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 ...
Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with heavy red and black lines for the main lines. Distances shown by 100-mile concentric circles centered on Cincinnati.
Scale ca. 1:1,875,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 56 Map of the Southeast showing towns, forts, rivers, and state boundaries. Railroad gauges are printed in color. Engraver's name appears below the map title and in the lower right margin. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. LC copy annotated in color to show boundaries, in red and blue ink and pencil to show place names, base lines, railroads and railroad exploration routes. Second bar scale glued on. Shows Indian tribal locations, military posts, routes and dates of expeditions and surveys. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
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 ...
Scale 1:950,400. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 35th Parallel. Map no. 1. 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 maps, 152 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Sketch of ...
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 spot heights and hachures. Shows selected householders' names. Includes tourist information. Copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, creased, stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 2006-154
Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines. Heavy black lines emphasize the main lines. Timetable information on the verso.
Topographic strip map of part of Pennsylvania from Mahanoy Mountain along Schuylkill River to Philadelphia. The line was chartered on December 5, 1833, and was completed in 1839. The entire line was opened on July 13, 1842.
Map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. This is the Indiana portion of a projected railroad from Plymouth, Ind., on the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad, to Bureau Junction, on the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad.
Detailed topographic map between Waynesboro and Covington showing relief by hachures, drainage, county roads and turnpikes, railroad lines, and "preliminary lines," county names, and boundaries. Distances are indicated at lower right of map. Consolidated in 1868 into the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. See entry 365. [From published bibliography]
Street map of Brooklyn published for Advertising Bureau, Brooklyn City Rail Road Company. Overprinted in brown to show "Twelve Routes, 42 miles of Streets and Avenues Traversed by Cars, all Starting from Fulton Ferry." Contains a list of routes in lower left of map.
Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Published by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 731.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 610/2; 700/1
Map of the Eastern U.S. showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, canals, named railroad network, and the B. & O. in heavy black lines, indicates cooperative connections, unfinished and proposed lines.