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  • Map of the Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad showing the connections, 1853, J. B. Westbrook, Chief Engineer.

    Map of the Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad showing the conne...

    Outline map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing the railroad network in operation and under construction. Chartered in 1852 and opened to traffic in 1857.

    • Contributor: Westbrook, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Indexed county map of Montana with a new and original compilation and index, designating all post office towns and railroad stations.

    Indexed county map of Montana with a new and original compila...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, and railroads with names. Title from cover.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • J. Sage & Son's new & reliable rail road map comprising all the railroads of the United States and Canadas with their stations and distances,

    J. Sage & Son's new & reliable rail road map comprising all t...

    Outline commercial map of the eastern half of the United States framed in decorative borders indicating major drainage systems, state boundaries, cities and towns along railroad routes, and distances between stations. Includes detailed lists of railroad companies, stations, and distances by state in marginal text. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Stammann, Hugo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of the southern part of the United States, designed to accompany Appletons' R.R. Guide.

    Map of the southern part of the United States, designed to ac...

    Outline map of the southern states showing the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Wells, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Boones map of the Black Diamond System of Railways, J. D. McKisson del., Perysville Ohio.

    Boones map of the Black Diamond System of Railways, J. D. McK...

    Detailed map of southern United States from Cincinnati, Ohio, to northern Florida. Shows drainage, the Ohio River railroad system, cities and towns, county boundaries.

    • Contributor: Boone, Albert E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original maps, charts and schedules furnished by railway engineers, agents &c to accompany the American Railway Guide.

    Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original ...

    To the right of the map is an advertisment stating "American Railway Guide for the United States. Published Monthly."

    • Contributor: Dinsmore, Curran
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • 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
  • Colton's railroad & township map of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

    Colton's railroad & township map of Massachusetts, Rhode Isla...

    Detailed map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, county and township boundaries, and roads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map of Georgia & Alabama 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 Georgia & Alabama exhibiting the post offices, post ro...

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

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • 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
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Map of passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the Coast Range : from explorations and surveys /

    Map of passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the ...

    Scale 1:240,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures. 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, 150 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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
  • Map of the Virginia Central R.R. and its proposed connections.

    Map of the Virginia Central R.R. and its proposed connections.

    Outline map of the eastern portion of the United States showing the proposed and completed railroad network, and indicating, in red and blue, the main connections to the Virginia Central R. R. The line became a part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad in 1868. See entry 365.

    • Contributor: Ruggles, T. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map showing the line of the Louisville, New Albany, and St. Louis Air Line Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Louisville, New Albany, and St. L...

    Map of the middle Atlantic and central United States showing drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines. Indicates coal field in Illinois and Indiana.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map of the Philadelphia, Easton & Water Gap Rail Road.

    Map of the Philadelphia, Easton & Water Gap Rail Road.

    Outline map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Chartered April 8, 1852. Name changed to North Pennsylvania Rail Road. See entry 496. [From published bibliography].

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the Central Ohio Railroad and connecting lines.

    Map of the Central Ohio Railroad and connecting lines.

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing the railroad network. "Comparative Distances by the Great Railway Routes of Ohio from Columbus to New York" are listed to the right of the map. Chartered February 8, 1847.

    • Contributor: Schuchman, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map showing lines and connections of the Shenandoah Valley and Norfolk & Western Railways.

    Map showing lines and connections of the Shenandoah Valley an...

    Map of the eastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad netowrk with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of mileage between stations.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the railroads & canals connecting the coal estate of the Broad Mountain Improvement Co., with the Atlantic &c.

    Map of the railroads & canals connecting the coal estate of t...

    Outline map indicating the railroad network in central Pennsylvania, parts of Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey.

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • Map showing the Delaware and North River Railroad and its connections between Kingston, Port Jarvis and Stroudsburg.

    Map showing the Delaware and North River Railroad and its con...

    Map of the northeastern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Balt. & Ohio Rail Road by order of the Board of Engineers.

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

    Map of Baltimore, Ann Arundel, Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington counties, Md, showing drainage, roads, and important place names. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Barney, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its principal connections.

    Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its...

    Eastern half of the United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, the railroad network, with names of lines, and the main ones indicated in heavy black. No railroad connections appear in the south where the hand indicator is located.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map of central Montana, the Montana Railroad, September 1, 1899.

    Map of central Montana, the Montana Railroad, September 1, 1899.

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, military reservations, wagon roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Polley, J. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Map of the rail roads of Pennsylvania and parts of adjoining states.

    Map of the rail roads of Pennsylvania and parts of adjoining ...

    Map shows drainage, counties, stations, and the railroad network in red.

    • Contributor: Anderson, J. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of the Wisconsin Central Line and connections.

    Map of the Wisconsin Central Line and connections.

    Map of the western United States framed in border giving major stations along the route and a shippers guide. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines. The main line emphasized in heavy black.

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Map showing the Pittsburg [sic], Bradford, and Buffalo Railway and its connections, W. R. Bergholz, chief engineer, New York, Feb. 15, 1882.

    Map showing the Pittsburg [sic], Bradford, and Buffalo Railwa...

    Map of parts of western Pennsylvania and New York showing drainage, coal fields, iron ore areas, and fire clay areas, furnaces, and oil wells. Railroads are color coded.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map showing the location of the N.Y. & Oswego Midland R.R. with existing and proposed connection, January 1st 1869, [by Van R. Richmond, State Engr. & Surv.]

    Map showing the location of the N.Y. & Oswego Midland R.R. wi...

    Map of New York State and vicinity showing drainage, canals, cities and towns, and named railroads. January 1st, 1870 edition has "W. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer."

    • Contributor: Richmond, Van R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the Boston & Lowell R.R. system with its principal connections.

    Map of the Boston & Lowell R.R. system with its principal con...

    Map of the northern United States showing cities and towns and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. This line was chartered in 1830 and opened in 1835. In 1841 a second track was laid.

    • Contributor: Rand Avery Supply Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • 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
  • Sectional map of the state of Illinois : especially exhibiting the exact boundaries of counties as established by law and the general topography of the state as towns, streams, lakes, ponds, bluffs, rail-roads, state-& common-roads & tc. also the main coal field, mineral districts, outcrops of coalbanks, mines & tc. /

    Sectional map of the state of Illinois : especially exhibitin...

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

    • Contributor: Richter, Leopold
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Fremont and Indiana Rail Road and its connections, December 1858.

    Map of the Fremont and Indiana Rail Road and its connections,...

    Map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing drainage, place names, state boundaries, and the completed and proposed railroad network. Chartered April 25, 1853. Opened in 1859.

    • Contributor: Medberry, S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • State of Alabama. October. 2nd. 1866.

    State of Alabama. October. 2nd. 1866.

    Outline map showing major drainage, cities and towns, railroads, and the 6-mile and 15-mile limits of the land grant.

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Map of the European and North American Railway, showing its connection with the railways of the United States & Canada; made by direction of His Excellency John Hubbard, Governor of Maine under the resolve of Aug. 20th 1850.

    Map of the European and North American Railway, showing its c...

    Shows New England, eastern New York, and the Maritime Provinces. Gives completed, in progress, and proposed railroads. Indicates drainage, state boundaries, and larger cities. Slightly different edition, engraved by B. W. Thayer & Co., Boston, accompanies Morton's Report on the Survey of the European and North American Railway ... in Documents in Relation to the European and North American Railway Company ... (Portland, Harmon ...

    • Contributor: Morton, A. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning's rail road map of the Eastern States.

    Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning's rail road map of the Eastern Sta...

    Map of New England, part of eastern Canada, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, most of Maryland, and part of Virginia. Shows drainage, some relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. "Names of rail roads which are designated by numbers on the annexed 'Plan of the New England States'" appear at the right of the map.

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • 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 a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.

    Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route ...

    Mississippi delta area shows drainage, sugar crop, parishes, major cities and towns, canals, and railroads with lines named and distances on the main line. This railroad was opened for first 50 miles on March 6, 1854. It was purchased in 1878 by the Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the line of the Rockford, Rock Island, & Saint Louis R.R. and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Rockford, Rock Island, & Saint Lo...

    Shows midwestern states with drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Consolidated October 8, 1868.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

    Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and e...

    Shows rail connections between Harpers Ferry and Winchester, Acquia Creek to Rocky Mount and Huntsville, N.C., and a line from Gosport to Newsons Depot.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Map of the lands of the Memphis & Little Rock Railroad Company (as reorganized) 1878.

    Map of the lands of the Memphis & Little Rock Railroad Compan...

    Map covers part of Arkansas between Memphis and Little Rock showing drainage, prairie lands, counties, cities and towns, township and county lines, county roads, and the railroads.

    • Contributor: Woodward, Tiernan, and Hale
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1878
  • Map of the railroads of the state of Maine accompanying the report of the railroad commissioners. 1899.

    Map of the railroads of the state of Maine accompanying the r...

    Shows drainage, townships, counties, cities and towns, railroads with names, and a list of "Street railroads in Maine."

    • Contributor: Allen, William A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas : from explorations and surveys /

    Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas : from explorations...

    Scale 1:60,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures. 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, 149 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Missouri.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Missouri.

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • American Central Railway, 1866.

    American Central Railway, 1866.

    Outline map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, and place names concentrated along the main line between Omaha City and Tifflin, Ohio; shows connections of the American Central Railway with the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • 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 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Colton's railroad and express map of the northwestern states showing countries, towns, railroads, station, distances, etc.

    Colton's railroad and express map of the northwestern states ...

    North-central states. Shows drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, stations, and the railroad network with distances.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylvania projected for the Sunbury Erie and Pittsburg [sic] Rail Road Convention by James Herron Civil Engineer.

    Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of ...

    Physical map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, spot heights in feet, state boundaries, canals, cities and towns. Finished and proposed railroads with names of lines and mileages are indicated.

    • Contributor: Herron, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map of the Pennsylvania, Reading, and Lehigh Valley Railroads, and their connections.

    Map of the Pennsylvania, Reading, and Lehigh Valley Railroads...

    Outline map of the middle Atlantic states showing the three major lines in different colors. Indicates major drainage, cities and towns, and names the railroads along the lines.

    • Contributor: Alter, R. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Cram's township and rail road map of Arkansas.

    Cram's township and rail road map of Arkansas.

    Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, and cities and towns. Railroad lines are distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Map of all the railroads in the United States in operation and progress.

    Map of all the railroads in the United States in operation an...

    Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, canals, and the railroad network. In 1923 Poor's Publishing Company of New York issued a reduced redrawing of this map measuring 46 x 50 cm.

    • Contributor: Poor, Henry V.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map showing the Burlington Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railway and its connections.

    Map showing the Burlington Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railway...

    Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, administrative boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Consolidated June 30, 1868, from Cedar Rapids and Burlington and the Cedar Rapids and St. Paul.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • New county and railway map of the United States and the Dominion of Canada compiled from information obtained from official sources showing the lines of the Chicago and Alton R.R. and its connections.

    New county and railway map of the United States and the Domin...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line. Includes names of lines.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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
  • Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engineer,

    Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engi...

    Shows counties and county seats. A projected railroad is shown between Crawfordville and Bedford. Similar to 1852 edition but does not indicate the Whitewater Canal.

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad from Portsmouth, Va. to Weldon, N.C. showing its connection with railroad & steamboat routes,

    Map of the Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad from Portsmouth, Va. t...

    Outline map showing area from Pottsville, Pa., to Macon, Ga. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Carter, T. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Drew's new map of the state of Florida, showing the townships by the U.S. Surveys, the completed & projected railroads, the different railroad stations and growing railroad towns. The new towns on the rivers and interior, and the new counties, up to the year 1874.

    Drew's new map of the state of Florida, showing the townships...

    Shows drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, battlefields, and submarine cables to Havana. Lists operating and newly chartered railroads.

    • Contributor: Drew, Columbus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the Cincinnati, Virginia, & Carolina Railway and its connection.

    Map of the Cincinnati, Virginia, & Carolina Railway and its c...

    Map of the southern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and mines and minerals along the route of the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with proposed extensions to Cleveland, Cincinnati and St. Louis, in connexion [sic] with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois /

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

    Outline map showing major drainage, some relief by hachures, state boundaries, canals, and important place names. Finished and proposed railroads are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sheaff, J. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Map of Royal Land Company's railroad (narrow gauge) from their anthracite coal fields to deep water /

    Map of Royal Land Company's railroad (narrow gauge) from thei...

    Shows central Virginia from the Allegheny Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. Relief shown by form lines. Pencil (some col.) on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) H267 LC Railroad maps, 549 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Braxton, Carter M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • Map of the Western Vermont Rail Road and connecting lines, Wm. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer.

    Map of the Western Vermont Rail Road and connecting lines, Wm...

    Map of western New England showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, and cities and towns. Chartered in 1845.

    • Contributor: Gilbert, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande : from explorations and surveys /

    From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande : from explorations and sur...

    Scale 1:950,400. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 35th Parallel. Map no. 1. 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, 152 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Sketch of ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map showing the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad and its conne...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in Pennsylvania, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered in 1852. Reorganized in 1875 with the Geneva, Hornellsville, and Pine Creek Railroad. In 1882 became the Sodus Bay and Southern Railroad. See Entry 415.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • General map of explorations and surveys in California /

    General map of explorations and surveys in California /

    Scale 1:600,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd. and 35th. parallels. Relief shown by hachures. 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, 148 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • [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
  • View fo the lake & north west-connections with Philadelphia.

    View fo the lake & north west-connections with Philadelphia.

    Indicates railroads in the Great Lakes region, south to the Ohio River, and from New York State to the Mississippi River. Shows proposed railroads as far west as the Missouri River.

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • 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 Kansas and Nebraska.

    Map of Kansas and Nebraska.

    Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, location of the land grant railroads and indicating the 10-, 20-, & 25-mile limits of grants. Shows land offices and the Surveyor General's office.

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of Peru and Indianapolis Rail Road with connections.

    Map of Peru and Indianapolis Rail Road with connections.

    Outline map with colored state boundaries of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating larger cities. Shows "finished," "in progress of construction," and "contemplated" railroads. Chartered in 1846 with first section opened in 1851.

    • Contributor: Leefe, George E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the Boston & Woonsocket rail road routes compiled from the state map, and the plans of the different surveys returned to the joint standing committee on railroads & canals.

    Map of the Boston & Woonsocket rail road routes compiled from...

    Map of eastern Massachusetts showing drainage, place names, and township lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Bouvé, Ephraim W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c.

    Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mex...

    Detailed general map of portions of North America framed in decorative borders showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, railroads in operation, and proposed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Diagram of the United States of America, Mexico, the West India Islands and Isthmus of Darien; by W. T. Steiger, General Land Office.

    Diagram of the United States of America, Mexico, the West Ind...

    Outline map of the United States and Middle America showing proposed routes of the Pacific Rail Road and its branches in connection with the various systems of existing and unfinished rail roads from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.

    • Contributor: Steiger, W. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the completed lines of the Milwaukee and Saint Paul Railway Company.

    Map showing the completed lines of the Milwaukee and Saint Pa...

    General map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, and completed railroads in color.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map showing the line of the Plymouth, Kankakee, & Pacific Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Plymouth, Kankakee, & Pacific Rai...

    Map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. This is the Indiana portion of a projected railroad from Plymouth, Ind., on the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad, to Bureau Junction, on the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Sketch illustrating the positions of the commercial cities and towns of the Eastern, Middle and Western States with the principal existing and proposed lines of communication.

    Sketch illustrating the positions of the commercial cities an...

    Shows the United States between Maine and Virginia, west ot the Mississippi River. Indicates railroads and canals.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Maps showing the Toledo, Cincinnati, & St. Louis Railroad and its connections, 1881.

    Maps showing the Toledo, Cincinnati, & St. Louis Railroad and...

    Midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, coal in Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. Includes the railroad system with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Cram's township and rail road map of New York.

    Cram's township and rail road map of New York.

    Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, and cities and towns. Railroad lines are identified by initials.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

    Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

    Map of Colorado and part of New Mexico showing relief by hachures and shading, drainage, cities and towns, counties, stage roads, and railroads with the main line emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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
  • Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the routes to Pike's Peak, overland mail route to California and Pacific rail road surveys. To which are added the new state & territorial boundaires, the principal mail & rail road routes with all the arrangements & corrections made by Congress up to the date of its issue.

    Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the ...

    Detailed general map framed in decorative borders showing drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the transportation and communication networks. An excellent example of a promotional map to encourage emigration. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: McGowan, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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
  • Map showing the preliminary line of the East River Railroad, May, 1881.

    Map showing the preliminary line of the East River Railroad, ...

    Map of part of Virginia showing relief by form lines, drainage, mills, property owners names, towns, roads, and the railroad line, with distances in red.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881