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  • New enlarged scale railroad and county map of Tennessee showing every railroad station and post office in the state, 1888.

    New enlarged scale railroad and county map of Tennessee showi...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Rail road map of Pennsylvania published by the Department of Internal Affairs of Pennsylvania, 1895.

    Rail road map of Pennsylvania published by the Department of ...

    Detailed map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad system distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Wall, J. Sutton
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Map showing the Pacific Railroads and their branches; prepared for the United States Pacific Railway Commission.

    Map showing the Pacific Railroads and their branches; prepare...

    Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, Indian reservation, military posts, and the railroad network with main lines color coded. Red indicates lines "aided by U.S. Bonds."

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map of the State of Florida showing the progress of the surveys; from the annual report of the Surveyor General for 1856.

    Map of the State of Florida showing the progress of the surve...

    Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, roads, trails, and location of two railroad lines in the northern part of the state. Stated scale reads: 12 miles to an inch. It is corrected in ink to read 18 miles.

    • Contributor: Drew, Columbus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c.

    Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mex...

    Detailed general map of portions of North America framed in decorative borders showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, railroads in operation, and proposed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Boones map of the Black Diamond System of Railways, J. D. McKisson del., Perysville Ohio.

    Boones map of the Black Diamond System of Railways, J. D. McK...

    Detailed map of southern United States from Cincinnati, Ohio, to northern Florida. Shows drainage, the Ohio River railroad system, cities and towns, county boundaries.

    • Contributor: Boone, Albert E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • 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 ...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stations, post offices, and the railroad network keyed to list by number.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed Columbus & Pensacola Rail Road, accompanying the report of Major J. D. Graham, U.S. Topographical Engr. Feb. 6th, 1836; drawn chiefly from the original surveys in the Gen. Land Office at Washington by Wm. R. Palmer, U.S. Asst. Civil Engr.

    A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the ...

    Map of southern Alabama and part of western Florida showing roads, cities, and drainage.

    • Contributor: Palmer, W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • Map showing the route of the Chicago and Canada Southern Railway and its connecting lines.

    Map showing the route of the Chicago and Canada Southern Rail...

    Map of the northeastern and midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map showing the route of the Continental Railway and its connecting lines.

    Map showing the route of the Continental Railway and its conn...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Brooklyn.

    Brooklyn.

    Street map of Brooklyn published for Advertising Bureau, Brooklyn City Rail Road Company. Overprinted in brown to show "Twelve Routes, 42 miles of Streets and Avenues Traversed by Cars, all Starting from Fulton Ferry." Contains a list of routes in lower left of map.

    • Contributor: J. Beers & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylvania projected for the Sunbury Erie and Pittsburg [sic] Rail Road Convention by James Herron Civil Engineer.

    Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of ...

    Physical map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, spot heights in feet, state boundaries, canals, cities and towns. Finished and proposed railroads with names of lines and mileages are indicated.

    • Contributor: Herron, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map showing the line of the Alabama & Tennessee River Rail Road and its proposed extensions; exhibiting also the contiguous mineral deposits and zone of production.

    Map showing the line of the Alabama & Tennessee River Rail Ro...

    County and township map of Alabama and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, and main railroads in heavy lines. Chartered in 1848. Reorganized in 1866 under title of Selma, Rome, and Dalton Railroad.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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
  • Fox River Valley R.R. in Wisconsin with its connections.

    Fox River Valley R.R. in Wisconsin with its connections.

    Shows area of southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Indicates county boundaries, larger cities, and some drainage. The line was chartered in 1852 and constructed in 1854.

    • Contributor: Lipman & Riddle
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • 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 of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

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

    Detailed township map of the north-central states indicating drainage, cities and towns, townships, county boundaries, the road and railroad networks, and in blue overprint the connections with the Iowa Central line.

    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of the Pittsburg [sic], Fort Wayne & Chicago, Cleveland and Pittsburg [sic], Grand Rapids and Indiana, and Pennsylvania railroads.

    Map of the Pittsburg [sic], Fort Wayne & Chicago, Cleveland a...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named lines. Emphasis on the main lines. See also entry 504.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the Toledo, Wabash, and Gt. Western Rail Road Line, and its connections.

    Map of the Toledo, Wabash, and Gt. Western Rail Road Line, an...

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing railroad lines and major cities.

    • Contributor: Olmstead, S. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • From the Humboldt Mountains to the Mud Lakes.

    From the Humboldt Mountains to the Mud Lakes.

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 3. 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, 167 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by E. A. Teulon, expressly to accompany the Pathfinder Railway Guide.

    Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved...

    Shows railroads in operation and some proposed lines. Indicates state boundaries, cities and towns, and main drainage.

    • Contributor: George K. Snow & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, and parts of New Hampshire & New York exhibiting the several rail road routes completed, constructing, chartered & contemplated; published by order of the Legislature of Massachusetts, 1846.

    Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode...

    General map showing drainage, cities, towns, state and county boundaries.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Archibald
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • 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
  • 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...

    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 a railroad network. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. House
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • New trans-continental map of the Pacific R.R. and routes of overland travel to Colorado, Nebraska, the Black Hills, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, California and the Pacific Coast.

    New trans-continental map of the Pacific R.R. and routes of o...

    Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stage routes, railroads completed and projected. Main lines in heavy black.

    • Contributor: Williams, Henry T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Indexed map of Colorado showing the railroads in the state, and the express company doing business over each, also counties and rivers.

    Indexed map of Colorado showing the railroads in the state, a...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, and the railroads with names along the lines. Title from cover.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the routes to Pike's Peak, overland mail route to California and Pacific rail road surveys. To which are added the new state & territorial boundaires, the principal mail & rail road routes with all the arrangements & corrections made by Congress up to the date of its issue.

    Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the ...

    Detailed general map framed in decorative borders showing drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the transportation and communication networks. An excellent example of a promotional map to encourage emigration. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: McGowan, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad and its leased lines.

    Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad and its l...

    Shows all of New York City and Long Island. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. Chartered on April 24, 1834.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and connections.

    Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and conn...

    Map of United States showing major relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, railroad stations, the railroad network, with emphasis on Tennessee. Names of railroads along the lines are indicated. This line was first chartered under Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad on December 11, 1845. Its present name dates from 1873.

    • Contributor: Danley, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Indiana.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Indiana.

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map of Alabama.

    Map of Alabama.

    Shows drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network in colored lines.

    • Contributor: Alabama. Railroad Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Through route west to Pittsburg [sic]

    Through route west to Pittsburg [sic]

    Outline map of the middle Atlantic states showing existing routes and, in red, the advantages of the proposed Metropolitan Railroad connections. The state of Maryland authorized extension of this line to Cumberland in January 1853.

    • Contributor: [Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C)]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • The New York Central & Hudson River R.R. and connections.

    The New York Central & Hudson River R.R. and connections.

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures and shading, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Daniels, George H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of Royal Land Company's railroad (narrow gauge) from their anthracite coal fields to deep water /

    Map of Royal Land Company's railroad (narrow gauge) from thei...

    Shows central Virginia from the Allegheny Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. Relief shown by form lines. Pencil (some col.) on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) H267 LC Railroad maps, 549 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Braxton, Carter M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • Goldthwait's map of the United States, British Provinces, Mexico, Central America, W. India Is. &c., exhibiting the railroads with their distances, single and double tracks and width of gauge.

    Goldthwait's map of the United States, British Provinces, Mex...

    Shows drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries.

    • Contributor: Goldthwait, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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...

    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]

    • Contributor: Citti, L. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the United States of America to accompany Doggett's Rail Road Guide.

    Map of the United States of America to accompany Doggett's Ra...

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. "The working lines of railroad are shown in color." From Doggett's Railroad Guide [1847] LC Railroad maps, 9 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Map of Oregon, California &c. 15 x 12 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection between tide water Virginia, and the Ohio River at Big Sandy, Guyandotte and Point Pleasant; made by W. Vaisz Top. Eng.

    Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection ...

    Map of Virginia and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, county boundaries, place names and "McAdamised" roads.

    • Contributor: Vaisz, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Indexed county and township pocket map and shippers guide of South Dakota.

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

    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.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • 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 ...

    North-central states. Shows drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, stations, and the railroad network with distances.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • History of Railroads and Maps --                        Railroad Maps, 1828-1900
  • 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
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Hillsborough & Cincinnati Rail-road map extending from Hillsborough, Highland Co. to the coal field at Jackson, Jackson Co. Ohio; as located in 1852 under the direction of Ellwood Morris, Chief Engr. N. F. Jones, Princ. Assist. Eng.

    Hillsborough & Cincinnati Rail-road map extending from Hillsb...

    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.

    • Contributor: Jacobi, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the United States showing major relief by hachures, drainage, and the railroad network with named lines and emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: Patterson, S. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord to Haverhill, N.H.

    Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord...

    Map covers parts of Belknap, Carroll, Grafton, and Merrimac counties, N.H. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Crocker, William P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Indexed map of Arizona showing the stage lines, counties, lakes & rivers.

    Indexed map of Arizona showing the stage lines, counties, lak...

    Shows relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads and trails, proposed mail route, and proposed railroad lines.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Cram's township and rail road map of Indiana.

    Cram's township and rail road map of Indiana.

    Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage and cities and towns. Railroads are distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • View fo the lake & north west-connections with Philadelphia.

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

    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.

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map and profile of the Sunbury route Susqua. Rail Road from the terminus of York & Cumberland Railway to Williamsport Pennsa. showing its connection with the great southern anthracite coal fields; 1st by the Dauphin & Susqa. Rail Road, 2d by the Lykins Valley Rail Road, 3d by the Treverton Rail Road, 4th by the Shamokin Rail Road, surveyed by Geo. P. Worcester, Civ. Engr. and the Williamsport and Elmira Route surveyed under the directions of Maj. Hartman Bache Topog. Engr. U.S.A., by Geo. P. Worcester Civ. Engr. for Balto. & Susqua. R.R.

    Map and profile of the Sunbury route Susqua. Rail Road from t...

    Map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing the railroad network, cities, towns, railroad stations, canals, and coal fields.

    • Contributor: Worcester, George P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Maps showing the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and leased lines.

    Maps showing the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and leased lines.

    Special map shows the main line and land grant in Missouri and includes iron and lead regions; general map covers United States showing the railroad network with the main lines distinguished by color; created by Act of Congress, July 27, 1866, with a land grant of 42 million acres; entry 329 shows extent of land grant in Arizona and New Mexico.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary lines as projected and its connections with other railroads west of the Mississippi River, which unite with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and south projected Pacific Railroad via Elpaso [sic] to the Pacific Ocean, showing also the connection by rail road of the cities of New Orleans & St. Louis. Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 1853.

    Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal t...

    Map showing Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and part of Texas. Shows drainage, cities and towns, and state boundaries, west of the Mississippi River. The adjoining area east of the Mississippi River shows only the rail network. The map indicates proposed, surveyed, located, and completed rail lines. Chartered in Arkansas in 1853 and in Missouri in 1854.

    • Contributor: Wilamowicz, I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and Boston; compiled for the Cocheco Railroad Co. November, 1848.

    Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and ...

    Map shows Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Includes a table of distances and indicates "constructed & completed" and "contemplated & chartered" railroads. The Cocheco line was chartered on July 2, 1847.

    • Contributor: Parrott, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity showing surface & elevated railroads in operation and proposed.

    Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity showing surface ...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, parks, some buildings, names of property owners, streets, roads, and the railroads distinguished by line symbols.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road and connections.

    Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road and connections.

    Map of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating major drainage, larger cities, state boundaries, and the railroad network. Chartered April 2, 1852.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the Fremont and Indiana Rail Road and its connections, December 1858.

    Map of the Fremont and Indiana Rail Road and its connections,...

    Map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing drainage, place names, state boundaries, and the completed and proposed railroad network. Chartered April 25, 1853. Opened in 1859.

    • Contributor: Medberry, S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of the canals and railroads for transporting anthracite coal from the several coal fields to the city of New York; drawn under the direction of J. Dutton Steele, C.E. by W. Lorenz, Asst. Eng. 1856.

    Map of the canals and railroads for transporting anthracite c...

    Detailed map of eastern Pennsylvania and parts of New York and New Jersey showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, cities, towns, and coal fields.

    • Contributor: Lorenz, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the United States compiled from the latest and most  accurate surveys by Amos Lay, geographer & map publisher, New York.

    Map of the United States compiled from the latest and most a...

    Detailed map of the eastern United States to about the 97th Meridian. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, cities, towns and villages, canals, roads, and railroads in operation and proposed lines. Railroads are shown in New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, South Carolina, and a very small part of North Carolina from Rock Island to the northern boundary.

    • Contributor: Lay, Amos
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1834
  • From the northern boundary of California to the Columbia River : from explorations and surveys /

    From the northern boundary of California to the Columbia Rive...

    Scale 1:760,320. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Routes in Oregon and California. Map no. 2. "Drawn by John Young." 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, 170 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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 ...

  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map & profile of the Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Wm. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer, Jany. 1st, 1848.

    Map & profile of the Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Wm. B. Gi...

    Includes a table of distances from Boston to New York. Shows rail lines from Burlington, Vt., south to Bellows Falls in Windham Co., Vt., and includes drainage and topography on both sides of the line. Indicates county and township boundaries. Chartered November 1, 1843. Name changed November 6, 1847.

    • Contributor: Gilbert, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Map showing the location of the N.Y. & Oswego Midland R.R. with existing and proposed connection, January 1st 1869, [by Van R. Richmond, State Engr. & Surv.]

    Map showing the location of the N.Y. & Oswego Midland R.R. wi...

    Map of New York State and vicinity showing drainage, canals, cities and towns, and named railroads. January 1st, 1870 edition has "W. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer."

    • Contributor: Richmond, Van R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of Kansas and Nebraska.

    Map of Kansas and Nebraska.

    Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, location of the land grant railroads and indicating the 10-, 20-, & 25-mile limits of grants. Shows land offices and the Surveyor General's office.

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map showing the route and connections of the Wheeling and Cincinnati Mineral Railway.

    Map showing the route and connections of the Wheeling and Cin...

    Map of Ohio showing drainage, cities and towns, townships and countries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map showing the California and Nevada Railroad and its extensions and connections.

    Map showing the California and Nevada Railroad and its extens...

    Map of central California and Colorado showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, and railroads, with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Indexed railroad and county map of Georgia.

    Indexed railroad and county map of Georgia.

    Indexed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, county and township boundaries. Railroads distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • J. Sage & Sons new & reliable rail road map, travellers edition, Eastern.

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

    Map of the northeastern United States indicating stations along the completed railroad lines.

    • Contributor: Sage (J.) & Sons
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the Southern Express Company.

    Map of the Southern Express Company.

    Outline railroad map of the southern states printed on heavy paper, indicating the railroad network, with stations and names of railroad companies along each line. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Richardson, Alfred M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Map of the Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven R.R. & branches.

    Map of the Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven R.R. & branches.

    Map of part of Pennsylvania between Schuylkill Haven and Ashland, showing drainage, cities, towns, individual buildings, mines, mills, and the branch rail lines connecting with the Philadelphia Reading & Pottsville R.R.

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map showing the route & connections of the Central Rail Road Extension Company of Long Island.

    Map showing the route & connections of the Central Rail Road ...

    Shows New York City and eastern Long Island. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Colton's map of the state of Indiana, compiled from the United States surveys & other authentic sources, exhibiting sections, fractional sections, railroads, canals &c.

    Colton's map of the state of Indiana, compiled from the Unite...

    Detailed map showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, canals and railroads.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Sectional map of the state of Iowa, compiled from the United States surveys also exhibiting the internal improvements, distances between towns & villages, lines of projected rail roads &c. &c.; drawn and published by Guy H. Carleton, Dep. Sur. U.S.

    Sectional map of the state of Iowa, compiled from the United ...

    Detailed township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Carleton, Guy H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of the United States in part and Canada, showing all the canals, railroads, navigable rivers &c.

    Map of the United States in part and Canada, showing all the ...

    Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing drainage, place names, state boundaries, canals, completed and "unfinished" railroads, stage roads, and steamboat routes.

    • Contributor: Disturnell, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map showing the line of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad and its c...

    Map of the mid-central states and Texas showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Sherman & Smith's railroad, steam boat & stage route map of New England, New-York and Canada.

    Sherman & Smith's railroad, steam boat & stage route map of N...

    Detailed township and county map showing place names and some indication of drainage and relief.

    • Contributor: Smith, J. Calvin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map showing the Fredericksburg & Gordonsville Rail Road of Virginia, leading from Fredericksburg, via Orange C.H., to Charlottesville, where it connects with the Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. and the extension of the Orange & Alexandra R.R. to Lynchburg.

    Map showing the Fredericksburg & Gordonsville Rail Road of Vi...

    Maps of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads, with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of distances for "Short Cut to Tide-Water..." Chartered March 1, 1853. Name changed in 1876 to the Potomac, Fredericksburg, and Piedmonth Railroad. See entry 541.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Tunison's railroad, distance, and township map of New York from latest surveys.

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

    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.

    • Contributor: Tunison, E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Colton's new township railroad map of New York with parts of adjoining states & Canada.

    Colton's new township railroad map of New York with parts of ...

    Detailed map showing drainage, cities and towns, internal boundaries, distances between stations and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • J. Sage & Son's new & reliable rail road map comprising all the railroads of the United States and Canadas with their stations and distances,

    J. Sage & Son's new & reliable rail road map comprising all t...

    Outline commercial map of the eastern half of the United States framed in decorative borders indicating major drainage systems, state boundaries, cities and towns along railroad routes, and distances between stations. Includes detailed lists of railroad companies, stations, and distances by state in marginal text. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Stammann, Hugo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its principal connections.

    Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its...

    Eastern half of the United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, the railroad network, with names of lines, and the main ones indicated in heavy black. No railroad connections appear in the south where the hand indicator is located.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Commissioners official railway map of Missouri. Completed to January 1st 1888. Copyright 1887 by R. T. Higgins.

    Commissioners official railway map of Missouri. Completed to ...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, names river valleys, indicates cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network by distinguishing colors.

    • Contributor: Higgins & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Michigan.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Michigan.

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • 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...

    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.

    • Contributor: Rio Grande and Pecos Railway Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • 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
  • A new sectional map of Florida issued by the land department of the South Florida R. R. Co. and the Plant Investment Co.

    A new sectional map of Florida issued by the land department ...

    Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, land grants, and land for sale shown in yellow.

    • Contributor: Elliott, D. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    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
  • The Union Pacific system of railroad and steamship lines, 1900.

    The Union Pacific system of railroad and steamship lines, 1900.

    Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network coded by color. Shows lines as reorganized by Edward H. Harriman after the business depression of 1893. It was incorporated again in 1897 and assumed operation February 1, 1898.

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