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  • Route of the New River R.R., 188-.

    Route of the New River R.R., 188-.

    Sketch map of part of West Virginia. Dashed red line across the map indicates the "Proposed New River R.R." Shows counties and names the line of railroads.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Map showing the projected route of the Potomac and Ohio Railway.

    Map showing the projected route of the Potomac and Ohio Railway.

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map showing the West Virginia Midland Railway and its connections.

    Map showing the West Virginia Midland Railway and its connect...

    Map of West Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Maps showing the Norfolk, Albermarle & Atlantic Railroad and its connections.

    Maps showing the Norfolk, Albermarle & Atlantic Railroad and ...

    Main map shows southern tidewater Virginia and eastern North Carolina. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, counties, canals, and railroads in blue and red.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map showing the Albemarle & Pantego Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Albemarle & Pantego Railroad and its connecti...

    Map of the coastal regions of Virginia and North Carolina showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, and mills; main railroads in heavy lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map showing the war operations, in Virginia & Maryland.

    Map showing the war operations, in Virginia & Maryland.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449 Indicates railroads, principal towns, and a few batteries. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va.

    Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va.

    The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the economic minerals along the route of the Chesapeake & Ohio Rail Way to accompany the geological report of Thomas S. Ridgway.

    Map showing the economic minerals along the route of the Ches...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Richmond and York River Railroad

    Richmond and York River Railroad

    "Sketch from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Extends from Richmond west to West Point. Also shows the course of the Pamunkey River. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A map of the Virginia Central Railroad, west of the Blue Ridge, and the preliminary surveys, with a profile of the grades.

    A map of the Virginia Central Railroad, west of the Blue Ridg...

    Detailed topographic map between Waynesboro and Covington showing relief by hachures, drainage, county roads and turnpikes, railroad lines, and "preliminary lines," county names, and boundaries. Distances are indicated at lower right of map. Consolidated in 1868 into the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. See entry 365. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Citti, L. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

    Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and e...

    Shows rail connections between Harpers Ferry and Winchester, Acquia Creek to Rocky Mount and Huntsville, N.C., and a line from Gosport to Newsons Depot.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the harbor of West Point as an entrepot for emmigration and the shipment of the products of the southern and western states /

    Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the ...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Profile, Royal Land Co. R.R. /

    Profile, Royal Land Co. R.R. /

    Shows mineral deposits from Matthias' Point to Briery Branch Gap, Virginia. Pen-and-ink, pencil (some col.), and crayon on 2 sheets pasted together, mounted on cloth. "Scale 50 horizontal to 2 vertical." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H268 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil in upper right corner: No. 2. In pencil on verso: 330 crossed ...

    • Contributor: Braxton, Carter M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Potomac, Fredericksburg, & Piedmont R.R. from Fredg., to O.C.H. 38 miles, by C. M. Braxton,

    Potomac, Fredericksburg, & Piedmont R.R. from Fredg., to O.C....

    Sketch map of part of Virginia from Fredericksburg to Orange Court House. Shows relief by form lines, drainage, cities and towns, and the line of survey in red. Chartered as the Fredericksburg and Gordonsville Rail Road. See entry 412.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of Warrenton Junction, Orange and Alexandria R.R., Virginia shewing destruction of R.R. by enemy, October 1863.

    Map of Warrenton Junction, Orange and Alexandria R.R., Virgin...

    Illustrates the position in October 1863 in Fauquier County, Va., of the Union 3rd Army Corps under General William Henry French. The Union troops were near Warrenton Junction along the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. This was part of the Bristoe Campaign, 9 October-9 November 1863, during which the rail line was destroyed by the

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection between tide water Virginia, and the Ohio River at Big Sandy, Guyandotte and Point Pleasant; made by W. Vaisz Top. Eng.

    Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection ...

    Map of Virginia and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, county boundaries, place names and "McAdamised" roads.

    • Contributor: Vaisz, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road.

    Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road.

    Strip map of Virginia between Lynchburg and Bristol, Tenn. Shows drainage, coal and copper fields, county boundaries, cities, towns, and roads. Chartered March 24, 1848, under the name of Lynchburg abd Tennessee Railroad. Consolidated in 1871 under Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad. See entry 331. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Blackford, W. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Map of eastern Virginia /

    Shows railroads and radial distances from Richmond. Also covers parts of Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Relief shown by hachures. Inscribed in pencil inside front cover: Geo. W. Lay to Genl. Beauregard. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.35 LC copy imperfect: Worm holes on left side of map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing locations of iron properties on and near Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, Virginia /

    Map showing locations of iron properties on and near Chesapea...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows area west of Staunton to Covington, Virginia. Pen-and-ink and watercolor over pencil grid on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H234 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 203.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands of the N. York & Richmond Coal Co, in Henrico Co. Virginia, their relative position to the city of Richmond with rail road connections &c.

    Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands o...

    Outline map of southeastern Virginia showing railroad connections in Richmond, Petersburg, and West Point. Indicates the Lynchburgh canal.

    • Contributor: Debow, S. Herries
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia, under the direction of Capt. J. D. Graham, U.S. Top. Eng., 1831 and 1832; surveyed by Lts. A. D. Mackay and E. French, 1st Arty., assistants in 1831, and Lts. E. French and J. F. Izard, assistants in 1832; drawn from the original plot by Lt. Humphreys, 2d Artillery.

    Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester an...

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing ...

    Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1838
  • Map showing the Fredericksburg & Gordonsville Rail Road of Virginia, leading from Fredericksburg, via Orange C.H., to Charlottesville, where it connects with the Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. and the extension of the Orange & Alexandra R.R. to Lynchburg.

    Map showing the Fredericksburg & Gordonsville Rail Road of Vi...

    Maps of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads, with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of distances for "Short Cut to Tide-Water..." Chartered March 1, 1853. Name changed in 1876 to the Potomac, Fredericksburg, and Piedmonth Railroad. See entry 541.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection.

    Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with i...

    Printed topographic strip map with manuscript annotations to show the geologic structure along the route of the railroad. The Alexandria and the Chesapeake and Ohio canals and stage stable for horses used on the Piedmont stage route to North Carolina are also indicated. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company was founded in 1848 to divert hinterland products away from Baltimore and Richmond to Alexandria, ...

    • Contributor: Faul, August
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va.

    Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va.

    Printed map with annotations by Sneden highlighting the defenses of Richmond, Va., and locations associated with the Battle of the Wilderness, 5-7 May 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the proposed line of Rail Road connection between tide water Virginia and the Ohio River at Guyandotte, Parkersburg and Wheeling /

    Map of the proposed line of Rail Road connection between tide...

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; September, 1855.

    Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; Septembe...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of central Virginia showing proposed southern extension of the Shenandoah Valley R.R. from Waynesboro to Bonsack's /

    Map of central Virginia showing proposed southern extension o...

    Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H270 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. included between the Petersburg and S.& R. Rl. Rds.

    Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of ...

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Title handwritten on map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Railway mail map of Virginia /

    Railway mail map of Virginia /

    Shows names of some residents. Includes table of abbreviations and inset of western Virginia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Earl P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1910
  • Map of Royal Land Company's railroad (narrow gauge) from their anthracite coal fields to deep water /

    Map of Royal Land Company's railroad (narrow gauge) from thei...

    Shows central Virginia from the Allegheny Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. Relief shown by form lines. Pencil (some col.) on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) H267 LC Railroad maps, 549 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Braxton, Carter M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?