Advertising map covering Michigan and vicinity. Shows drainage, cities and towns, railroad land grant, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line. Information on bond sale by Winslow, Lanier & Co., N.Y., on the verso. Under construction by Continental Improvement Company, George W. Cass, President.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Company
Maps of southern United States. Main map covers Floria and vicinity and indicates drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, railroads, and the land grant in central Florida. General map shows connections to southern and Gulf states.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Florida Transit and Peninsula Railroad
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. - United States. Railway Mail Service
Railroad maps represent an important historical record, illustrating the growth of travel and settlement as well as the development of industry and agriculture in the United States. They depict the development of cartographic style and technique, highlighting the achievement of early railroaders. Included in the collection are progress report surveys for individual lines, official government surveys, promotional maps, maps showing land grants and rights-of-way, ...
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 ...
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. - Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company