Format Maps
Contributors United States. Congress. Senate
Dates 1848
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Railroads
United States
Title
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.
Description
Scale ca. 1:3,400,000. LC Railroad maps, 13 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied with a report from Hon: Sidney Breese, for granting land to the state of Illinois to aid in the completion of her rail roads. map 117 x 92 cm.
Contributor Names
United States. Congress. Senate.
Created / Published
Washington, D.C., [1848]
Subject Headings
-  Railroads--United States
-  United States
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:3,400,000.
-  LC Railroad maps, 13
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  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.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Accompanied with a report from Hon: Sidney Breese, for granting land to the state of Illinois to aid in the completion of her rail roads.
Medium
map 117 x 92 cm.
Call Number
G3701.P3 1848 .U55
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3701p rr000130 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3701p.rr000130
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98688309
http://lccn.loc.gov/98688309


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