• A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the contemplated route of the New Orleans & Ohio Railroad and the Central Railroad of Illinois, also the route of ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 474 Description derived from published bibliography. 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 ...

    • Contributor: McBean, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of Illinois Central R.R.

    Scale ca. 1:2,700,000. At top of map in ms: "Recd with RR Co. Report June 30/92 (Actually rec. Oct. 14/92)." LC Railroad maps, 431 Description derived from published bibliography. U.S. central states from Great Lakes to Gulf of Mexico, showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, roads and railroads. Principal north-south line, chartered in 1850 and incorporated in 1851. 706 miles opened for ...

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