Survey map along route of line covering strip of land in Maryland from Elk Landing to Tangier Sound. Shows streams, fields, land owners, roads, and the "lines run with compass & level, Lines run with compass." The line was chartered in 1853, organized in 1859, and the first section of road completed in 1860.
Contributor:Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) - McClelland, J. - Kearney, James - Eastern Shore Railroad - Emory, William H.
Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Signed in ms: "Millard Fillmore 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 29 LC Railroad maps, 138 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, administrative boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Consolidated June 30, 1868, from Cedar Rapids and Burlington and the Cedar Rapids and St. Paul.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Minnesota Railroad Company
One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices. The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6,000 and traveled over a million miles a year on ...
Contributor:Galbraith, Frank H. - United States. Railway Mail Service
Outline map of the northeastern United States showing railroads in operation, under construction, and under proposal. Chartered in 1846 and consolidated April 1855 with the Northern Indiana Railroad under the name Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana Railroad.
Contributor:Jervis, John (John Bloomfield) - Michigan Southern Railroad - Jervis, John
Map of the five borough area of New York showing drainage, settlements, streets, roads, and railroads. "Manhattan (El.) R'y," "Long Island R.R.," "proposed Cable El. R'y," and connections are color coded.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Long Island Rail Road
Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network coded by color. Shows lines as reorganized by Edward H. Harriman after the business depression of 1893. It was incorporated again in 1897 and assumed operation February 1, 1898.
Contributor:Rand McNally and Company - Union Pacific Railroad Company
Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored to emphasize state boundaries and county areas. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1852 by J.H. Colton in ... the Southern Dist. of N. York." LC copy imperfect: Darkened on verso at fold lines, adhesive label affixed to cover. Signed in ink on inside of cover: Millard Fillmore, July 26 1853. ...
Contributor:Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Atwood, John M. - Fillmore, Millard - Colton, J. H.
Scale ca. 1:601,920; 1 in. represents approx. 9.5 miles. Shows transportation zones, trackage rights, principal stations, distances between rail intersections, major U.S., Interstate, and State highways, and navigable waterways. Includes "Index to railroads." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
Contributor:Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. Federal Railroad Administration. Office of Policy and Program Development
Shows Huntington, Central City, Kellogg, Kenova, and Ceredo, West Virginia, as well as Catlettsburg and Hampton, Kentucky. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H336 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 215.
Detailed map of the central United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, wagon trails, and the railroad network. This line was chartered by the state of Kansas in 1859; the first 75 miles of line were not completed until 1871. See also entry 553.
Contributor:Woodward, Tiernan, and Hale - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Consolidation of the Fremont, Lima, and Union and the Lake Erie and Pacific Railroads, February 4, 1865.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Lake Erie & Louisville Railway Company