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  • Southern Railway and connections.

    Southern Railway and connections.

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, stations, named lines of railroads, and the railroad network with the main lines emphasized. Chartered in 1894.

    • Contributor: Southern Railway (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Goldthwait's map of the United States, British Provinces, Mexico, Central America, W. India Is. &c., exhibiting the railroads with their distances, single and double tracks and width of gauge.

    Goldthwait's map of the United States, British Provinces, Mex...

    Shows drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries.

    • Contributor: Goldthwait, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • A correct map of the United States of America showing the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fé R.R. and connections.

    A correct map of the United States of America showing the Atc...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad network with the main line emphasized. Advertisements at top of map.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Colton's railroad & township map, western states compiled from the United States surveys.

    Colton's railroad & township map, western states compiled fro...

    Detailed map of the north-central states framed in decorative borders indicating drainage, state, county, and township boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, railroads, and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the Williamsport and Elmira Railroad with its connections.

    Map of the Williamsport and Elmira Railroad with its connecti...

    The map covers parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. Indicates counties and major cities. Chartered on June 9, 1832. Opened to traffic in 1854. Name changed in 1860 to Elmira and Williamsport Railroad.

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co. - Williamsport and Elmira Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • 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
  • Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States and Canada. Compiled from the latest government surveys, and drawn to an accurate scale.

    Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United...

    Very detailed map of the continental United States and parts of Canada and Mexico including drainage, international, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, trails, railroads, and railroads under construction. This map is very similar in cartography, content and scale to the maps which make up Rand, McNally & Co's Business Atlas containing large scale maps of each state and territory of ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Railroad map of the eastern, western and northern states, and Canada, showing conspicuously the lines of communication between the ports of the Atlantic and the great west and north west.

    Railroad map of the eastern, western and northern states, and...

    General map covering the northeastern and north-central United States and part of eastern Canada. Shows drainage, cities, roads, canals, and "railroads completed" and "in progress."

    • Contributor: Mitchell's Map Publication Office - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • From San Francisco Bay to the northern boundary of California : from explorations and surveys /

    From San Francisco Bay to the northern boundary of California...

    Scale 1:760,320. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Routes in Oregon and California. Map no. 1. "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, 169 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Davis, Jefferson - Abbot, Henry L. - Siebert, Selmar - Young, John - United States. War Department - Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Brooklyn.

    Brooklyn.

    Street map of Brooklyn published for Advertising Bureau, Brooklyn City Rail Road Company. Overprinted in brown to show "Twelve Routes, 42 miles of Streets and Avenues Traversed by Cars, all Starting from Fulton Ferry." Contains a list of routes in lower left of map.

    • Contributor: J. Beers & Co. - Brooklyn City Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map showing the location of the Charleston & Savannah R.R. May, 1856.

    Map showing the location of the Charleston & Savannah R.R. Ma...

    Map of the South Carolina tidewater area between Charleston and Savannah, Ga. "The red line represents the located line; the blue lines represent some of the principal experimental lines." Chartered December 20, 1853. Reorganized in 1866 as the Savannah and Charleston Railroad.

    • Contributor: Walker, Evans & Co. - Charleston and Savannah Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • 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?
  • New railway guide containing all the rail roads in Pennsylvania & N. Jersey with portions of New York, Ohio, Maryland & Virginia.

    New railway guide containing all the rail roads in Pennsylvan...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, oil region, cities and towns, distances between stations, and county names and boundaries in red.

    • Contributor: Barrington, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • D.B. Cooke & Co's railway guide for Illinois shewing all the stations with their respective distances connecting with Chicago.

    D.B. Cooke & Co's railway guide for Illinois shewing all the ...

    Outline map showing "R.R. in operation" and "R.R. in Progress." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: D. Cooke & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c. showing also Canada and the Island of Cuba,

    A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its...

    Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of the earliest maps to indicate an operating railroad west of the Mississippi River, from St. Louis to Jefferson City. Topography is indicated by hachures only in the inset of California. Indian tribes ...

    • Contributor: Williams, W. (Wellington) - Lippincott, Grambo & Co. - Williams, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Railroad map of Indiana.

    Railroad map of Indiana.

    Detailed township and county map distinguishing railroads by color and name. Includes a list of railroads in left margin, coded by color.

    • Contributor: Indiana. State Board of Tax Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • A correct map of the United States showing the Union Pacific, the overland route and connections.

    A correct map of the United States showing the Union Pacific,...

    Map showing drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, railroads, and railroads under contruction.

    • Contributor: Knight, Leonard & Company - Union Pacific Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • A new sectional map of Florida issued by the land department of the South Florida R. R. Co. and the Plant Investment Co.

    A new sectional map of Florida issued by the land department ...

    Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, land grants, and land for sale shown in yellow.

    • Contributor: Elliott, D. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Cram's township and railroad map of Idaho.

    Cram's township and railroad map of Idaho.

    Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, and cities and towns. Railroads are distinguised by color.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad and its leased lines.

    Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad and its l...

    Shows all of New York City and Long Island. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. Chartered on April 24, 1834.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Long Island Rail Road
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies north of the parallel of South Bend of Lake Michigan. It will be seen at a glance, that the unbroken line of communication with the Atlantic seaboard, and the only winter route for northern Indiana, northern Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, will be by the Michigan Southern Railway, and south shore of Lake Erie.

    Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion...

    Outline map of the north-central United States showing the canals and the railroad network and naming the Michigan Central and the Michigan Southern Railway. John B. Jervis was chief engineer on the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad in 1831.

    • Contributor: Jervis, John (John Bloomfield) - Jervis, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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
  • Maps showing the Boston Hoosac Tunnel and Western Railway with its eastern and western connections.

    Maps showing the Boston Hoosac Tunnel and Western Railway wit...

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Boston, Hoosac Tunnel, and Western Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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
  • 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 map of the internal improvements of Virginia; prepared by C. Crozet, late principal engineer of Va. under a resolution of the General Assembly adopted March 15th 1848.

    A map of the internal improvements of Virginia; prepared by C...

    The map indicates drainage, county boundaries, mines, cities and towns, roads, canals, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Crozet, Claudius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • 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
  • 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
  • A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed Columbus & Pensacola Rail Road, accompanying the report of Major J. D. Graham, U.S. Topographical Engr. Feb. 6th, 1836; drawn chiefly from the original surveys in the Gen. Land Office at Washington by Wm. R. Palmer, U.S. Asst. Civil Engr.

    A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the ...

    Map of southern Alabama and part of western Florida showing roads, cities, and drainage.

    • Contributor: Palmer, W. R. (William R.) - Graham, J. D. (James Duncan) - Columbus and Pensacola Railroad - United States. General Land Office - Palmer, W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • Birds-eye-view of the Richmond & Danville Railroad and the Florida Central & Peninsular Systems and their connections.

    Birds-eye-view of the Richmond & Danville Railroad and the Fl...

    Perspective map looking north from Florida covering the southern United States. Relief is shown by shading. Drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network are indicated. Main lines appear in heavy red.

    • Contributor: American Bank Note Company - Richmond and Danville Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map showing the proposed Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Railroad connecting and extending the Chattanooga Southern Railway, Marietta and North Georgia Railway, Knoxville, Cumberland Gap and Louisville Railroad, and Morristown and Cumberland Gap Railroad.

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

    Map of the southern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • 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
  • Map showing the line of the Toledo, Wabash, & Western Railway Company and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Toledo, Wabash, & Western Railway...

    General map of the midwestern states with drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Includes an advertisement for bonds.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Toledo, Wabash, and Great Western Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, showing its connections and extensions also the relative position of Denver and Pueblo to all the principal towns and mining regions of Colorado and New Mexico.

    Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, showing its connectio...

    Outline map of Colorado and New Mexico showing major relief by hachures, major drainage, cities and towns, and county boundaries. Main lines are indicated by heavy colored lines.

    • Contributor: Eccles, S. W. - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map showing the California and Nevada Railroad and its extensions and connections.

    Map showing the California and Nevada Railroad and its extens...

    Map of central California and Colorado showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, and railroads, with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - California and Nevada Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • D.B. Cooke & Co.'s great western railway guide exhibiting all stations and distances from each other.

    D.B. Cooke & Co.'s great western railway guide exhibiting all...

    Outline map of the north-central states showing the railroad network in operation and in progress of construction. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: D. Cooke & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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
  • 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. - Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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
  • Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Western & Atlantic Rail Road of Georgia, under the direction of Lieut. Col. S. H. Long, Chief Engineer, 1837, U.S. Topographical Bureau M. H. Stansbury, Del.

    Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for ...

    Includes area from Chattahoochee River between Warsaw and Cambelltown, and west to the Tennessee boundary. Shows cities, townships, roads, drainage, and relief by hachures. The 138-mile route was opened in 1850.

    • Contributor: Cooper, J. F. - Western and Atlantic Railroad Company - Arms, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road.

    Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road.

    Strip map of Virginia between Lynchburg and Bristol, Tenn. Shows drainage, coal and copper fields, county boundaries, cities, towns, and roads. Chartered March 24, 1848, under the name of Lynchburg abd Tennessee Railroad. Consolidated in 1871 under Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad. See entry 331. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Blackford, W. W. (William Willis) - Ritchie & Dunnavant - Blackford, W. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map showing the line of the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga Railroad, and also the chief agricultural and mineral districts of the state of Alabama.

    Map showing the line of the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga...

    Map of Alabama and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Indicates completed and proposed lines and names of lines. Includes township and county boundaries.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - New Orleans, Mobile, and Chattanooga Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Skeleton map showing the Rail Roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the Public Lands and their connection with the principal harbours on the Lakes and on the Seaboard; printed by order of the Senate of the United States the 9th: Sess: 31st Congress 1848-9.

    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. Similar to entry no. 11.

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • 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
  • 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 - Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Plan and profile of the Phil. W. & Balt. R.R., A.D. 1860.

    Plan and profile of the Phil. W. & Balt. R.R., A.D. 1860.

    Strip map of a surveyed line, showing distances in feet, from Philadelphia to Baltimore. The map indicates portions of rivers and streams, the road pattern, and important towns.

    • Contributor: Harness, Olney - Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map showing the line of the Alabama & Tennessee River Rail Road and its proposed extensions; exhibiting also the contiguous mineral deposits and zone of production.

    Map showing the line of the Alabama & Tennessee River Rail Ro...

    County and township map of Alabama and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, and main railroads in heavy lines. Chartered in 1848. Reorganized in 1866 under title of Selma, Rome, and Dalton Railroad.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Alabama and Tennessee River Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the Seaboard & Raleigh Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Seaboard & Raleigh Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the southern United States from Virginia to South Carolina showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad netowrk with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Seaboard and Raleigh Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map showing route of Norfolk & Petersburg Rail Road and its connections with Ohio & Mississippi Rivers, William Mahone, Chief Engineer, F. Bourquin & Co., Philada.

    Map showing route of Norfolk & Petersburg Rail Road and its c...

    Map of the eastern United States between the Chesapeake Bay and the Mississippi River. Shows drainage, place names and the railroad network. Chartered March 17, 1851. Line completed in 1858. consolidated in April 1871, forming part of the Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad.

    • Contributor: Mahone, William - Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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
  • [New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Nebraska].

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

    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
  • 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
  • United States railway map, showing all the railways completed in progress and proposed in the United States & Canadas with their stations, distances & connections together with a map of routes for a Pacific railway carefully compiled from government surveys.

    United States railway map, showing all the railways completed...

    Map of the eastern United States within decorative borders showing drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines and state of construction.

    • Contributor: Middleton, Wallace & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map showing the Consolidated Southern Railway, Kentucky Division--Eastern Kentucky R.R. Virginia Division--Norfolk & Cincinnati R.R. Tennessee & Carolina Division and its connections.

    Map showing the Consolidated Southern Railway, Kentucky Divis...

    Map of the southeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, the railroad network, and mineral deposits.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Consolidated Southern Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • New railroad map of the middle states including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio and Canada; drawn, engraved & published by G. Woolworth Colton.

    New railroad map of the middle states including New York, New...

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

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • 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. - Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection between tide water Virginia, and the Ohio River at Big Sandy, Guyandotte and Point Pleasant; made by W. Vaisz Top. Eng.

    Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection ...

    Map of Virginia and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, county boundaries, place names and "McAdamised" roads.

    • Contributor: Vaisz, W. - Virginia Central Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • 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
  • Maps showing the Danville, Urbana, Bloomington & Pekin Railroad and its connections.

    Maps showing the Danville, Urbana, Bloomington & Pekin Railro...

    Map of the midwestern states shows drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line and mileage between stations. General map shows transcontinental railroad connections.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Danville, Urbana, Bloomington, and Pekin Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • 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
  • New county and rail road map of the western states and valley of the Mississippi.

    New county and rail road map of the western states and valley...

    Map of the central United States showing in detail relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines.

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia, under the direction of Capt. J. D. Graham, U.S. Top. Eng., 1831 and 1832; surveyed by Lts. A. D. Mackay and E. French, 1st Arty., assistants in 1831, and Lts. E. French and J. F. Izard, assistants in 1832; drawn from the original plot by Lt. Humphreys, 2d Artillery.

    Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester an...

    Topographic map surveyed in strips along the railroad routes. Shows property owners and covers an area between the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers to Winchester. Includes table showing "a summary of the routes surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia."

    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company - Humphreys, A. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • 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
  • 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...

    Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stage routes, railroads completed and projected. Main lines in heavy black.

    • Contributor: Williams, Henry T. - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Map showing the Port Royal Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Port Royal Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the southeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. In 1871 the line was in progress of completion. One of Colton's typical maps published for an individual railroad company to promote industry and settlement in rich mining or agricultural areas. (Entry 533)

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Port Royal Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Proposed route for a rail road from Copper Harbor, to Fond Du Lac, Winnebego.

    Proposed route for a rail road from Copper Harbor, to Fond Du...

    Outline map centered on Green Bay showing the area between Detroit, Mich. and Fond du Lac, Wis. Contemplated and proposed railroad routes are shown.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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
  • 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 &...

    Detailed map of the central portion of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the iron and timber areas in Texas. Indicates the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Kansas and Gulf Short Line Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the railroads of Connecticut to accompany the report ... 1893. Prepared by S. D. Tilden, Hartford.

    Map of the railroads of Connecticut to accompany the report ....

    Map of Connecticut and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad network in distinguishing colors.

    • Contributor: Connecticut. Railroad Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • 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
  • General map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road & its connections; the great national route between the east and west.

    General map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road & its connect...

    Part of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, major drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with mail lines emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c.

    A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and canals. Showing also the island of Cuba.

    • Contributor: Williams, W. (Wellington) - Williams, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad with its branches & connections in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.

    Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railro...

    Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 16, 1836, constructed in 1853. Consolidated into the Chicago and Northwestern Railway, 1864. See entries 369 and 370.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Galena and Chicago Union Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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 exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New-York and New-Haven Rail-Road.

    Map exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New...

    Detailed topographic strip map showing the coast from New York City to New Haven, Conn. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Chartered in 1844, organized in 1846, opened in 1849. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Anderson, P. - Snyder & Black Lithogrs
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map showing the Norfolk and Cincinnati Railroad, and its connections.

    Map showing the Norfolk and Cincinnati Railroad, and its conn...

    Map of the southern states showing drainage, mineral deposits, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Norfolk and Cincinnati Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Haasis & Lubrecht
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map of the all American Route showing proposed railroad and U.S. Government Mail Road to the Yukon; issued by Central Alaska Transportation & Trading Co.; compiled by B. F. Millard and Emil Mahlo, Topographical Engineer, U.S. Alaska Exploration Expedition Capt. W.A. Abercrombie, U.S.A. Commanding.

    Map of the all American Route showing proposed railroad and U...

    Map of central Alaska showing relief by hachures and spot heights, drainage, glaciers, cities and towns, international boundary, trails and the proposed railroad.

    • Contributor: Millard, F. - Mahlo, Emil
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Johnson's new railroad and township copper-plate map of Illinois, Iowa, & Missouri, from the latest and best authorities.

    Johnson's new railroad and township copper-plate map of Illin...

    Detailed general map which includes drainage place names, roads, railroad, counties, and townships.

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Johnson & Browning - Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the railroads and canals, finished, unfinished, and in contemplation, in the United States /

    Map of the railroads and canals, finished, unfinished, and in...

    Important early map of the United States. Includes drainage, canals, and cities and towns. Contains route profiles for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the Columbia Railroad, Pa., and the Massachusetts railroads.

    • Contributor: Norris, William - Minor, Daniel K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1834
  • 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. - Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map showing the West Virginia Midland Railway and its connections.

    Map showing the West Virginia Midland Railway and its connect...

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - West Virginia Midland Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Township map of Wisconsin showing The Milwaukee & Horicon Rail Road and its connections.

    Township map of Wisconsin showing The Milwaukee & Horicon Rai...

    Map of Wisconsin and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, state boundaries, township lines, cities, and towns.

    • Contributor: Vliet, Jasper - Milwaukee and Horicon Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads, on which are given the distances in miles from one place to another, also the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities.

    Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal t...

    Shows longitude west from Greenwich and Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1835, by S. Augustus Mitchell ..." The paper edition of this map appears in Bishop Davenport's A New Gazetteer, or Geographical Dictionary of North America . . . (Philadelphia, 1836). [From published bibliography] Cloth map. LC Railroad maps, 5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • A new and complete county map of all the rail roads in the United States & Canadas in operation & progress.

    A new and complete county map of all the rail roads in the Un...

    Covers the eastern half of the United States. Shows drainage, county boundaries, and place names.

    • Contributor: Schultz, John H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • 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 of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the central portion of the eastern United States between the Atlantic and St. Louis showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, railroads, and iron and coal deposits.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. (Peter Wenrick) - Sheafer, P. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio, drawn by George W. Colton, engraved by J M. Atwood.

    Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio, drawn ...

    Detailed map showing drainage, railroads under construction and completed, canals, post roads, towns, townships, villages, post offices, and county boundaries.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under the direction of the Rail Road Commissioners, John S. Clark, William J. McAlpine, James B. Swain.

    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: 1856
  • Map of Nebraska published by the Burlington Route 1886, compiled from the official records of the government and rail road offices.

    Map of Nebraska published by the Burlington Route 1886, compi...

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, Indian and military reservations, land districts, and the railroad network with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: Hirschfield, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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...

    Map of western United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, Indian and military reservations, roads, trails, the railroad network and the Pacific lines in heavy colors.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by D. C. Hitchcock for the Pathfinder Railway Guide.

    Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved...

    Scale [ca. 1:2,700,000]. LC Railroad maps, 101 Description derived from published bibliography. At top of map: "See paragraph headed Our Railway Map." On the verso: City of Boston. 18 x 14 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Snow & Wilder - Hitchcock, Dewitt C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847