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
Shows major railways to the west. Relief shown by contours. Also covers Maryland, West Virginia, and Delaware. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in lower left corner stamped in blue ink: 66. LC copy imperfect: Torn with minor losses along vertical fold lines and mounted on cloth.
Contributor:Quackenbush, Eugene - Ed. W. Welcke & Bro
Middle Atlantic area showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in West Virginia and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated by the West Virginia legislature, 1867-68.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Potomac and Ohio Railway
Topographic map surveyed in strips along the railroad routes. Shows property owners and covers an area between the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers to Winchester. Includes table showing "a summary of the routes surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia."
Contributor:Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company - Humphreys, A. A.
Covers area from Richmond, Va., to the Ohio River along the route of the railroad and shows the geological sections in which minerals are found. Consolidated from the Virginia Central and Covington and Ohio Railroads in August 1868.
Contributor:Maury, Matthew Fontaine - Ridgway, Thomas S. - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company
Scale ca. 1:625,000. LC Railroad maps, 81 Description derived from published bibliography. Annotations added in pencil and colored inks to indicate "Railroads tending to Richmond, Norfolk Alexandria and Baltimore," and the "proposed extension of the Manassas Gap Railroad west . . . Sep. 1852." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Contributor:Vaisz, W. - Virginia. Board of Public Works