Scale 1:1,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 47th and 49th Parallels. Map no. 2. "Drawn by John Lambert. Topographer of the exploration, assisted by J. R. P. Mechlin." 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
Outline map of the eastern half of the United States showing canals, finished railroads, railroads in progress of contruction and proposed lines. Trade areas are indicated by line symbols and added brown and red color.
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."
Topographical map of part of northern Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads with distances. Includes profiles. Chartered March 11, 1850. Opened in 1854 from Manassas Junction to Strasburg. Va. Consolidated June 1, 1867, with the Orange and Alexandria, forming the Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Railroad. See entries 507 and 508.
Contributor:Dwyer, Thomas - Manassas Gap Railroad Company
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. - United States. Railway Mail Service
Detailed map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, forts, military and Indian reservations, wagon roads, trails, routes of exploration, and the railroad network indicating finished, unfinished, and connecting lines.
Contributor:Palmer, William Jackson - Southern Continental Railroad
Scale ca. 1:775,000. LC also has 1855 edition. LC Railroad maps, 109 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Map of Boston showing the entrance of the Rail Roads. Circle, diameter 22 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
"Map 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. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Title handwritten on map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
Contributor:Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
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