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  • 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
  • Bridgman's new rail road & township map of New York from the latest official & other authentic sources adapted for use in institutions of learning, business offices & libraries.

    Bridgman's new rail road & township map of New York from the ...

    Shows drainage, post offices, county seats, cities and towns, county and township boundaries, railroads and canals. Includes list of counties and statistical data, and a view of the state capitol.

    • Contributor: Bridgman, E. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Maps showing the Norfolk, Albermarle & Atlantic Railroad and its connections.

    Maps showing the Norfolk, Albermarle & Atlantic Railroad and ...

    Main map shows southern tidewater Virginia and eastern North Carolina. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, counties, canals, and railroads in blue and red.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean : from explorations and surveys /

    From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean : from explorations ...

    Scale 1:950,400. At head of title: Route near the 35th Parallel. Map no. 2. 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, 153 Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Sketch of ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the Boston & Lowell R.R. system with its principal connections.

    Map of the Boston & Lowell R.R. system with its principal con...

    Map of the northern United States showing cities and towns and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. This line was chartered in 1830 and opened in 1835. In 1841 a second track was laid.

    • Contributor: Rand Avery Supply Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Centennial American Republic and railroad map of the United States and of the Dominion of Canada. Compiled from the latest official sources.

    Centennial American Republic and railroad map of the United S...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns,and the railroad network with names of lines. Includes distance chart and view of "Main building centennial exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • A new and complete county map of all the rail roads in the United States & Canadas in operation & progress.

    A new and complete county map of all the rail roads in the Un...

    Covers the eastern half of the United States. Shows drainage, county boundaries, and place names.

    • Contributor: Schultz, John H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • 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 of the Seaboard & Raleigh Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Seaboard & Raleigh Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the southern United States from Virginia to South Carolina showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad netowrk with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the Cleveland and Mahoning Rail Road and its connections, Edward Warner Chief Engineer, 1853.

    Map of the Cleveland and Mahoning Rail Road and its connectio...

    Sketch map of the north-central and middle Atlantic states showing the railroad network, major cities, rivers, and state boundaries. Tables of distances appear on both sides of title. Chartered on February 22, 1848.

    • Contributor: Mueller, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection between tide water Virginia, and the Ohio River at Big Sandy, Guyandotte and Point Pleasant; made by W. Vaisz Top. Eng.

    Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection ...

    Map of Virginia and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, county boundaries, place names and "McAdamised" roads.

    • Contributor: Vaisz, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Texas and Pacific Railway and its connections.

    Texas and Pacific Railway and its connections.

    General map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W. Strickland & B. H. Latrobe, Esqrs., civ. engineers. Showing also the present route by steamboat & the N. Castle R. Road, & that proposed to be constructed by way of Oxford & Port-Deposit.

    Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W...

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes "Distance" table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 490/1; 650/2; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Trautwine, John C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • General map of a survey in California : in connection with examinations for railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean /

    General map of a survey in California : in connection with ex...

    Map shows "practicable railway routes" between Ft. Yuma on the Colorado River and the San Francisco Bay region.

    • Contributor: Preuss, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map shewing the connection of the Baltimore and Ohio-Rail-Road with other rail roads executed or in progress throughout the United States.

    Map shewing the connection of the Baltimore and Ohio-Rail-Roa...

    Map of the United States east of the Mississippi River. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Edward Weber & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Map showing the Kansas & Gulf Short Line R.R. and the Texas & St. Louis R'y with its branches, extensions and connections.

    Map showing the Kansas & Gulf Short Line R.R. and the Texas &...

    Detailed map of the central portion of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the iron and timber areas in Texas. Indicates the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Indiana.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Indiana.

    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
  • Preliminary map of Kentucky 1891. Prepared for the Kentucky railroad commissioners by the Kentucky Geological Survey, John R. Procter, Director.

    Preliminary map of Kentucky 1891. Prepared for the Kentucky r...

    Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns. Indicates in colors railroads completed to 1890.

    • Contributor: Hoeing, Joseph Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Johnson's map of Indiana showing the rail roads and townships compiled from the latest & best authorities.

    Johnson's map of Indiana showing the rail roads and townships...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, townships, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies north of the parallel of South Bend of Lake Michigan. It will be seen at a glance, that the unbroken line of communication with the Atlantic seaboard, and the only winter route for northern Indiana, northern Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, will be by the Michigan Southern Railway, and south shore of Lake Erie.

    Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion...

    Outline map of the north-central United States showing the canals and the railroad network and naming the Michigan Central and the Michigan Southern Railway. John B. Jervis was chief engineer on the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad in 1831.

    • Contributor: Jervis, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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
  • Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

    Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

    Map of Colorado and part of New Mexico showing relief by hachures and shading, drainage, cities and towns, counties, stage roads, and railroads with the main line emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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 of the Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of the Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections.

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States overprinted in red to show the railroad network. Chartered April 3, 1837. See entry 573.

    • Contributor: Faries, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

    Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

    Shows railroads, forts, location and dates of engagements, state and county boundaries, roads, towns, and rivers.

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Board of Trade. Committee on Inland Transportation
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the Seaboard, Pennsylvania and Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Seaboard, Pennsylvania and Western Railroad a...

    Map of northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, coal fields in Pennsylvania, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Sketch illustrating the positions of the commercial cities and towns of the Eastern, Middle and Western States with the principal existing and proposed lines of communication.

    Sketch illustrating the positions of the commercial cities an...

    Shows the United States between Maine and Virginia, west ot the Mississippi River. Indicates railroads and canals.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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
  • Cram's township and rail road map of Indiana.

    Cram's township and rail road map of Indiana.

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

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Penn'a R.R. car shop's Altoona, Pennsylvania 1895 /

    Penn'a R.R. car shop's Altoona, Pennsylvania 1895 /

    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

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Map of Texas showing the Sabine and Galveston Bay Rail Road, or Texas and New Orleans Air Line Rail Line, its connections in the U.S. and adjacent territories.

    Map of Texas showing the Sabine and Galveston Bay Rail Road, ...

    Outline map of Texas and vicinity showing railroads actually built, under construction, and chartered but not under contract.

    • Contributor: Gentry, A. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing ...

    Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1838
  • Map of the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad shewing [sic] its connections.

    Map of the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad she...

    Sketch map showing the area between Philadelphia and Baltimore indicating drainage, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Consolidated February 5, 1838.

    • Contributor: Larkin, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • A new and complete rail road map of the United States compiled from reliable sources by William Perris, C.E. & Surveyor, New York; presented by the Home Insurance Company.

    A new and complete rail road map of the United States compile...

    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: 1858
  • 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
  • Colton's railroad and express map of the northwestern states showing countries, towns, railroads, station, distances, etc.

    Colton's railroad and express map of the northwestern states ...

    North-central states. Shows drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, stations, and the railroad network with distances.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map of central Virginia showing proposed southern extension of the Shenandoah Valley R.R. from Waynesboro to Bonsack's /

    Map of central Virginia showing proposed southern extension o...

    Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H270 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada : showing the canals, rail roads, and principal stage routes /

    Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada : s...

    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, ...

    • Contributor: Breese, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection.

    Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with i...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Hannibal & St. Joseph Railway & connections.

    Hannibal & St. Joseph Railway & connections.

    Small sketch map showing drainage and the major cities and towns in the midwest. Includes railroad stations along a heavy distorted line representing the main railroad line in Missouri. This is an early example of the typical timetable map developed in the 1870's which was designed to place emphasis on specific routes.

    • Contributor: Thomas, G. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Route of the Pacific and Atlantic Rail Road between San Francisco, & San Jose, as located by Wm. J. Lewis, Chief Engineer, in Sept. Oct. & Nov. 1851.

    Route of the Pacific and Atlantic Rail Road between San Franc...

    Map of the coast between San Francisco and San Jose showing roads, property owners, streams, and relief by hachures.

    • Contributor: Lewis, William J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Map of the western railroads tributary to Philadelphia, with their rival lines; prepared under the direction of Charles Ellet Jr., Civil Engineer.

    Map of the western railroads tributary to Philadelphia, with ...

    Covers area from Jefferson City, Mo., to New Haven, Conn., and from Oswego, N.Y., to Blakely, N.C.

    • Contributor: Ellet, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Rail road map accompanying the report an[d] exhibit of the Logansport & Northern Indiana Railroad showing its connections and the through route from St. Louis to New York of which this road forms a part; Logansport, Indiana May 1st 1854; L. S. Nash, Chief Engineer.

    Rail road map accompanying the report an[d] exhibit of the Lo...

    Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. Chartered as the Auburn and Eel River Valley Rail Road on March 8, 1853. Name changed August 3, 1853.

    • Contributor: Nash, L. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and Boston; compiled for the Cocheco Railroad Co. November, 1848.

    Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and ...

    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.

    • Contributor: Parrott, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

    Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [si...

    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.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • New rail road map of Ohio prepared by H. Sabine, Commissioner of Rail Roads & Telegraphs.

    New rail road map of Ohio prepared by H. Sabine, Commissioner...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, counties with population figures, and railroads with distances. Includes list of counties and towns.

    • Contributor: Sabine, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Lloyd's American railroad map, showing the whole seat of the war.

    Lloyd's American railroad map, showing the whole seat of the ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,900,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.1 On verso: Lloyd's American railroad weekly, vol. 2, no. 8, October 5, 1861. Includes an adverstisement in the upper right corner for "Lloyd's great military map of the fifteen southern states" and advertisements below the map title for " Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola, and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies.

    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. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. House
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • New rail road map of the United States and the Dominion of Canada, showing the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific R.R.; the great overland route and short line to the west and south-west.

    New rail road map of the United States and the Dominion of Ca...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. The line was created by an act of the state of Illinois, February 27, 1847, and amended July 27, 1851. The line reached the Mississippi River on February 22, 1854, where the first bridge to cross the river was ...

    • Contributor: Heubach, Emil
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande : from explorations and surveys /

    From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande : from explorations and sur...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the Richmond and Louisville R.R. connecting the railroads of Virginia with the railroads of Kentucky on the shortest route east and west of the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic Ocean.

    Map of the Richmond and Louisville R.R. connecting the railro...

    Shows eastern United States and includes relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network in red.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • A correct map of the United States showing the Union Pacific, the overland route and connections.

    A correct map of the United States showing the Union Pacific,...

    Map showing drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, railroads, and railroads under contruction.

    • Contributor: Knight, Leonard & Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • 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 of the Cincinnati, Virginia, & Carolina Railway and its connection.

    Map of the Cincinnati, Virginia, & Carolina Railway and its c...

    Map of the southern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and mines and minerals along the route of the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • General map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road & its connections; the great national route between the east and west.

    General map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road & its connect...

    Part of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, major drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with mail lines emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Drew's new map of the state of Florida, showing the townships by the U.S. Surveys, the completed & projected railroads, the different railroad stations and growing railroad towns. The new towns on the rivers and interior, and the new counties, up to the year 1874.

    Drew's new map of the state of Florida, showing the townships...

    Shows drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, battlefields, and submarine cables to Havana. Lists operating and newly chartered railroads.

    • Contributor: Drew, Columbus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • D.B. Cooke & Co's railway guide for Illinois shewing all the stations with their respective distances connecting with Chicago.

    D.B. Cooke & Co's railway guide for Illinois shewing all the ...

    Outline map showing "R.R. in operation" and "R.R. in Progress." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: D. Cooke & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands of the N. York & Richmond Coal Co, in Henrico Co. Virginia, their relative position to the city of Richmond with rail road connections &c.

    Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands o...

    Outline map of southeastern Virginia showing railroad connections in Richmond, Petersburg, and West Point. Indicates the Lynchburgh canal.

    • Contributor: Debow, S. Herries
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the Mexican National Railway showing the lines granted by the Mexican government to the Mexican National Construction Company (Palmer-Sullivan concession) /

    Map of the Mexican National Railway showing the lines granted...

    Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Prepared from a map originally published in 1873 in Paris. Prime meridian: Mexico City. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S188 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Map showing the political divisions".

    • Contributor: Niox, G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map showing the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad and its conne...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in Pennsylvania, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered in 1852. Reorganized in 1875 with the Geneva, Hornellsville, and Pine Creek Railroad. In 1882 became the Sodus Bay and Southern Railroad. See Entry 415.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map showing the completed lines of the Milwaukee and Saint Paul Railway Company.

    Map showing the completed lines of the Milwaukee and Saint Pa...

    General map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, and completed railroads in color.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] suburban lines of Long Island Railroad and its connections.

    Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] s...

    Map of the five borough area of New York showing drainage, settlements, streets, roads, and railroads. "Manhattan (El.) R'y," "Long Island R.R.," "proposed Cable El. R'y," and connections are color coded.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Southern Rail Road (from Toledo to Chicago) with the several great rail road routes to the Atlantic seaboard and New York City via the south shore of Lake Erie.

    Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Mic...

    Outline map of the northeastern United States showing railroads in operation, under construction, and under proposal. Chartered in 1846 and consolidated April 1855 with the Northern Indiana Railroad under the name Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana Railroad.

    • Contributor: Jervis, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of the Philadelphia & Erie Rail Road the city and harbor of Erie its western terminus, and the state of Pennsylvania showing the different rail-road connections, from the latest surveys constructed and drawn by John F. Burgin, C & Topl. Engineer 1862.

    Map of the Philadelphia & Erie Rail Road the city and harbor ...

    Detailed strip map from rights of way surveys showing the location of the line between Sunbury and Erie and the counties through which the line traverses. Relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns along the line are shown. Railroad stations and distances in 10-mile intervals are indicated.

    • Contributor: Burgin, John F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland, drawn by W. H. Emory & J. McClelland Asst. Civ. Engs., made under the direction of James Kearney.

    Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland...

    Survey map along route of line covering strip of land in Maryland from Elk Landing to Tangier Sound. Shows streams, fields, land owners, roads, and the "lines run with compass & level, Lines run with compass." The line was chartered in 1853, organized in 1859, and the first section of road completed in 1860.

    • Contributor: Emory, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Railroad map of Ohio published by the State, prepared by commissioner of railroads & telegraphs.

    Railroad map of Ohio published by the State, prepared by comm...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, canals, distances between stations, and single- and double-track lines.

    • Contributor: Cappeller, W. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

    Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railwa...

    Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads.

    • Contributor: Chicago & Northwestern Railway. Land Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Carte des États-unis d'Amérique.

    Carte des États-unis d'Amérique.

    Sketch map of the eastern half of the United States showing major mountain ridges by hachures. Indicates canals, railroads and the "Route Nationale" between Cumberland, Md., and Vandalia, Ill. Shows projected railroads between Cumberland and Vandalia, between New Orleans and Nashville, and between Cincinnati and Columbia, S.C. "Voies de communication" are indicated in five colors. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Bouffard, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • Cram's township and rail road map of New York.

    Cram's township and rail road map of New York.

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

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • 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
  • Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original maps, charts and schedules furnished by railway engineers, agents &c to accompany the American Railway Guide.

    Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original ...

    To the right of the map is an advertisment stating "American Railway Guide for the United States. Published Monthly."

    • Contributor: Dinsmore, Curran
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Dinsmore & Company's new and complete map of the railway system of the United States and Canada; compiled from official sources, under the direction of the editor of the "American Railway Guide."

    Dinsmore & Company's new and complete map of the railway syst...

    Map of the eastern United States to about the 96th Meridian showing operating and projected railroads.

    • Contributor: Dinsmore, Curran
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Louisiana.

    Louisiana.

    Indexed map showing drainage, cities and towns, with the railroad network overprinted in red.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Map of the railroads & canals connecting the coal estate of the Broad Mountain Improvement Co., with the Atlantic &c.

    Map of the railroads & canals connecting the coal estate of t...

    Outline map indicating the railroad network in central Pennsylvania, parts of Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey.

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map and profile of the Tejon Pass : from explorations and surveys /

    Map and profile of the Tejon Pass : from explorations and sur...

    Scale 1:60,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. 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, 151 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity showing surface & elevated railroads in operation and proposed.

    Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity showing surface ...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, parks, some buildings, names of property owners, streets, roads, and the railroads distinguished by line symbols.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road.

    Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road.

    Map includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. Indicates topography by hachures, drainage, roads, property owners, and part of the city street plan of Philadelphia. [From published bibliography].

    • Contributor: Campbell, Henry R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Map showing locations of iron properties on and near Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, Virginia /

    Map showing locations of iron properties on and near Chesapea...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows area west of Staunton to Covington, Virginia. Pen-and-ink and watercolor over pencil grid on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H234 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 203.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map showing route taken by U.S. prisoners of war, Feby. 1864, when sent from Richmond, Va., to Andersonville, Georgia.

    Map showing route taken by U.S. prisoners of war, Feby. 1864,...

    Depicts railroad lines from Raleigh, N.C., through South Carolina and Georgia, highlighting in purple ink the particular train route Sneden took as a prisoner.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the peninsula of Florida and adjacent islands : East Coast Line, the St. Augustine routes and connections.

    Map of the peninsula of Florida and adjacent islands : East C...

    Explanatory letter on inside of cover dated: Oct. 1, 1893. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset maps of the Bahama Islands and of the Caribbean Sea. LC copy lacks cover.

    • Contributor: Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and Indian River Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map of Texas, showing the line of the Texas and New Orleans Rail Road, and its connections in the U.S. and adjacent territories.

    Map of Texas, showing the line of the Texas and New Orleans R...

    Shows railroads actually built, partially finished, under contract, and chartered but not under contract. Covers area of the U.S. Southwest and northern Mexico and includes Louisiana, Arkansas, and parts of adjacent states.

    • Contributor: Gentry, A. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • The railroad system of Texas on September 1st, 1883 /

    The railroad system of Texas on September 1st, 1883 /

    Relief shown by hachures. "Published in the statistical edition of the Galveston news, September 1st, 1883." Includes tables showing "Railroad construction in the United States" and "Railroad towns in Texas having a population of 1,000 and over". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Lc copy imperfect: Holes and torn along fold lines.

    • Contributor: Hensoldt, E. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & Sunbury through the Schuylkill Mahanoy and Shamokin coal fields, July 9th 1852.

    A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & S...

    Detailed map of the area between Schuylkill Haven and Northumberland, Pa., showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, coal fields, canals, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Sheafer, P. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • 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 of the Great Central Railway Line of the west and connecting lines.

    Map of the Great Central Railway Line of the west and connect...

    Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing some drainage, state boundaries, and place names along the railroad lines. Covers area between New York City and St. Louis, Mo.

    • Contributor: Schuchman, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of the Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of the Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of Wisconsin and parts of Illinois and Michigan showing drainage, county boundaries, larger cities, and the railroad network. The main line is in red, and the Milwaukee and Chicago Railroad is in blue.

    • Contributor: Nesbitt (Geo. F.) & Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed Columbus & Pensacola Rail Road, accompanying the report of Major J. D. Graham, U.S. Topographical Engr. Feb. 6th, 1836; drawn chiefly from the original surveys in the Gen. Land Office at Washington by Wm. R. Palmer, U.S. Asst. Civil Engr.

    A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the ...

    Map of southern Alabama and part of western Florida showing roads, cities, and drainage.

    • Contributor: Palmer, W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, Jany. 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engr.

    Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connectin...

    Map of eastern Massachusetts covering the area from Boston to Wood's Hole and west to Providence, R.I. Shows drainage, place names and counties, and indicates mileage between stations. The Old Colony Railroad is double-tracked from Boston, south to South Braintree. The line was incorporated in 1844.

    • Contributor: Ferguson, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map showing the Port Royal Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Port Royal Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the southeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. In 1871 the line was in progress of completion. One of Colton's typical maps published for an individual railroad company to promote industry and settlement in rich mining or agricultural areas. (Entry 533)

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map showing lines and connections of the Shenandoah Valley and Norfolk & Western Railways.

    Map showing lines and connections of the Shenandoah Valley an...

    Map of the eastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad netowrk with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of mileage between stations.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Detailed map of part of Pennsylvania between Sharp Mountain and the Susquehanna River showing roads, drainage, and relief by hachures along the survey route. Shows the east and west branches of the Mount Carbon Railroad and the Mill Creek Railroad, which began operation in 1829. Chartered on April 8, 1826. Name changed in 1851 to the Philadelphia and Sunbury Rail Road.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, David K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • Map of the Western Vermont Rail Road and connecting lines, Wm. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer.

    Map of the Western Vermont Rail Road and connecting lines, Wm...

    Map of western New England showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, and cities and towns. Chartered in 1845.

    • Contributor: Gilbert, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad.

    Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad.

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

    • Contributor: Long Island Rail Road
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • 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
  • Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road and connections.

    Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road and connections.

    Map of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating major drainage, larger cities, state boundaries, and the railroad network. Chartered April 2, 1852.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the Central Ohio Railroad and connecting lines.

    Map of the Central Ohio Railroad and connecting lines.

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing the railroad network. "Comparative Distances by the Great Railway Routes of Ohio from Columbus to New York" are listed to the right of the map. Chartered February 8, 1847.

    • Contributor: Schuchman, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

    Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

    Outline map of Wisconsin and parts of adjoining states showing major drainage, important cities, and the present and proposed railroad network.

    • Contributor: W. Endicott & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the Cincinnati Southern Railway and connections ... Published for the Cincinnati Southern Railway.

    Map of the Cincinnati Southern Railway and connections ... Pu...

    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.

    • Contributor: Mendenhall, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • G. Woolworth Colton's railroad map of Illinois.

    G. Woolworth Colton's railroad map of Illinois.

    Township map showing place names, counties, and the railroad system. At bottom of the map appear statements about the economic conditions of the state and its railroads.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Profile & location of the A. & W. Pt. R.R. of Ga.; surveyed & drawn by Cha's Mahon, C. E., 1865-6.

    Profile & location of the A. & W. Pt. R.R. of Ga.; surveyed &...

    Detailed map of the route and profile of the Atlanta and West Point Railroad from Atlanta to West Point on the Chattahoochee River. Chartered under Atlanta and La Grange Railroad in 1847.

    • Contributor: Mahon, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868

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