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  • Map showing the location of Sacramento Valley Railroad, Cal. Sacramento, Septr., 1854; T.D. Judah, Chief Engineer.

    Map showing the location of Sacramento Valley Railroad, Cal. ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,100,000. From Report of the Chief Engineer of the Preliminary Surveys and Future Business of the Sacramento Valley Railroad (Sacramento, Democratic State Journal, 1854) LC also has his September 16, ...

    • Contributor: Judah, Theodore D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

    Scale 1:1,300,000. LC Railroad maps, 456 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of Ohio and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, mineral deposits, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Lloyd's official map of the state of Kentucky compiled from actual surveys and official documents, showing every rail road & rail road station with the distances between each station. Also the counties and county seats, cities, towns, villages, post offices, wagon roads, canals, forts fortifications &c.

    Lloyd's official map of the state of Kentucky compiled from a...

    Scale 1:512,500. LC Railroad maps, 225 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 216.5 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, coal and iron mines, ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • New enlarged scale railroad and county map of Tennessee showing every railroad station and post office in the state, 1888.

    New enlarged scale railroad and county map of Tennessee showi...

    Scale ca. 1:580,000. LC Railroad maps, 303 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • [New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Missouri].

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

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 244 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with names of lines and ...

    • Contributor: Asher & Adams
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Rail road map of the United States, showing the depots & stations.

    Rail road map of the United States, showing the depots & stat...

    Scale not given. Colored edition in Millard Fillmore map coll., no. 69. LC Railroad maps, 32 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities ...

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map showing the Fredericksburg & Gordonsville Rail Road of Virginia, leading from Fredericksburg, via Orange C.H., to Charlottesville, where it connects with the Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. and the extension of the Orange & Alexandra R.R. to Lynchburg.

    Map showing the Fredericksburg & Gordonsville Rail Road of Vi...

    Scale 1:760,320. LC Railroad maps, 412 Description derived from published bibliography. Maps of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads, with emphasis on ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Traveller's map of the middle, northern, eastern states and Canada showing all the railroad, steamboat, canal and principal stage routes.

    Traveller's map of the middle, northern, eastern states and C...

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. At bottom of map: List of "Canal, rail road & steamboat routes." LC also has editions of 1850 and 1856. LC Railroad maps, 12 Description derived from published bibliography. ...

    • Contributor: Disturnell, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map showing the road of the Coal and Iron Railway Co. and the coal and iron ore lands along its line.

    Map showing the road of the Coal and Iron Railway Co. and the...

    Scale 1:760,320. LC Railroad maps, 386 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the middle Atlantic states showing drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & Sunbury through the Schuylkill Mahanoy and Shamokin coal fields, July 9th 1852.

    A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & S...

    Scale 1:84,480. LC Railroad maps, 292 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of the area between Schuylkill Haven and Northumberland, Pa., showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, coal fields, ...

    • Contributor: Sheafer, P. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Colton's map of the United States showing the route & connections of the Fort Scott, Topeka & Lincoln R.R.

    Colton's map of the United States showing the route & connect...

    Scale 1:3,168,000. LC Railroad maps, 409 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the eastern half of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, railroads with emphasis on the main line. ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

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

    Scale ca. 1:1,880,000. Listed as "another copy" in R.W. Stephenson's Civil War Maps (Washington, Govt. print. off,. 1961), no. 44. LC Railroad maps, 142 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows location and ...

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Board of Trade. Committee on Inland Transportation
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; September, 1855.

    Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; Septembe...

    Scale 1:253,440. LC Railroad maps, 453 Description derived from published bibliography. Topographical map of part of northern Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads with distances. ...

    • Contributor: Dwyer, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map showing the Norfolk and Cincinnati Railroad, and its connections.

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

    Scale 1:2,217,600. LC Railroad maps, 490 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the southern states showing drainage, mineral deposits, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • The tourist's guide through the states of Maryland, Delaware and part of Pennysylvania & Virginia with the routes to their springs &c. /

    The tourist's guide through the states of Maryland, Delaware ...

    Scale [ca. 1:1,100,000]. LC Railroad maps, 68 Description derived from published bibliography. General map showing drainage, relief by hachures, place names, roads, canals, and railroads. Road distances between towns are given at ...

    • Contributor: Lucas, Fielding
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • Barringtons new and reliable railroad map and shippers & travellers guide of Pennsylvania, Engrd. by Ths. Leonhardt, showing the name of every city, town and village in the state, with nearest rail road station.

    Barringtons new and reliable railroad map and shippers & trav...

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 295 Description derived from published bibliography. Index of place names appears to either side and bottom of the map. A list of "Railroads Represented on this ...

    • Contributor: Duncan, Jacob M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Brooklyn.

    Brooklyn.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. LC Railroad maps, 352 Description derived from published bibliography. Street map of Brooklyn published for Advertising Bureau, Brooklyn City Rail Road Company. Overprinted in brown to show "Twelve Routes, ...

    • Contributor: J.B. Beers & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord to Haverhill, N.H.

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

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Railroad maps, 350 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 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...

    Scale ca. 1:2,800,000. LC Railroad maps, 115 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the north-central United States, east of the Mississippi River, showing the railroad network. Inset: Illinois geological survey. Diagram ...

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • History of Railroads and Maps -                        Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    History of Railroads and Maps - Railro...

    Railways were introduced in England in the seventeenth century as a way to reduce friction in moving heavily loaded wheeled vehicles. The first North American "gravity road," as it was called, was ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Louisiana.

    Louisiana.

    Scale 1:1,013,760. LC Railroad maps, 228 Description derived from published bibliography. Indexed map showing drainage, cities and towns, with the railroad network overprinted in red. Inset: Vicinity of New Orleans. 14 x ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Map of the United States compiled from the latest and most  accurate surveys by Amos Lay, geographer & map publisher, New York.

    Map of the United States compiled from the latest and most a...

    Scale ca. 1:1,500,000. Title &c designed & engraved by Thos. Starling, London. LC Railroad maps, 2 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of the eastern United States to about the 97th ...

    • Contributor: Lay, Amos
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1834
  • The Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway System.

    The Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway System.

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC also has a reduced edition of 1882. 22 x 50 cm. LC Railroad maps, 433 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the north-central United States showing drainage, cities ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:1,250,000. "Middleton, Wallace & Co. Lithrs., Odd Fellows Hall, Cin. O." LC Railroad maps, 118 Outline map of the north-central states showing the railroad network in operation and in progress ...

    • Contributor: D.B. Cooke & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the state of New-York showing its water and rail road lines. Jan 1855, by direction of John T. Clark State Engineer & Surveyor.

    Map of the state of New-York showing its water and rail road ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 261 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different ...

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map showing the connection of the coal-field of Allegany with the canal and rail-road improvements of the Potomac.

    Map showing the connection of the coal-field of Allegany with...

    Scale ca. 1:330,000. LC Railroad maps, 231 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of western Maryland showing drainage, major roads, cities, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and Canal. A shaded ...

    • Contributor: Edward Weber & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Map showing lines and connections of the Shenandoah Valley and Norfolk & Western Railways.

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

    Scale 1:3,800,000. At top of map: "Supplement to the Virginia's for May, 1881." LC Railroad maps, 559 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the eastern United States showing drainage, cities and ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road.

    Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road.

    Scale 1:316,800; 5 miles to 1 in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. LC Railroad maps, 599 Strip map of Virginia between Lynchburg and Bristol, Tenn. Shows drainage, coal and copper fields, ...

    • Contributor: Blackford, W. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:2,200,000. From An Act to Incorporate the Corpus Christi and Rio Grande Railway Company and to Aid in the Construction of the Same. Passed May 24th, 1873 LC Railroad maps, ...

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road.

    Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road.

    Scale ca. 1:26,600. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. LC Railroad maps, 610 Map includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. Indicates topography by hachures, drainage, roads, property owners, and part of ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Henry R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • From the Pimas villages to Fort Fillmore : from explorations and surveys /

    From the Pimas villages to Fort Fillmore : from explorations ...

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 32nd parallel of north latitude. Map no. 2. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route ...

    • Contributor: Custer, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the Pennsylvania, Reading, and Lehigh Valley Railroads, and their connections.

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

    Scale not given. LC Railroad maps, 521 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the middle Atlantic states showing the three major lines in different colors. Indicates major drainage, cities and ...

    • Contributor: Alter, R. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Map of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and its connections.

    Scale ca. 1:1,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 366 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the central portion of the eastern United States between the Atlantic and St. Louis showing drainage, cities and ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Potomac, Fredericksburg, & Piedmont R.R. from Fredg., to O.C.H. 38 miles, by C. M. Braxton,

    Potomac, Fredericksburg, & Piedmont R.R. from Fredg., to O.C....

    Scale 1:48,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H266 LC Railroad maps, 541 Description derived from published bibliography. Sketch map of part of Virginia from Fredericksburg to Orange Court House. Shows relief ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Williams' commercial map of the United States and Canada with railroads, routes, and distances,

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

    Scale ca. 1:4,400,000. LC Railroad maps, 29 Includes list of distances between major cities. Insets: City & harbor of Havana.--Map of the Island of Cuba.--Map of the Niagara River and Falls.--Map of ...

    • Contributor: Williams, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to the Philada; gas works and thence to the river Delaware; surveyed by the engineer of the Pennsylva Rail Road Co.

    Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to ...

    Scale ca. 1:35,000. LC Railroad maps, 293 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing different railroad lines and depots. Below "Line E" on the map is the ...

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Official railroad map of Dakota issued by the railroad commissioners, November 1st, 1886.

    Official railroad map of Dakota issued by the railroad commis...

    Scale ca. 1:1,100,000. From Second Annual Report of the Board of Railroad Commissioners of the Territory of Dakota (Grand Forks, Dakota 1886) (HE2709.D2) LC Railroad maps, 275 Description derived from published bibliography. ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Missouri.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Missouri.

    Scale not given. Hand colored gelatin transfer. LC has another copy in 8 sheets, each 100 x 60 cm. LC Railroad maps, 246 Description derived from published bibliography. One of eight large-scale ...

    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • A section of Colton's large map of Indiana with the Fort Wayne and Southern Rail Road marked upon it, as located also a map of the United States showing Road and its connections together with a profile of the Ohio river and lands adjoining and a section of the double track rail road tunnel under the Ohio river at Louisville, Kentucky & Jeffersonville, Indiana for the year 1855 ending Oct. 1, W. J. Holman, President and Chief Engr.

    A section of Colton's large map of Indiana with the Fort Wayn...

    Scale ca. 1:350,000. LC Railroad maps, 410 Description derived from published bibliography. Scale of map of the eastern half of the United States is ca. 1:3,300,000. The map indicates "Railroads finished and ...

    • Contributor: Holman, W. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Hillsborough & Cincinnati Rail-road map extending from Hillsborough, Highland Co. to the coal field at Jackson, Jackson Co. Ohio; as located in 1852 under the direction of Ellwood Morris, Chief Engr. N. F. Jones, Princ. Assist. Eng.

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

    Scale 1:126,720. LC Railroad maps, 427 Description derived from published bibliography. Topographic strip map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, roads, houses, property owners names, and county names. This line was chartered in ...

    • Contributor: Jacobi, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the Central Ohio Railroad and connecting lines.

    Map of the Central Ohio Railroad and connecting lines.

    Scale ca. 1:1,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 362 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing the railroad network. "Comparative Distances by the Great Railway Routes ...

    • Contributor: Schuchman, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • New and correct map of the Chicago, Kansas & Nebraska Ry. Rock Island Route.

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

    Scale 1:5,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 377 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with heavy ...

    • Contributor: Sebastian, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio and Canada, with parts of adjoining states.

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

    Scale 1:1,267,200. At head of title: "G. Woolworth Colton's series of railroad maps, No 3." "Printed for the History of the Railroads of the United States by H. V. Poor." Insets: [Vicinity ...

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Indiana, Illinois, Missouri & Iowa with parts of adjoining states.

    Indiana, Illinois, Missouri & Iowa with parts of adjoining st...

    Scale 1:1,267,200; 20 statute miles to an in. Hand colored. Shows railroads and indicates mileage between stations and state, county, and township boundaries. LC Railroad maps, 121 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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...

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 131 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map showing the location of the road and the land grant of the Atlantic and Pacific R.R. in Arizona ... in New Mexico.

    Map showing the location of the road and the land grant of th...

    Scale 1:380,160. LC Railroad maps, 329 Description derived from published bibliography. Map showing portions of Arizona and New Mexico indicating land grants on either side of the right of way of the ...

    • Contributor: Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Michigan.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Michigan.

    Scale not given. LC has another copy in 4 sheets. LC Railroad maps, 240 Description derived from published bibliography. One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post ...

    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map of the Fremont and Indiana Rail Road and its connections, December 1858.

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

    Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. LC Railroad maps, 413 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing drainage, place names, state boundaries, and the completed and proposed railroad ...

    • Contributor: Medberry, S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Railroad map of Iowa.

    Railroad map of Iowa.

    Scale ca. 1:750,000. LC Railroad maps, 219 Description derived from published bibliography. Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns. Railroads are distinguished by color and name. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Iowa. Railroad Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the Hudson River Rail Road from New York to Albany.

    Map of the Hudson River Rail Road from New York to Albany.

    Scale 1:63,360. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1848 by G. Snyder. LC also has a copy with ms. triangulation lines and place names added between Dobbs Ferry and ...

    • Contributor: Snyder, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Map and profile of the Sunbury route Susqua. Rail Road from the terminus of York & Cumberland Railway to Williamsport Pennsa. showing its connection with the great southern anthracite coal fields; 1st by the Dauphin & Susqa. Rail Road, 2d by the Lykins Valley Rail Road, 3d by the Treverton Rail Road, 4th by the Shamokin Rail Road, surveyed by Geo. P. Worcester, Civ. Engr. and the Williamsport and Elmira Route surveyed under the directions of Maj. Hartman Bache Topog. Engr. U.S.A., by Geo. P. Worcester Civ. Engr. for Balto. & Susqua. R.R.

    Map and profile of the Sunbury route Susqua. Rail Road from t...

    Scale ca. 1:950,000. Across bottom of map: "Profile from Harrisburg to Elmira." LC Railroad maps, 572 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing the railroad ...

    • Contributor: Worcester, George P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Colton's railroad & township map of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

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

    Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. "Printed by D. Mc.Lellan." LC Railroad maps, 108 Shows operating and proposed railroads. Detailed map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, county and township boundaries, and roads. [From ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Chicago Great Western Railway "Maple Leaf Route."

    Chicago Great Western Railway "Maple Leaf Route."

    Scale ca. 1:1,150,000. LC Railroad maps, 376 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, railroad network with the main line in heavy ...

    • Contributor: Poole Brothers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map of the Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its connection with other railroads.

    Map of the Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its conne...

    Scale 1:190,080; 3 miles to an in. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. LC Railroad maps, 539 Map showing parts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine indicating county ...

    • Contributor: Carter, T. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • New railroad map of the state of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia. Compiled and drawn by Frank Arnold Gray.

    New railroad map of the state of Maryland, Delaware, and the ...

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Railroad maps, 230 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, canals, stations, cities and towns, counties, canals, roads completed, narrow gauge and proposed railroads with names of lines. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Gray, Frank Arnold
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Indexed map of Rhode Island showing the railroads in the State, and the express company doing business over each, also counties, townships, lakes, rivers, islands, etc.

    Indexed map of Rhode Island showing the railroads in the Stat...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Title from cover. LC Railroad maps, 298 Description derived from published bibliography. Railroads are named along the lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under the direction of Van Renssselaer Richmond, state engineer and surveyor; Geo R. Perkins, Dep State Engineer & Surveyor.

    Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under...

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 265 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different ...

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:7,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 1 From the author's A brief description of the canals and railroads of the United States. Includes cross sections of 4 canals and inset "South part ...

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity showing surface & elevated railroads in operation and proposed.

    Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity showing surface ...

    Scale ca. 1:30,000. LC Railroad maps, 268 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, parks, some buildings, names of property owners, streets, roads, and the railroads distinguished by line ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Colton's railroad map of part of the United States south of the 37th parallel embracing the country between the Atlantic Ocean and the 96th meridian of longitude.

    Colton's railroad map of part of the United States south of t...

    Scale not given. LC Railroad maps, 144 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of the southern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map of the Rabun Gap Rail Road route showing its connection with other roads finished, in progress & contemplated.

    Map of the Rabun Gap Rail Road route showing its connection w...

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 542 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the southern United States showing the railroad network. The Rabun Gap system is shown in red. Available ...

    • Contributor: Keenan, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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 ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 474 Description derived from published bibliography. The map covers an area from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi delta, and from Columbus, Ohio, to Little Rock, Ark. ...

    • Contributor: McBean, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connections north, south, east, and west.

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

    Scale 1:760,320. LC also has an edition c1881 which includes a statement of advantages for trade on the line. LC Railroad maps, 566 Description derived from published bibliography. Middle Atlantic states showing ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • [New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Nebraska].

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

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 248 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with names of lines and ...

    • Contributor: Asher & Adams
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road and connections.

    Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road and connections.

    Scale ca. 1:2,150,000. LC Railroad maps, 440 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating major drainage, larger cities, state boundaries, and the railroad network. Chartered ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Cram's rail road and township map of Nebraska.

    Cram's rail road and township map of Nebraska.

    Scale ca. 1:1,100,000. LC Railroad maps, 251 Description derived from published bibliography. Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, and cities and towns. Railroads are distinguished by color. Available ...

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Pennsylvania.

    Pennsylvania.

    Scale ca. 1:5,600,000. LC Railroad maps, 290 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows roads, canals, railroads, and proposed railroads. Counties are distinguished by color. Main mountain ridges are shown by hachures. Earliest ...

    • Contributor: Finley, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1829
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engineer,

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

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 208 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows counties and county seats. A projected railroad is shown between Crawfordville and Bedford. Similar to 1852 edition but does ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Rail road and county map of Illinois showing its internal improvements 1854.

    Rail road and county map of Illinois showing its internal imp...

    Scale ca. 1:1,200,000. LC Railroad maps, 202 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map indicating drainage, place names, roads and railroads. Text, including a list of Illinois railroads and their connections, appears ...

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of central Montana, the Montana Railroad, September 1, 1899.

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

    Blueprint. LC Railroad maps, 471 Description derived from published bibliography. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, military reservations, wagon roads, and railroads. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Polley, J. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Map and profile of the Tejon Pass : from explorations and surveys /

    Map and profile of the Tejon Pass : from explorations and sur...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • A map showing the Atlantic Mississippi & Ohio R.R. and its connections from Norfolk to Cumberland Gap via Bristol.

    A map showing the Atlantic Mississippi & Ohio R.R. and its co...

    Scale ca. 1:3,168,000. LC Railroad maps, 331 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the eastern half of the United States shows drainage, counties, cities and towns, canals, railroads, and a table ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the United States of North America with parts of the adjacent countries /

    Map of the United States of North America with parts of the a...

    Scale [ca. 1:4,000,000]. From his The American Atlas (London, J. Arrowsmith, 1839) LC Railroad maps, 6 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the continental United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, ...

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed Columbus & Pensacola Rail Road, accompanying the report of Major J. D. Graham, U.S. Topographical Engr. Feb. 6th, 1836; drawn chiefly from the original surveys in the Gen. Land Office at Washington by Wm. R. Palmer, U.S. Asst. Civil Engr.

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

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. At head of title: No. 1. From Letter from the Secretary of War. LC Railroad maps, 388 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of southern Alabama and part of ...

    • Contributor: Palmer, W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • Map showing the proposed Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Railroad.

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

    Scale 1:2,300,000. LC Railroad maps, 575 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the southeastern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and railroads with relation to consolidation, and connections to other lines ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map of Terre Haute and Richmond Rail Road and connecting lines.

    Map of Terre Haute and Richmond Rail Road and connecting lines.

    Scale ca. 1:1,625,000. LC Railroad maps, 576 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing the rail network. Chartered in 1847. In 1865 name changed ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of the railroads in the United States in operation and progress

    Map of the railroads in the United States in operation and pr...

    Scale ca. 1:2,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC U.S. railroad maps 25 Map of the eastern half of the United States showing boundaries, place names, and major drainage. [From published bibliography] Available ...

    • Contributor: Andrews, Israel De Wolf
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • From San Francisco Bay to the Plains of Los Angeles : from explorations and surveys /

    From San Francisco Bay to the Plains of Los Angeles : from ex...

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Coast route, California Map no. 1. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to ...

    • Contributor: Custer, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown by hachures. Shows slave holding states. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 26.3 LC Railroad maps, 45 Detailed general map of portions of North America framed in ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 339 Description derived from published bibliography. Part of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, major drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Colton's county & township rail road map of Ohio, Indiana, & Michigan, with parts of adjoining states & Canada; printed by Lang & Laing, 1859.

    Colton's county & township rail road map of Ohio, Indiana, & ...

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC also has "New edition with steamboat landings," dated 1870. LC Railroad maps, 123 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed township and county map of the midwestern states showing drainage, ...

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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...

    Scale 1:443,520. LC Railroad maps, 276 Description derived from published bibliography. Township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, military and Indian reservations, and the operating and proposed ...

    • Contributor: Higbee, E. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Railroad map of Pennsylvania Company showing the Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railway, and their connecting eastern and western lines.

    Railroad map of Pennsylvania Company showing the Pennsylvania...

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 518 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • New & reliable rail road map, travellers edition, Western.

    New & reliable rail road map, travellers edition, Western.

    Scale ca. 1:2,400,000. LC Railroad maps, 125 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the north-central United States showing the railroad network. Mileage information between stations by states and by railroad ...

    • Contributor: Sage (J.) & Sons
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    Scale not given. LC has another edition in 8 sheets. LC Railroad maps, 206 Description derived from published bibliography. One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post ...

    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and branch lines.

    Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and branch lines.

    Scale ca. 1,3,800,000. LC Railroad maps, 596 Description derived from published bibliography. Strip map of western United States from Illinois to California showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, railroads, and ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Maps showing the Florida Transit and Peninsula Rail Road and its connections.

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

    Scale 1:1,140,000 and 1:3,800,000. LC Railroad maps, 408 Description derived from published bibliography. Maps of southern United States. Main map covers Floria and vicinity and indicates drainage, cities and towns, township and ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Hannibal & St. Joseph Railway & connections.

    Hannibal & St. Joseph Railway & connections.

    Scale not given. From Appletons' Illustrated Railway and Steam Navigation Guide (New York, 1863) LC Railroad maps, 425 Description derived from published bibliography. Small sketch map showing drainage and the major cities ...

    • Contributor: Thomas, G. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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...

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 369 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, ...

    • Contributor: Chicago & Northwestern Railway. Land Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Colton's new township railroad map of New York with parts of adjoining states & Canada.

    Colton's new township railroad map of New York with parts of ...

    Scale ca. 1:570,000. LC Railroad maps, 267 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map showing drainage, cities and towns, internal boundaries, distances between stations and the railroad network. Insets: Miniature rail road ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map of Illinois Central R.R.

    Map of Illinois Central R.R.

    Scale ca. 1:2,700,000. At top of map in ms: "Recd with RR Co. Report June 30/92 (Actually rec. Oct. 14/92)." LC Railroad maps, 431 Description derived from published bibliography. U.S. central states ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map of Nebraska published by the Burlington Route 1886, compiled from the official records of the government and rail road offices.

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

    Scale 1:760,320. LC Railroad maps, 249 Description derived from published bibliography. Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, Indian and military reservations, land districts, and the railroad network with names ...

    • Contributor: Hirschfield, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessions. West Indies, Mexico, and Central America.

    The American Union railroad map of the United States, British...

    Scale ca. 1:4,300,000. Prime meridian: Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Across top of map: "View From the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean." Diagram of "Time and distance table between Washington and the ...

    • Contributor: Guernsey, Darius L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Maps showing the Southern Pacific Railroad and its connections.

    Maps showing the Southern Pacific Railroad and its connections.

    Scale 1:2,090,880 and ca. 1:8,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 567 Description derived from published bibliography. Main map shows western states and includes relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and ranges, counties, ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Map of the Rio Grande and Pecos Railway showing its connections with the Texas Mexican, Texas Mexican Short Line, Mexican National, Texas & St. Louis, and Denver & Rio Grande Narrow Gauge systems and also the International & Great Northern, Mexican Oriental Interoceanic & International, New York, Texas & Mexican and International & Mex. Standard Gauge roads.

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

    Scale not given. LC Railroad maps, 547 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the U.S. Southwest showing major drainage, cities and towns. Railroad lines are named and narrow gauge lines ...

    • Contributor: Rio Grande and Pecos Railway Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. LC Railroad maps, 394 Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of part of Pennsylvania between Sharp Mountain and the Susquehanna River showing roads, drainage, and relief by hachures ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, David K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • Maps showing Arkansas Central, the Helena & Corinth, and the Pine Bluff & Southwestern Railroads together forming the Texas & Northeastern Railway.

    Maps showing Arkansas Central, the Helena & Corinth, and the ...

    Scale 1:1,275,000 and 1:7,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 320 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the south-central states showing drainage, township and counties, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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...

    Scale 1:3,500,000. LC Railroad maps, 135 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the southern states showing the railroad network. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Wells, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the western railroads tributary to Philadelphia, with their rival lines; prepared under the direction of Charles Ellet Jr., Civil Engineer.

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

    Scale ca. 1:2,200,000. LC Railroad maps, 80 Description derived from published bibliography. Covers area from Jefferson City, Mo., to New Haven, Conn., and from Oswego, N.Y., to Blakely, N.C. Shows "Roads tributary ...

    • Contributor: Ellet, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Map of the Williamsport and Elmira Railroad with its connections.

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

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. LC Railroad maps, 618 Description derived from published bibliography. The map covers parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. Indicates counties and major cities. Chartered on June 9, ...

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and Boston; compiled for the Cocheco Railroad Co. November, 1848.

    Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and ...

    Scale ca. 1:530,000. LC Railroad maps, 387 Description derived from published bibliography. Map shows Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Includes a table of distances and indicates "constructed & completed" and "contemplated & ...

    • Contributor: Parrott, George B.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Map showing the West Virginia Midland Railway and its connections.

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

    Scale 1:760,320. LC Railroad maps, 612 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of West Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map showing the line of the New Haven, Middletown, and Boston Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the New Haven, Middletown, and Boston...

    Scale ca. 1:900,000. LC Railroad maps, 473 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of New England showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, distances, and the railroad network with named lines. Available also ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:2,700,000. Title from verso. LC Railroad maps, 323 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the western United States from Kansas City to the Pacific showing relief by shading, drainage, ...

    • Contributor: Poole Brothers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884