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]
Map of the eastern United States to about the 96th Meridian. Lower right corner of map has "table showing the length of rail roads, and the page on which their time tables may be found in the guide." "The continious red lines represent rail roads completed. The dotted red lines represent roads projected."
The map covers an area from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi delta, and from Columbus, Ohio, to Little Rock, Ark. It shows Ft. Massac and "Capitol City" in southern Illinois and northern Kentucky as sites selected by the U.S. for the "Western Armory," and the probable future site for the seat of government of the United States or Western District of Columbia. Chartered January ...
Contributor:McBean, William - New Orleans and Ohio Railroad - Illinois Central Railroad Company - Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company
Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, coal and iron ore deposits in West Virginia and western Maryland, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Washington and Atlantic Railroad
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. - Union Pacific Railway Company
Scale 1:60,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 149 Description derived ...
Contributor:Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Davis, Jefferson - Parke, John G. - Williams Smith, Issac - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department - Williamson, R. S.
Very detailed map of the continental United States and parts of Canada and Mexico including drainage, international, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, trails, railroads, and railroads under construction. This map is very similar in cartography, content and scale to the maps which make up Rand, McNally & Co's Business Atlas containing large scale maps of each state and territory of ...