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.
Scale ca. 1:370,000. At head of title: Survey of routes from the valley of the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean. LC Railroad maps, 147 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Cloth map. Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. In lower left corner: "The Wells Missionary Map Co., 3612 Prairie Avenue, Chicago." Pen-and-ink, pencil, crayon, and watercolor; place names mechanically printed in black ink. In upper right corner: "III." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Signed by Charles Minard at upper right. Includes note. Accompanied by text: Carte du mouvement des céréales en 1853 sur les voies d'eau et de fer de l'Empire Francais. 8 p. ; 33 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Fold-lined. Acquisitions control no. 2003-11e
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 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.
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.
Scale 1:760,320. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Routes in Oregon and California. Map no. 1. "Drawn by John Young." 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, 169 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...
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 ...
Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different colors in dictate railroads in operation, in progress of construction, and proposed.