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  • Map showing the Delaware and North River Railroad and its connections between Kingston, Port Jarvis and Stroudsburg.

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

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Delaware and North River Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road and connections.

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

    Map of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating major drainage, larger cities, state boundaries, and the railroad network. Chartered April 2, 1852.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad Company - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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 - Shenandoah Valley Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • 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 from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps ... to Illustrate the Various Reports ... (Washington, 1859) "The Gila River, from the mouth of the valle del Sauz eastword, is ...

    • Contributor: Custer, H. - Davis, Jefferson - Parke, John G. - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854-18
  • Texas railroads.

    Texas railroads.

    Map overprinted in red to show railroads by number coded to list.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Map of Through Traffic Railway from the middle & southern anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania to New York via Perth Amboy; Jesse L. Hawley under direction of R.A. Wilder.

    Map of Through Traffic Railway from the middle & southern ant...

    Outline map of eastern Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey showing relief by hachures, major drainage, major cities, and the connections of the many tributary railroads serving the coal regions. Railroads are named along the lines.

    • Contributor: Hawley, Jesse L. - Through Traffic Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • View fo the lake & north west-connections with Philadelphia.

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

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

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, Jany. 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engr.

    Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connectin...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map showing the Geneva & Hornellsville Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Geneva & Hornellsville Railroad and its conne...

    Map of western New York and part of Pennsylvania showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. See entry 562.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Geneva and Hornellsville Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • 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. - Port Royal Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map showing the Toledo, Peoria, & Warsaw Railway and its connections, 1867.

    Map showing the Toledo, Peoria, & Warsaw Railway and its conn...

    Map of the Midwest showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c.

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

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

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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 - Cramer, Charles - Onken's Lith
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • 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
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Iowa.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Iowa.

    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. - United States. Railway Mail Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map of Kentucky & Tennessee exhitibing the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.; by David. H. Burr (Late topographer to the Post Office,) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

    Map of Kentucky & Tennessee exhitibing the post offices, post...

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

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Railroad & township map of Ohio.

    Railroad & township map of Ohio.

    Detailed township map showing drainage, cities and towns, county and township boundaries, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Lower Canada, 1860.

    Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, C...

    Shows state, county, and township boundaries and indicates mileage between stations.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the United States and territories showing the extent of public surveys, Indian and military reservations, land grant R.R.; rail roads, canals, and other details

    Map of the United States and territories showing the extent o...

    Detailed map of the continental United States showing drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, canals, land grant railroads, completed railroads, railroads in progress of completion, and projected lines. Major lines are named along their routes. Indian and military reservation are shown; land offices and lighthouses are also indicated. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the state of Indiana compiled from the United States surveys by S. D. King, Washington City; exhibiting the sections & fractional sections; the situation & boundaries of counties; the location of cities villages & post offices canals, rail roads and other internal improvements, carefully laid down.

    Map of the state of Indiana compiled from the United States s...

    Detailed map showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, canals, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: King, S. D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • 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. - Albemarle and Pantego Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean : from explorations and surveys /

    From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean : from explorations ...

    Scale 1:950,400. At head of title: Route near the 35th Parallel. Map no. 2. 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, 153 Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Sketch of ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. D. - Davis, Jefferson - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Ives, J. C. - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853-18
  • 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 - Chicago and North Western Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the line of the Toledo, Wabash, & Western Railway Company and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Toledo, Wabash, & Western Railway...

    General map of the midwestern states with drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Includes an advertisement for bonds.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Toledo, Wabash, and Great Western Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Railroad map of New Hampshire accompanying report of the railroad commissioners, 1894.

    Railroad map of New Hampshire accompanying report of the rail...

    Township and county map showing relief by hachures, cities and towns, and the railroad network distinguished by color and name.

    • Contributor: New Hampshire. Railroad Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Map of the Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven R.R. & branches.

    Map of the Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven R.R. & branches.

    Map of part of Pennsylvania between Schuylkill Haven and Ashland, showing drainage, cities, towns, individual buildings, mines, mills, and the branch rail lines connecting with the Philadelphia Reading & Pottsville R.R.

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co. - Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and connections.

    Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and conn...

    Map of United States showing major relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, railroad stations, the railroad network, with emphasis on Tennessee. Names of railroads along the lines are indicated. This line was first chartered under Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad on December 11, 1845. Its present name dates from 1873.

    • Contributor: Danley, W. L. - Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Through route west to Pittsburg [sic]

    Through route west to Pittsburg [sic]

    Outline map of the middle Atlantic states showing existing routes and, in red, the advantages of the proposed Metropolitan Railroad connections. The state of Maryland authorized extension of this line to Cumberland in January 1853.

    • Contributor: [Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C)] - Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Railroad map of the state of New York to accompany the twelfth annual report of the Board of Railroad Commissioners of the State of New York, 1894.

    Railroad map of the state of New York to accompany the twelft...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, distances, and named railroads.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • 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...

    Outline map of western Maryland showing drainage, major roads, cities, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and Canal. A shaded area indicates the coal field.

    • Contributor: Edward Weber & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • Map of the Evansville and Crawfordsville Rail Road with its connections.

    Map of the Evansville and Crawfordsville Rail Road with its c...

    Map of northeastern and north-central United States showing drainage, county boundaries, larger cities, and the completed and proposed railroad network.

    • Contributor: McLellan, David - Evansville & Crawfordsville Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Lloyd's map of the southern states showing all the railroads, their stations & distances, also the counties, towns, villages, harbors, rivers, and forts.

    Lloyd's map of the southern states showing all the railroads,...

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Signed in ms: "Millard Fillmore 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 29 LC Railroad maps, 138 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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 - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Colton's railroad & township map of Arkansas complied from the U.S. Surveys and other authentic sources.

    Colton's railroad & township map of Arkansas complied from th...

    Detailed general map showing drainage, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and canals.

    • Contributor: Shall, D. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande : from explorations and surveys /

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

    Scale 1:950,400. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 35th Parallel. Map no. 1. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 152 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Sketch of ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. D. - Davis, Jefferson - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Ives, J. C. - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853-18
  • Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Detailed map of part of Pennsylvania between Sharp Mountain and the Susquehanna River showing roads, drainage, and relief by hachures along the survey route. Shows the east and west branches of the Mount Carbon Railroad and the Mill Creek Railroad, which began operation in 1829. Chartered on April 8, 1826. Name changed in 1851 to the Philadelphia and Sunbury Rail Road.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, David K. - Lucas, William - Danville and Pottsville Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • Birds-eye map of the Western and Atlantic R.R., the great Kennesaw route; Army operations, Atlanta campaign, 1864.

    Birds-eye map of the Western and Atlantic R.R., the great Ken...

    Map of northwest Georgia from Atlanta north to Chattanooga, Tenn., showing location and date of battles, railroads, principal roads, towns, rivers, and relief by hachures.

    • Contributor: Fleming, Brewster & Alley - Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • A map of the New England states, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island & Connecticut with the adjacent parts of New York & Lower Canada; compiled and published by Nathan Hale, Boston, 1826.

    A map of the New England states, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermon...

    Detailed county and township map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and railroad stations.

    • Contributor: Hale, Nathan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia, under the direction of Capt. J. D. Graham, U.S. Top. Eng., 1831 and 1832; surveyed by Lts. A. D. Mackay and E. French, 1st Arty., assistants in 1831, and Lts. E. French and J. F. Izard, assistants in 1832; drawn from the original plot by Lt. Humphreys, 2d Artillery.

    Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester an...

    Topographic map surveyed in strips along the railroad routes. Shows property owners and covers an area between the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers to Winchester. Includes table showing "a summary of the routes surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia."

    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company - Humphreys, A. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • From the valley of the Mud Lakes to the Pacific Ocean.

    From the valley of the Mud Lakes to the Pacific Ocean.

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 4. 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, 168 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W. - Davis, Jefferson - Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin) - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Railroad and county map of Arizona

    Railroad and county map of Arizona

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, townships and counties, roads, and unfinished railroads. Includes index on the verso.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphia & Charleston /

    Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphi...

    Three rail and canal route distances are tabulated and one steamboat route. The legend indicates "Rail Road route," "Canal route," and "Steamboat route." Shows coastal area between Philadelphia, Pa., and Charleston, S.C., indicating larger cities and rivers.

    • Contributor: McClellan, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • 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
  • Skeleton map showing the Rail Roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the Public Lands and their connection with the principal harbours on the Lakes and on the Seaboard; printed by order of the Senate of the United States the 9th: Sess: 31st Congress 1848-9.

    Skeleton map showing the Rail Roads completed and in progress...

    Outline map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and constructed and contemplated railroads. The southern portion of map indicates proposed shipping routes to points in the West Indies and Middle America. This is one of the earliest small-scale government maps to show a railroad network. Similar to entry no. 11.

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • New railway map of the United States.

    New railway map of the United States.

    Detailed map of the eastern half of the United States to the 93d Meridian, framed in decorative borders. Indicates drainage, state, county, and township boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, the railroad network, and distances between stations. Incomplete railroads are shown by thin black lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map showing the Ohio Southern R.R. and its connections through the Cincinnati, Sandusky & Cleveland and Indiana, Bloomington & Western Railroads.

    Map showing the Ohio Southern R.R. and its connections throug...

    Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and railroad network including proposed lines. Emphasizes main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Ohio Southern Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Railroad map of Indiana.

    Railroad map of Indiana.

    Detailed township and county map distinguishing railroads by color and name. Includes a list of railroads in left margin, coded by color.

    • Contributor: Indiana. State Board of Tax Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Lloyd's new county map of the United States and Canadas showing battle fields, railroads, &c., compiled from the latest government surveys & other reliable & official sources, drawn and engraved by Schơnberg & Co., New York.

    Lloyd's new county map of the United States and Canadas showi...

    Indicates location and date of engagements, towns, railroads, state and county boundaries, and rivers.

    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co. - H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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 ...

    Map of the south-central states showing drainage, township and counties, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named lines and colored to emphasize main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Arkansas Central Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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. - Pennsylvania Railroad - Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. - Lehigh Valley Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • 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...

    Index of place names appears to either side and bottom of the map. A list of "Railroads Represented on this Map" appears below the index.

    • Contributor: Duncan, Jacob M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Coltons railroad map of part of the United States north of the 37th parallel embracing the country between the Atlantic Ocean and the 96th Meridian of longitude.

    Coltons railroad map of part of the United States north of th...

    Detailed map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map of the Cleveland and Mahoning Rail Road and its connections, Edward Warner Chief Engineer, 1853.

    Map of the Cleveland and Mahoning Rail Road and its connectio...

    Sketch map of the north-central and middle Atlantic states showing the railroad network, major cities, rivers, and state boundaries. Tables of distances appear on both sides of title. Chartered on February 22, 1848.

    • Contributor: Mueller, J. (John) - Cleveland and Mahoning Rail Road Company - Mueller, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the line of the Alabama & Tennessee River Rail Road and its proposed extensions; exhibiting also the contiguous mineral deposits and zone of production.

    Map showing the line of the Alabama & Tennessee River Rail Ro...

    County and township map of Alabama and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, and main railroads in heavy lines. Chartered in 1848. Reorganized in 1866 under title of Selma, Rome, and Dalton Railroad.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Alabama and Tennessee River Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the county west of Cumberland towards the Ohio river, showing the various lines surveyed or reconnoitred [sic] for the extension of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road to its western terminus referred to in the report of the chief engineer of September 20th, 1843.

    Map of the county west of Cumberland towards the Ohio river, ...

    Lightly colored map on tracing linen showing western Pennsylvania, western Maryland, parts of Virginia and West Virginia and most of Ohio.

    • Contributor: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1843
  • Map showing the route of the Chicago and Canada Southern Railway and its connecting lines.

    Map showing the route of the Chicago and Canada Southern Rail...

    Map of the northeastern and midwestern 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. - Chicago and Canada Southern Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

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

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

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Map of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the location of the Wilton and other railroads.

    Map of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the l...

    Shows area of Cheshire, Hillsborough, and northern part of Middlesex county. Chartered December 28, 1844.

    • Contributor: Wilton Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map of the proposed Lock Haven & Tyrone Rail Road, by J. M. McMinn, Esqr. Civil Engineer.

    Map of the proposed Lock Haven & Tyrone Rail Road, by J. M. M...

    Strip map, showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, and a canal, between the Susquehanna and the Juniata Rivers in Pennsylvania.

    • Contributor: McMinn, J. M. (Joseph M.) - Tyrone and Lock Haven Railroad Company - McMinn, J. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map showing the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad, and its connections.

    Map showing the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad, and its conn...

    Advertising map covering Michigan and vicinity. Shows drainage, cities and towns, railroad land grant, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line. Information on bond sale by Winslow, Lanier & Co., N.Y., on the verso. Under construction by Continental Improvement Company, George W. Cass, President.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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 ...

    Covers area from Jefferson City, Mo., to New Haven, Conn., and from Oswego, N.Y., to Blakely, N.C.

    • Contributor: Ellet, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Railroad & express map of the middle states.

    Railroad & express map of the middle states.

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, express lines and offices, and the major railroads.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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. - Rockford, Rock Island, and Saint Louis Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Map showing the line of the Louisville, New Albany, and St. Louis Air Line Railroad and its connections.

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

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Louisville, New Albany, and St. Louis Air Line Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Rights and Access - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Collections

    Rights and Access - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Collections

    The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior to 1922, produced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source). The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17 of ...

  • 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...

    Map of the continental United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, roads, trails, canals, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Indexed map of New Mexico showing stage lines, counties lake & rivers.

    Indexed map of New Mexico showing stage lines, counties lake ...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, trails, and proposed or surveyed railroad lines. Title from cover.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • 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...

    Map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing the railroad network, cities, towns, railroad stations, canals, and coal fields.

    • Contributor: Worcester, George P. - Sunbury and Erie Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlantic via L. Ontario, to the province of Upper Canada, the north western states & territories, and to the Mississippi.

    Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlanti...

    Shows area from Washington, D.C., north to above Lake Huron and from Cape Cod to the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Price, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • 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. - Philadelphia and Erie Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Rail road map accompanying the report an[d] exhibit of the Logansport & Northern Indiana Railroad showing its connections and the through route from St. Louis to New York of which this road forms a part; Logansport, Indiana May 1st 1854; L. S. Nash, Chief Engineer.

    Rail road map accompanying the report an[d] exhibit of the Lo...

    Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. Chartered as the Auburn and Eel River Valley Rail Road on March 8, 1853. Name changed August 3, 1853.

    • Contributor: Nash, L. S. - Logansport and Northern Indiana Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of the Wisconsin Central Line and connections.

    Map of the Wisconsin Central Line and connections.

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

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company - Wisconsin Central Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Map showing the Toledo, Ann Arbor, and Grand Truck Railway and its connections, 1881.

    Map showing the Toledo, Ann Arbor, and Grand Truck Railway an...

    Midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the mail line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Toledo, Ann Arbor, and Grand Truck Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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. - Northern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Railroad and post office map of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

    Railroad and post office map of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the named railroad network.

    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • A correct map of the United States showing the Union Pacific, the overland route and connections.

    A correct map of the United States showing the Union Pacific,...

    Map showing drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, railroads, and railroads under contruction.

    • Contributor: Knight, Leonard & Company - Union Pacific Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map of the Toledo, Wabash, and Gt. Western Rail Road Line, and its connections.

    Map of the Toledo, Wabash, and Gt. Western Rail Road Line, an...

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing railroad lines and major cities.

    • Contributor: Olmstead, S. R. (Samuel R.) - Toledo, Wabash, and Great Western Railroad - Olmstead, S. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company; plan no. 2. exhibits the streets with the present railroads removed; the red lines show the proposed location of the different railroads entering the city ... 1857-58.

    Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors o...

    Street map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing proposed railroads.

    • Contributor: Hoxsie, S. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.

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

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

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R. - Childs & Hammond
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, showing its connections and extensions also the relative position of Denver and Pueblo to all the principal towns and mining regions of Colorado and New Mexico.

    Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, showing its connectio...

    Outline map of Colorado and New Mexico showing major relief by hachures, major drainage, cities and towns, and county boundaries. Main lines are indicated by heavy colored lines.

    • Contributor: Eccles, S. W. - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Cram's township and rail road map of New York.

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

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

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Map of North and South Carolina exhibiting the post offices post roads, canals, rail roads &c. By David H. Burr; (Late topographer to the Post Office.) Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.

    Map of North and South Carolina exhibiting the post offices p...

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

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Profile & location of the A. & W. Pt. R.R. of Ga.; surveyed & drawn by Cha's Mahon, C. E., 1865-6.

    Profile & location of the A. & W. Pt. R.R. of Ga.; surveyed &...

    Detailed map of the route and profile of the Atlanta and West Point Railroad from Atlanta to West Point on the Chattahoochee River. Chartered under Atlanta and La Grange Railroad in 1847.

    • Contributor: Mahon, Charles - Atlanta and West Point Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865-18

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  • 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 - Memphis and Little Rock Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1878
  • Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

    Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

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

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Indexed railroad and county map of Georgia.

    Indexed railroad and county map of Georgia.

    Indexed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, county and township boundaries. Railroads distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Tunis new colored rail road map of the United States & Canadas; revised and corrected every month.

    Tunis new colored rail road map of the United States & Canada...

    Map of the eastern United States to about the 96th Meridian. Lower right corner of map has "table showing the length of rail roads, and the page on which their time tables may be found in the guide." "The continious red lines represent rail roads completed. The dotted red lines represent roads projected."

    • Contributor: Tunis, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Western & Atlantic Rail Road of Georgia, under the direction of Lieut. Col. S. H. Long, Chief Engineer, 1837, U.S. Topographical Bureau M. H. Stansbury, Del.

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

    Includes area from Chattahoochee River between Warsaw and Cambelltown, and west to the Tennessee boundary. Shows cities, townships, roads, drainage, and relief by hachures. The 138-mile route was opened in 1850.

    • Contributor: Cooper, J. F. - Western and Atlantic Railroad Company - Arms, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Map showing the location of the Charleston & Savannah R.R. May, 1856.

    Map showing the location of the Charleston & Savannah R.R. Ma...

    Map of the South Carolina tidewater area between Charleston and Savannah, Ga. "The red line represents the located line; the blue lines represent some of the principal experimental lines." Chartered December 20, 1853. Reorganized in 1866 as the Savannah and Charleston Railroad.

    • Contributor: Walker, Evans & Co. - Charleston and Savannah Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the Boston & Woonsocket rail road routes compiled from the state map, and the plans of the different surveys returned to the joint standing committee on railroads & canals.

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

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

    • Contributor: Bouvé, Ephraim W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad system with names. A table of railroads by system is in the lower right of map.

    • Contributor: Van Cleef, John T. - Betts, J. Brognard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • About this Collection - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Collections

    About this Collection - Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 - Collections

    Contains 623 maps chosen from more than 3,000 railroad maps and about 2,000 regional, state, and county maps, and other maps which show "internal improvements" of the past century. The maps presented here are a selection from the Geography and Map Division holdings, based on the popular cartobibliography, Railroad Maps of the United States: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-century Maps in the ...

    • Date: 1828
  • Map of the Bellefontaine and Indiana Railroad and connecting lines.

    Map of the Bellefontaine and Indiana Railroad and connecting ...

    Outline map of part of the north-central United States showing drainage, state boundaries, and important place names. Main lines indicate mileage between stations, chartered in 1848.

    • Contributor: Roberts, W. Milnor (William Milnor) - Bellefontaine and Indiana Railroad Company - Roberts, W. Milnor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary lines as projected and its connections with other railroads west of the Mississippi River, which unite with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and south projected Pacific Railroad via Elpaso [sic] to the Pacific Ocean, showing also the connection by rail road of the cities of New Orleans & St. Louis. Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 1853.

    Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal t...

    Map showing Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and part of Texas. Shows drainage, cities and towns, and state boundaries, west of the Mississippi River. The adjoining area east of the Mississippi River shows only the rail network. The map indicates proposed, surveyed, located, and completed rail lines. Chartered in Arkansas in 1853 and in Missouri in 1854.

    • Contributor: Wilamowicz, I. - Cairo and Fulton Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Railway postal diagram of the state of Ohio prepared for the use of the Railway Mail Service by W. L. Nicholson, Topographer of the Post Office Dept.

    Railway postal diagram of the state of Ohio prepared for the ...

    Map shows county boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with names of lines along the railroads.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • 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. - Paterson, Passaic, and Rutherford Electric Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Map of the Chicago and Southwestern Railway and the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad and their connections.

    Map of the Chicago and Southwestern Railway and the Chicago, ...

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Chicago and Southwestern Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Drew's new map of the state of Florida, showing the townships by the U.S. Surveys, the completed & projected railroads, the different railroad stations and growing railroad towns. The new towns on the rivers and interior, and the new counties, up to the year 1874.

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

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

    • Contributor: Drew, Columbus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of the Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections.

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States overprinted in red to show the railroad network. Chartered April 3, 1837. See entry 573.

    • Contributor: Faries, Robert - Sunbury and Erie Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • A new map for travelers through the United States of America showing the railroads, canals & stage roads with the distances,

    A new map for travelers through the United States of America ...

    A detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States, framed in decorative borders, with most of the details east of the Mississippi River. Indicates drainage, state boundaries and shows many cities and towns with distances along roads and railroads. Indian tribes are indicated west of the Mississippi River. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Smith, J. Calvin (John Calvin) - Sherman & Smith - Smith, J. Calvin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846