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]
Relief shown by hachures. Accompanied by: Clason's United States road map and railway guide, 32 p. ; 16 cm. Includes index to largest cities in each state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Printed topographic strip map with manuscript annotations to show the geologic structure along the route of the railroad. The Alexandria and the Chesapeake and Ohio canals and stage stable for horses used on the Piedmont stage route to North Carolina are also indicated. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company was founded in 1848 to divert hinterland products away from Baltimore and Richmond to Alexandria, ...
Contributor:Faul, August - Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company
Shows north-central United States and includes drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 1, 1853. Completed in 1873. Became part of the Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Western Railway.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Indiana and Illinois Central Railway Company
Map of eastern United States, showing roads, railroads, distances by rail, towns, state and county names, and boundaries. Areas shaded pink represent the "rebellious states" and the green areas represent "all the southern territory that we hold from the South, after four years' war up to October 4, 1864." -- LC Civil War maps.
Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western expansion, it utilized and lists 45 major exploration and mapping reports from the Lewis & Clark to the U.S. General Land Office Surveys.
Contributor:Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Freyhold, Edward - Bien, Julius - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
LC North America, railroad maps, 44 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset map of the business district of Chicago, and 8 views. Timetables and advertisements on verso.
Contributor:Rand Mcnally and Company - Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
Map of northern half of Worcester County, Mass., showing drainage, cities, and townships. Shows beginning of survey north of Worcester and the survey for part of the Winchendon branch of the Fitchburg Railroad.
Scale 1:3,168,000. Relief shown by hachures. From Pacific Railroad Series, Vol 4. LC Railroad maps, 164 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Contributor:Egloffstein, F. W. - Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams) - Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin)
Scale 1:1,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 47th and 49th Parallels. Map no. 3. "Drawn by John Lambert, topographer of the exploration." From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad ...
Contributor:Lambert, John - Davis, Jefferson - Stevens, Isaac Ingalls - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
The map covers an area from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi delta, and from Columbus, Ohio, to Little Rock, Ark. It shows Ft. Massac and "Capitol City" in southern Illinois and northern Kentucky as sites selected by the U.S. for the "Western Armory," and the probable future site for the seat of government of the United States or Western District of Columbia. Chartered January ...
Contributor:McBean, William - New Orleans and Ohio Railroad - Illinois Central Railroad Company - Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company
Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, coal and iron ore deposits in West Virginia and western Maryland, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Washington and Atlantic Railroad
Includes inset maps: Rail-Roads of Texas and Map of Charleston Harbor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, 6182 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; gift, Mildred ...
Contributor:Lloyd, W. Alvin - Robertson, Wm. R. (William R.)
"Sketch from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Extends from Richmond west to West Point. Also shows the course of the Pamunkey River. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
Contributor:Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
Relief shown by hachures. Also shows counties outlined in orange. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: Map of Indian River and Lake Worth : showing route of Indian River Steamboat Co. -- The west coast of Florida from Punta Gorda to Naples -- Map of western part of Florida. Advertisements, ill., and ...