Maps of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads, with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of distances for "Short Cut to Tide-Water..." Chartered March 1, 1853. Name changed in 1876 to the Potomac, Fredericksburg, and Piedmonth Railroad. See entry 541.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Fredericksburg and Gordonsville Railroad
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.
Detailed map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states indicating major drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, county boundaries in Pennsylvania, and major cities. Canals and railroads are annotated in colors. Chartered under the name Sunbury and Erie Railroad on April 3, 1837. Name changed in 1861 to the above. See also entries 571-573.
Contributor:Sinclair, Thomas S. - Philadelphia and Erie Railroad
Outline map of the middle Atlantic states showing existing routes and, in red, the advantages of the proposed Metropolitan Railroad connections. The state of Maryland authorized extension of this line to Cumberland in January 1853.
Contributor:[Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C)] - Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C)
Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in Pennsylvania, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered in 1852. Reorganized in 1875 with the Geneva, Hornellsville, and Pine Creek Railroad. In 1882 became the Sodus Bay and Southern Railroad. See Entry 415.
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Sodus Point and Southern Railroad
Covers Maryland, eastern Virginia, Delmarva Peninsula, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows shipping routes in Chesapeake Bay. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1881 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress in Washington." Hand col. in red to show Southern Maryland R.R. and in blue to show connecting lines and ...
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Southern Maryland Railroad
Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, important cities, the existing railroads, turnpike roads, canals, and the projected railroads; a statement below the title explains the feasibility of the extension; ink and pencil annotations indicate other connecting lines and several cities.
Outline map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Chartered April 8, 1852. Name changed to North Pennsylvania Rail Road. See entry 496. [From published bibliography].
Contributor:Kollner, Augustus - Philadelphia, Easton and Water Gap Railroad Company
Scale ca. 1:1,200,000. At end of title: Shewing its conections [sic] with other lines, & its importance in providing a direct communication between Philadelphia & the Lehigh, Delaware, Lackawanna, & Susquehanna Valleys, western New York, the Northern Lakes & Canada ... LC copy imperfect: some sections torn and missing along fold lines, hole in left center, section of right margin missing. LC copy distance ...
Topographical map of part of the middle Atlantic region showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, turnpikes, railroads in operation, final location of lines, surveyed lines, and rejected lines.
Contributor:Fink, Albert - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
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.