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  • Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and connecting railroads.

    Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and connecting railroads.

    Scale ca. 1:3,800,000. LC also has 1883 edition. LC Railroad maps, 594 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the western states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map showing the Kansas & Gulf Short Line R.R. and the Texas & St. Louis R'y with its branches, extensions and connections.

    Map showing the Kansas & Gulf Short Line R.R. and the Texas &...

    Scale 1:2,090,880. LC Railroad maps, 439 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of the central portion of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the iron and timber areas ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Skeleton map exhibiting the route explored by Capt. J. W. Gunnison U.S.A., 38 parallel of north latitude (1853), also that of the 41 parallel of latitude explored by Lieutenant E. G. P. Beckwith 3d. Arty., (1854).

    Skeleton map exhibiting the route explored by Capt. J. W. Gun...

    Scale 1:3,168,000. Relief shown by hachures. From Pacific Railroad Series, Vol 4. LC Railroad maps, 164 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff' Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

    Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississipp...

    Shows Indian tribal locations, military posts, and routes and dates of expeditions and surveys. LC also has 1868 edition. Scale 1:3,000,000. Published to accompany Lt. G. K. Warren's memoir to accompany the ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • A geographically correct county map of the states traversed by the Atchison Topeka and the Santa Fé Railroad and its connections.

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

    Scale ca. 1:2,750,000. LC Railroad maps, 321 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of the central United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, wagon trails, and ...

    • Contributor: Woodward, Tiernan, and Hale
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississippi & the Pacific Ocean. 1. Showing the different surveyed routes from the Mississippi valley to the coast of Pacific Ocean, 2. the new established & proposed Post Routes, 3. the recently discovered gold, silver, and copper region in Kansas, Nebraska and Arizona.

    General map of the United States & their territory between th...

    Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown by hachures. "Engraved on stone by A. Janicke." LC Railroad maps, 175 Description derived from published bibliography. Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in ...

    • Contributor: Fiala, John T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th, 1882.

    Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th,...

    Scale ca. 1:3,900,000. "The gap, now under construction, between the Eastern and Western Divisions, is about 485 miles, and will be completed during the summer of 1883, making a through line from ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • 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 ...

    Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Cover title: Map exhibiting the routes to Pike's Peak. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. LC Railroad maps, 176 Detailed general map framed in decorative borders showing drainage, state ...

    • Contributor: McGowan, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • The Santa Fé route Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé R.R. 3 lines between the Missouri River and the Pacific coast to the city of Mexico via the A.T.&S. and Mexican Central R.R.

    The Santa Fé route Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé R.R. 3 lines b...

    Scale ca. 1:2,700,000. Title from verso. LC Railroad maps, 323 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the western United States from Kansas City to the Pacific showing relief by shading, drainage, ...

    • Contributor: Poole Brothers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Map showing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fé Railroad system, with its connections.

    Map showing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fé Railroad system...

    Scale 1:3,800,000. LC also has editions of 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1890, and 1892. LC Railroad maps, 322 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the southwestern states from the Mississippi River ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map of the routes of the Union Pacific Rail Roads with their eastern connections, compiled from authorized explorations, public surveys, and other reliable data from the departments of the government, by W.J. Keeler, Civil Engineer, November, 1867.

    Map of the routes of the Union Pacific Rail Roads with their ...

    Scale ca. 1:3,250,000. LC Railroad maps, 591 Description derived from published bibliography. Strip map of the western United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean showing relief by hachures, drainage, ...

    • Contributor: Keeler, W. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Karte der verschiendenen Pacific Eisenbahnen und deren Verbindung mit anderen Bahnen; für die "N.Y. Handels Zeitung" gezeichne.

    Karte der verschiendenen Pacific Eisenbahnen und deren Verbin...

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. At top of map: "Beilage zur N.Y. Handels Zeitung." LC Railroad maps, 177a Description derived from published bibliography. Map of western United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, state ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

    Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 356 Description derived from published bibliography. See entries 373-375. Stylized, diagramatic strip map in three sections: Chicago to Omaha; Omaha; Omaha to Salt Lake and Ogden ...

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

    Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 511 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stage routes, railroads completed and projected. ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Henry T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Route near the 38th & 39th parallels.

    Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Missi...

    Scale 1:760,320; 12 miles to 1 in. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific ...

    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:3,800,000. LC Railroad maps, 512 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, Indian reservation, military posts, and the ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map of the Union Pacific Rail Road and surveys of 1864, 65, 66, 67, 1868 from Missouri River to Humboldt Wells, G.M. Dodge, Chief Engineer.

    Map of the Union Pacific Rail Road and surveys of 1864, 65, 6...

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 592 Description derived from published bibliography. Topographical strip map between Council Bluffs, Iowa, to west of Great Salt Lake, Utah, showing located and experimental lines and profile ...

    • Contributor: Dodge, Grenville Mellen
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:3,200,000. LC Railroad maps, 429 Description derived from published bibliography. Part of southwestern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • The Union Pacific system of railroad and steamship lines, 1900.

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

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 598 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network coded by ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco /

    A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : fr...

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

    • Contributor: Dearborn, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and branch lines.

    Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and branch lines.

    Scale ca. 1,3,800,000. LC Railroad maps, 596 Description derived from published bibliography. Strip map of western United States from Illinois to California showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, railroads, and ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888