1:63,360. "Topography from Gordon's Map of New Jersey." LC Railroad maps, 513 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Allen, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map of the Great Central Route and its connections, the most central, attractive, direct and reliable thoroughfare between the eastern and western states.

    Map of the Great Central Route and its connections, the most ...

    Scale ca. 1:3,250,000. Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1856. LC Railroad maps, 421 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the north-central and northeastern states indicating larger cities, county boundaries, and railroad network emphasizing the Michigan Central Railroad and the Great Western Railway. At right of map: "Statistics of suspension bridge." Inset: [View of] Mammoth suspension bridge over Niagara ...

    • Contributor: Noble, C. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • New railroad map of the state of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia. Compiled and drawn by Frank Arnold Gray.

    New railroad map of the state of Maryland, Delaware, and the ...

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Railroad maps, 230 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, canals, stations, cities and towns, counties, canals, roads completed, narrow gauge and proposed railroads with names of lines. Includes list of railroads. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 39 x 62 cm.

    • Contributor: Gray, Frank Arnold
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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...

    Scale 1:126,720. LC Railroad maps, 590 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of Nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, and railroads. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 53 x 64 cm.

    • Contributor: Gillis, J. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:1,450,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC Railroad maps, 110 Outline map covering New England states and showing the major rail connections with Montreal and Quebec, Canada. [From published bibliography] Includes list of distances for individual companies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 47 x 35 cm.

    • Contributor: C. D. Andrews & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the north west to the Atlantic sea-board exhibiting the tributaries & drainage of the trade into each and the effect of the enlargement of the Erie Canal, illustrating the position taken by William J. McAlpine, C.E. in his Annual Report as State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York, 1853.

    Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the no...

    Scale 1:3,800,000. [From New York State Engineer & Surveyor on the Canals. Annual Report . . . Transmitted . . . Feb. 9, 1854] LC Railroad maps, 82 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the eastern half of the United States showing canals, finished railroads, railroads in progress of contruction and proposed lines. Trade areas are indicated by line symbols and added ...

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches & connections, the shortest & quickest route between the east & west.

    A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its ...

    Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 515 Description derived from published bibliography. Sketch map of the eastern United States showing the railroad network and emphasizing the routes between St. Louis and Chicago, and Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 19 x 22 cm.

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • A geographically correct county map of the states traversed by the Atchison Topeka and the Santa Fé Railroad and its connections.

    A geographically correct county map of the states traversed b...

    Scale ca. 1:2,750,000. LC Railroad maps, 321 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of the central United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, wagon trails, and the railroad network. This line was chartered by the state of Kansas in 1859; the first 75 miles of line were not completed until 1871. See also entry 553. Inset: At top ...

    • Contributor: Woodward, Tiernan, and Hale
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • New county and rail road map of the western states and valley of the Mississippi.

    New county and rail road map of the western states and valley...

    Scale [ca. 1:2,400,000]. LC Railroad maps, 132 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the central United States showing in detail relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 105 x 88 cm.

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

    Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 356 Description derived from published bibliography. See entries 373-375. 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) Contains profiles and elevation of lines, indicates geographic regions, industry and agriculture, mileage, stage connections, and railroads. "The above three ...

    • Contributor: H.R. Page & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • South Carolina railroads.

    South Carolina railroads.

    Scale 1:760,320. LC Railroad maps, 301 Description derived from published bibliography. Map overprinted in red to show railroads by number coded to list. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 50 x 68 cm.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:5,200,000. Inset: City of New York [showing the Harlem R.R.] 18 x 15 cm. LC also has 1854 edition. LC Railroad maps, 16 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the eastern United States to about the 96th Meridian showing operating and projected railroads. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 40 x 50 cm.

    • Contributor: Dinsmore, Curran
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Colton's railroad & township map, western states compiled from the United States surveys.

    Colton's railroad & township map, western states compiled fro...

    Scale ca. 1:1,530,000. Prime meridian: Washington. Relief shown by hachures. LC also has 1852, 1855, and 1857 editions. 1857 edition differs from the other maps in title location. Lacks "Cincinnati. O." under small view of the city. The map coverage has been shifted west by one degree of longitude. "J.P. Cox Sc." appears under the date in the title. LC Railroad maps, 147a Detailed ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the Virginia Central R.R. and its proposed connections.

    Map of the Virginia Central R.R. and its proposed connections.

    Scale ca. 1:3,250,000. LC Railroad maps, 600 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the eastern portion of the United States showing the proposed and completed railroad network, and indicating, in red and blue, the main connections to the Virginia Central R. R. The line became a part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad in 1868. See entry 365. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Ruggles, T. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • 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...

    Scale 1:6,000,000. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. "This is a hurried compilation of all the authentic surveys and is designed to exhibit the relations of the different routes to each other: the topography represents only those great divides which form summits on the profiles of the routes. An elaborate map on scale of 1:3,000,000 is being compiled and is in an advanced state..." ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

    Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railwa...

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 369 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads. Includes a table of distances. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 70 x 125 cm.

    • Contributor: Chicago & Northwestern Railway. Land Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the Ohio Southern R.R. and its connections through the Cincinnati, Sandusky & Cleveland and Indiana, Bloomington & Western Railroads.

    Map showing the Ohio Southern R.R. and its connections throug...

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 505 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and railroad network including proposed lines. Emphasizes main lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 46 x 80 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • General map of a survey in California : in connection with examinations for railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean /

    General map of a survey in California : in connection with ex...

    Scale 1:600,000. Relief shown by hachures. "Proof revised in Office of P.R.R. Surveys Feb. 10th 1855. All copies printed prior to this date contain errors. G. K. Warren, Lt. Topl. Engrs." LC Railroad maps, 157 Description derived from published bibliography. Map shows "practicable railway routes" between Ft. Yuma on the Colorado River and the San Francisco Bay region. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Preuss, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Williams' commercial map of the United States and Canada with railroads, routes, and distances,

    Williams' commercial map of the United States and Canada with...

    Scale ca. 1:4,400,000. LC Railroad maps, 29 Includes list of distances between major cities. Insets: City & harbor of Havana.--Map of the Island of Cuba.--Map of the Niagara River and Falls.--Map of California, Oregon, New Mexico, Utah &c. Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States framed in decorative borders indicating drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, the railroad network, and ...

    • Contributor: Williams, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the rail roads, from Rome to Albany and Troy, by one of the engineers who assisted in contructing, prepared from actual survey.

    Map of the rail roads, from Rome to Albany and Troy, by one o...

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Railroad maps, 260 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of the Mohawk Valley from Troy to Rome showing drainage, relief by hachures, towns, and villages. Accompanied by a pamphlet entitled Map of the Railroads from Rome to Albany and Troy; with Explanatory Remarks and Sketches of the History, Geology and Present Condition of the Mohawk Valley. By Levi Williams, ...

    • Contributor: William, Levi
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1853.

    The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1...

    Scale ca. 1:1,800,000. Across top of map: "Philadelphia's great north and Lake route." A table of distances appears in the lower left of map. "The North Pennsylvania Rail Road will form part of a line from the Wyoming mines northwest to the Lakes and from the Lehigh mines southeast to tidewater, shorter both ways, than any other route, from either of the anthracite coal ...

    • Contributor: Miller, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the railroads & canals connecting the coal estate of the Broad Mountain Improvement Co., with the Atlantic &c.

    Map of the railroads & canals connecting the coal estate of t...

    Scale [ca. 1:650,000]. LC Railroad maps, 76 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map indicating the railroad network in central Pennsylvania, parts of Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 47 x 71 cm.

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific,

    Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing t...

    Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown by hachures. Portraits of 28 railroad presidents are reproduced in the border, including: John Robin McDaniel, Jacob Strader, J. D. De Frees, John Caldwell, C. A. Brown, J. Edgar Thompson, Thos. D. Walker, E. Hobbs, R. N. Rice, S. S. L'Hommedieu, Wm. Case, George Palmer, P. A. Hall, Henry C. Lord, A. G. Jaudon, Edwin Robinson, E. H. Gill, ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Johnson's map of Indiana showing the rail roads and townships compiled from the latest & best authorities.

    Johnson's map of Indiana showing the rail roads and townships...

    Scale ca. 1:675,000. LC Railroad maps, 211 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, cities and towns, townships, and the railroad network. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 89 x 58 cm.

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Indexed county and township pocket map and shippers guide of South Dakota.

    Indexed county and township pocket map and shippers guide of ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,150,000. Title from cover. LC Railroad maps, 302 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, counties, township lines, cities and towns, Indian and military reservations, area "opened for settlement by treaty of 1889," and the railroad network with named lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 40 x 57 cm.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States reduced from the large map of the U.S.

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

    Scale ca. 1:7,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 1 From the author's A brief description of the canals and railroads of the United States. Includes cross sections of 4 canals and inset "South part of Florida." 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 ...

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Map of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and its connections.

    Scale ca. 1:1,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 366 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the central portion of the eastern United States between the Atlantic and St. Louis showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, railroads, and iron and coal deposits. Inset: [Transcontinental connections] 13 x 60 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 39 ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the Great Kennesaw Route via Washington, Roanoke and, Knoxville.

    Map of the Great Kennesaw Route via Washington, Roanoke and, ...

    Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 422 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 45 x 85 cm.

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande : from explorations and surveys /

    From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande : from explorations and sur...

    Scale 1:950,400. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 35th Parallel. Map no. 1. 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, 152 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Sketch of ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • The Growth of Mapping --                        Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    The Growth of Mapping -- Railroad Maps...

    The wealth of data derived from the Pacific surveys stimulated cartographic activities. The data used in compiling twenty-two large individual maps published with the thirteen handsomely illustrated volumes of the Pacific Railroad Surveys,[15]for example, was the basic source material for Lt. Gouverneur Kemble Warren's "Map of the Territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean." With Warren's map the ...

  • Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

    Scale 1:1,300,000. LC Railroad maps, 456 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of Ohio and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, mineral deposits, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 37 x 59 cm.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of the Philadelphia and Erie Railway, branches and connecting lines.

    Map of the Philadelphia and Erie Railway, branches and connec...

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 526 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of Pennsylvania showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with lines named. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 33 x 51 cm.

    • Contributor: Gwinner, Henry W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Colton's railroad & township map of New England with portions of the state of New York, the British provinces &c.

    Colton's railroad & township map of New England with portions...

    Scale 1:570,240. LC copy imperfect, lower right quarter of map missing. LC also has 1853 and 1854 editions. LC Railroad maps, 107 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 2 parts, 137 x 76 cm. and 69 x 76 cm.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:2,027,520; approx. 32 miles to 1 in. Prime meridian: Washington. Relief shown by hachures. "Engraved under the direction of C. H. Waite." "The entire map is printed from electrotype plates, sections of which can be used for special railroad maps, publishers premium maps, maps to accompany reports, pamphlets, etc., etc., and for various advertising purposes. Designs furnished upon publication." LC Railroad maps, ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Hillsborough & Cincinnati Railroad map extending from Jackson, Jackson Co. Ohio to Parkersburg, Va., as located in 1853 under the direction of Ellwood Morris, Chief Eng. N. E. Jones, S. Linton, Princ. Assist. Engrs.

    Hillsborough & Cincinnati Railroad map extending from Jackson...

    Scale 1:126,720. LC Railroad maps, 428 Description derived from published bibliography. Topographic strip map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, roads, houses, property owners names, and county names. This line was chartered in Ohio, March 2, 1846. It was purchased by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in 1860. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 25 x 75 ...

    • Contributor: Jacobi, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Boston & Maine Railroad and connections.

    Boston & Maine Railroad and connections.

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 347 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Insets: St Andrews N.B. ... 12 x 10 cm.--White Mountain Region. 17 x 14 cm.--Mount Desert Island and vicinity. 18 x 18 cm. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Tunison's railroad, distance, and township map of New York from latest surveys.

    Tunison's railroad, distance, and township map of New York fr...

    Scale ca. 1:640,000. Railroad maps, 272 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network. Includes a directory of business firms below the map and a list of counties in upper left of map. Inset: [View of New York vicinity] 13 x 30 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Tunison, E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Iowa.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Iowa.

    Scale not given. LC has another copy in 8 sheets. LC Railroad maps, 220 Description derived from published bibliography. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897