Maps A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839.
Thomson, J. Edgar
- A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839.
- Contributor Names
- Thomson, J. Edgar 1808-1874. (John Edgar),
- Created / Published
- Phila[delphia], 
- Subject Headings
- - Georgia Railroad
- - Railroads--Southern States
- - United States--Southern States
- - 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.
- Call Number
- G3866.P3 1839 .T48
- 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
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