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.
Detailed map of the north-central states framed in decorative borders indicating drainage, state, county, and township boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, railroads, and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]
Contributor:Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
The second half of the nineteenth century was the era of railroad land grants. Between 1850 and 1872 extensive cessions of public lands were made to states and to railroad companies to promote railroad construction. Usually the companies received from the federal government, in twenty- or fifty-mile strips, alternate sections of public land for each mile of track that was built. Responsibility for surveying ...
Includes a table of distances from Boston to New York. Shows rail lines from Burlington, Vt., south to Bellows Falls in Windham Co., Vt., and includes drainage and topography on both sides of the line. Indicates county and township boundaries. Chartered November 1, 1843. Name changed November 6, 1847.
Contributor:Gilbert, William - Rutland and Burlington Railroad
Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with the named lines. Heavy black lines emphasize the main line. See entry 614.
Contributor:Matthews Northrup Company - Great Kennesaw Route
Map of eastern Massachusetts covering the area from Boston to Wood's Hole and west to Providence, R.I. Shows drainage, place names and counties, and indicates mileage between stations. The Old Colony Railroad is double-tracked from Boston, south to South Braintree. The line was incorporated in 1844.
Contributor:Ferguson, W. E. - Old Colony Railroad Company
Scale 1:3,168,000. Relief shown by hachures. From Pacific Railroad Series, Vol 4. LC Railroad maps, 164 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Contributor:Egloffstein, F. W. - Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams) - Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin)
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Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. "The working lines of railroad are shown in color." From Doggett's Railroad Guide  LC Railroad maps, 9 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Map of Oregon, California &c. 15 x 12 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.