Maps Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.

Format Maps
Contributors Annin & Smith
Hayward, James
Dates 1828
Location Massachusetts
Rhode Island
United States
Language English
Subjects Boston and Providence Railroad Corporation
Rhode Island
United States
Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.
Topographic strip map showing proposed lines of survey. This is the earliest railroad map represented in the Library's map collections. It is listed as one of the "Rail Roads Never Before Delineated" by Henry S. Tanner in his Memoir on the Recent Surveys ... (Philadelphia, 1829). It was incorporated in June 1831 and was first intended forhorse-drawn power. [From published bibliography]
Contributor Names
Hayward, James, 1786-1866.
Annin & Smith.
Created / Published
[n.p.] Annin & Smith, 1828.
Subject Headings
-  Boston and Providence Railroad Corporation--Maps
-  Railroads--Massachusetts--Maps
-  Railroads--Rhode Island--Maps
-  United States--Massachusetts
-  United States--Rhode Island
-  Scale ca. 1:64,000.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  LC Railroad maps, 348
-  Shows 2 possible routes between Boston and Providence.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
map 19 x 105 cm.
Call Number
G3761.P3 1828 .H3
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

Rights & Access

Rights and Access

The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior to 1922, produced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source). The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17 of the United States Code) or any other restrictions in the Map Collection materials.

Note that the written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item.

More about American Memory, Copyright and other Restrictions

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Electronic Sources on the Learning Page.

Rights assessment is your responsibility.

More about Copyright and other Restrictions

For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.