• Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, towns and rail roads, etc.

    Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, t...

    Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad system with names. A table of railroads by system is in the lower right of map.

    • Contributor: Van Cleef, John T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map of the Philadelphia, Easton & Water Gap Rail Road.

    Map of the Philadelphia, Easton & Water Gap Rail Road.

    Outline map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Chartered April 8, 1852. Name changed to North Pennsylvania Rail Road. See entry 496. [From published bibliography].

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Plan showing the proposed entrance into Boston of the Fitchburg Rail Road.

    Plan showing the proposed entrance into Boston of the Fitchbu...

    Street map of part of Boston showing the railroad yards and the passenger depot. Chartered on March 3, 1842.

    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • Map of the United States and territories showing the extent of public surveys, Indian and military reservations, land grant R.R.; rail roads, canals, and other details

    Map of the United States and territories showing the extent o...

    Detailed map of the continental United States showing drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, canals, land grant railroads, completed railroads, railroads in progress of completion, and projected lines. Major lines are named along their routes. Indian and military reservation are shown; land offices and lighthouses are also indicated. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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 railroads and extensions of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company.

    Map of the railroads and extensions of the Chicago, Milwaukee...

    Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with names and emphasis on the main line. Incorporated in 1863 as the Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway. See items 464 and 465. In 1874 the word Chicago was added to the name. LC has a Rand McNally and Company map, measuring 35 x 45 cm., ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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 ...

    Shows drainage, canals, stations, cities and towns, counties, canals, roads completed, narrow gauge and proposed railroads with names of lines. Includes list of railroads.

    • Contributor: Gray, Frank Arnold
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map showing the proposed Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Railroad.

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

    Map of the southeastern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and railroads with relation to consolidation, and connections to other lines in the south.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • A new and complete railroad map of the United States compiled from reliable sources.

    A new and complete railroad map of the United States compiled...

    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: 1857
  • Matthews, Northrup & Co's official railroad map of the United States, Dominion of Canada and Mexico perfected to date from latest authentic sources.

    Matthews, Northrup & Co's official railroad map of the United...

    Detailed map of the continental United States indicating drainage, international, state and county boundaries in the western half of the map, cities and town, canals, and the railroad network. Unfinished railroads are indicated by dashed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Railway map of Nebraska issued by State Board of Transportation 1889.

    Railway map of Nebraska issued by State Board of Transportati...

    Shows drainage, township and county boundaries, cities & towns, and the railroad network with names of lines and distances between stations.

    • Contributor: Alt, W. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Colton's intermediate railroad map of the United States.

    Colton's intermediate railroad map of the United States.

    Detailed map of the continental United States and part of Canada indicating drainage, international, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, railroads, with names along each line. Railroads under construction are indicated by dashed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c. By David H. Burr; (Late topographer to the Post Office.) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

    Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, cana...

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

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Map of land-grant and bond-aided railroads of the United States.

    Map of land-grant and bond-aided railroads of the United States.

    Outline map of the United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, and military posts.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map showing the Washington City and Point Lookout Railroad and its connections.

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

    Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map showing the Houston & Texas Central Railroad and its connections, prepared at Colton's Geographic Establishment, N.Y., 1867.

    Map showing the Houston & Texas Central Railroad and its conn...

    Part of southwestern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the Virginia Central R.R. and its proposed connections.

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

    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.

    • Contributor: Ruggles, T. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • 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 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
  • Railroads in Michigan, with steamboat routes on the Great Lakes. Drawn and engraved for Doggett's railroad guide & gazetteer.

    Railroads in Michigan, with steamboat routes on the Great Lak...

    Shows main line from Detroit to Kalamazoo and from Munroe to Hillsdale.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • New rail road map of the United States and the Dominion of Canada, showing the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific R.R.; the great overland route and short line to the west and south-west.

    New rail road map of the United States and the Dominion of Ca...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. The line was created by an act of the state of Illinois, February 27, 1847, and amended July 27, 1851. The line reached the Mississippi River on February 22, 1854, where the first bridge to cross the river was ...

    • Contributor: Heubach, Emil
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map of Peru and Indianapolis Rail Road with connections.

    Map of Peru and Indianapolis Rail Road with connections.

    Outline map with colored state boundaries of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating larger cities. Shows "finished," "in progress of construction," and "contemplated" railroads. Chartered in 1846 with first section opened in 1851.

    • Contributor: Leefe, George E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland, drawn by W. H. Emory & J. McClelland Asst. Civ. Engs., made under the direction of James Kearney.

    Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland...

    Survey map along route of line covering strip of land in Maryland from Elk Landing to Tangier Sound. Shows streams, fields, land owners, roads, and the "lines run with compass & level, Lines run with compass." The line was chartered in 1853, organized in 1859, and the first section of road completed in 1860.

    • Contributor: Emory, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Bridgman's new rail road & township map of New York from the latest official & other authentic sources adapted for use in institutions of learning, business offices & libraries.

    Bridgman's new rail road & township map of New York from the ...

    Shows drainage, post offices, county seats, cities and towns, county and township boundaries, railroads and canals. Includes list of counties and statistical data, and a view of the state capitol.

    • Contributor: Bridgman, E. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Map showing the Toledo, Peoria, & Warsaw Railway and its connections, 1867.

    Map showing the Toledo, Peoria, & Warsaw Railway and its conn...

    Map of the Midwest showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Nebraska.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Nebraska.

    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
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices. The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6,000 and traveled over a million miles a year on ...

    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • From the Red River to the Rio Grande

    From the Red River to the Rio Grande

    Scale 1:950,400. At head of title: Route near the 32nd Parallel. Map and Profile no. 1. 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, 171 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Pope, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • The Transcontinental Railroad --                        Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    The Transcontinental Railroad -- Railr...

    The possibility of railroads connecting the Atlantic and Pacific coasts was discussed in the Congress even before the treaty with England which settled the question of the Oregon boundary in 1846.[8] Chief promoter of a transcontinental railroad was Asa Whitney, a New York merchant active in the China trade who was obsessed with the idea of a railroad to the Pacific. In January 1845 ...

  • Mitchell's new traveller's guide through the United States, showing the rail roads, canals, stage roads &c. with distances from place to place.

    Mitchell's new traveller's guide through the United States, s...

    General map of the eastern half of the United States, framed in decorative borders, indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities and towns, roads, railroads, canals, and distances. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Drake, Ira S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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
  • Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis,

    Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis,

    Scale ca. 1:3,375,000. Shows railroads in operation or under construction and projected railroads in the northeastern United States and part of Canada.. LC Railroad maps, 79 Includes distance chart and insets "Map of rail roads in Massachusetts" and "Boston harbor & rail road termini." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Same as G3711.P3 1851 .B6 (81-692879) AACR2

    • Contributor: Boston (Mass.). Engineering Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • 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
  • Johnson's new railroad & county copper plate map of the southern states from the latest and best information.

    Johnson's new railroad & county copper plate map of the south...

    Detailed map showing drainage, state and county boundaries, place names, steamboat routes, and railroad network.

    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of Pennsylvania Railroad with its connections, showing the different routes, projected or constructed between the seaboard & the western states.

    Map of Pennsylvania Railroad with its connections, showing th...

    Map of the northeastern and north-central States showing the existing and projected railroad network. Chartered April 13, 1846.

    • Contributor: Friend & Au
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Delaware, prepared especially for the Mercantile Guide and Bureau Co. Publishers of Railway, express and postal shipping guides.

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

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

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Map of the Wisconsin Central Line and connections.

    Map of the Wisconsin Central Line and connections.

    Map of the western United States framed in border giving major stations along the route and a shippers guide. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines. The main line emphasized in heavy black.

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connections north, south, east, and west.

    Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connection...

    Middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Colton's map of the United States showing the route & connections of the Fort Scott, Topeka & Lincoln R.R.

    Colton's map of the United States showing the route & connect...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, railroads with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map showing the lines of the Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana Central Railway, and their connections.

    Map showing the lines of the Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana C...

    Township and county map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, railroad stations, railroads, and distances between stations.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • 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 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
  • Map of Texas showing the Sabine and Galveston Bay Rail Road, or Texas and New Orleans Air Line Rail Line, its connections in the U.S. and adjacent territories.

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

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

    • Contributor: Gentry, A. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engineer,

    Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engi...

    Shows counties and county seats. A projected railroad is shown between Crawfordville and Bedford. Similar to 1852 edition but does not indicate the Whitewater Canal.

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • A map of the New England states, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island & Connecticut with the adjacent parts of New York & Lower Canada; compiled and published by Nathan Hale, Boston, 1826.

    A map of the New England states, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermon...

    Detailed county and township map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and railroad stations.

    • Contributor: Hale, Nathan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map of proposed Arizona Territory.

    Map of proposed Arizona Territory.

    Map of the U.S. Southwest and part of northern Mexico extending from El Paso, Tex., to the Pacific Ocean. Shows proposed and practicable railroad lines.

    • Contributor: Gray, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map showing the Jacksonville North Western and South Eastern Railway and its connections.

    Map showing the Jacksonville North Western and South Eastern ...

    Map of Illinois, Indiana, and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, stations, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • International rail road guide of the Great Central Route.

    International rail road guide of the Great Central Route.

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

    • Contributor: Tunis, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the Western Vermont Rail Road and connecting lines, Wm. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer.

    Map of the Western Vermont Rail Road and connecting lines, Wm...

    Map of western New England showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, and cities and towns. Chartered in 1845.

    • Contributor: Gilbert, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Maps showing the Toledo, Cincinnati, & St. Louis Railroad and its connections, 1881.

    Maps showing the Toledo, Cincinnati, & St. Louis Railroad and...

    Midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, coal in Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. Includes the railroad system with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of the Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections.

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States overprinted in red to show the railroad network. Chartered April 3, 1837. See entry 573.

    • Contributor: Faries, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Railroad map of Indiana.

    Railroad map of Indiana.

    Shows counties and county seats. A projected railroad is shown between Crawfordville and Gosport, and from Bloomington to Bedford. The "Easter Line of Coal Formation" is shown.

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • From the valley of Green River to the Great Salt Lake.

    From the valley of Green River to the Great Salt Lake.

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 1. 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, 165 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the electric railways of the state of Massachusetts accompanying the report of the railroad commissioners, 1899.

    Map of the electric railways of the state of Massachusetts ac...

    Outline map showing drainage townships, cities and towns, street railways in red, and steam railways in black. Includes names of lines.

    • Contributor: Geo. H. Walker & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Railroads in New Jersey, Pennysylvania, Delaware and Maryland; drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

    Railroads in New Jersey, Pennysylvania, Delaware and Maryland...

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848. From Doggett's Railroad Guide, New York, (1848), p. 56. LC Railroad maps, 75 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • 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
  • Map showing the Pittsburg [sic], Bradford, and Buffalo Railway and its connections, W. R. Bergholz, chief engineer, New York, Feb. 15, 1882.

    Map showing the Pittsburg [sic], Bradford, and Buffalo Railwa...

    Map of parts of western Pennsylvania and New York showing drainage, coal fields, iron ore areas, and fire clay areas, furnaces, and oil wells. Railroads are color coded.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map showing the coal & timber lands of the Allegheny Rail Road & Coal Company with the avenues to market.

    Map showing the coal & timber lands of the Allegheny Rail Roa...

    Outline map of eastern Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey showing relief by hachures, drainage, coal, timber, major cities, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Sinclair, Thomas S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.

    Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-...

    Topographic strip map showing proposed lines of survey. This is the earliest railroad map represented in the Library's map collections. It is listed as one of the "Rail Roads Never Before Delineated" by Henry S. Tanner in his Memoir on the Recent Surveys ... (Philadelphia, 1829). It was incorporated in June 1831 and was first intended forhorse-drawn power. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Hayward, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1828
  • Map of Through Traffic Railway from the middle & southern anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania to New York via Perth Amboy; Jesse L. Hawley under direction of R.A. Wilder.

    Map of Through Traffic Railway from the middle & southern ant...

    Outline map of eastern Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey showing relief by hachures, major drainage, major cities, and the connections of the many tributary railroads serving the coal regions. Railroads are named along the lines.

    • Contributor: Hawley, Jesse L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & Sunbury through the Schuylkill Mahanoy and Shamokin coal fields, July 9th 1852.

    A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & S...

    Detailed map of the area between Schuylkill Haven and Northumberland, Pa., showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, coal fields, canals, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Sheafer, P. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • A correct map of a section of the United States showing the allignment [sic] of the Pittsburgh, Marion, and Chicago Railway between Chewton, Penna. and Marion, Ohio and connections.

    A correct map of a section of the United States showing the a...

    Map of parts of Pennsylvania and Ohio showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and coal fields. Railroad network distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Railroad map of the state of New York to accompany the twelfth annual report of the Board of Railroad Commissioners of the State of New York, 1894.

    Railroad map of the state of New York to accompany the twelft...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, distances, and named railroads.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Map of the Portland and Ogdensburg Rail Road line, and connections.

    Map of the Portland and Ogdensburg Rail Road line, and connec...

    Map of parts of New England and New York showing the railroad network and the progress of track construction along the Portland and Ogdensburg Railroad line. A reference table in the upper left of the map provides a key to 36 townships in Vermont.

    • Contributor: Hatch & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • 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 showing the principal rail road in the middle & adjoining states, in operation & in progress.

    Map showing the principal rail road in the middle & adjoining...

    Map of the north-central and middle Atlantic states showing cities, the railroad network, and the coal region boundaries.

    • Contributor: Veeder, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • 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...

    Detailed map of the continental United States and portions of Canada and Mexico indicating drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, canals, stage roads, railroads, and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Guernsey, Darius L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map showing the line of the Plymouth, Kankakee, & Pacific Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Plymouth, Kankakee, & Pacific Rai...

    Map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. This is the Indiana portion of a projected railroad from Plymouth, Ind., on the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad, to Bureau Junction, on the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • From San Francisco Bay to the Plains of Los Angeles : from explorations and surveys /

    From San Francisco Bay to the Plains of Los Angeles : from ex...

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Coast route, California Map no. 1. 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, 158 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Custer, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Colton's railroad & commercial map of the United States and Canada; compiled, engraved and published by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 1871.

    Colton's railroad & commercial map of the United States and C...

    Detailed map of the United States east of the Mississippi River naming railroad lines showing cities and towns, railroad stations, state and county boundaries.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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 Michigan showing the Toledo, Ann Arbor, & North Michigan Railway and connecting lines.

    Map of Michigan showing the Toledo, Ann Arbor, & North Michig...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad lines in red. Includes descriptive text on traffic connections.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war.

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

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

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • 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 ...

    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.

    • Contributor: Allen, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map showing the route and connections of the Memphis and New Orleans Railroad.

    Map showing the route and connections of the Memphis and New ...

    Gulf states showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of the Central Ohio Railroad and connecting lines.

    Map of the Central Ohio Railroad and connecting lines.

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing the railroad network. "Comparative Distances by the Great Railway Routes of Ohio from Columbus to New York" are listed to the right of the map. Chartered February 8, 1847.

    • Contributor: Schuchman, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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...

    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]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Railroad commissioner's map of Mississippi.

    Railroad commissioner's map of Mississippi.

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with color coding.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Railroad map of Pennsylvania Company showing the Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railway, and their connecting eastern and western lines.

    Railroad map of Pennsylvania Company showing the Pennsylvania...

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Railroad of Louisiana, together with its proposed branches, connections and extensions in Louisiana, Arkansas & Texas; also its connecting steamship routes from Berwicks Bay to ports in the Gulf of Mexico, together with the advantages in point of directness & diminished distance to the Pacific Coast, New Orleans, La. January 24th, 1859.

    Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the Ne...

    Outline map of the south-central states from Mississippi to the Rio Grande. Shows the "Wheat Region of Texas." Indicates completed, located and proposed lines. Table of distances in left side of map.

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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
  • 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...

    Shows state, county, and township boundaries and indicates mileage between stations. A table of distances appears above the inset.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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 and profile of the Gettysburg Rail Road as surveyed by order of the legislature of Pennsylvania, 1839.

    Map and profile of the Gettysburg Rail Road as surveyed by or...

    Survey map and profile of part of Pennsylvania and Maryland from Gettysburg to the Potomac River. Shows relief by hachures along the line, creeks, roads, cities and towns. Chartered on January 9, 1838; constructed December 1, 1858.

    • Contributor: Campbell, Henry R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • 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
  • Sectional map of the state of Illinois : especially exhibiting the exact boundaries of counties as established by law and the general topography of the state as towns, streams, lakes, ponds, bluffs, rail-roads, state-& common-roads & tc. also the main coal field, mineral districts, outcrops of coalbanks, mines & tc. /

    Sectional map of the state of Illinois : especially exhibitin...

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

    • Contributor: Richter, Leopold
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Sketch map of northeastern Florida showing the Florida Railroad and proposed connections] Jan. 1860.

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

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

    • Contributor: Koerner, P. W. Oscar
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Correct map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Burlington Route and its connections.

    Correct map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Bu...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the named railroad network.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • New and correct map of the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad and Oregon Railway & Navigation Co.

    New and correct map of the lines of the Northern Pacific Rail...

    Map of northern United States and part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and railroads. Shaded area shows land grant. Main lines indicated by heavy black and red.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to the Philada; gas works and thence to the river Delaware; surveyed by the engineer of the Pennsylva Rail Road Co.

    Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to ...

    Outline map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing different railroad lines and depots. Below "Line E" on the map is the following statement. "Surveyed by Edw. H. Saunders, Nov. 1856."

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • [New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of California and Nevada].

    [New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Ca...

    Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with names of lines and distances between stations.

    • Contributor: Asher & Adams
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under the direction of Van Renssselaer Richmond, state engineer and surveyor; Geo R. Perkins, Dep State Engineer & Surveyor.

    Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under...

    Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different colors in dictate railroads in operation, in progress of construction, and proposed.

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection.

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

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

    • Contributor: Faul, August
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • 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
  • The Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway System.

    The Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway System.

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Plan and geological section of a rail-road route from Old Ferry Wharf, Chelsea to Beverly.

    Plan and geological section of a rail-road route from Old Fer...

    Topographical strip map of part of Massachusetts showing relief by hachures, drainage, property owners names, roads, and the lines of survey. Includes geological cross-section profile. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Browne, D. Jasper
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • Railroad map of New Hampshire accompanying report of the railroad commissioners, 1894.

    Railroad map of New Hampshire accompanying report of the rail...

    Township and county map showing relief by hachures, cities and towns, and the railroad network distinguished by color and name.

    • Contributor: New Hampshire. Railroad Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • 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
  • Lloyd's official map of the state of Kentucky compiled from actual surveys and official documents, showing every rail road & rail road station with the distances between each station. Also the counties and county seats, cities, towns, villages, post offices, wagon roads, canals, forts fortifications &c.

    Lloyd's official map of the state of Kentucky compiled from a...

    Detailed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, coal and iron mines, salt works, canals, roads, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863