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  • Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    The Railroad maps represent an important historical record, illustrating the growth of travel and settlement as well as the development of industry and agriculture in the United States. They depict the development ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1828
  • History of Railroads and Maps -                        Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    History of Railroads and Maps - Railro...

    Railways were introduced in England in the seventeenth century as a way to reduce friction in moving heavily loaded wheeled vehicles. The first North American "gravity road," as it was called, was ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages