Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848. From Doggett's Railroad Guide, New York, (1848), p. 56. LC Railroad maps, 75 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 24 insets, county population table, and notes indicating distribution of Native American populations. In upper left margin in manuscript ink: "Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the So. Dist. of New York August 4, ...
Scale [ca. 1:2,700,000]. LC Railroad maps, 101 Description derived from published bibliography. At top of map: "See paragraph headed Our Railway Map." On the verso: City of Boston. 18 x 14 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Detailed topographic strip map showing the coast from New York City to New Haven, Conn. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Chartered in 1844, organized in 1846, opened in 1849. [From published bibliography]
Contributor:Anderson, P. - Snyder & Black Lithogrs
Outline map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and constructed and contemplated railroads. The southern portion of map indicates proposed shipping routes to points in the West Indies and Middle America. This is one of the earliest small-scale government maps to show a railroad network. Similar to entry no. 11.
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."
Scale 1:60,000; 5,000 ft. to the in. "Aug. 1849." Relief shown by hachures. Includes statistical data and gradient profile. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 650/2; 710
Contributor:Appleton, Edward - Williams, W. A. - J.H. Bufford & Co.
Map shows Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Includes a table of distances and indicates "constructed & completed" and "contemplated & chartered" railroads. The Cocheco line was chartered on July 2, 1847.
Physical map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, spot heights in feet, state boundaries, canals, cities and towns. Finished and proposed railroads with names of lines and mileages are indicated.
Contributor:Herron, James W. - Great Western and Lake Erie Railroad
Includes a table of distances from Boston to New York. Shows rail lines from Burlington, Vt., south to Bellows Falls in Windham Co., Vt., and includes drainage and topography on both sides of the line. Indicates county and township boundaries. Chartered November 1, 1843. Name changed November 6, 1847.
Contributor:Gilbert, William - Rutland and Burlington Railroad
Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at lower right of map. Harrisburg to Pittsburgh Railroad is part of the Pennsylvania Railroad. See entry 517.
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.
Covers New York State and New England (west of Portland, Me.). Also shows railroads completed, under construction, chartered, and/or planned. Does not contain statement of attribution. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, statistical table (in dollars), and "Table of distances" (in miles). LC copy imperfect: Additionally fold-lined, annotated in pencil on ...