Maps Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.

Format Maps
Contributors Howell, Courtland D.
West Philadelphia Rail Road Company
Dates 1849
Location Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
United States
Language English
Subjects Maps
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Railroads
United States
West Philadelphia Rail Road Company
Title
Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.
Summary
The distance and cost of grading is tabulated at the lower right of the map. The area covered is along Mill Creek and from the Lancaster Pike to Schuylkill River.
Contributor Names
Howell, Courtland D.
West Philadelphia Rail Road Company.
Created / Published
[n.p., 1849]
Subject Headings
-  West Philadelphia Rail Road Company--Maps
-  Railroads--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Notes
-  Scale 1:9,600.
-  Across bottom of map: "Profiles of ground." 6 x 56 cm.
-  LC Railroad maps, 611
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
map 43 x 57 cm.
Call Number
G3824.P5P3 1849 .H6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3824p rr006110 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3824p.rr006110
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98688851
http://lccn.loc.gov/98688851

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