Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and San Diego; the central route through South Pass and on to San Francisco and "Puget's Sound," and connecting railroads east of the Mississippi.
- Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and San Diego; the central route through South Pass and on to San Francisco and "Puget's Sound," and connecting railroads east of the Mississippi.
- Contributor Names
- Whitney, Asa, 1797-1872.
- Created Published
- N[ew] Y[ork] Miller's Lith. 
- Subject Headings
- - Railroads--United States
- - United States.
- - Scale ca. 1:15,500,000.
- - Title from C. I. Wheat's Mapping the transmississippi west.
- - Relief shown by hachures.
- - At top of map: No. 2.
- - From the author's A project for a railroad to the Pacific.
- - LC Railroad maps, 14
- - Outline map of North America showing proposed railroad routes within the present limits of the United States. This is one of the earliest promotional maps for a transcontinental railroad to come before the United States Congress and claimed by the author to have been "conceived as early as 1830."
- - Includes distance chart showing distances via Northern Route, Southern Route, Galveston Route, and St. Louis Route.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- Map 38 X 46 Cm.
- Call Number
- G3701.P3 1849 .W5
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- g3701p rr000140 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3701p.rr000140
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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