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  • Boston & Maine Railroad and connections.

    Boston & Maine Railroad and connections.

    Map of New England and part of Canada showing relief by hachures, major drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with main lines emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company - Boston and Maine Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and connections.

    Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway and connections.

    Map of western Colorado and New Mexico showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, mineral areas, roads, and railroads. Includes completed and proposed lines. General information for tourists on verso.

    • Contributor: Mota, Alb Von - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, towns and rail roads, etc.

    Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, t...

    Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of the Virginia Central R.R. and its proposed connections.

    Map of the Virginia Central R.R. and its proposed connections.

    Outline map of the eastern portion of the United States showing the proposed and completed railroad network, and indicating, in red and blue, the main connections to the Virginia Central R. R. The line became a part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad in 1868. See entry 365.

    • Contributor: Ruggles, T. C. - Virginia Central Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • A new and complete rail road map of the United States compiled from reliable sources by William Perris, C.E. & Surveyor, New York; presented by the Home Insurance Company.

    A new and complete rail road map of the United States compile...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing cities, state boundaries, "finished railroads," and "railroads in progress."

    • Contributor: Perris, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, railroads, & c.

    Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post office...

    Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Railway postal diagram of the state of Wisconsin prepared for the use of the Railway Mail Service; W. L. Nicholson, Topographer P.O. Dept.

    Railway postal diagram of the state of Wisconsin prepared for...

    Shows county boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Coffin's new rail-road map of Vermont accompanying report of the board of railroad commissioners, 1896.

    Coffin's new rail-road map of Vermont accompanying report of ...

    Shows relief by hachures, major drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries. Names railroads along the lines and includes a list of railroads.

    • Contributor: Coffin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Map of Larimer County, Colorado : A.D. 1883 : showing public roads, irrigating canals, rail roads, road districts, school districts, voting precincts, and complete topography /

    Map of Larimer County, Colorado : A.D. 1883 : showing public ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners. Compilation certification: April 10th, 1884. LC Land ownership maps, 54 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Handy, H. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Nebraska.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Nebraska.

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean : from explorations and surveys /

    From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean : from explorations ...

    Scale 1:950,400. At head of title: Route near the 35th Parallel. Map no. 2. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 153 Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Sketch of ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. D. - Davis, Jefferson - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Ives, J. C. - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under the direction of the Rail Road Commissioners, John S. Clark, William J. McAlpine, James B. Swain.

    Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under...

    Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different colors indicate railroads in operation, in progress of construction and proposed.

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande : from explorations and surveys /

    From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande : from explorations and sur...

    Scale 1:950,400. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 35th Parallel. Map no. 1. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 152 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Sketch of ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. D. - Davis, Jefferson - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Ives, J. C. - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] suburban lines of Long Island Railroad and its connections.

    Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] s...

    Map of the five borough area of New York showing drainage, settlements, streets, roads, and railroads. "Manhattan (El.) R'y," "Long Island R.R.," "proposed Cable El. R'y," and connections are color coded.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Long Island Rail Road
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Map of the United States and territories showing the extent of public surveys, Indian and military reservations, land grant R.R.; rail roads, canals, and other details

    Map of the United States and territories showing the extent o...

    Detailed map of the continental United States showing drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, canals, land grant railroads, completed railroads, railroads in progress of completion, and projected lines. Major lines are named along their routes. Indian and military reservation are shown; land offices and lighthouses are also indicated. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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. - Royal Land Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Map showing the Pacific Railroads and their branches; prepared for the United States Pacific Railway Commission.

    Map showing the Pacific Railroads and their branches; prepare...

    Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, Indian reservation, military posts, and the railroad network with main lines color coded. Red indicates lines "aided by U.S. Bonds."

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Union Pacific Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map showing the Port Royal Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Port Royal Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the southeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. In 1871 the line was in progress of completion. One of Colton's typical maps published for an individual railroad company to promote industry and settlement in rich mining or agricultural areas. (Entry 533)

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Port Royal Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map showing the Seaboard, Pennsylvania and Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Seaboard, Pennsylvania and Western Railroad a...

    Map of northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, coal fields in Pennsylvania, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Seaboard, Pennsylvania, and Western Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Map of the Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio Railroad connecting the railroads of Virginia with the railroads of Kentucky on the shortest route east and west from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic Ocean.

    Map of the Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio Railroad connecting t...

    Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with proposed extensions to Cleveland, Cincinnati and St. Louis, in connexion [sic] with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois /

    Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [si...

    Outline map showing major drainage, some relief by hachures, state boundaries, canals, and important place names. Finished and proposed railroads are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sheaff, J. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Route near the 38th & 39th parallels.

    Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Missi...

    Scale 1:760,320; 12 miles to 1 in. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps ... to Illustrate the Various Reports ... (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 160 LC Railroad maps, 161 LC Railroad maps, 162 LC Railroad maps, 163 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W. - Davis, Jefferson - Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams) - Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin) - Kern, Richard H. - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of northern military movements: between New York & St. Louis

    Map of northern military movements: between New York & St. Louis

    Scale ca. 1:5,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.35 This map was originally published as an inset on Charles Magnus's Complete Map of the Rail Roads and Water Courses, in the United States & Canada (see Civil War Maps entry no 14.33). Indicated are railroads linking New York and St. Louis, but military movements are not depicted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the Houston & Texas Central Railroad and its connections, prepared at Colton's Geographic Establishment, N.Y., 1867.

    Map showing the Houston & Texas Central Railroad and its conn...

    Part of southwestern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Houston & Texas Central Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of Pennsylvania Railroad with its connections, showing the different routes, projected or constructed between the seaboard & the western states.

    Map of Pennsylvania Railroad with its connections, showing th...

    Map of the northeastern and north-central States showing the existing and projected railroad network. Chartered April 13, 1846.

    • Contributor: Friend & Au - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Corpus Christi and Rio Grande Railway Company, [map showing the proposed railroad between Laredo and Corpus Christi and its connections with Mexico].

    Corpus Christi and Rio Grande Railway Company, [map showing t...

    Outline map of southwest Texas and part of Mexico showing relief by hachures, drainage, and major cities and towns.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius - Corpus Christi and Rio Grande Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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
  • 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. - Fredericksburg and Gordonsville Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Maps showing the Florida Transit and Peninsula Rail Road and its connections.

    Maps showing the Florida Transit and Peninsula Rail Road and ...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map showing the Delaware and North River Railroad and its connections between Kingston, Port Jarvis and Stroudsburg.

    Map showing the Delaware and North River Railroad and its con...

    Map of the northeastern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Delaware and North River Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map of Nebraska published by the Burlington Route 1886, compiled from the official records of the government and rail road offices.

    Map of Nebraska published by the Burlington Route 1886, compi...

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, Indian and military reservations, land districts, and the railroad network with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: Hirschfield, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Plan of railroads north and east of Boston, with the projected railroads from Danvers, Georgetown & Gloucester; showing the situation of the towns & villages, their distance from Boston & number of inhabitants.

    Plan of railroads north and east of Boston, with the projecte...

    Outline map, oriented to the west, of the area north of Boston showing the rail network.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Alonzo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Cram's township and rail road map of Indiana.

    Cram's township and rail road map of Indiana.

    Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage and cities and towns. Railroads are distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary lines as projected and its connections with other railroads west of the Mississippi River, which unite with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and south projected Pacific Railroad via Elpaso [sic] to the Pacific Ocean, showing also the connection by rail road of the cities of New Orleans & St. Louis. Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 1853.

    Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal t...

    Map showing Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and part of Texas. Shows drainage, cities and towns, and state boundaries, west of the Mississippi River. The adjoining area east of the Mississippi River shows only the rail network. The map indicates proposed, surveyed, located, and completed rail lines. Chartered in Arkansas in 1853 and in Missouri in 1854.

    • Contributor: Wilamowicz, I. - Cairo and Fulton Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • A map exhibiting the position of two lines located with a view to the extension of the Baltimore & Washington Rail Road within the city of Washington /

    A map exhibiting the position of two lines located with a vie...

    Partial cadastral map showing block numbers. Facsimile. Original version: Washington : Surveyors Office, 1835. Includes text, attestors' names, and illegible seal. LC copy 1 fold-lined. LC copy 2 halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies. DCP

    • Contributor: Knight, J. (Jonathan) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Map of the railroads and extensions of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company.

    Map of the railroads and extensions of the Chicago, Milwaukee...

    Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with names and emphasis on the main line. Incorporated in 1863 as the Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway. See items 464 and 465. In 1874 the word Chicago was added to the name. LC has a Rand McNally and Company map, measuring 35 x 45 cm., ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Hawaiian Government Survey; W. D. Alexander, Surveyor General, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands; map by C. J. Lyons, from trigonometic surveys by W. D. Alexander, C. J. Lyons, J. F. Brown, M. D. Monsarrat and Wm. Webster, finished map by Richd. Covington.

    Hawaiian Government Survey; W. D. Alexander, Surveyor General...

    Topographic map of Oahu showing relief by hachures, drainage, soundings in fathoms, cities and towns, and land owners names. The line of the Oahu Railway added in red ink.

    • Contributor: Lyons, C. J. - Oahu Railway - Alexander, W. D. (William De Witt)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Cram's township and railroad map of Wyoming.

    Cram's township and railroad map of Wyoming.

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, townships and counties, roads, and railroads distinguished by name and number.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • The Rand McNally indexed county and township pocket map and shippers guide of Arkansas showing all railroad, cities, towns, villages, post offices, lakes, rivers, etc.

    The Rand McNally indexed county and township pocket map and s...

    Map overprinted in red to show railroads by number. Index to chief cities in left margin.

    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron Co. situated in the Hocking Valley, Ohio, and their relation to the markets of the north and west.

    Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron ...

    Detailed map of the north-central and Great Lakes region showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, coal fields, names of railroads, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the country tributary to the Northern Pacific Railroad, compiled from English, Canadian, and American official sources and original surveys by Edward H. Knight, Jan. 1st 1871.

    Map of the country tributary to the Northern Pacific Railroad...

    Map of northwest part of United States and southwest part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, isotherms, the wheat region, cities and towns, forts, routes and trails, the railroad network and the proposed Northern Pacific Railroad. The line was constructed under an act of Congress approved by Abraham Lincoln, July 2, 1864. It was completed in 1883 and approximates the route of exploration ...

    • Contributor: Knight, E. H. (Edward H.) - Northern Pacific Railroad Company - Knight, E. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and connections.

    Map of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Ry.; and conn...

    Map of United States showing major relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, railroad stations, the railroad network, with emphasis on Tennessee. Names of railroads along the lines are indicated. This line was first chartered under Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad on December 11, 1845. Its present name dates from 1873.

    • Contributor: Danley, W. L. - Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

    Detailed township map of the north-central states indicating drainage, cities and towns, townships, county boundaries, the road and railroad networks, and in blue overprint the connections with the Iowa Central line.

    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co. - Iowa Central Air Line Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • From the Pimas villages to Fort Fillmore : from explorations and surveys /

    From the Pimas villages to Fort Fillmore : from explorations ...

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 32nd parallel of north latitude. Map no. 2. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps ... to Illustrate the Various Reports ... (Washington, 1859) "The Gila River, from the mouth of the valle del Sauz eastword, is ...

    • Contributor: Custer, H. - Davis, Jefferson - Parke, John G. - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Goldthwait's map of the United States, British Provinces, Mexico, Central America, W. India Is. &c., exhibiting the railroads with their distances, single and double tracks and width of gauge.

    Goldthwait's map of the United States, British Provinces, Mex...

    Shows drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries.

    • Contributor: Goldthwait, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A new and complete county map of all the rail roads in the United States & Canadas in operation & progress.

    A new and complete county map of all the rail roads in the Un...

    Covers the eastern half of the United States. Shows drainage, county boundaries, and place names.

    • Contributor: Schultz, John H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Sketch illustrating the positions of the commercial cities and towns of the Eastern, Middle and Western States with the principal existing and proposed lines of communication.

    Sketch illustrating the positions of the commercial cities an...

    Shows the United States between Maine and Virginia, west ot the Mississippi River. Indicates railroads and canals.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic], which will connect with the Balt. & Susqa. Rail Road at York; drawn by G. F. de la Roche. C. Engr.

    A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic]...

    Outline map covering New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Ohio; shows drainage, canals, important cities, and railroad connections, chartered in 1828, opened to York in 1838.

    • Contributor: De La Roche, G. F. - Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Map of the Boston & Lowell R.R. system with its principal connections.

    Map of the Boston & Lowell R.R. system with its principal con...

    Map of the northern United States showing cities and towns and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. This line was chartered in 1830 and opened in 1835. In 1841 a second track was laid.

    • Contributor: Rand Avery Supply Co. - Boston and Lowell Railroad Corporation
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map showing lines and connections of the Shenandoah Valley and Norfolk & Western Railways.

    Map showing lines and connections of the Shenandoah Valley an...

    Map of the eastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad netowrk with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of mileage between stations.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Shenandoah Valley Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Fox River Valley R.R. in Wisconsin with its connections.

    Fox River Valley R.R. in Wisconsin with its connections.

    Shows area of southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Indicates county boundaries, larger cities, and some drainage. The line was chartered in 1852 and constructed in 1854.

    • Contributor: Lipman & Riddle - Fox River Valley Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Railroad map of Ohio published by the State, prepared by commissioner of railroads & telegraphs.

    Railroad map of Ohio published by the State, prepared by comm...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, canals, distances between stations, and single- and double-track lines.

    • Contributor: Cappeller, W. S. (William S.) - Cappeller, W. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map of Through Traffic Railway from the middle & southern anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania to New York via Perth Amboy; Jesse L. Hawley under direction of R.A. Wilder.

    Map of Through Traffic Railway from the middle & southern ant...

    Outline map of eastern Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey showing relief by hachures, major drainage, major cities, and the connections of the many tributary railroads serving the coal regions. Railroads are named along the lines.

    • Contributor: Hawley, Jesse L. - Through Traffic Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Chicago Great Western Railway "Maple Leaf Route."

    Chicago Great Western Railway "Maple Leaf Route."

    Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, railroad network with the main line in heavy black lines. Ticket and general information on the verso.

    • Contributor: Poole Brothers - Chicago Great Western Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Map of the Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its connection with other railroads.

    Map of the Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its conne...

    Map showing parts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine indicating county lines, cities, towns, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Carter, T. J. - J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Colton's rail road and county map of the southern states containing the latest information.

    Colton's rail road and county map of the southern states cont...

    Relief shown by hachures. Insets: Galveston and vicinity, Texas -- Vicinity of the Rio Grande -- New Orleans and delta of the Mississippi, Louisiana -- Mobile harbor, Alabama -- Entrance to Pensacola Bay, Florida -- Wilmington and vicinity, N. Carolina -- Charleston harbor and its approaches, S. Carolina -- Beaufort and vicinity, N. Carolina. Imperfect: Creased, brittle, small tears along edges. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under the direction of Silas Seymour, state engineer surveyor.

    Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under...

    Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different colors indicate railroads in operation, in progress of construction, and proposed.

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Riviere des Lacs to the Rocky Mountains : from explorations and surveys /

    Riviere des Lacs to the Rocky Mountains : from explorations a...

    Scale 1:1,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 47th and 49th Parallels. Map no. 2. "Drawn by John Lambert. Topographer of the exploration, assisted by J. R. P. Mechlin." From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps... to Illustrate the Various Reports... (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad ...

    • Contributor: Lambert, John - Davis, Jefferson - Stevens, Isaac Ingalls - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map showing the Norfolk, Wilmington & Charleston Railroad.

    Map showing the Norfolk, Wilmington & Charleston Railroad.

    Eastern states from Philadelphia to Charleston, S.C., showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads with lines named and the main line emphasized.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Norfolk, Wilmington, and Charleston Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map of the Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of the Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of Wisconsin and parts of Illinois and Michigan showing drainage, county boundaries, larger cities, and the railroad network. The main line is in red, and the Milwaukee and Chicago Railroad is in blue.

    • Contributor: Nesbitt (Geo. F.) & Company - Milwaukee and Superior Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by E. A. Teulon, expressly to accompany the Pathfinder Railway Guide.

    Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved...

    Shows railroads in operation and some proposed lines. Indicates state boundaries, cities and towns, and main drainage.

    • Contributor: George K. Snow & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map of the United States of America to accompany Doggett's Rail Road Guide.

    Map of the United States of America to accompany Doggett's Ra...

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. "The working lines of railroad are shown in color." From Doggett's Railroad Guide [1847] LC Railroad maps, 9 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Map of Oregon, California &c. 15 x 12 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Brooklyn.

    Brooklyn.

    Street map of Brooklyn published for Advertising Bureau, Brooklyn City Rail Road Company. Overprinted in brown to show "Twelve Routes, 42 miles of Streets and Avenues Traversed by Cars, all Starting from Fulton Ferry." Contains a list of routes in lower left of map.

    • Contributor: J. Beers & Co. - Brooklyn City Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and branch lines.

    Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and branch lines.

    Strip map of western United States from Illinois to California showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, railroads, and the Union Pacific System in red.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Union Pacific Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • D.B. Cooke & Co.'s great western railway guide exhibiting all stations and distances from each other.

    D.B. Cooke & Co.'s great western railway guide exhibiting all...

    Outline map of the north-central states showing the railroad network in operation and in progress of construction. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: D. Cooke & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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. - Virginia Central Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada : showing the canals, rail roads, and principal stage routes /

    Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada : s...

    Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 24 insets, county population table, and notes indicating distribution of Native American populations. In upper left margin in manuscript ink: "Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the So. Dist. of New York August 4, ...

    • Contributor: Breese, Samuel - Harper & Brothers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map and profile of the proposed Paterson and Dover Rail Road and Paterson and Ramapo Rail Road.

    Map and profile of the proposed Paterson and Dover Rail Road ...

    Map of northern New Jersey from Jersey City to Andover. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities & towns, roads, iron works, forges, mines and mills. The Paterson and Ramapo was chartered March 10, 1841.

    • Contributor: Allen, J. W. - Paterson and Dover Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • 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. - Potomac and Ohio Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the state of Texas showing the line and lands of the Texas and Pacific Railway reserved and donated by the State of Texas, 1873.

    Map of the state of Texas showing the line and lands of the T...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainages, cities and towns, counties, railroads, and the land grant.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Texas & Pacific Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • The Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia Air Line; the Shenandoah Valley R.R.; Norfolk & Western R.R.; East Tennessee, Virginia, & Georgia R.R. (its leased lines,) and their connections.

    The Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia Air Line; the Shenandoah...

    Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network emphasizing the main lines.

    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company - Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia Air Line Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and Mississippi & Missouri railroads; with their connections to New York.

    Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and M...

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing "railroads completed or in progress" and "railroads proposed & authorized unless named as 'projected.'"

    • Contributor: Leefe, George E. - Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R.R. and intersecting lines, 1883.

    Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R.R. and intersecting lines, 1883.

    Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network coded in color with the main line emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

    Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

    Shows railroads, forts, location and dates of engagements, state and county boundaries, roads, towns, and rivers.

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Board of Trade. Committee on Inland Transportation
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Fitchburg Railroad with its branches and connections.

    Fitchburg Railroad with its branches and connections.

    Relief shown by hachures. Removed from railroad timetable. From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. Notes and part of timetable on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 20-83

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Map of the Danville, Olney & Ohio River Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Danville, Olney & Ohio River Railroad and its conn...

    Map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, coal fields in Illinois, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Danville, Olney, and Ohio River Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad system with names. A table of railroads by system is in the lower right of map.

    • Contributor: Van Cleef, John T. - Betts, J. Brognard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map showing the connection of the coal-field of Allegany with the canal and rail-road improvements of the Potomac.

    Map showing the connection of the coal-field of Allegany with...

    Outline map of western Maryland showing drainage, major roads, cities, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and Canal. A shaded area indicates the coal field.

    • Contributor: Edward Weber & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1853.

    The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1...

    Outline map of the eastern Great Lakes, east to Philadelphia and New York City, showing the east Pennsylvania coal fields. Chartered April 8, 1852, under Philadelphia, Easton and Water-Gap Railroad. See entry 529.

    • Contributor: Miller, Edward - North Pennsylvania Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the route and connections of the Mississippi Valley Railroad of Louisiana; E. Baldwin, chief engineer.

    Map showing the route and connections of the Mississippi Vall...

    Map of Louisiana and Mississippi showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Mississippi Valley Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Railroads in New Jersey, Pennysylvania, Delaware and Maryland; drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

    Railroads in New Jersey, Pennysylvania, Delaware and Maryland...

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848. From Doggett's Railroad Guide, New York, (1848), p. 56. LC Railroad maps, 75 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Johnson's new railroad and township copper-plate map of Illinois, Iowa, & Missouri, from the latest and best authorities.

    Johnson's new railroad and township copper-plate map of Illin...

    Detailed general map which includes drainage place names, roads, railroad, counties, and townships.

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Johnson & Browning - Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map showing the Jacksonville North Western and South Eastern Railway and its connections.

    Map showing the Jacksonville North Western and South Eastern ...

    Map of Illinois, Indiana, and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, stations, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord - Jacksonville, Northwestern & Southeastern Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Complete map of the rail roads and water courses, in the United States & Canada.

    Complete map of the rail roads and water courses, in the Unit...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Shows steamboat routes and railroads in operation, in progress, and projected.

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • "Standard guide" map of the state of Florida.

    "Standard guide" map of the state of Florida.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company - Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West System
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map showing the Norfolk & Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Norfolk & Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the eastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, distance by 100-mile concentric circles centered on Roanoke, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. This line became one of the world's greatest coal carriers. It began as the City Point Rail Road from Petersburg to City Point, a distance of 9 miles. It was consolidated in 1870 as the ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Norfolk and Western Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map showing the completed lines of the Milwaukee and Saint Paul Railway Company.

    Map showing the completed lines of the Milwaukee and Saint Pa...

    General map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, and completed railroads in color.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original maps, charts and schedules furnished by railway engineers, agents &c to accompany the American Railway Guide.

    Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original ...

    To the right of the map is an advertisment stating "American Railway Guide for the United States. Published Monthly."

    • Contributor: Dinsmore, Curran
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map of the Rabun Gap Rail Road route showing its connection with other roads finished, in progress & contemplated.

    Map of the Rabun Gap Rail Road route showing its connection w...

    Outline map of the southern United States showing the railroad network. The Rabun Gap system is shown in red.

    • Contributor: Keenan, William - Rabun Gap Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map showing the Iowa & Missouri State Line Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Iowa & Missouri State Line Railroad and its c...

    Township and county map of the northern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Iowa & Missouri State Line Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches & connections, the shortest & quickest route between the east & west.

    A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its ...

    Sketch map of the eastern United States showing the railroad network and emphasizing the routes between St. Louis and Chicago, and Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York.

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of the railroads of Connecticut to accompany the report ... 1893. Prepared by S. D. Tilden, Hartford.

    Map of the railroads of Connecticut to accompany the report ....

    Map of Connecticut and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad network in distinguishing colors.

    • Contributor: Connecticut. Railroad Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad with its branches & connections in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.

    Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railro...

    Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 16, 1836, constructed in 1853. Consolidated into the Chicago and Northwestern Railway, 1864. See entries 369 and 370.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Galena and Chicago Union Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • A section of Colton's large map of Indiana with the Fort Wayne and Southern Rail Road marked upon it, as located also a map of the United States showing Road and its connections together with a profile of the Ohio river and lands adjoining and a section of the double track rail road tunnel under the Ohio river at Louisville, Kentucky & Jeffersonville, Indiana for the year 1855 ending Oct. 1, W. J. Holman, President and Chief Engr.

    A section of Colton's large map of Indiana with the Fort Wayn...

    Scale of map of the eastern half of the United States is ca. 1:3,300,000. The map indicates "Railroads finished and under way" and "railroads proposed." Chartered January 15, 1849.

    • Contributor: Holman, W. J. - Fort Wayne and Southern Railroad - Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas : from explorations and surveys /

    Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas : from explorations...

    Scale 1:60,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 149 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Davis, Jefferson - Parke, John G. - Williams Smith, Issac - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department - Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Railroad map, showing the fact that about 65 miles of railroad to be constructed would form one of the principal railroad connections on this continent.

    Railroad map, showing the fact that about 65 miles of railroa...

    Outline map covering New England states and showing the major rail connections with Montreal and Quebec, Canada. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: C. D. Andrews & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Isothermal chart of the region north of the 36th Parallel &c. &c. between the Atlantic & Pacific oceans; compiled under the direction of Isaac I. Stevens, Govnr. of Washington Territory.

    Isothermal chart of the region north of the 36th Parallel &c....

    Indicates "practicable railroad lines," and "proposed railroad lines." Summer isotherms are in red, winter isotherms are in blue.

    • Contributor: Stevens, Isaac Ingalls
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the western railroads tributary to Philadelphia, with their rival lines; prepared under the direction of Charles Ellet Jr., Civil Engineer.

    Map of the western railroads tributary to Philadelphia, with ...

    Covers area from Jefferson City, Mo., to New Haven, Conn., and from Oswego, N.Y., to Blakely, N.C.

    • Contributor: Ellet, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, and parts of New Hampshire & New York exhibiting the several rail road routes completed, constructing, chartered & contemplated; published by order of the Legislature of Massachusetts, 1846.

    Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode...

    General map showing drainage, cities, towns, state and county boundaries.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Archibald
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Map showing location of and railways to the Flat-top and New River Coking Coalfield of Virginia and West Virginia /

    Map showing location of and railways to the Flat-top and New ...

    "Copyright 1885 by Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Va." Annotated in color pencil showing railway routes and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888