Maps Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war.

Format Maps
Contributors Bien, Julius
Davis, Jefferson
United States. War Department
Warren, G. K.
Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble)
Dates 1855
1857
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Maps
Railroads
United States
Title
Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war.
Summary
Outline sketch map of the United States west of the Mississippi River designed to show the relationship of the proposed railroad routes. First edition of the map appears in U.S. War Department, Report of the Secretary...Communicating the Several Pacific Railroad Explorations (Washington, 1855). [From published bibliography]
Contributor Names
Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882.
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
United States. War Department.
Created / Published
N[ew] Y[ork] Lith. of J. Bien [1857]
Subject Headings
-  Railroads--United States--Maps
-  United States
Notes
-  Scale 1:6,000,000.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Hand colored.
-  "This is a hurried compilation of all the authentic surveys and is designed to exhibit the relations of the different routes to each other: the topography represents only those great divides which form summits on the profiles of the routes. An elaborate map on scale of 1:3,000,000 is being compiled and is in an advanced state..." (see RR 174 for completed large map)
-  LC Railroad maps, 173
-  LC copy annotated in pink to show boundaries and names of states and territories.
-  LC copy annotated in ink on verso: Millard Fillmore May 15, 1861, No. 109.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  AACR2
Medium
col. map 52 x 59 cm. fold. to 22 x 12 cm.
Call Number
G3701.P3 1857 .W31
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3701p rr001730 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3701p.rr001730
Library of Congress Catalog Number
gm70005365
Other Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record
http://lccn.loc.gov/gm70005365

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