• Map showing the route and connections of the Bellaire, Zanesville and Cincinnati Railway.

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

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • General map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    General map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the United States showing major drainage, relief by hachures, and the railroad network with names of lines and stations. Emphasizes with heavy black lines the Pennsylvania Railroad in the northeastern states.

    • Contributor: Allen, Lane & Scott
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map showing the railroad and highway bridge over the Missouri River at St. Joseph, Mo. and the railroads connecting therewith.

    Map showing the railroad and highway bridge over the Missouri...

    Detailed map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord to Haverhill, N.H.

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

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

    • Contributor: Crocker, William P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map showing the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé Rail Road and its auxiliary roads in the state of Kansas.

    Map showing the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé Rail Road and its...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, towns and rail roads, etc.

    Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, t...

    Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of the rail road surveys between Hillsborough & Chillicothe. Executed in February, March & April 1851 under the direction of B. H. Latrobe, civil engineer,

    Map of the rail road surveys between Hillsborough & Chillicot...

    Map of part of Ohio indicating the located and explored railroad lines along the Milford and Chillicothe Turnpike. Shows "Air Lines computed by C. D. Jaques Esqr. C. E. from Hillsborough to Chillicothe." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Morris, Ellwood
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Map of the canals and railroads for transporting anthracite coal from the several coal fields to the city of New York; drawn under the direction of J. Dutton Steele, C.E. by W. Lorenz, Asst. Eng. 1856.

    Map of the canals and railroads for transporting anthracite c...

    Detailed map of eastern Pennsylvania and parts of New York and New Jersey showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, cities, towns, and coal fields.

    • Contributor: Lorenz, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • 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
  • Lines of the Paterson, Passaic, & Rutherford Electric R'y and the Jersey City, Hoboken & Rutherford Electric R'y, and the Paterson Central Electric Ry., Charles A. Johnson, president, James A. Morrisse, vice president.

    Lines of the Paterson, Passaic, & Rutherford Electric R'y and...

    Panoramic map of part of New Jersey showing drainage, major cities, some buildings, and railroad buildings. Stamped in blue ink "The Morrisse Electric Railway System."

    • Contributor: Morrisse, James A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H. line.

    Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H...

    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.

    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map exhibiting the several Pacific railroads

    Map exhibiting the several Pacific railroads

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

    • Contributor: United States. Department of Commerce and Labor. Bureau of Statistics
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map showing the Albemarle & Pantego Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Albemarle & Pantego Railroad and its connecti...

    Map of the coastal regions of Virginia and North Carolina showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, and mills; main railroads in heavy lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • 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 the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad shewing [sic] its connections.

    Map of the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad she...

    Sketch map showing the area between Philadelphia and Baltimore indicating drainage, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Consolidated February 5, 1838.

    • Contributor: Larkin, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • 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: 1863
  • 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
  • Map of the Philadelphia & Erie Rail Road the city and harbor of Erie its western terminus, and the state of Pennsylvania showing the different rail-road connections, from the latest surveys constructed and drawn by John F. Burgin, C & Topl. Engineer 1862.

    Map of the Philadelphia & Erie Rail Road the city and harbor ...

    Detailed strip map from rights of way surveys showing the location of the line between Sunbury and Erie and the counties through which the line traverses. Relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns along the line are shown. Railroad stations and distances in 10-mile intervals are indicated.

    • Contributor: Burgin, John F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connections north, south, east, and west.

    Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connection...

    Middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map showing the Washington and Ohio Rail Road and its connections.

    Map showing the Washington and Ohio Rail Road and its connect...

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • The New York Central & Hudson River R.R. and connections.

    The New York Central & Hudson River R.R. and connections.

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures and shading, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Daniels, George H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • A new sectional map of the state of Kansas showing the route of the Union Pacific Railway--E. D. to Denver City. Col. and complete system of projected rail roads. Information compiled & collected from departments of the government at Washington, D.C. and other authentic sources by W. J. Keeler, C. E. 1867.

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

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

    • Contributor: Du Bois, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map 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 Philadelphia and Erie Railway, branches and connecting lines.

    Map of the Philadelphia and Erie Railway, branches and connec...

    Map of Pennsylvania showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with lines named.

    • Contributor: Gwinner, Henry W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the contemplated route of the New Orleans & Ohio Railroad and the Central Railroad of Illinois, also the route of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad representing the most central, direct and practicable route for a great national and commercial highway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Northern Lakes, and by various branches and intersections with other Railways connecting with all the principal cities of the United States.

    A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the ...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • A new and complete railroad map of the United States compiled from reliable sources.

    A new and complete railroad map of the United States compiled...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing cities, state boundaries, finished railroads, and railroads in progress.

    • Contributor: Perris, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • 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
  • From the northern boundary of California to the Columbia River : from explorations and surveys /

    From the northern boundary of California to the Columbia Rive...

    Scale 1:760,320. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Routes in Oregon and California. Map no. 2. "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, 170 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th, 1882.

    Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th,...

    Map of the northern and western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns. Color coded to show "Northern Pacific Lines, Proper, Oregon Railway & Navigation Co's System, Oregon and Transcontinental Branch Lines, Lines to be constructed." Fringed lines indicate roads under construction.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Nebraska.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Nebraska.

    One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices. The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6,000 and traveled over a million miles a year on ...

    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map of Texas, showing the line of the Texas and New Orleans Rail Road, and its connections in the U.S. and adjacent territories.

    Map of Texas, showing the line of the Texas and New Orleans R...

    Shows railroads actually built, partially finished, under contract, and chartered but not under contract. Covers area of the U.S. Southwest and northern Mexico and includes Louisiana, Arkansas, and parts of adjacent states.

    • Contributor: Gentry, A. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and branch lines.

    Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and branch lines.

    Strip map of western United States from Illinois to California showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, railroads, and the Union Pacific System in red.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Watson's new rail-road and distance map of the United States and Canada, 1871; compiled from the latest official sources.

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

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

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Corpus Christi and Rio Grande Railway Company, [map showing the proposed railroad between Laredo and Corpus Christi and its connections with Mexico].

    Corpus Christi and Rio Grande Railway Company, [map showing t...

    Outline map of southwest Texas and part of Mexico showing relief by hachures, drainage, and major cities and towns.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • 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 route of the Southern Continental R.R. with connections from Kansas City Mo., Ft. Smith Ark. and Shreveport La., giving a general view of the recent surveys of the Kansas Pacific Railway Co., across the continent made in 1867 & 1868, under the direction of Gen. Wm. J. Palmer, on the routes of the 32nd and 35th parallels together with compilations from Keeler's official map showing the central and northern routes to the Pacific and the intermediate topography.

    Map of the route of the Southern Continental R.R. with connec...

    Detailed map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, forts, military and Indian reservations, wagon roads, trails, routes of exploration, and the railroad network indicating finished, unfinished, and connecting lines.

    • Contributor: Palmer, William Jackson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • 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
  • Telegraph and Rail Road map of the New England States.

    Telegraph and Rail Road map of the New England States.

    Scale ca. 1:775,000. LC also has 1855 edition. LC Railroad maps, 109 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Map of Boston showing the entrance of the Rail Roads. Circle, diameter 22 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Williams, Alexander
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • The Santa Fé route Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé R.R. 3 lines between the Missouri River and the Pacific coast to the city of Mexico via the A.T.&S. and Mexican Central R.R.

    The Santa Fé route Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé R.R. 3 lines b...

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

    • Contributor: Poole Brothers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • 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
  • Indexed county and railroad pocket map and shippers guide of West Virginia, accompanied by a new and original compilation and ready reference index, showing in detail the entire railroad system.

    Indexed county and railroad pocket map and shippers guide of ...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stations, post offices, and the railroad network keyed to list by number.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the North West & the principal lines of rail roads, canals, navigable streams and lakes, together with the most important towns, and their distances from Chicago.

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

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

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Preliminary map of Kentucky 1891. Prepared for the Kentucky railroad commissioners by the Kentucky Geological Survey, John R. Procter, Director.

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

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

    • Contributor: Hoeing, Joseph Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Map showing the Washington & St. Mary's Railroad and its proposed connections north, south, east and west.

    Map showing the Washington & St. Mary's Railroad and its prop...

    Middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, and railroads with the main lines emphasized.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • 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
  • Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection.

    Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with i...

    Printed topographic strip map with manuscript annotations to show the geologic structure along the route of the railroad. The Alexandria and the Chesapeake and Ohio canals and stage stable for horses used on the Piedmont stage route to North Carolina are also indicated. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company was founded in 1848 to divert hinterland products away from Baltimore and Richmond to Alexandria, ...

    • Contributor: Faul, August
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of land-grant and bond-aided railroads of the United States.

    Map of land-grant and bond-aided railroads of the United States.

    Outline map of the United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, and military posts.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map showing the Iowa & Missouri State Line Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Iowa & Missouri State Line Railroad and its c...

    Township and county map of the northern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map showing the route and connections of the Wheeling and Cincinnati Mineral Railway.

    Map showing the route and connections of the Wheeling and Cin...

    Map of Ohio showing drainage, cities and towns, townships and countries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, railroads, & c.

    Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post office...

    Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • 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
  • Map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the United States showing major relief by hachures, drainage, and the railroad network with named lines and emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: Patterson, S. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

    Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

    Stylized, diagramatic strip map in three sections: Chicago to Omaha; Omaha; Omaha to Salt Lake and Ogden (via the Union Pacific); Ogden to San Francisco (via the Central Pacific)

    • Contributor: H.R. Page & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Cram's township and railroad map of Washington.

    Cram's township and railroad map of Washington.

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads distinguished by color and name.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Railway and county map of the Southern States; embracing the States of N. Carolina, S. Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee exhibiting all the towns, villages, stations, & landings; the rivers, railways, common roads, canals throughout these states.

    Railway and county map of the Southern States; embracing the ...

    Map of the southern United States showing drainage, county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Mendenhall, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • New enlarged scale railroad and county map of California showing every railroad station and post office in the state.

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

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

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic], which will connect with the Balt. & Susqa. Rail Road at York; drawn by G. F. de la Roche. C. Engr.

    A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic]...

    Outline map covering New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Ohio; shows drainage, canals, important cities, and railroad connections, chartered in 1828, opened to York in 1838.

    • Contributor: De La Roche, G. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • 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
  • Railroad map of New England & eastern New York complied from the most authentic sources.

    Railroad map of New England & eastern New York complied from ...

    Shows county and township boundaries, and "Railroads completed, located and in progress."

    • Contributor: Goldthwait, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map showing the Norfolk & Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Norfolk & Western Railroad and its connections.

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map showing the Washington City and Point Lookout Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Washington City and Point Lookout Railroad an...

    Map of the middle Atlantic states 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: 1882
  • H. V. Poor's rail road map showing particularly the location and connections of the North East & South West Alabama Rail Road, by E. D. Sanford, Civil Engineer.

    H. V. Poor's rail road map showing particularly the location ...

    Covers the United States from the Mississippi River east, and from Maine to northern Florida. Includes drainage, relief by hachures, place names, state boundaries, canals, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Sanford, E. D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Maps showing the Norfolk, Albermarle & Atlantic Railroad and its connections.

    Maps showing the Norfolk, Albermarle & Atlantic Railroad and ...

    Main map shows southern tidewater Virginia and eastern North Carolina. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, counties, canals, and railroads in blue and red.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

    Detailed township map of the north-central states indicating drainage, cities and towns, townships, county boundaries, the road and railroad networks, and in blue overprint the connections with the Iowa Central line.

    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map showing the Indiana & Illinois Central Railway and its connections.

    Map showing the Indiana & Illinois Central Railway and its co...

    Shows north-central United States and includes drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 1, 1853. Completed in 1873. Became part of the Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Western Railway.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map showing the route of the Continental Railway and its connecting lines.

    Map showing the route of the Continental Railway and its conn...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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
  • Map of the Shenandoah Valley route via Luray Caverns, Natural Bridge & the Grottos. The Shenandoah Valley R.R. Norfolk & Western R.R. and East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia System and their connections.

    Map of the Shenandoah Valley route via Luray Caverns, Natural...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines. Heavy black lines emphasize the main lines. Timetable information on the verso.

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

    Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railwa...

    Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads.

    • Contributor: Chicago & Northwestern Railway. Land Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • Correct map of Dakota compiled from United States and Territorial surveys Nov. 1, 1882.

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

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

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of the Richmond and Louisville R.R. connecting the railroads of Virginia with the railroads of Kentucky on the shortest route east and west of the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic Ocean.

    Map of the Richmond and Louisville R.R. connecting the railro...

    Shows eastern United States and includes relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network in red.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of surveys for the Louisville & Cincinnati B'ch Railroad; I. M. St. John, Chief Eng', 1866.

    Map of surveys for the Louisville & Cincinnati B'ch Railroad;...

    Map of northern Kentucky showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, railroads, and completed, located, experimental and old survey lines. Includes the five survey lines proposed for a railroad between Louisville and Covington.

    • Contributor: Thatcher, Edwin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • 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
  • Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and connections.

    Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and connections.

    Map of western Colorado and New Mexico showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, mineral areas, roads, and railroads. Includes completed and proposed lines. General information for tourists on verso.

    • Contributor: Mota, Alb Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Sectional map of the state of North Dakota published by authority of the commissioners of railroads under the direction of the governor; drawn and compiled from official maps of the General Land Office and other authentic sources.

    Sectional map of the state of North Dakota published by autho...

    Township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, military and Indian reservations, and the operating and proposed railroads with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: Higbee, E. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and connecting railroads.

    Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and connecting railroads.

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • [Sketch map of northeastern Florida showing the Florida Railroad and proposed connections] Jan. 1860.

    [Sketch map of northeastern Florida showing the Florida Railr...

    Scale 1:360,000. Most of title and several small unimportant sections of the map are missing. LC Railroad maps, 407 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Koerner, P. W. Oscar
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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
  • Bridgman's new reversible railroad distance and township map of Ohio and United States compiled from the most authentic sources.

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

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

    • Contributor: Bridgman, E. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map showing the line of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad and its connections.

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

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • The Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia Air Line; the Shenandoah Valley R.R.; Norfolk & Western R.R.; East Tennessee, Virginia, & Georgia R.R. (its leased lines,) and their connections.

    The Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia Air Line; the Shenandoah...

    Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network emphasizing the main lines.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of the State of Florida showing the progress of the surveys accompanying annual report of the Surveyor General for 1859.

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

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

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Centennial American Republic and railroad map of the United States and of the Dominion of Canada. Compiled from the latest official sources.

    Centennial American Republic and railroad map of the United S...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns,and the railroad network with names of lines. Includes distance chart and view of "Main building centennial exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • 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 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?