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]
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."
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.
"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.
LC North America, railroad maps, 44 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset map of the business district of Chicago, and 8 views. Timetables and advertisements on verso.
Very detailed map of the continental United States and parts of Canada and Mexico including drainage, international, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, trails, railroads, and railroads under construction. This map is very similar in cartography, content and scale to the maps which make up Rand, McNally & Co's Business Atlas containing large scale maps of each state and territory of ...