Format Maps
Contributors G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Dates 1887
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Norfolk and Western Railroad Company
Railroads
United States
Title
Map showing the Norfolk & Western Railroad and its connections.
Description
Scale ca. 1:3,800,000. LC Railroad maps, 492 Description derived from published bibliography. Map of the eastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, distance by 100-mile concentric circles centered on Roanoke, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. This line became one of the world's greatest coal carriers. It began as the City Point Rail Road from Petersburg to City Point, a distance of 9 miles. It was consolidated in 1870 as the Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad. See entry 491. It was sold in 1881 under the above name. In 1896 it was reorganized as the Norfolk and Western Railway Company. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 53 x 67 cm.
Contributor Names
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Created / Published
New York, 1887.
Subject Headings
-  Norfolk and Western Railroad Company
-  Railroads--United States
-  United States
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:3,800,000.
-  LC Railroad maps, 492
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Map of the eastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, distance by 100-mile concentric circles centered on Roanoke, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. This line became one of the world's greatest coal carriers. It began as the City Point Rail Road from Petersburg to City Point, a distance of 9 miles. It was consolidated in 1870 as the Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad. See entry 491. It was sold in 1881 under the above name. In 1896 it was reorganized as the Norfolk and Western Railway Company.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
col. map 53 x 67 cm.
Call Number
G3701.P3 1887 .G15
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3701p rr004920 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3701p.rr004920
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98688740
http://lccn.loc.gov/98688740


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