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  • Map showing the route of the Continental Railway and its connecting lines.

    Map showing the route of the Continental Railway and its conn...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Maps showing Arkansas Central, the Helena & Corinth, and the Pine Bluff & Southwestern Railroads together forming the Texas & Northeastern Railway.

    Maps showing Arkansas Central, the Helena & Corinth, and the ...

    Map of the south-central states showing drainage, township and counties, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named lines and colored to emphasize main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • A new and complete railroad map of the United States compiled from reliable sources.

    A new and complete railroad map of the United States compiled...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing cities, state boundaries, finished railroads, and railroads in progress.

    • Contributor: Perris, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va.

    Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va.

    Printed map with annotations by Sneden highlighting the defenses of Richmond, Va., and locations associated with the Battle of the Wilderness, 5-7 May 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, Francis Dodge president M.R.R. Company, Edmund French, chief engineer, W. R. Hutton draughtsman, completed April 30, 1855 from surveys made in 1853 and 1854.

    Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and th...

    Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads with mileage on the main survey line. Chartered in 1853.

    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map showing the route of the Louisville, New Orleans, and Texas Railroad and its connecting lines.

    Map showing the route of the Louisville, New Orleans, and Tex...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map showing location of lands belonging to the Iowa Rail Road Land Company Iowa Falls, and Sioux City R.R. Land Company Sioux City, and Pacific Land Company & Elkhorn Land Company, J. T. McAlvin, Del. I.R.R. Land Department, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1871.

    Map showing location of lands belonging to the Iowa Rail Road...

    Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, township and counties, land grants, railroads with named lines. Includes geographical description and advertising.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Tunis new colored rail road map of the United States & Canadas; revised and corrected every month.

    Tunis new colored rail road map of the United States & Canada...

    Map of the eastern United States to about the 96th Meridian. Lower right corner of map has "table showing the length of rail roads, and the page on which their time tables may be found in the guide." "The continious red lines represent rail roads completed. The dotted red lines represent roads projected."

    • Contributor: Tunis, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to the extension of the route of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail-Road through north western Virginia from the Potomac to the Ohio river; as well as the different railways and canals completed and projected within that state,--and also the various lines of improvement existing and proposed between Cincinnati on the Ohio and Richmond, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Boston on the Atlantic coast.

    Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, important cities, the existing railroads, turnpike roads, canals, and the projected railroads; a statement below the title explains the feasibility of the extension; ink and pencil annotations indicate other connecting lines and several cities.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • American Central Railway, 1866.

    American Central Railway, 1866.

    Outline map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, and place names concentrated along the main line between Omaha City and Tifflin, Ohio; shows connections of the American Central Railway with the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.

    Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route ...

    Mississippi delta area shows drainage, sugar crop, parishes, major cities and towns, canals, and railroads with lines named and distances on the main line. This railroad was opened for first 50 miles on March 6, 1854. It was purchased in 1878 by the Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the Washington and Ohio Rail Road and its connections.

    Map showing the Washington and Ohio Rail Road and its connect...

    Map of the northeastern states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Communist China railroads and selected roads, June 1961.

    Communist China railroads and selected roads, June 1961.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "35230.1 6-61." "For official use only." Includes inset of "Peiping and adjacent area." LC copy stamped on: 137B. LC copy mounted on cloth and laminated.

    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1961
  • Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad system with names. A table of railroads by system is in the lower right of map.

    • Contributor: Van Cleef, John T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map showing the lines of the Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana Central Railway, and their connections.

    Map showing the lines of the Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana C...

    Township and county map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, railroad stations, railroads, and distances between stations.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Map showing the Delaware and North River Railroad and its connections between Kingston, Port Jarvis and Stroudsburg.

    Map showing the Delaware and North River Railroad and its con...

    Map of the northeastern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map of South Pacific Rail Road Co. of Missouri.

    Map of South Pacific Rail Road Co. of Missouri.

    Outline map of Arkansas and parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, finished and projected railroads with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: August Gast & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of the rail roads of Pennsylvania and parts of adjoining states.

    Map of the rail roads of Pennsylvania and parts of adjoining ...

    Map shows drainage, counties, stations, and the railroad network in red.

    • Contributor: Anderson, J. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • The Rand McNally indexed county and township pocket map and shippers guide of Arkansas showing all railroad, cities, towns, villages, post offices, lakes, rivers, etc.

    The Rand McNally indexed county and township pocket map and s...

    Map overprinted in red to show railroads by number. Index to chief cities in left margin.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Map of central Montana, the Montana Railroad, September 1, 1899.

    Map of central Montana, the Montana Railroad, September 1, 1899.

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, military reservations, wagon roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Polley, J. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Map of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy R.R.

    Map of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy R.R.

    Map of the north-central United States showing relief by hachures, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, wagon roads, and railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated February 12, 1849, as the Aurora Branch Railroad. Known popularly as the Burlington Route.

    • Contributor: Heubach, Emil
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad with its branches & connections in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.

    Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railro...

    Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 16, 1836, constructed in 1853. Consolidated into the Chicago and Northwestern Railway, 1864. See entries 369 and 370.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Railroad & express map of the middle states.

    Railroad & express map of the middle states.

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, express lines and offices, and the major railroads.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Coffin's new rail-road map of Vermont accompanying report of the board of railroad commissioners, 1896.

    Coffin's new rail-road map of Vermont accompanying report of ...

    Shows relief by hachures, major drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries. Names railroads along the lines and includes a list of railroads.

    • Contributor: Coffin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territory, showing surveys and location of lines by Peter A. Dey, C.E.

    Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territo...

    Sectional map of part of Nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the survey lines. "Drawn by J.J. O'Brien." Incorporated in 1862 by Act of Congress providing for the construction of a continuous line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean. The connection of the line with the Central Pacific at Promontory, Utah, completed the first transcontinental railroad in 1869.

    • Contributor: Dey, Peter Anthony
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of northern military movements: between New York & St. Louis

    Map of northern military movements: between New York & St. Louis

    Scale ca. 1:5,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.35 This map was originally published as an inset on Charles Magnus's Complete Map of the Rail Roads and Water Courses, in the United States & Canada (see Civil War Maps entry no 14.33). Indicated are railroads linking New York and St. Louis, but military movements are not depicted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the Geneva & Hornellsville Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Geneva & Hornellsville Railroad and its conne...

    Map of western New York and part of Pennsylvania showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. See entry 562.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Lloyd's new county map of the United States and Canadas showing battle fields, railroads, &c., compiled from the latest government surveys & other reliable & official sources, drawn and engraved by Schơnberg & Co., New York.

    Lloyd's new county map of the United States and Canadas showi...

    Indicates location and date of engagements, towns, railroads, state and county boundaries, and rivers.

    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and connections.

    Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and conn...

    Map of United States showing major relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, railroad stations, the railroad network, with emphasis on Tennessee. Names of railroads along the lines are indicated. This line was first chartered under Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad on December 11, 1845. Its present name dates from 1873.

    • Contributor: Danley, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin & Iowa; by J. Calvin Smith, engraved by S. Stiles, Sherman & Smith.

    Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wi...

    Detailed township map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, canals, stage roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Smith, J. Calvin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1844
  • Railroads in Michigan, with steamboat routes on the Great Lakes. Drawn and engraved for Doggett's railroad guide & gazetteer.

    Railroads in Michigan, with steamboat routes on the Great Lak...

    Shows main line from Detroit to Kalamazoo and from Munroe to Hillsdale.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • A map showing the Atlantic Mississippi & Ohio R.R. and its connections from Norfolk to Cumberland Gap via Bristol.

    A map showing the Atlantic Mississippi & Ohio R.R. and its co...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States shows drainage, counties, cities and towns, canals, railroads, and a table of railroad distances; see also entry 599.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • A geographically correct county map of the states traversed by the Atchison Topeka and the Santa Fé Railroad and its connections.

    A geographically correct county map of the states traversed b...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, towns and rail roads, etc.

    Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, t...

    Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

    Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississipp...

    Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. LC copy annotated in color to show Indian reservations and military departments, and colored flags to show military establishments. Two copies. Copy 1 has brown flags and is sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 has red and brown flags. Incorporates note and surveys added after Jan. 8, 1858. Shows Indian tribal locations, military ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map showing the coal & timber lands of the Allegheny Rail Road & Coal Company with the avenues to market.

    Map showing the coal & timber lands of the Allegheny Rail Roa...

    Outline map of eastern Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey showing relief by hachures, drainage, coal, timber, major cities, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Sinclair, Thomas S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Railway and county map of the Southern States; embracing the States of N. Carolina, S. Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee exhibiting all the towns, villages, stations, & landings; the rivers, railways, common roads, canals throughout these states.

    Railway and county map of the Southern States; embracing the ...

    Map of the southern United States showing drainage, county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Mendenhall, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Through route west to Pittsburg [sic]

    Through route west to Pittsburg [sic]

    Outline map of the middle Atlantic states showing existing routes and, in red, the advantages of the proposed Metropolitan Railroad connections. The state of Maryland authorized extension of this line to Cumberland in January 1853.

    • Contributor: [Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C)]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the line of the Louisville, New Albany, and St. Louis Air Line Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Louisville, New Albany, and St. L...

    Map of the middle Atlantic and central United States showing drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines. Indicates coal field in Illinois and Indiana.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning's rail road map of the Eastern States.

    Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning's rail road map of the Eastern Sta...

    Map of New England, part of eastern Canada, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, most of Maryland, and part of Virginia. Shows drainage, some relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. "Names of rail roads which are designated by numbers on the annexed 'Plan of the New England States'" appear at the right of the map.

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio, drawn by George W. Colton, engraved by J M. Atwood.

    Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio, drawn ...

    Detailed map showing drainage, railroads under construction and completed, canals, post roads, towns, townships, villages, post offices, and county boundaries.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of the Virginia Central R.R. and its proposed connections.

    Map of the Virginia Central R.R. and its proposed connections.

    Outline map of the eastern portion of the United States showing the proposed and completed railroad network, and indicating, in red and blue, the main connections to the Virginia Central R. R. The line became a part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad in 1868. See entry 365.

    • Contributor: Ruggles, T. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • State of Kansas, 1884; compiled from the official records of the General Land Office and other sources under supervision of G.P. Strum, Principal Draughtsman, photo lith & print by Julius Bien & Co. N.Y. 1884.

    State of Kansas, 1884; compiled from the official records of ...

    Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, Indian and military reservations, railroads, and the limit of grants.

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Map of the country tributary to the Northern Pacific Railroad, compiled from English, Canadian, and American official sources and original surveys by Edward H. Knight, Jan. 1st 1871.

    Map of the country tributary to the Northern Pacific Railroad...

    Map of northwest part of United States and southwest part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, isotherms, the wheat region, cities and towns, forts, routes and trails, the railroad network and the proposed Northern Pacific Railroad. The line was constructed under an act of Congress approved by Abraham Lincoln, July 2, 1864. It was completed in 1883 and approximates the route of exploration ...

    • Contributor: Knight, E. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Skeleton map showing the Rail Roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the Public Lands and their connection with the principal harbours on the Lakes and on the Seaboard; printed by order of the Senate of the United States the 9th: Sess: 31st Congress 1848-9.

    Skeleton map showing the Rail Roads completed and in progress...

    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.

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Parker's sectional & geological map of Iowa exhibiting her iron, lead, copper, coal and other geological resources and all rail roads completed in progress, and projected compiled from the U.S. surveys and personal reconnoisance. By Nathan H. Parker author of "Iowa As It Is" Clinton Io. 1856.

    Parker's sectional & geological map of Iowa exhibiting her ir...

    Names of railroads are listed at lower left of map.

    • Contributor: Parker, Nathan H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • General map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    General map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the United States showing major drainage, relief by hachures, and the railroad network with names of lines and stations. Emphasizes with heavy black lines the Pennsylvania Railroad in the northeastern states.

    • Contributor: Allen, Lane & Scott
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map of the Rio Grande and Pecos Railway showing its connections with the Texas Mexican, Texas Mexican Short Line, Mexican National, Texas & St. Louis, and Denver & Rio Grande Narrow Gauge systems and also the International & Great Northern, Mexican Oriental Interoceanic & International, New York, Texas & Mexican and International & Mex. Standard Gauge roads.

    Map of the Rio Grande and Pecos Railway showing its connectio...

    Outline map of the U.S. Southwest showing major drainage, cities and towns. Railroad lines are named and narrow gauge lines are in red. The "Cannel Coal Field" is indicated.

    • Contributor: Rio Grande and Pecos Railway Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map showing the Burlington Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railway and its connections.

    Map showing the Burlington Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railway...

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Cram's township and rail road map of Arkansas.

    Cram's township and rail road map of Arkansas.

    Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, and cities and towns. Railroad lines are distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • The Rand-McNally indexed county and township pocket map and shippers guide of Florida showing all railroads, cities, towns, villages, post offices, lakes, rivers, etc.

    The Rand-McNally indexed county and township pocket map and s...

    Shows in detail the entire railroad network in red, coded by number to list.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Map showing the line of the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga Railroad, and also the chief agricultural and mineral districts of the state of Alabama.

    Map showing the line of the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga...

    Map of Alabama and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Indicates completed and proposed lines and names of lines. Includes township and county boundaries.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map showing the Pacific Railroad of Missouri.

    Map showing the Pacific Railroad of Missouri.

    Shows river valleys, indicates cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network by distinguishing colors. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865 by G.W. & C.B. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Rail road map of Pennsylvania published by the Department of Internal Affairs of Pennsylvania, 1895.

    Rail road map of Pennsylvania published by the Department of ...

    Detailed map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad system distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Wall, J. Sutton
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Map of the Shenandoah Valley route via Luray Caverns, Natural Bridge & the Grottos. The Shenandoah Valley R.R. Norfolk & Western R.R. and East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia System and their connections.

    Map of the Shenandoah Valley route via Luray Caverns, Natural...

    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.

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Isothermal chart of the region north of the 36th Parallel &c. &c. between the Atlantic & Pacific oceans; compiled under the direction of Isaac I. Stevens, Govnr. of Washington Territory.

    Isothermal chart of the region north of the 36th Parallel &c....

    Indicates "practicable railroad lines," and "proposed railroad lines." Summer isotherms are in red, winter isotherms are in blue.

    • Contributor: Stevens, Isaac Ingalls
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Colton's new township railroad map of New York with parts of adjoining states & Canada.

    Colton's new township railroad map of New York with parts of ...

    Detailed map showing drainage, cities and towns, internal boundaries, distances between stations and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map showing route of Norfolk & Petersburg Rail Road and its connections with Ohio & Mississippi Rivers, William Mahone, Chief Engineer, F. Bourquin & Co., Philada.

    Map showing route of Norfolk & Petersburg Rail Road and its c...

    Map of the eastern United States between the Chesapeake Bay and the Mississippi River. Shows drainage, place names and the railroad network. Chartered March 17, 1851. Line completed in 1858. consolidated in April 1871, forming part of the Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad.

    • Contributor: Mahone, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Railroad & township map of Ohio.

    Railroad & township map of Ohio.

    Detailed township map showing drainage, cities and towns, county and township boundaries, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

    Detailed township map of the north-central states indicating drainage, cities and towns, townships, county boundaries, the road and railroad networks, and in blue overprint the connections with the Iowa Central line.

    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff' Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

    Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississipp...

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • [Sketch of the "proposed route of Virginias Railway" to Flat-top and Guyandot coal fields, West Virginia].

    [Sketch of the "proposed route of Virginias Railway" to Flat-...

    Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H272 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • New enlarged scale railroad and county map of California showing every railroad station and post office in the state.

    New enlarged scale railroad and county map of California show...

    Indexed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Complete map of the rail roads and water courses, in the United States & Canada.

    Complete map of the rail roads and water courses, in the Unit...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Shows steamboat routes and railroads in operation, in progress, and projected.

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Rabun Gap Rail Road route showing its connection with other roads finished, in progress & contemplated.

    Map of the Rabun Gap Rail Road route showing its connection w...

    Outline map of the southern United States showing the railroad network. The Rabun Gap system is shown in red.

    • Contributor: Keenan, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Southern Railway and connections.

    Southern Railway and connections.

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, stations, named lines of railroads, and the railroad network with the main lines emphasized. Chartered in 1894.

    • Contributor: Southern Railway (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Lloyd's American railroad map.

    Lloyd's American railroad map.

    Covers area east of the Mississippi River. Omits most of Florida and northern Maine. Indicates "railroads in running order." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the line of the Connecticut & Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Connecticut & Western Railroad an...

    Map of New England and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and connections.

    Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and connections.

    Map of western Colorado and New Mexico showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, mineral areas, roads, and railroads. Includes completed and proposed lines. General information for tourists on verso.

    • Contributor: Mota, Alb Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Minnesota.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Minnesota.

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th, 1882.

    Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th,...

    Map of the northern and western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns. Color coded to show "Northern Pacific Lines, Proper, Oregon Railway & Navigation Co's System, Oregon and Transcontinental Branch Lines, Lines to be constructed." Fringed lines indicate roads under construction.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • New trans-continental map of the Pacific R.R. and routes of overland travel to Colorado, Nebraska, the Black Hills, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, California and the Pacific Coast.

    New trans-continental map of the Pacific R.R. and routes of o...

    Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stage routes, railroads completed and projected. Main lines in heavy black.

    • Contributor: Williams, Henry T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Matthews, Northrup & Co's official railroad map of the United States, Dominion of Canada and Mexico perfected to date from latest authentic sources.

    Matthews, Northrup & Co's official railroad map of the United...

    Detailed map of the continental United States indicating drainage, international, state and county boundaries in the western half of the map, cities and town, canals, and the railroad network. Unfinished railroads are indicated by dashed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Colton's map of the United States showing the route & connections of the Fort Scott, Topeka & Lincoln R.R.

    Colton's map of the United States showing the route & connect...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, railroads with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map of the railroads in the United States in operation and progress

    Map of the railroads in the United States in operation and pr...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing boundaries, place names, and major drainage. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Andrews, Israel De Wolf
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of surveys for the Louisville & Cincinnati B'ch Railroad; I. M. St. John, Chief Eng', 1866.

    Map of surveys for the Louisville & Cincinnati B'ch Railroad;...

    Map of northern Kentucky showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, railroads, and completed, located, experimental and old survey lines. Includes the five survey lines proposed for a railroad between Louisville and Covington.

    • Contributor: Thatcher, Edwin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Colton's new railroad map of the United States & Canada.

    Colton's new railroad map of the United States & Canada.

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, and railroads distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the routes to Pike's Peak, overland mail route to California and Pacific rail road surveys. To which are added the new state & territorial boundaires, the principal mail & rail road routes with all the arrangements & corrections made by Congress up to the date of its issue.

    Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the ...

    Detailed general map framed in decorative borders showing drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the transportation and communication networks. An excellent example of a promotional map to encourage emigration. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: McGowan, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States reduced from the large map of the U.S.

    Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States reduced f...

    One of the earliest general maps of the eastern United States showing railroads in operation. The working lines are in blue, proposed lines are in green. Canals are shown in red and yellow. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Official railroad map of Wisconsin, 1900 /

    Official railroad map of Wisconsin, 1900 /

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Railroad Commission of Wisconsin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Railroad of Louisiana, together with its proposed branches, connections and extensions in Louisiana, Arkansas & Texas; also its connecting steamship routes from Berwicks Bay to ports in the Gulf of Mexico, together with the advantages in point of directness & diminished distance to the Pacific Coast, New Orleans, La. January 24th, 1859.

    Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the Ne...

    Outline map of the south-central states from Mississippi to the Rio Grande. Shows the "Wheat Region of Texas." Indicates completed, located and proposed lines. Table of distances in left side of map.

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • From the Humboldt Mountains to the Mud Lakes.

    From the Humboldt Mountains to the Mud Lakes.

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 3. Relief shown by hachures. 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, 167 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Railroads in China, December 1953.

    Railroads in China, December 1953.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "12859 2-54." Includes inset of "Peking and adjacent area." "GPO-SSO-1930." LC copy mounted on cloth and laminated. LC copy stamped on: 687.

    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1954
  • Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron Co. situated in the Hocking Valley, Ohio, and their relation to the markets of the north and west.

    Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron ...

    Detailed map of the north-central and Great Lakes region showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, coal fields, names of railroads, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of land-grant and bond-aided railroads of the United States.

    Map of land-grant and bond-aided railroads of the United States.

    Outline map of the United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, and military posts.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map showing the new transcontinental route of the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the new transcontinental route of the Atlantic & ...

    Map covering the southwestern states but extending from Chicago to the Pacific Coast.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map of the Portland and Ogdensburg Rail Road line, and connections.

    Map of the Portland and Ogdensburg Rail Road line, and connec...

    Map of parts of New England and New York showing the railroad network and the progress of track construction along the Portland and Ogdensburg Railroad line. A reference table in the upper left of the map provides a key to 36 townships in Vermont.

    • Contributor: Hatch & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Brunswick, from the latest surveys, showing every railroad & station finished to June 1863, and the Atlantic and Gulf coasts from the United States Superintendant's official reports of the Coast Survey by order of Congress.

    Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Bru...

    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.

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and San Diego; the central route through South Pass and on to San Francisco and "Puget's Sound," and connecting railroads east of the Mississippi.

    Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and ...

    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."

    • Contributor: Whitney, Asa
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Colton's railroad map (intermediate size) of the United States reduced from "Colton's railroad and commercial map of the United States."

    Colton's railroad map (intermediate size) of the United State...

    Detailed map of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, internal boundaries, railroads named along the line, and railroads under construction.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Correct map of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Rail Road and its principal connecting lines.

    Correct map of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Rail Road ...

    Map of the United States, eastern and western sheets, with relief by hachuring, drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and Indian reservations. The railroad network is overprinted in red. Heavy red lines indicate main line of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Correct map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Burlington Route and its connections.

    Correct map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Bu...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the named railroad network.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Railroad map of Iowa.

    Railroad map of Iowa.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns. Railroads are distinguished by color and name.

    • Contributor: Iowa. Railroad Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylvania projected for the Sunbury Erie and Pittsburg [sic] Rail Road Convention by James Herron Civil Engineer.

    Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of ...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Bissell's railway junction point map of Texas /

    Bissell's railway junction point map of Texas /

    Shows different railroads indicating various colored markings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Kansas.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Kansas.

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Indian Territory showing railroad systems, June 30, 1903.

    Indian Territory showing railroad systems, June 30, 1903.

    In upper right corner: Exhibit 27. In upper left corner: Tenth annual report of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1903
  • Map showing the route and connections of the Wheeling and Cincinnati Mineral Railway.

    Map showing the route and connections of the Wheeling and Cin...

    Map of Ohio showing drainage, cities and towns, townships and countries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of Huntington, W. Va., and vicinity, the Ohio River terminus of the Virginias Railway.

    Map of Huntington, W. Va., and vicinity, the Ohio River termi...

    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.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?