Format Maps
Contributors Rand Mcnally and Company
Dates 1882
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Maps
Northern Pacific Railroad Company
United States
West (U.S.)
Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th, 1882.
Map of the northern and western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns. Color coded to show "Northern Pacific Lines, Proper, Oregon Railway & Navigation Co's System, Oregon and Transcontinental Branch Lines, Lines to be constructed." Fringed lines indicate roads under construction.
Contributor Names
Rand McNally and Company.
Created / Published
Chicago, 1882.
Subject Headings
-  Northern Pacific Railroad Company--Maps
-  Railroads--West (U.S.)--Maps
-  United States--West
-  Scale ca. 1:3,900,000.
-  "The gap, now under construction, between the Eastern and Western Divisions, is about 485 miles, and will be completed during the summer of 1883, making a through line from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Ocean."
-  LC Railroad maps, 500
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
col. map 33 x 75 cm.
Call Number
G4051.P3 1882 .R36
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g4051p rr005000
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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