U.S. central states from Great Lakes to Gulf of Mexico, showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, roads and railroads. Principal north-south line, chartered in 1850 and incorporated in 1851. 706 miles opened for traffic in 1856. First railroad to receive lands granted by the passage of the "Illinois Central Land Grant Bill."
Contributor:Rand Mcnally and Company - Illinois Central Railroad Company
Map of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stations, Indian reservations, state boundaries, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line. Includes railroad names. Profiles in lower left of map.
Contributor:Rand Mcnally and Company - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Eastern half of the United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, the railroad network, with names of lines, and the main ones indicated in heavy black. No railroad connections appear in the south where the hand indicator is located.
Contributor:Rand Mcnally and Company - New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company
Very detailed commercial map of the continental United States showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, railroad stations, the entire railroad network with names or abbreviations of railroad companies along each line. [From published bibliography]
"The large lines on the above map show the location of the Chicago & North-Western Railway, and its branches, the small lines its connections." Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and railroads.
Contributor:Rand Mcnally and Company - Chicago and North Western Railway Company
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. - Rand Mcnally and Company