The map covers an area from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi delta, and from Columbus, Ohio, to Little Rock, Ark. It shows Ft. Massac and "Capitol City" in southern Illinois and northern Kentucky as sites selected by the U.S. for the "Western Armory," and the probable future site for the seat of government of the United States or Western District of Columbia. Chartered January ...
Contributor:McBean, William - New Orleans and Ohio Railroad - Illinois Central Railroad Company - Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company
Map of eastern Massachusetts covering the area from Boston to Wood's Hole and west to Providence, R.I. Shows drainage, place names and counties, and indicates mileage between stations. The Old Colony Railroad is double-tracked from Boston, south to South Braintree. The line was incorporated in 1844.
Contributor:Ferguson, W. E. - Old Colony Railroad Company
Survey map along route of line covering strip of land in Maryland from Elk Landing to Tangier Sound. Shows streams, fields, land owners, roads, and the "lines run with compass & level, Lines run with compass." The line was chartered in 1853, organized in 1859, and the first section of road completed in 1860.
Contributor:Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) - McClelland, J. - Kearney, James - Eastern Shore Railroad - Emory, William H.
Map of parts of New England and New York showing the railroad network and the progress of track construction along the Portland and Ogdensburg Railroad line. A reference table in the upper left of the map provides a key to 36 townships in Vermont.
Contributor:Hatch & Co. - Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Company
Map of northern half of Worcester County, Mass., showing drainage, cities, and townships. Shows beginning of survey north of Worcester and the survey for part of the Winchendon branch of the Fitchburg Railroad.
Outline map of eastern United States from the Great Lakes to Charleston, S.C., showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network, main lines indicated in heavy red and black; chartered in 1858 as successor to Meadville Company.
Contributor:De Bihan, C. - Atlantic and Great Western Railway Company
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 ...
Topographic strip map showing proposed lines of survey. This is the earliest railroad map represented in the Library's map collections. It is listed as one of the "Rail Roads Never Before Delineated" by Henry S. Tanner in his Memoir on the Recent Surveys ... (Philadelphia, 1829). It was incorporated in June 1831 and was first intended forhorse-drawn power. [From published bibliography]
Map includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. Indicates topography by hachures, drainage, roads, property owners, and part of the city street plan of Philadelphia. [From published bibliography].
Contributor:Campbell, Henry R. - Kramm, Gustavus - Lehman & Duval Lithrs
Map of northern New Jersey from Jersey City to Andover. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities & towns, roads, iron works, forges, mines and mills. The Paterson and Ramapo was chartered March 10, 1841.
Contributor:Allen, J. W. - Paterson and Dover Railroad
Scale 1:1,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 47th and 49th Parallels. Map no. 2. "Drawn by John Lambert. Topographer of the exploration, assisted by J. R. P. Mechlin." 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 ...
Contributor:Lambert, John - Davis, Jefferson - Stevens, Isaac Ingalls - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
Outline map of the eastern half of the United States showing canals, finished railroads, railroads in progress of contruction and proposed lines. Trade areas are indicated by line symbols and added brown and red color.
Outline map of North America showing proposed railroad routes within the present limits of the United States. This is one of the earliest promotional maps for a transcontinental railroad to come before the United States Congress and claimed by the author to have been "conceived as early as 1830."