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  • A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the contemplated route of the New Orleans & Ohio Railroad and the Central Railroad of Illinois, also the route of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad representing the most central, direct and practicable route for a great national and commercial highway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Northern Lakes, and by various branches and intersections with other Railways connecting with all the principal cities of the United States.

    A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the ...

    The map covers an area from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi delta, and from Columbus, Ohio, to Little Rock, Ark. It shows Ft. Massac and "Capitol City" in southern Illinois and northern Kentucky as sites selected by the U.S. for the "Western Armory," and the probable future site for the seat of government of the United States or Western District of Columbia. Chartered January ...

    • Contributor: McBean, William - New Orleans and Ohio Railroad - Illinois Central Railroad Company - Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Cooke's new map of the state of North Carolina : constructed from actual surveys, private contributions & authentic public documents procured for the purpose under a special resolution of the General Assembly of the state /

    Cooke's new map of the state of North Carolina : constructed ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Greenwich meridian. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes: North Carolina Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind -- Comparative elevations -- Table of heights of mountains etc. above the water and 3 profiles above lower neatline: Profile of the Western N.C. Railroad from Salisbury to the Tennessee line -- Profile ...

    • Contributor: Cooke, William D. (William Dewey) - North Carolina. General Assembly - J.H. Colton & Co. - Cooke, William D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Cram's township and rail road map of Arkansas.

    Cram's township and rail road map of Arkansas.

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

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • A map showing the Atlantic Mississippi & Ohio R.R. and its connections from Norfolk to Cumberland Gap via Bristol.

    A map showing the Atlantic Mississippi & Ohio R.R. and its co...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States shows drainage, counties, cities and towns, canals, railroads, and a table of railroad distances; see also entry 599.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Atlantic, Mississippi & Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map showing the route and connections of the Bellaire, Zanesville and Cincinnati Railway.

    Map showing the route and connections of the Bellaire, Zanesv...

    Map of Ohio showing drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, railroads, and a table of population for the 1880 census.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Bellaire, Zanesville and Cincinnati Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Eastern Siberia. 5-60.

    Eastern Siberia. 5-60.

    Scale 1:6,500,000. "Base 28505." Shows railroads. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1960
  • Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, Jany. 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engr.

    Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connectin...

    Map of eastern Massachusetts covering the area from Boston to Wood's Hole and west to Providence, R.I. Shows drainage, place names and counties, and indicates mileage between stations. The Old Colony Railroad is double-tracked from Boston, south to South Braintree. The line was incorporated in 1844.

    • Contributor: Ferguson, W. E. - Old Colony Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland, drawn by W. H. Emory & J. McClelland Asst. Civ. Engs., made under the direction of James Kearney.

    Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland...

    Survey map along route of line covering strip of land in Maryland from Elk Landing to Tangier Sound. Shows streams, fields, land owners, roads, and the "lines run with compass & level, Lines run with compass." The line was chartered in 1853, organized in 1859, and the first section of road completed in 1860.

    • Contributor: Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) - McClelland, J. - Kearney, James - Eastern Shore Railroad - Emory, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the line of the Connecticut & Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Connecticut & Western Railroad an...

    Map of New England and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Connecticut Western Railroad Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of Nebraska showing the Union Pacific Railroad land grant.

    Map of Nebraska showing the Union Pacific Railroad land grant.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads of Nebraska.

    • Contributor: Parge, H. R. - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Map of the Portland and Ogdensburg Rail Road line, and connections.

    Map of the Portland and Ogdensburg Rail Road line, and connec...

    Map of parts of New England and New York showing the railroad network and the progress of track construction along the Portland and Ogdensburg Railroad line. A reference table in the upper left of the map provides a key to 36 townships in Vermont.

    • Contributor: Hatch & Co. - Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H. line.

    Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H...

    Map of northern half of Worcester County, Mass., showing drainage, cities, and townships. Shows beginning of survey north of Worcester and the survey for part of the Winchendon branch of the Fitchburg Railroad.

    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map of the Atlantic and Great Western Railway, with its connections, 1866.

    Map of the Atlantic and Great Western Railway, with its conne...

    Outline map of eastern United States from the Great Lakes to Charleston, S.C., showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network, main lines indicated in heavy red and black; chartered in 1858 as successor to Meadville Company.

    • Contributor: De Bihan, C. - Atlantic and Great Western Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Proposed route for a rail road from Copper Harbor, to Fond Du Lac, Winnebego.

    Proposed route for a rail road from Copper Harbor, to Fond Du...

    Outline map centered on Green Bay showing the area between Detroit, Mich. and Fond du Lac, Wis. Contemplated and proposed railroad routes are shown.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States and Canada. Compiled from the latest government surveys, and drawn to an accurate scale.

    Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map showing the line of the Toledo, Wabash, & Western Railway Company and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Toledo, Wabash, & Western Railway...

    General map of the midwestern states with drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Includes an advertisement for bonds.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Toledo, Wabash, and Great Western Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.

    Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-...

    Topographic strip map showing proposed lines of survey. This is the earliest railroad map represented in the Library's map collections. It is listed as one of the "Rail Roads Never Before Delineated" by Henry S. Tanner in his Memoir on the Recent Surveys ... (Philadelphia, 1829). It was incorporated in June 1831 and was first intended forhorse-drawn power. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Hayward, James - Annin & Smith
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1828
  • Canadian Pacific Railway and connecting lines  /

    Canadian Pacific Railway and connecting lines /

    Includes route information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Canadian Pacific Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • Lloyd's map of the Southern States, showing all the railroads, their stations & distances : also the counties, towns, villages, harbors, rivers, and forts.

    Lloyd's map of the Southern States, showing all the railroads...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.T. Lloyd in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States ..." Text of newspaper, entitled "Lloyd's military map and gazetteer of the Southern States, Saturday, September 7, 1861" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Carte figurative et approximative des quantités de céréales qui ont circulé en 1853 sur les voies d'eau et de fer de l'Empire Francais /

    Carte figurative et approximative des quantités de céréales q...

    Signed by Charles Minard at upper right. Includes note. Accompanied by text: Carte du mouvement des céréales en 1853 sur les voies d'eau et de fer de l'Empire Francais. 8 p. ; 33 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Fold-lined. Acquisitions control no. 2003-11e

    • Contributor: Minard, Charles Joseph - Regnier Et Dourdet (Firm) - Lith. Gratia (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road.

    Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road.

    Map includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. Indicates topography by hachures, drainage, roads, property owners, and part of the city street plan of Philadelphia. [From published bibliography].

    • Contributor: Campbell, Henry R. - Kramm, Gustavus - Lehman & Duval Lithrs
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Plan and profile of the Phil. W. & Balt. R.R., A.D. 1860.

    Plan and profile of the Phil. W. & Balt. R.R., A.D. 1860.

    Strip map of a surveyed line, showing distances in feet, from Philadelphia to Baltimore. The map indicates portions of rivers and streams, the road pattern, and important towns.

    • Contributor: Harness, Olney - Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Washington, property of Sidney Bieber and heirs showing portion there of occupied by tracks of P.B & W.R.R. Co. /

    Washington, property of Sidney Bieber and heirs showing porti...

    Covers part of area now occupied by Congressional Cemetery, Barney Circle S.E., and Conrail right-of-way. Partial cadastral map. Blueprint. "P.A.E. Wilm. 11-5-'06." "5649." "14-A." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in red and yellow pencil to indicate Sidney Bieber's property and "High water line." Halved and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad Company. Maryland Division - Bieber, Sidney
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • 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
  • New railroad map of the middle states including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio and Canada; drawn, engraved & published by G. Woolworth Colton.

    New railroad map of the middle states including New York, New...

    Shows state, county, and township boundaries and indicates mileage between stations.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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: 1853-18
  • Map showing the Washington & St. Mary's Railroad and its proposed connections north, south, east and west.

    Map showing the Washington & St. Mary's Railroad and its prop...

    Middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, and railroads with the main lines emphasized.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Washington and St. Mary's Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the north west to the Atlantic sea-board exhibiting the tributaries & drainage of the trade into each and the effect of the enlargement of the Erie Canal, illustrating the position taken by William J. McAlpine, C.E. in his Annual Report as State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York, 1853.

    Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the no...

    Outline map of the eastern half of the United States showing canals, finished railroads, railroads in progress of contruction and proposed lines. Trade areas are indicated by line symbols and added brown and red color.

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Rail road map of the United States, showing the depots & stations.

    Rail road map of the United States, showing the depots & stat...

    Map of eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and San Diego; the central route through South Pass and on to San Francisco and "Puget's Sound," and connecting railroads east of the Mississippi.

    Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and ...

    Outline map of North America showing proposed railroad routes within the present limits of the United States. This is one of the earliest promotional maps for a transcontinental railroad to come before the United States Congress and claimed by the author to have been "conceived as early as 1830."

    • Contributor: Whitney, Asa - Miller & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map, exhibiting the railway route between Baltimore & St. Louis, together with the other principal lines in the eastern, middle & western states; prepared under the direction of B. H. Latrobe, Ch. Engr. B. & O. R.R.

    Map, exhibiting the railway route between Baltimore & St. Lou...

    Map covers area from Portland, Maine, to Norfolk, Va., and west to the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benj. H. (Benjamin Henry) - Latrobe, Benj. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1843
  • Map shewing the principal rail-road routes in the eastern, middle & western states, & exhibiting the New-York & Erie Rail-Road, with its branches and connections, completed or in progress.

    Map shewing the principal rail-road routes in the eastern, mi...

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing the railroad network. See entry 404.

    • Contributor: New York and Erie Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Maps showing Arkansas Central, the Helena & Corinth, and the Pine Bluff & Southwestern Railroads together forming the Texas & Northeastern Railway.

    Maps showing Arkansas Central, the Helena & Corinth, and the ...

    Map of the south-central states showing drainage, township and counties, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named lines and colored to emphasize main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Arkansas Central Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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 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 - Manassas Gap Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Minnesota.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Minnesota.

    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
  • Railroad and post office map of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

    Railroad and post office map of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the named railroad network.

    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Bridgman's new reversible railroad distance and township map of Ohio and United States compiled from the most authentic sources.

    Bridgman's new reversible railroad distance and township map ...

    Detailed map of Ohio including drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named lines.

    • Contributor: Bridgman, E. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • The east coast of Florida is paradise regained.

    The east coast of Florida is paradise regained.

    Florida East Coast Railway/Steamship line running from Jacksonville to Key West. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Beckwith, J. P. - Florida East Coast Steamship Co. - Florida East Coast Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Map of the route of the Southern Continental R.R. with connections from Kansas City Mo., Ft. Smith Ark. and Shreveport La., giving a general view of the recent surveys of the Kansas Pacific Railway Co., across the continent made in 1867 & 1868, under the direction of Gen. Wm. J. Palmer, on the routes of the 32nd and 35th parallels together with compilations from Keeler's official map showing the central and northern routes to the Pacific and the intermediate topography.

    Map of the route of the Southern Continental R.R. with connec...

    Detailed map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, forts, military and Indian reservations, wagon roads, trails, routes of exploration, and the railroad network indicating finished, unfinished, and connecting lines.

    • Contributor: Palmer, William Jackson - Southern Continental Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Telegraph and Rail Road map of the New England States.

    Telegraph and Rail Road map of the New England States.

    Scale ca. 1:775,000. LC also has 1855 edition. LC Railroad maps, 109 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Map of Boston showing the entrance of the Rail Roads. Circle, diameter 22 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Williams, Alexander
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • 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 - Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • 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
  • A map of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and its principal connecting lines uniting all parts of the East & West.

    A map of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and its principal conn...

    Outline map of the eastern half of the United States to about the 95th Meridian. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: A. Hoen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Nebraska].

    [New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Ne...

    Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with names of lines and distances between stations.

    • Contributor: Asher & Adams
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Rand McNally new official railroad map of the United States and southern Canada.

    Rand McNally new official railroad map of the United States a...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows main auto roads in the United States. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1920
  • Map showing the lines of the Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana Central Railway, and their connections.

    Map showing the lines of the Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana C...

    Township and county map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, railroad stations, railroads, and distances between stations.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana Central Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Terminals of the Chicago and North-Western Railway at Chicago /

    Terminals of the Chicago and North-Western Railway at Chicago /

    Inset: Chicago & North Western Railway terminals at Chicago. 24 x 20 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. PM3

    • Contributor: Geo. H. Walker & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1902
  • Map showing the line of the Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad and its western and north western connections.

    Map showing the line of the Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad and...

    Map of the midwest showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries railroads with named lines and the main line emphasized.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war.

    Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany t...

    Outline sketch map of the United States west of the Mississippi River designed to show the relationship of the proposed railroad routes. First edition of the map appears in U.S. War Department, Report of the Secretary...Communicating the Several Pacific Railroad Explorations (Washington, 1855). [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Bien, Julius - Davis, Jefferson - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map showing the Jackson, Lansing & Saginaw Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Jackson, Lansing & Saginaw Railroad and its c...

    Map of the Great Lakes area 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. - Jackson, Lansing, and Saginaw Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    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
  • Lines of the Paterson, Passaic, & Rutherford Electric R'y and the Jersey City, Hoboken & Rutherford Electric R'y, and the Paterson Central Electric Ry., Charles A. Johnson, president, James A. Morrisse, vice president.

    Lines of the Paterson, Passaic, & Rutherford Electric R'y and...

    Panoramic map of part of New Jersey showing drainage, major cities, some buildings, and railroad buildings. Stamped in blue ink "The Morrisse Electric Railway System."

    • Contributor: Morrisse, James A. - Paterson, Passaic, and Rutherford Electric Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • 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
  • Map showing the Ohio Southern R.R. and its connections through the Cincinnati, Sandusky & Cleveland and Indiana, Bloomington & Western Railroads.

    Map showing the Ohio Southern R.R. and its connections throug...

    Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and railroad network including proposed lines. Emphasizes main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Ohio Southern Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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
  • Map showing the Toledo, Ann Arbor, and Grand Truck Railway and its connections, 1881.

    Map showing the Toledo, Ann Arbor, and Grand Truck Railway an...

    Midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the mail line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Toledo, Ann Arbor, and Grand Truck Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map showing the route and connections of the Wheeling and Cincinnati Mineral Railway.

    Map showing the route and connections of the Wheeling and Cin...

    Map of Ohio showing drainage, cities and towns, townships and countries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Wheeling and Cincinnati Mineral Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of central Montana, the Montana Railroad, September 1, 1899.

    Map of central Montana, the Montana Railroad, September 1, 1899.

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, military reservations, wagon roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Polley, J. F. - Montana Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Map and guide of the elevated railroads of New York City.

    Map and guide of the elevated railroads of New York City.

    Outline map of Manhattan showing stations. Includes train schedule and list of points of interest.

    • Contributor: Latimer, H. I. - Manhattan Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and connecting railroads.

    Map showing the Union Pacific Railway and connecting railroads.

    Map of the western states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Union Pacific Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Correct map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Burlington Route and its connections.

    Correct map of the Burlington and Missouri River R.R., the Bu...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the named railroad network.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • "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
  • 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 United States military rail roads, showing the rail roads operated during the war from 1862-1866, as military lines

    Map of United States military rail roads, showing the rail ro...

    Scale ca. 1:1,875,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 56 Map of the Southeast showing towns, forts, rivers, and state boundaries. Railroad gauges are printed in color. Engraver's name appears below the map title and in the lower right margin. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road with its branches and connections.

    Map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road with its branches and...

    Map of the Eastern U.S. showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, canals, named railroad network, and the B. & O. in heavy black lines, indicates cooperative connections, unfinished and proposed lines.

    • Contributor: Elmer, Walter F. - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1878
  • Map of a railroad route from Phoenixville to Pinegrove.

    Map of a railroad route from Phoenixville to Pinegrove.

    Map of Pennsylvania between Philadelphia and Harrisburg showing drainage, cities, towns, completed railroads, and the proposed Pinegrove Lancaster R.R. and the Phoenixville Cornwall R.R.

    • Contributor: Pinegrove Lancaster Railroad - Phoenixville Cornwall Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the Union Pacific Rail Road and surveys of 1864, 65, 66, 67, 1868 from Missouri River to Humboldt Wells, G.M. Dodge, Chief Engineer.

    Map of the Union Pacific Rail Road and surveys of 1864, 65, 6...

    Topographical strip map between Council Bluffs, Iowa, to west of Great Salt Lake, Utah, showing located and experimental lines and profile of grades.

    • Contributor: Dodge, Grenville Mellen - Lambach, H. - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W. Strickland & B. H. Latrobe, Esqrs., civ. engineers. Showing also the present route by steamboat & the N. Castle R. Road, & that proposed to be constructed by way of Oxford & Port-Deposit.

    Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W...

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes "Distance" table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 490/1; 650/2; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Trautwine, John C. (John Cresson) - Strickland, William - Latrobe, Benj. H. (Benjamin Henry) - Trautwine, John C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the state of New-York showing its water and rail road lines. Jan 1855, by direction of John T. Clark State Engineer & Surveyor.

    Map of the state of New-York showing its water and rail road ...

    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: 1855
  • 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. - Virginia. Board of Public Works
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Brunswick, from the latest surveys, showing every railroad & station finished to June 1863, and the Atlantic and Gulf coasts from the United States Superintendant's official reports of the Coast Survey by order of Congress.

    Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Bru...

    Map of eastern United States, showing roads, railroads, distances by rail, towns, state and county names, and boundaries. Areas shaded pink represent the "rebellious states" and the green areas represent "all the southern territory that we hold from the South, after four years' war up to October 4, 1864." -- LC Civil War maps.

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Karte der verschiendenen Pacific Eisenbahnen und deren Verbindung mit anderen Bahnen; für die "N.Y. Handels Zeitung" gezeichne.

    Karte der verschiendenen Pacific Eisenbahnen und deren Verbin...

    Map of western United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, Indian and military reservations, roads, trails, the railroad network and the Pacific lines in heavy colors.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessions. West Indies, Mexico, and Central America.

    The American Union railroad map of the United States, British...

    Detailed map of the continental United States and portions of Canada and Mexico indicating drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, canals, stage roads, railroads, and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Guernsey, Darius L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Railroad map of North Carolina, 1900, examined and authorized by the North Carolina corporation commission.

    Railroad map of North Carolina, 1900, examined and authorized...

    Includes relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Brown, H. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Distance map United States, Mexico and Canada.

    Distance map United States, Mexico and Canada.

    Includes distances for railroads, airways and ocean travel. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: F. E. Gallup Map Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1919
  • Map of South Pacific Rail Road Co. of Missouri.

    Map of South Pacific Rail Road Co. of Missouri.

    Outline map of Arkansas and parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, finished and projected railroads with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: August Gast & Co. - South Pacific Railroad Company of Missouri
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map and profile of first 40 miles of Union Pacific Rail Road Eastern Division extending west from boundary between states of Missouri and Kansas,

    Map and profile of first 40 miles of Union Pacific Rail Road ...

    Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, and railroads in Kansas, from Kansas City to Lawrence.

    • Contributor: Gillis, J. R. - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • Railroad map of Illinois prepared under the direction of, and presented by, Cicero J. Lindly, Chas. S. Rannells, and Jos. E. Bidwell, railroad and warehouse commissioners. April 1, 1898.

    Railroad map of Illinois prepared under the direction of, and...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network coded by color.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Complete map of the rail roads and water courses in the United Staes & Canada.

    Complete map of the rail roads and water courses in the Unite...

    Also shows electric telegraph lines in operation. Shows only a portion of southern Canada. Shows wood block print of the first national Confederate flag overprinted on map and marks the boundary of the early Confederate states. "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1859, by Charles Magnus & Co. ..." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Charles Magnus & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord to Haverhill, N.H.

    Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord...

    Map covers parts of Belknap, Carroll, Grafton, and Merrimac counties, N.H. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Crocker, William P. - Morgan, Charles - J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • 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
  • Skeleton map exhibiting the route explored by Capt. J. W. Gunnison U.S.A., 38 parallel of north latitude (1853), also that of the 41 parallel of latitude explored by Lieutenant E. G. P. Beckwith 3d. Arty., (1854).

    Skeleton map exhibiting the route explored by Capt. J. W. Gun...

    Scale 1:3,168,000. Relief shown by hachures. From Pacific Railroad Series, Vol 4. LC Railroad maps, 164 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W. - Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams) - Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the proposed railroad trust companies of Massachusetts and their connections.

    Map of the proposed railroad trust companies of Massachusetts...

    Map of northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, mineral deposits, and the railroad network with color coding for Massachusetts trust lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Railroad & township map of Ohio.

    Railroad & township map of Ohio.

    Detailed township map showing drainage, cities and towns, county and township boundaries, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of the Northern Rail Road of New Jersey.

    Map of the Northern Rail Road of New Jersey.

    Topographic map of part of New Jersey and New York, covering the area north of the Hudson River and between Jersey City and Nyack, N.Y. The map shows drainage, roads, houses, cities and towns, single-track, double-track, and proposed railroads. Chartered February 9, 1854. Completed in 1859. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Seymour & Tower - Sneden, William S. - Cady, A. M. - Robertson, Seibert & Shearman
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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
  • Railroad map of Porto Rico.

    Railroad map of Porto Rico.

    Shows location of stations (centrales) where sugar cane was delivered for processing. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes list of operating railroads in Puerto Rico.

    • Contributor: United States. Department of Commerce
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1924
  • Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomon W. Roberts, Chief Engineer.

    Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting line...

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central states showing major drainage, relief by hachures in Ohio, place names, canals, and the railroad network. Chartered in 1848. Consolidated to form the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad. See entry 534.

    • Contributor: Roberts, Solomon W. (Solomon White) - Ohio and Pennsylvania Rail Road Company - Roberts, Solomon W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Colton's railroad & township map of the state of New York : with parts of the adjoining states & Canada /

    Colton's railroad & township map of the state of New York : w...

    Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored to emphasize state boundaries and county areas. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1852 by J.H. Colton in ... the Southern Dist. of N. York." LC copy imperfect: Darkened on verso at fold lines, adhesive label affixed to cover. Signed in ink on inside of cover: Millard Fillmore, July 26 1853. ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Atwood, John M. - Fillmore, Millard - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the state of Nebraska showing the lands of the Burlington & Missouri Riv. R.R. Co. in Nebraska.

    Map of the state of Nebraska showing the lands of the Burling...

    Land grant map showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, transportation network and main railroads in heavy lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

    Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railwa...

    Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads.

    • Contributor: Chicago & Northwestern Railway. Land Department - Chicago and North Western Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of surveys for the Louisville & Cincinnati B'ch Railroad; I. M. St. John, Chief Eng', 1866.

    Map of surveys for the Louisville & Cincinnati B'ch Railroad;...

    Map of northern Kentucky showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, railroads, and completed, located, experimental and old survey lines. Includes the five survey lines proposed for a railroad between Louisville and Covington.

    • Contributor: Thatcher, Edwin - St. John, I. M. - Louisville and Cincinnati Branch Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Railroad commissioner's map of Mississippi.

    Railroad commissioner's map of Mississippi.

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with color coding.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • 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
  • Railway postal diagram of the state of Ohio prepared for the use of the Railway Mail Service by W. L. Nicholson, Topographer of the Post Office Dept.

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

    Map shows county boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with names of lines along the railroads.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Williams' commercial map of the United States and Canada with railroads, routes, and distances,

    Williams' commercial map of the United States and Canada with...

    Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States framed in decorative borders indicating drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, the railroad network, and indicating the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean. Railroads in progress are indicated by dashed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Williams, W. (Wellington) - Williams, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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