• Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Railroad of Louisiana, together with its proposed branches, connections and extensions in Louisiana, Arkansas & Texas; also its connecting steamship routes from Berwicks Bay to ports in the Gulf of Mexico, together with the advantages in point of directness & diminished distance to the Pacific Coast, New Orleans, La. January 24th, 1859.

    Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the Ne...

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 479 Description derived from published bibliography. Outline map of the south-central states from Mississippi to the Rio Grande. Shows the "Wheat Region of Texas." Indicates completed, located and proposed lines. Table of distances in left side of map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 64 x 94 cm.

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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 ...

    Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. LC Railroad maps, 477 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] Shows sugar crop by ...

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853