Map of the electric railways of the state of Massachusetts accompanying the report of the railroad commissioners, 1899.
Scale ca. 1:250,000. LC Railroad maps, 236 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map showing drainage townships, cities and towns, street railways in red, and steam railways in black. Includes names of ...
Contributor: Geo. H. Walker & Co. Site: American Memory-cultural - Main Catalog Original Format: Map Date: 1899 View catalog record
Railways were introduced in England in the seventeenth century as a way to reduce friction in moving heavily loaded wheeled vehicles. The first North American "gravity road," as it was called, was ...
Site: LOC.gov web pages Original Format: Map - Web Page Date: 1998-10-19