Collection Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

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  • Dinsmore & Company's new and complete map of the railway system of the United States and Canada; compiled from official sources, under the direction of the editor of the "American Railway Guide."

    Dinsmore & Company's new and complete map of the railway syst...

    Map of the eastern United States to about the 96th Meridian showing operating and projected railroads.

    • Contributor: Dinsmore, Curran
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] suburban lines of Long Island Railroad and its connections.

    Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] s...

    Map of the five borough area of New York showing drainage, settlements, streets, roads, and railroads. "Manhattan (El.) R'y," "Long Island R.R.," "proposed Cable El. R'y," and connections are color coded.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Long Island Rail Road
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Carte des États-unis d'Amérique.

    Carte des États-unis d'Amérique.

    Sketch map of the eastern half of the United States showing major mountain ridges by hachures. Indicates canals, railroads and the "Route Nationale" between Cumberland, Md., and Vandalia, Ill. Shows projected railroads between Cumberland and Vandalia, between New Orleans and Nashville, and between Cincinnati and Columbia, S.C. "Voies de communication" are indicated in five colors. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Bouffard, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • 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 - Chesbrough, Ellis Sylvester - Tappan & Bradford
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Rail road map of Ohio 1873.

    Rail road map of Ohio 1873.

    Shows drainage, iron ore and coal fields, counties, cities and towns, canals, and completed and proposed railroads with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: Gray, O. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomon W. Roberts, Chief Engineer.

    Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting line...

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central states showing major drainage, relief by hachures in Ohio, place names, canals, and the railroad network. Chartered in 1848. Consolidated to form the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad. See entry 534.

    • Contributor: Roberts, Solomon W. (Solomon White) - Ohio and Pennsylvania Rail Road Company - Roberts, Solomon W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut 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 Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Is...

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

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • 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 (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Preliminary map of Kentucky 1891. Prepared for the Kentucky railroad commissioners by the Kentucky Geological Survey, John R. Procter, Director.

    Preliminary map of Kentucky 1891. Prepared for the Kentucky r...

    Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns. Indicates in colors railroads completed to 1890.

    • Contributor: Hoeing, Joseph Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • 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. - Betts, J. Brognard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • The Union Pacific system of railroad and steamship lines, 1900.

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

    Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network coded by color. Shows lines as reorganized by Edward H. Harriman after the business depression of 1893. It was incorporated again in 1897 and assumed operation February 1, 1898.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • 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 exhibiting the several Pacific railroads

    Map exhibiting the several Pacific railroads

    Detailed map of the continental United States indicating drainage, relief by hachures, international and state boundaries, cities & towns, forts, roads, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: United States. Department of Commerce and Labor. Bureau of Statistics - Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Official map of Michigan, railroad, township and sectional, prepared under the direction of the commissioner of railroads.

    Official map of Michigan, railroad, township and sectional, p...

    Detailed state map including drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Census information, with miles of line by county, at left margin of map.

    • Contributor: Cram & Stebbins
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches & connections, the shortest & quickest route between the east & west.

    A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its ...

    Sketch map of the eastern United States showing the railroad network and emphasizing the routes between St. Louis and Chicago, and Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York.

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map showing the line of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad and its c...

    Map of the mid-central states and Texas showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Cairo and Fulton Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map showing the Norfolk, Wilmington & Charleston Railroad.

    Map showing the Norfolk, Wilmington & Charleston Railroad.

    Eastern states from Philadelphia to Charleston, S.C., showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads with lines named and the main line emphasized.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Norfolk, Wilmington, and Charleston Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific,

    Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing t...

    Outline map of the continental United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, forts, finished and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T. - Smith, Rae
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of Franklin County, Arkansas; showing the land grant of the Little Rock & Fort Smith Railway.

    Map of Franklin County, Arkansas; showing the land grant of t...

    Detailed county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and range lines, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Railroad land grant distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office - Little Rock & Fort Smith R.R. Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola, and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies.

    Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress...

    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]

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. House
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • The Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe railroad system, 1899.

    The Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe railroad system, 1899.

    Map of the Western United States from Chicago to the Pacific coast, roads and railroads are named.

    • Contributor: American Bank Note Company - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Complete map of the rail roads and water courses, in the United States & Canada.

    Complete map of the rail roads and water courses, in the Unit...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Shows steamboat routes and railroads in operation, in progress, and projected.

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • New enlarged scale railroad and county map of California showing every railroad station and post office in the state.

    New enlarged scale railroad and county map of California show...

    Indexed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • The Rand-McNally indexed county and township pocket map and shippers guide of Florida showing all railroads, cities, towns, villages, post offices, lakes, rivers, etc.

    The Rand-McNally indexed county and township pocket map and s...

    Shows in detail the entire railroad network in red, coded by number to list.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territory, showing surveys and location of lines by Peter A. Dey, C.E.

    Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territo...

    Sectional map of part of Nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the survey lines. "Drawn by J.J. O'Brien." Incorporated in 1862 by Act of Congress providing for the construction of a continuous line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean. The connection of the line with the Central Pacific at Promontory, Utah, completed the first transcontinental railroad in 1869.

    • Contributor: Dey, Peter Anthony - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [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 - Florida Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Detailed map of part of Pennsylvania between Sharp Mountain and the Susquehanna River showing roads, drainage, and relief by hachures along the survey route. Shows the east and west branches of the Mount Carbon Railroad and the Mill Creek Railroad, which began operation in 1829. Chartered on April 8, 1826. Name changed in 1851 to the Philadelphia and Sunbury Rail Road.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, David K. - Lucas, William - Danville and Pottsville Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • A map showing the route of the proposed rail road from the Copper and Iron Mining District of Lake Superior to connect with rail roads built or being constructed in the state of Wisconsin as adopted by the citizens of Ontonagon and Marquette counties Mich. at public meetings held in November and December 1855; (subject to such changes of location of the road as a general survey of the line shall prove to be desirable.)

    A map showing the route of the proposed rail road from the Co...

    Outline map of eastern Wisconsin, and parts of Illinois and Michigan, showing major drainage, township lines, large cities, and the railroads.

    • Contributor: W. Endicott & Co. - Endicott, Francis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of Nebraska showing the Union Pacific Railroad land grant.

    Map of Nebraska showing the Union Pacific Railroad land grant.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads of Nebraska.

    • Contributor: Parge, H. R. - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • 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. (William Le Baron) - Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad Company - Jenney, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Northern Pacific Railway 1900.

    Northern Pacific Railway 1900.

    Map of northern United States from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Ocean showing reliief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, forest and timber, Indian and military reservations.

    • Contributor: L.L. Poates Engr'G Co. - Northern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Watson's new rail-road and distance map of the United States and Canada, 1871; compiled from the latest official sources.

    Watson's new rail-road and distance map of the United States ...

    Eastern half of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroads with mileage and names of lines. Smithsonian Deposit May 27, 1931.

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • New and correct map of the Chicago, Kansas & Nebraska Ry. Rock Island Route.

    New and correct map of the Chicago, Kansas & Nebraska Ry. Roc...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with heavy lines for main routes.

    • Contributor: Sebastian, John - Chicago, Kansas, and Nebraska Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Commissioners official railway map of Missouri. Completed to January 1st 1888. Copyright 1887 by R. T. Higgins.

    Commissioners official railway map of Missouri. Completed to ...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, names river valleys, indicates cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network by distinguishing colors.

    • Contributor: Higgins & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Indexed map of New Mexico showing stage lines, counties lake & rivers.

    Indexed map of New Mexico showing stage lines, counties lake ...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, trails, and proposed or surveyed railroad lines. Title from cover.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under the direction of Silas Seymour, 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 indicate railroads in operation, in progress of construction, and proposed.

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of the Southern Express Company.

    Map of the Southern Express Company.

    Outline railroad map of the southern states printed on heavy paper, indicating the railroad network, with stations and names of railroad companies along each line. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Richardson, Alfred M. - Walker, Evans & Cogswell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • 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
  • 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. - Pittsburgh, Marion, and Chicago Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord to Haverhill, N.H.

    Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord...

    Map covers parts of Belknap, Carroll, Grafton, and Merrimac counties, N.H. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Crocker, William P. - Morgan, Charles - J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map of Mississippi, Louisiana & Arkansas exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c. /

    Map of Mississippi, Louisiana & Arkansas exhibiting the post ...

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

    • Contributor: Burr, David H. - Arrowsmith, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States reduced from the large map of the U.S.

    Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States reduced f...

    One of the earliest general maps of the eastern United States showing railroads in operation. The working lines are in blue, proposed lines are in green. Canals are shown in red and yellow. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Knight, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

    Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [si...

    Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at lower right of map. Harrisburg to Pittsburgh Railroad is part of the Pennsylvania Railroad. See entry 517.

    • Contributor: Harrisburg to Pittsburgh Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • Map, exhibiting the railway route between Baltimore & St. Louis, together with the other principal lines in the eastern, middle & western states; prepared under the direction of B. H. Latrobe, Ch. Engr. B. & O. R.R.

    Map, exhibiting the railway route between Baltimore & St. Lou...

    Map covers area from Portland, Maine, to Norfolk, Va., and west to the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benj. H. (Benjamin Henry) - Latrobe, Benj. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1843
  • Sketch showing the route of the New Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road, J. G. Gibbes, Chief Engr., lithographie [sic] agent D. Theuret, Exange Alley, Nr. 130.

    Sketch showing the route of the New Orleans, Opelousas & Grea...

    Rough outline map of the southwestern United States showing major rivers and few important cities.

    • Contributor: Okelomski, F. A. - New Orleans, Opelousas, and Great Western Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Rand, Mc.Nally & Co's official railroad map of the United States with portions of the Dominion of Canada, the Republic of Mexico, and the West Indies. Compiled from government surveys, and official tracings and operating time tables of all railroads.

    Rand, Mc.Nally & Co's official railroad map of the United Sta...

    Very detailed commercial map of the continental United States showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, railroad stations, the entire railroad network with names or abbreviations of railroad companies along each line. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Williams' commercial map of the United States and Canada with railroads, routes, and distances,

    Williams' commercial map of the United States and Canada with...

    Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States framed in decorative borders indicating drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, the railroad network, and indicating the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean. Railroads in progress are indicated by dashed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Williams, W. (Wellington) - Williams, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map showing the route and connections of the Bellaire, Zanesville and Cincinnati Railway.

    Map showing the route and connections of the Bellaire, Zanesv...

    Map of Ohio showing drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, railroads, and a table of population for the 1880 census.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Bellaire, Zanesville and Cincinnati Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Michigan.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Michigan.

    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. - United States. Railway Mail Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • 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 of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad.

    Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad.

    Map showing drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Long Island Rail Road
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio and Canada, with parts of adjoining states.

    New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio ...

    Shows state, county, and township boundaries and indicates mileage between stations.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • New York Central and Hudson River Railroad.

    New York Central and Hudson River Railroad.

    Outline map of the northeastern United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, with named railroads distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company - New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Map showing the Norfolk & Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Norfolk & Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the eastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, distance by 100-mile concentric circles centered on Roanoke, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. This line became one of the world's greatest coal carriers. It began as the City Point Rail Road from Petersburg to City Point, a distance of 9 miles. It was consolidated in 1870 as the ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Norfolk and Western Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • 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...

    Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western expansion, it utilized and lists 45 major exploration and mapping reports from the Lewis & Clark to the U.S. General Land Office Surveys.

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Freyhold, Edward - Bien, Julius - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga Railroad an...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - New Orleans, Mobile, and Chattanooga Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A new sectional map of the state of Kansas showing the route of the Union Pacific Railway--E. D. to Denver City. Col. and complete system of projected rail roads. Information compiled & collected from departments of the government at Washington, D.C. and other authentic sources by W. J. Keeler, C. E. 1867.

    A new sectional map of the state of Kansas showing the route ...

    Detailed township and county map showing drainage. Relief by hachures, salt marshes, and minerals in inset only. Includes Indian reservations, roads and railroads, and the land grants of the Union Pacific in Kansas. Lists projected railroads.

    • Contributor: Du Bois, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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. - Through Traffic Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Hillsborough & Cincinnati Rail-road map extending from Hillsborough, Highland Co. to the coal field at Jackson, Jackson Co. Ohio; as located in 1852 under the direction of Ellwood Morris, Chief Engr. N. F. Jones, Princ. Assist. Eng.

    Hillsborough & Cincinnati Rail-road map extending from Hillsb...

    Topographic strip map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, roads, houses, property owners names, and county names. This line was chartered in Ohio, March 2, 1846. It was purchased by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in 1860.

    • Contributor: Jacobi, L. - Hillsborough and Cincinnati Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • 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. - Allegheny Railroad and Coal Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map of the western railroads tributary to Philadelphia, with their rival lines; prepared under the direction of Charles Ellet Jr., Civil Engineer.

    Map of the western railroads tributary to Philadelphia, with ...

    Covers area from Jefferson City, Mo., to New Haven, Conn., and from Oswego, N.Y., to Blakely, N.C.

    • Contributor: Ellet, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Bridgman's new reversible railroad distance and township map of Ohio and United States compiled from the most authentic sources.

    Bridgman's new reversible railroad distance and township map ...

    Detailed map of Ohio including drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named lines.

    • Contributor: Bridgman, E. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of California to accompany printed agreement of S. O. Houghton as to the rights of the Southern Pacific R.R. Co. of Cal. to government lands under Acts of Congress passed July 27, 1866 and March 3, 1871 made before the committee of the judiciary of the Senate and Ho. of Reps. in May 1876.

    Map of California to accompany printed agreement of S. O. Hou...

    Detailed map of California, including Nevada. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, with major railroads distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of the state of Nebraska showing the lands of the Burlington & Missouri Riv. R.R. Co. in Nebraska.

    Map of the state of Nebraska showing the lands of the Burling...

    Land grant map showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, transportation network and main railroads in heavy lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Coffin's new rail-road map of Vermont accompanying report of the board of railroad commissioners, 1896.

    Coffin's new rail-road map of Vermont accompanying report of ...

    Shows relief by hachures, major drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries. Names railroads along the lines and includes a list of railroads.

    • Contributor: Coffin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlantic via L. Ontario, to the province of Upper Canada, the north western states & territories, and to the Mississippi.

    Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlanti...

    Shows area from Washington, D.C., north to above Lake Huron and from Cape Cod to the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Price, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • 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. (Samuel R.) - Toledo, Wabash, and Great Western Railroad - Olmstead, S. R.
    • 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...

    Map of the western United States from Kansas City to the Pacific showing relief by shading, drainage, state boundaries, military and Indian reservations, railroads with main lines in heavy black; lists stage connections on each side of map.

    • Contributor: Poole Brothers - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Map showing the economic minerals along the route of the Chesapeake & Ohio Rail Way to accompany the geological report of Thomas S. Ridgway.

    Map showing the economic minerals along the route of the Ches...

    Covers area from Richmond, Va., to the Ohio River along the route of the railroad and shows the geological sections in which minerals are found. Consolidated from the Virginia Central and Covington and Ohio Railroads in August 1868.

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine - Ridgway, Thomas S. - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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...

    Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in blue. Indicates post routes, "old trail," finished and unfinished railroads, and the proposed state of "Colona."

    • Contributor: Fiala, John T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary lines as projected and its connections with other railroads west of the Mississippi River, which unite with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and south projected Pacific Railroad via Elpaso [sic] to the Pacific Ocean, showing also the connection by rail road of the cities of New Orleans & St. Louis. Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 1853.

    Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal t...

    Map showing Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and part of Texas. Shows drainage, cities and towns, and state boundaries, west of the Mississippi River. The adjoining area east of the Mississippi River shows only the rail network. The map indicates proposed, surveyed, located, and completed rail lines. Chartered in Arkansas in 1853 and in Missouri in 1854.

    • Contributor: Wilamowicz, I. - Cairo and Fulton Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Correct map of Dakota compiled from United States and Territorial surveys Nov. 1, 1882.

    Correct map of Dakota compiled from United States and Territo...

    "The large lines on the above map show the location of the Chicago & North-Western Railway, and its branches, the small lines its connections." Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Chicago and North Western Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Maps showing the Florida Transit and Peninsula Rail Road and its connections.

    Maps showing the Florida Transit and Peninsula Rail Road and ...

    Maps of southern United States. Main map covers Floria and vicinity and indicates drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, railroads, and the land grant in central Florida. General map shows connections to southern and Gulf states.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Florida Transit and Peninsula Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1853.

    The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1...

    Outline map of the eastern Great Lakes, east to Philadelphia and New York City, showing the east Pennsylvania coal fields. Chartered April 8, 1852, under Philadelphia, Easton and Water-Gap Railroad. See entry 529.

    • Contributor: Miller, Edward - North Pennsylvania Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the Pittsburg [sic], Fort Wayne & Chicago, Cleveland and Pittsburg [sic], Grand Rapids and Indiana, and Pennsylvania railroads.

    Map of the Pittsburg [sic], Fort Wayne & Chicago, Cleveland a...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named lines. Emphasis on the main lines. See also entry 504.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the proposed line of Rail Road connection between tide water Virginia and the Ohio River at Guyandotte, Parkersburg and Wheeling /

    Map of the proposed line of Rail Road connection between tide...

    Scale ca. 1:625,000. LC Railroad maps, 81 Description derived from published bibliography. Annotations added in pencil and colored inks to indicate "Railroads tending to Richmond, Norfolk Alexandria and Baltimore," and the "proposed extension of the Manassas Gap Railroad west . . . Sep. 1852." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Vaisz, W. - Virginia. Board of Public Works
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron Co. situated in the Hocking Valley, Ohio, and their relation to the markets of the north and west.

    Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron ...

    Detailed map of the north-central and Great Lakes region showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, coal fields, names of railroads, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and connecting railroads.

    Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and connecting railroads.

    Map of the western states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Union Pacific Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Railroad map of South Carolina by Jed. Hotchkiss, T.E., Stanton, Va.

    Railroad map of South Carolina by Jed. Hotchkiss, T.E., Stant...

    Pen-and-ink sketch showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, and the railroads with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Map of the Rio Grande and Pecos Railway showing its connections with the Texas Mexican, Texas Mexican Short Line, Mexican National, Texas & St. Louis, and Denver & Rio Grande Narrow Gauge systems and also the International & Great Northern, Mexican Oriental Interoceanic & International, New York, Texas & Mexican and International & Mex. Standard Gauge roads.

    Map of the Rio Grande and Pecos Railway showing its connectio...

    Outline map of the U.S. Southwest showing major drainage, cities and towns. Railroad lines are named and narrow gauge lines are in red. The "Cannel Coal Field" is indicated.

    • Contributor: Rio Grande and Pecos Railway Co. - Julius Bien & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of the State of Florida showing the progress of the surveys accompanying annual report of the Surveyor General for 1859.

    Map of the State of Florida showing the progress of the surve...

    Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, railroads, location of the land grant railroads and indicating the 6- and 15-mile limits of grants. Shows land offices.

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Railroad and post office map of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

    Railroad and post office map of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the named railroad network.

    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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. - United States. Railway Mail Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Sketch map of the Phila. and Readg. Rail Road and its branches, May, 1873.

    Sketch map of the Phila. and Readg. Rail Road and its branche...

    Outline map showing railroads between Port Trevorton and Catawissa on the Susquehanna River and the Port Richmond Wharves in Philadelphia.

    • Contributor: Fay, T. V. - Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.

    Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philad...

    The distance and cost of grading is tabulated at the lower right of the map. The area covered is along Mill Creek and from the Lancaster Pike to Schuylkill River.

    • Contributor: Howell, Courtland D. - West Philadelphia Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • [New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Missouri].

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

    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: 1872
  • A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839.

    A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railr...

    Map of the southeastern United States indicating drainage, relief by hachures, place names, roads, canals in blue, Georgia Railroad in red, "R.R. completed & in progress" in yellow. "R.R. chartered & proposed" in brown. Probably made to accompany his Report of the Engineer in Chief, May 13, 1839. Created by Act of December 21, 1836. See also items 613 and 614.

    • Contributor: Thomson, J. Edgar (John Edgar) - Georgia Rail Road Company - Thomson, J. Edgar
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Louisiana.

    Louisiana.

    Indexed map showing drainage, cities and towns, with the railroad network overprinted in red.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

    Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

    Shows location and date of engagements, forts, railroads, state and county boundaries, roads, towns, and rivers.

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Board of Trade. Committee on Inland Transportation
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map showing the Seaboard, Pennsylvania and Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Seaboard, Pennsylvania and Western Railroad a...

    Map of northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, coal fields in Pennsylvania, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Seaboard, Pennsylvania, and Western Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Isothermal chart of the region north of the 36th Parallel &c. &c. between the Atlantic & Pacific oceans; compiled under the direction of Isaac I. Stevens, Govnr. of Washington Territory.

    Isothermal chart of the region north of the 36th Parallel &c....

    Indicates "practicable railroad lines," and "proposed railroad lines." Summer isotherms are in red, winter isotherms are in blue.

    • Contributor: Stevens, Isaac Ingalls
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • South Carolina railroads.

    South Carolina railroads.

    Map overprinted in red to show railroads by number coded to list.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the North West & the principal lines of rail roads, canals, navigable streams and lakes, together with the most important towns, and their distances from Chicago.

    Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the No...

    Map of the north-central United States, east of the Mississippi River, showing the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map of the central portion of the United States showing the lines of the proposed Pacific railroads.

    Map of the central portion of the United States showing the l...

    Strip map of the United States between 36 degrees and 47 degrees north latitude. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, place names, and some trails in the western half of the map. Indicates the proposed lines for the western, central, and eastern divisions of the Union Pacific Railroad.

    • Contributor: Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and Mississippi & Missouri railroads; with their connections to New York.

    Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and M...

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing "railroads completed or in progress" and "railroads proposed & authorized unless named as 'projected.'"

    • Contributor: Leefe, George E. - Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the Indian and Oklahoma territories, 1894; compiled from the official records of the General Land Office and other sources.

    Map of the Indian and Oklahoma territories, 1894; compiled fr...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, Indian areas, districts, treaty dates, roads and trails, and the named railroads.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Hawaiian Government Survey; W. D. Alexander, Surveyor General, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands; map by C. J. Lyons, from trigonometic surveys by W. D. Alexander, C. J. Lyons, J. F. Brown, M. D. Monsarrat and Wm. Webster, finished map by Richd. Covington.

    Hawaiian Government Survey; W. D. Alexander, Surveyor General...

    Topographic map of Oahu showing relief by hachures, drainage, soundings in fathoms, cities and towns, and land owners names. The line of the Oahu Railway added in red ink.

    • Contributor: Lyons, C. J. - Oahu Railway - Alexander, W. D. (William De Witt)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Township and railroad map of Minnesota published for the Legislative Manual, 1874.

    Township and railroad map of Minnesota published for the Legi...

    Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Reed, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map showing the route & connections of the Central Rail Road Extension Company of Long Island.

    Map showing the route & connections of the Central Rail Road ...

    Shows New York City and eastern Long Island. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Central Railroad Extension Company of Long Island
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

    Detailed map of Ohio and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, mineral deposits, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871