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  • 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
  • Map of the rail roads of New Jersey, and parts of adjoining states.

    Map of the rail roads of New Jersey, and parts of adjoining s...

    Outline map showing drainage, counties, stations, and the railroad network in red.

    • Contributor: Anderson, J. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection.

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

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

    • Contributor: Faul, August - Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • New and correct map of the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad and Oregon Railway & Navigation Co.

    New and correct map of the lines of the Northern Pacific Rail...

    Map of northern United States and part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and railroads. Shaded area shows land grant. Main lines indicated by heavy black and red.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Northern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

    Detailed map of Ohio and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, mineral deposits, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • G. Woolworth Colton's railroad map of Illinois.

    G. Woolworth Colton's railroad map of Illinois.

    Township map showing place names, counties, and the railroad system. At bottom of the map appear statements about the economic conditions of the state and its railroads.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the Indiana & Illinois Central Railway and its connections.

    Map showing the Indiana & Illinois Central Railway and its co...

    Shows north-central United States and includes drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 1, 1853. Completed in 1873. Became part of the Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Western Railway.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Indiana and Illinois Central Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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
  • Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff' Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

    Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississipp...

    Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western expansion, it utilized and lists 45 major exploration and mapping reports from the Lewis & Clark to the U.S. General Land Office Surveys.

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Freyhold, Edward - Bien, Julius - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • New railroad map of the state of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia. Compiled and drawn by Frank Arnold Gray.

    New railroad map of the state of Maryland, Delaware, and the ...

    Shows drainage, canals, stations, cities and towns, counties, canals, roads completed, narrow gauge and proposed railroads with names of lines. Includes list of railroads.

    • Contributor: Gray, Frank Arnold
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway /

    Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway /

    LC North America, railroad maps, 44 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset map of the business district of Chicago, and 8 views. Timetables and advertisements on verso.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rocky Mountains to Puget Sound : from explorations and surveys /

    Rocky Mountains to Puget Sound : from explorations and surveys /

    Scale 1:1,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 47th and 49th Parallels. Map no. 3. "Drawn by John Lambert, topographer of the exploration." 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
  • 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
  • Dinsmore's complete map of the railroads & canals in the United States & Canada carefully compiled from authentic sources by Richard S. Fisher, editor of the American Rail Road & Steam Navigation Guide.

    Dinsmore's complete map of the railroads & canals in the Unit...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, and proposed, projected, and operating railroads.

    • Contributor: Fisher, Richard Swainson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • 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 route of the Washington and Atlantic Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the route of the Washington and Atlantic Railroad...

    Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, coal and iron ore deposits in West Virginia and western Maryland, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Washington and Atlantic Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • International rail road guide of the Great Central Route.

    International rail road guide of the Great Central Route.

    Shows railroad lines in the north-central and northeastern United States connecting with the Michigan Central and New York Central Railroads.

    • Contributor: Tunis, W. E. - Great Central Railway (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, showing its connections and extensions also the relative position of Denver and Pueblo to all the principal towns and mining regions of Colorado and New Mexico.

    Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, showing its connectio...

    Outline map of Colorado and New Mexico showing major relief by hachures, major drainage, cities and towns, and county boundaries. Main lines are indicated by heavy colored lines.

    • Contributor: Eccles, S. W. - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

    Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

    Map of Colorado and part of New Mexico showing relief by hachures and shading, drainage, cities and towns, counties, stage roads, and railroads with the main line emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Correct map of Florida : season of 1894-5 : showing the Tropical Trunk Line : comprising the Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West R'y, the Florida Southern Railroad Co., Indian River Steamboat Company, Jupiter & Lake Worth Railway, Lake Worth steamers, and connections : leading from Jacksonville to the east coast, the west coast, the south coast.

    Correct map of Florida : season of 1894-5 : showing the Tropi...

    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows counties outlined in orange. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: Map of Indian River and Lake Worth : showing route of Indian River Steamboat Co. -- The west coast of Florida from Punta Gorda to Naples -- Map of western part of Florida. Advertisements, ill., and ...

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • 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?
  • 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
  • Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engineer,

    Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engi...

    Shows counties and county seats. A projected railroad is shown between Crawfordville and Bedford. Similar to 1852 edition but does not indicate the Whitewater Canal.

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A. (Thomas Armstrong) - Morris, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Colton's railroad and express map of the northwestern states showing countries, towns, railroads, station, distances, etc.

    Colton's railroad and express map of the northwestern states ...

    North-central states. Shows drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, stations, and the railroad network with distances.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning's rail road map of the United States showing the depots & stations /

    Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning's rail road map of the United Stat...

    Includes index to railroads and indexed "Plan of the New England States". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned into 45 sections and mounted on cloth for folding. Publisher's advertisement on verso with signature "Millard Fillmore".

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning - Barnard, William S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • 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
  • Railroad & express map of the middle states.

    Railroad & express map of the middle states.

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, express lines and offices, and the major railroads.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the routes to Pike's Peak, overland mail route to California and Pacific rail road surveys. To which are added the new state & territorial boundaires, the principal mail & rail road routes with all the arrangements & corrections made by Congress up to the date of its issue.

    Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the ...

    Detailed general map framed in decorative borders showing drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the transportation and communication networks. An excellent example of a promotional map to encourage emigration. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: McGowan, D. - Hildt, George H. - Leopold Gast & Brother
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map showing the Kansas & Gulf Short Line R.R. and the Texas & St. Louis R'y with its branches, extensions and connections.

    Map showing the Kansas & Gulf Short Line R.R. and the Texas &...

    Detailed map of the central portion of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the iron and timber areas in Texas. Indicates the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Kansas and Gulf Short Line Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Maps showing the connections of the Little Rock and Fort Smith Railroad and its land grant.

    Maps showing the connections of the Little Rock and Fort Smit...

    Two maps on one sheet. Main map shows entire United States with its railroad system and emphasizes the main line. Secondary map shows land grants. Chartered in 1853 and opened in 1870.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Little Rock & Fort Smith R.R. Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Rail road map of Ohio 1873.

    Rail road map of Ohio 1873.

    Shows drainage, iron ore and coal fields, counties, cities and towns, canals, and completed and proposed railroads with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: Gray, O. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the Great Central Railway Line of the west and connecting lines.

    Map of the Great Central Railway Line of the west and connect...

    Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing some drainage, state boundaries, and place names along the railroad lines. Covers area between New York City and St. Louis, Mo.

    • Contributor: Schuchman, William - Great Central Railway (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • 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
  • General map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road & its connections; the great national route between the east and west.

    General map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road & its connect...

    Part of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, major drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with mail lines emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • New rail road map of Ohio prepared by H. Sabine, Commissioner of Rail Roads & Telegraphs.

    New rail road map of Ohio prepared by H. Sabine, Commissioner...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, counties with population figures, and railroads with distances. Includes list of counties and towns.

    • Contributor: Sabine, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Chapman's rail road map of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota, & Wisconsin.

    Chapman's rail road map of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois,...

    Outline map showing the railroad network and stations along the rail lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Chapman, Silas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Lloyd's American railroad map, showing the whole seat of the war.

    Lloyd's American railroad map, showing the whole seat of the ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,900,800. Hand colored. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 14 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., "Time dial," and inset of "Map of Escambia & Santa Rosa Cos., Fl. showing Pensacola harbor and channel, Ft. Pickens, Ft. McRae, Bragg's batteries and the position of the U.S. fleet now before the harbor." On verso: ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga Railroad an...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - New Orleans, Mobile, and Chattanooga Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific.

    Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Paci...

    Outline map of the United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and names of states, with state population figures. Western states show topography by hachures. Some major rail lines are shown in the northeastern states. Besides the "Northern Route" the map also indicates four more southerly proposed routes west of the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Edwin Ferry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad from Portsmouth, Va. to Weldon, N.C. showing its connection with railroad & steamboat routes,

    Map of the Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad from Portsmouth, Va. t...

    Outline map showing area from Pottsville, Pa., to Macon, Ga. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Carter, T. J. - Bouvé, Ephraim W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Plan showing the proposed entrance into Boston of the Fitchburg Rail Road.

    Plan showing the proposed entrance into Boston of the Fitchbu...

    Street map of part of Boston showing the railroad yards and the passenger depot. Chartered on March 3, 1842.

    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W. - Fitchburg Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • Map showing the route of the Continental Railway and its connecting lines.

    Map showing the route of the Continental Railway and its conn...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Continental Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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
  • 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
  • Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Western & Atlantic Rail Road of Georgia, under the direction of Lieut. Col. S. H. Long, Chief Engineer, 1837, U.S. Topographical Bureau M. H. Stansbury, Del.

    Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for ...

    Includes area from Chattahoochee River between Warsaw and Cambelltown, and west to the Tennessee boundary. Shows cities, townships, roads, drainage, and relief by hachures. The 138-mile route was opened in 1850.

    • Contributor: Cooper, J. F. - Western and Atlantic Railroad Company - Arms, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • 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
  • Railroad map of New Hampshire accompanying report of the railroad commissioners, 1894.

    Railroad map of New Hampshire accompanying report of the rail...

    Township and county map showing relief by hachures, cities and towns, and the railroad network distinguished by color and name.

    • Contributor: New Hampshire. Railroad Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • 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
  • Preliminary sketch of the Northern Pacific Rail Road exploration and survey, by I. I. Stevens, Governor of Washington Territory.

    Preliminary sketch of the Northern Pacific Rail Road explorat...

    Each sheet includes profile of ground covered.

    • Contributor: Stevens, Isaac Ingalls - Northern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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
  • J. Sage & Son's new & reliable rail road map comprising all the railroads of the United States and Canadas with their stations and distances,

    J. Sage & Son's new & reliable rail road map comprising all t...

    Outline commercial map of the eastern half of the United States framed in decorative borders indicating major drainage systems, state boundaries, cities and towns along railroad routes, and distances between stations. Includes detailed lists of railroad companies, stations, and distances by state in marginal text. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Stammann, Hugo - Sage (J.) & Sons
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of the Stanstead, Shefford, and Chambly Rail Road, and its connections.

    Map of the Stanstead, Shefford, and Chambly Rail Road, and it...

    Map of the New England states and part of Canada showing the railroad network, relief by hachures, and place names.

    • Contributor: Robertson & Seibert - Stanstead, Shefford, and Chambly Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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: 1853-18
  • 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
  • Colton's township map of Oregon & Washington Territory, issued by the Oregon Railway and Navigation Co.

    Colton's township map of Oregon & Washington Territory, issue...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, Indian reservations, ocean routes, and railroads with emphasis on the main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Oregon Railway and Navigation Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Map of the railroads of the state of Maine accompanying the report of the railroad commissioners. 1899.

    Map of the railroads of the state of Maine accompanying the r...

    Shows drainage, townships, counties, cities and towns, railroads with names, and a list of "Street railroads in Maine."

    • Contributor: Allen, William A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • 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
  • 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
  • Colton's railroad & township map, western states compiled from the United States surveys.

    Colton's railroad & township map, western states compiled fro...

    Detailed map of the north-central states framed in decorative borders indicating drainage, state, county, and township boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, railroads, and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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 of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the location of the Wilton and other railroads.

    Map of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the l...

    Shows area of Cheshire, Hillsborough, and northern part of Middlesex county. Chartered December 28, 1844.

    • Contributor: Wilton Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • 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
  • Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola, and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies.

    Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress...

    Outline map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and constructed and contemplated railroads. The southern portion of map indicates proposed shipping routes to points in the West Indies and Middle America. This is one of the earliest small-scale government maps to show a railroad network. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. House
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • 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
  • Sketch showing the route of the New Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road, J. G. Gibbes, Chief Engr., lithographie [sic] agent D. Theuret, Exange Alley, Nr. 130.

    Sketch showing the route of the New Orleans, Opelousas & Grea...

    Rough outline map of the southwestern United States showing major rivers and few important cities.

    • Contributor: Okelomski, F. A. - New Orleans, Opelousas, and Great Western Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Pennsylvania's great highway and its tributary lines.

    Pennsylvania's great highway and its tributary lines.

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, some relief by hachures, cities and towns, the Sunbury and Erie Railroad, and connecting lines.

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Lloyd's American railroad map.

    Lloyd's American railroad map.

    Covers area east of the Mississippi River. Omits most of Florida and northern Maine. Indicates "railroads in running order." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • Map of rail road line between Loveland and Cincinnati; Marietta and Cincinnati Rail Road.

    Map of rail road line between Loveland and Cincinnati; Mariet...

    Physical map of part of Hamilton County, Ohio, showing relief by hachures, drainage, the location of the main line, and other operating and proposed lines, roads, cities, and towns. Reorganized August 1, 1860.

    • Contributor: Jenney, W. L. (William Le Baron) - Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad Company - Jenney, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Hillsborough & Cincinnati Railroad map extending from Jackson, Jackson Co. Ohio to Parkersburg, Va., as located in 1853 under the direction of Ellwood Morris, Chief Eng. N. E. Jones, S. Linton, Princ. Assist. Engrs.

    Hillsborough & Cincinnati Railroad map extending from Jackson...

    Topographic strip map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, roads, houses, property owners names, and county names. This line was chartered in Ohio, March 2, 1846. It was purchased by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in 1860.

    • Contributor: Jacobi, L. - Hillsborough and Cincinnati Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of Alabama.

    Map of Alabama.

    Shows drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network in colored lines.

    • Contributor: Alabama. Railroad Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Burlington Route.

    Burlington Route.

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, time zones, and the railroad network with main lines emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • 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 Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of the Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections.

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States overprinted in red to show the railroad network. Chartered April 3, 1837. See entry 573.

    • Contributor: Faries, Robert - Sunbury and Erie Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of Huntington, W. Va., and vicinity, the Ohio River terminus of the Virginias Railway.

    Map of Huntington, W. Va., and vicinity, the Ohio River termi...

    Shows Huntington, Central City, Kellogg, Kenova, and Ceredo, West Virginia, as well as Catlettsburg and Hampton, Kentucky. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H336 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 215.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • 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 the Philadelphia and Erie Railway, branches and connecting lines.

    Map of the Philadelphia and Erie Railway, branches and connec...

    Map of Pennsylvania showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with lines named.

    • Contributor: Gwinner, Henry W. - Philadelphia and Erie Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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
  • 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 Williamsport and Elmira Railroad with its connections.

    Map of the Williamsport and Elmira Railroad with its connecti...

    The map covers parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. Indicates counties and major cities. Chartered on June 9, 1832. Opened to traffic in 1854. Name changed in 1860 to Elmira and Williamsport Railroad.

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co. - Williamsport and Elmira Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its principal connections.

    Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its...

    Eastern half of the United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, the railroad network, with names of lines, and the main ones indicated in heavy black. No railroad connections appear in the south where the hand indicator is located.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of the railroads in the United States in operation and progress

    Map of the railroads in the United States in operation and pr...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing boundaries, place names, and major drainage. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Andrews, Israel De Wolf - Ackerman Lithr
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of Texas showing the Sabine and Galveston Bay Rail Road, or Texas and New Orleans Air Line Rail Line, its connections in the U.S. and adjacent territories.

    Map of Texas showing the Sabine and Galveston Bay Rail Road, ...

    Outline map of Texas and vicinity showing railroads actually built, under construction, and chartered but not under contract.

    • Contributor: Gentry, A. M. - Sabine and Galveston Bay Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of routes for a Pacific railroad /

    Map of routes for a Pacific railroad /

    Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Report of the Secretary of War on the several Pacific railroad explorations, 1855. "This is a hurried compilation of all the authentic surveys and is designed to exhibit the relations of the different routes to each other. An elaborate map on scale of 1:3,000,000 is being compiled and is in an ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - United States. War Department. Office of P. R. R. Surveys - Bien & Sterner - Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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
  • Delaware, prepared especially for the Mercantile Guide and Bureau Co. Publishers of Railway, express and postal shipping guides.

    Delaware, prepared especially for the Mercantile Guide and Bu...

    Outline map showing major drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with names.

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • 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 showing the location of the Flat-Top Coal Field and present and proposed railroads.

    Map showing the location of the Flat-Top Coal Field and prese...

    Detailed map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Map showing the route of the Mobile & North Western Railroad, and its connections by land and sea; Henry Van Vleck chief engineer.

    Map showing the route of the Mobile & North Western Railroad,...

    Map of Mississippi and vicinity showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state, county, and township boundaries, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Mobile and Northwestern Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lloyd's railroad, telegraph & express map of the United States and Canadas from official information.

    Lloyd's railroad, telegraph & express map of the United State...

    Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, forts and fortification, express companies, railroads, and magnetic telegraph wires. Includes railroads which have been completed and in operation up to July 1863.

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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 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
  • Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad.

    Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad.

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

    • Contributor: Long Island Rail Road
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • 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
  • Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th, 1882.

    Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th,...

    Map of the northern and western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns. Color coded to show "Northern Pacific Lines, Proper, Oregon Railway & Navigation Co's System, Oregon and Transcontinental Branch Lines, Lines to be constructed." Fringed lines indicate roads under construction.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Northern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.

    Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route ...

    Mississippi delta area shows drainage, sugar crop, parishes, major cities and towns, canals, and railroads with lines named and distances on the main line. This railroad was opened for first 50 miles on March 6, 1854. It was purchased in 1878 by the Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R. - Childs & Hammond
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853