Format Maps
Contributors Thomson, J. Edgar
Dates 1839
Location Southern States
United States
Language English
Subjects Georgia Railroad
Railroads
Southern States
United States
Title
A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839.
Description
Scale 1:2,000,000. "The Georgia Rail-Road extends from Augusta Geo. The head of navigation on the Savannah River to the Western and Atlantic Rail-Road-which it joins--near Decatur. Length 165 miles. Length of W & A R.R. 130 miles-making the total distance from the navigable waters of the Atlantic to those of the Mississippi 295 miles.- The greatest rise on this route is 36 feet per mile and no satisfactory power required on the whole line." LC Railroad maps, 416 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the southeastern United States indicating drainage, relief by hachures, place names, roads, canals in blue, Georgia Railroad in red, "R.R. completed & in progress" in yellow. "R.R. chartered & proposed" in brown. Probably made to accompany his Report of the Engineer in Chief, May 13, 1839. Created by Act of December 21, 1836. See also items 613 and 614. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 56 x 74 cm.
Contributor Names
Thomson, J. Edgar 1808-1874. (John Edgar),
Created / Published
Phila[delphia], [1839]
Subject Headings
-  Georgia Railroad
-  Railroads--Southern States
-  United States--Southern States
Notes
-  Scale 1:2,000,000.
-  "The Georgia Rail-Road extends from Augusta Geo. The head of navigation on the Savannah River to the Western and Atlantic Rail-Road-which it joins--near Decatur. Length 165 miles. Length of W & A R.R. 130 miles-making the total distance from the navigable waters of the Atlantic to those of the Mississippi 295 miles.- The greatest rise on this route is 36 feet per mile and no satisfactory power required on the whole line."
-  LC Railroad maps, 416
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Map of the southeastern United States indicating drainage, relief by hachures, place names, roads, canals in blue, Georgia Railroad in red, "R.R. completed & in progress" in yellow. "R.R. chartered & proposed" in brown. Probably made to accompany his Report of the Engineer in Chief, May 13, 1839. Created by Act of December 21, 1836. See also items 613 and 614.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
map 56 x 74 cm.
Call Number
G3866.P3 1839 .T48
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3866p rr004160 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3866p.rr004160
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98688667
http://lccn.loc.gov/98688667


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