• Map of the country tributary to the Northern Pacific Railroad, compiled from English, Canadian, and American official sources and original surveys by Edward H. Knight, Jan. 1st 1871.

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

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

    • Contributor: Knight, E. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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.
    • 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 the proposed line of Rail Road connection between tide water Virginia and the Ohio River at Guyandotte, Parkersburg and Wheeling /

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

    Scale ca. 1:625,000. LC Railroad maps, 81 Description derived from published bibliography. Annotations added in pencil and colored inks to indicate "Railroads tending to Richmond, Norfolk Alexandria and Baltimore," and the "proposed extension of the Manassas Gap Railroad west . . . Sep. 1852." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Vaisz, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map exhibiting the several Pacific railroads

    Map exhibiting the several Pacific railroads

    Detailed map of the continental United States indicating drainage, relief by hachures, international and state boundaries, cities & towns, forts, roads, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: United States. Department of Commerce and Labor. Bureau of Statistics
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Map showing route of Norfolk & Petersburg Rail Road and its connections with Ohio & Mississippi Rivers, William Mahone, Chief Engineer, F. Bourquin & Co., Philada.

    Map showing route of Norfolk & Petersburg Rail Road and its c...

    Map of the eastern United States between the Chesapeake Bay and the Mississippi River. Shows drainage, place names and the railroad network. Chartered March 17, 1851. Line completed in 1858. consolidated in April 1871, forming part of the Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad.

    • Contributor: Mahone, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Indiana.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Indiana.

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • From San Francisco Bay to the Plains of Los Angeles : from explorations and surveys /

    From San Francisco Bay to the Plains of Los Angeles : from ex...

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Coast route, California Map no. 1. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 158 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Custer, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • New railway guide containing all the rail roads in Pennsylvania & N. Jersey with portions of New York, Ohio, Maryland & Virginia.

    New railway guide containing all the rail roads in Pennsylvan...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, oil region, cities and towns, distances between stations, and county names and boundaries in red.

    • Contributor: Barrington, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the line of the Louisville, New Albany, and St. Louis Air Line Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Louisville, New Albany, and St. L...

    Map of the middle Atlantic and central United States showing drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines. Indicates coal field in Illinois and Indiana.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco /

    A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : fr...

    "The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt River."

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

    Cram's township and rail road map of Indiana.

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

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Map showing the line of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad and its c...

    Map of the mid-central states and Texas showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map showing the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad, and its connections.

    Map showing the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad, and its conn...

    Advertising map covering Michigan and vicinity. Shows drainage, cities and towns, railroad land grant, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line. Information on bond sale by Winslow, Lanier & Co., N.Y., on the verso. Under construction by Continental Improvement Company, George W. Cass, President.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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
  • Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary lines as projected and its connections with other railroads west of the Mississippi River, which unite with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and south projected Pacific Railroad via Elpaso [sic] to the Pacific Ocean, showing also the connection by rail road of the cities of New Orleans & St. Louis. Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 1853.

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

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

    • Contributor: Wilamowicz, I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map exhibiting that portion of the State of Pennsylvania traversed by the surveys for a continuous rail road from Harrisburg to Pittsburg made under the direction of Charles L. Schlatter, c.e. in the year 1839 and 1840.

    Map exhibiting that portion of the State of Pennsylvania trav...

    Map shows drainage, county boundaries, cities, roads, and canals. Lines of surveys and railroads in operation are indicated by different colors. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Cramer, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Rand, McNally & Co.'s map of New York city and vicinity showing steam railroads and electric lines.

    Rand, McNally & Co.'s map of New York city and vicinity showi...

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

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908
  • Map showing the Pacific Railroad of Missouri.

    Map showing the Pacific Railroad of Missouri.

    Shows river valleys, indicates cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network by distinguishing colors. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865 by G.W. & C.B. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • 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.
    • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Indian Territory showing railroad systems, June 30, 1902.

    Indian Territory showing railroad systems, June 30, 1902.

    In upper right corner: Exhibit 5. In upper left corner: Ninth annual report, Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. From: United States. Dept. of the Interior annual report, 1902. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1902
  • Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies north of the parallel of South Bend of Lake Michigan. It will be seen at a glance, that the unbroken line of communication with the Atlantic seaboard, and the only winter route for northern Indiana, northern Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, will be by the Michigan Southern Railway, and south shore of Lake Erie.

    Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion...

    Outline map of the north-central United States showing the canals and the railroad network and naming the Michigan Central and the Michigan Southern Railway. John B. Jervis was chief engineer on the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad in 1831.

    • Contributor: Jervis, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of the rail roads of the state of New York.

    Map of the rail roads of the state of New York.

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, canals, railroads in progress, proposed, and in operation. Shows connection with mineral areas in northern Pennsylvania.

    • Contributor: Richmond, Van R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • The route of the Alaska excursion steamers.

    The route of the Alaska excursion steamers.

    14088 U.S. Copyright Office Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes ancillary maps of the Northwestern States and Alaska.

    • Contributor: Fee, Charles S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the harbor of West Point as an entrepot for emmigration and the shipment of the products of the southern and western states /

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

    Shows major railways to the west. Relief shown by contours. Also covers Maryland, West Virginia, and Delaware. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in lower left corner stamped in blue ink: 66. LC copy imperfect: Torn with minor losses along vertical fold lines and mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Quackenbush, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches & connections, the shortest & quickest route between the east & west.

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

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

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map of the rail roads of the state of New York showing the stations, distances & connections with other roads; Thos. Pentingale, L.P. Behn.

    Map of the rail roads of the state of New York showing the st...

    Outside the neat line are lists of distances arranged by individual railroad companies. "Connections with other roads" are listed across bottom of map.

    • Contributor: Petingale, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, and parts of New Hampshire & New York exhibiting the several rail road routes completed, constructing, chartered & contemplated; published by order of the Legislature of Massachusetts, 1846.

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

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

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Archibald
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • New trans-continental map of the Pacific R.R. and routes of overland travel to Colorado, Nebraska, the Black Hills, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, California and the Pacific Coast.

    New trans-continental map of the Pacific R.R. and routes of o...

    Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stage routes, railroads completed and projected. Main lines in heavy black.

    • Contributor: Williams, Henry T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Through route west to Pittsburg [sic]

    Through route west to Pittsburg [sic]

    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)]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the Bellefontaine and Indiana Railroad and connecting lines.

    Map of the Bellefontaine and Indiana Railroad and connecting ...

    Outline map of part of the north-central United States showing drainage, state boundaries, and important place names. Main lines indicate mileage between stations, chartered in 1848.

    • Contributor: Roberts, W. Milnor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, Francis Dodge president M.R.R. Company, Edmund French, chief engineer, W. R. Hutton draughtsman, completed April 30, 1855 from surveys made in 1853 and 1854.

    Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and th...

    Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads with mileage on the main survey line. Chartered in 1853.

    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to the extension of the route of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail-Road through north western Virginia from the Potomac to the Ohio river; as well as the different railways and canals completed and projected within that state,--and also the various lines of improvement existing and proposed between Cincinnati on the Ohio and Richmond, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Boston on the Atlantic coast.

    Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to...

    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.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • Railroad & auto map, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

    Railroad & auto map, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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

    • Contributor: C.S. Hammond & Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1923
  • General railway map engraved expressly for the Official guide of the railways and steam navigation lines of the United States, Porto[sic] Rico, Canada, Mexico and Cuba : comprising maps of the United States, Cuba, Porto [sic] Rico.

    General railway map engraved expressly for the Official guide...

    Relief shown by hachures. Includes nine inset maps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: National Railway Publication Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c. showing also Canada and the Island of Cuba,

    A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its...

    Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of the earliest maps to indicate an operating railroad west of the Mississippi River, from St. Louis to Jefferson City. Topography is indicated by hachures only in the inset of California. Indian tribes ...

    • Contributor: Williams, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Centennial American Republic and railroad map of the United States and of the Dominion of Canada. Compiled from the latest official sources.

    Centennial American Republic and railroad map of the United S...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns,and the railroad network with names of lines. Includes distance chart and view of "Main building centennial exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under the direction of Van Renssselaer Richmond, state engineer and surveyor; Geo R. Perkins, Dep State Engineer & Surveyor.

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

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

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the different routes surveyed for the Union Pacific Rail Road between the Missouri River and the Platte Valley,

    Map showing the different routes surveyed for the Union Pacif...

    Detailed map of Nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Gillis, J. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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 the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylvania projected for the Sunbury Erie and Pittsburg [sic] Rail Road Convention by James Herron Civil Engineer.

    Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of ...

    Physical map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, spot heights in feet, state boundaries, canals, cities and towns. Finished and proposed railroads with names of lines and mileages are indicated.

    • Contributor: Herron, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • 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. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.1 On verso: Lloyd's American railroad weekly, vol. 2, no. 8, October 5, 1861. Includes an adverstisement in the upper right corner for "Lloyd's great military map of the fifteen southern states" and advertisements below the map title for " Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Virginia Central R.R. and its proposed connections.

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

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

    • Contributor: Ruggles, T. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

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

    Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at lower right of map. Harrisburg to Pittsburgh Railroad is part of the Pennsylvania Railroad. See entry 517.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.

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

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

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Board of Trade. Committee on Inland Transportation
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • "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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map showing the principal rail road in the middle & adjoining states, in operation & in progress.

    Map showing the principal rail road in the middle & adjoining...

    Map of the north-central and middle Atlantic states showing cities, the railroad network, and the coal region boundaries.

    • Contributor: Veeder, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Railroad of Louisiana, together with its proposed branches, connections and extensions in Louisiana, Arkansas & Texas; also its connecting steamship routes from Berwicks Bay to ports in the Gulf of Mexico, together with the advantages in point of directness & diminished distance to the Pacific Coast, New Orleans, La. January 24th, 1859.

    Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the Ne...

    Outline map of the south-central states from Mississippi to the Rio Grande. Shows the "Wheat Region of Texas." Indicates completed, located and proposed lines. Table of distances in left side of map.

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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
  • From San Francisco Bay to the northern boundary of California : from explorations and surveys /

    From San Francisco Bay to the northern boundary of California...

    Scale 1:760,320. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Routes in Oregon and California. Map no. 1. "Drawn by John Young." 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, 169 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map of New York & Erie Rail Road and its connections; the most direct route from New York to all western cities and towns.

    Map of New York & Erie Rail Road and its connections; the mos...

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States with the railroad network overprinted in red. A red border is printed around the map simulating a wooden frame. See entry 404. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Cram's rail road and township map of Nebraska.

    Cram's rail road and township map of Nebraska.

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

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • 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
  • Map of the Western Vermont Rail Road and connecting lines, Wm. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer.

    Map of the Western Vermont Rail Road and connecting lines, Wm...

    Map of western New England showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, and cities and towns. Chartered in 1845.

    • Contributor: Gilbert, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Isothermal chart of the region north of the 36th Parallel &c. &c. between the Atlantic & Pacific oceans; compiled under the direction of Isaac I. Stevens, Govnr. of Washington Territory.

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

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

    • Contributor: Stevens, Isaac Ingalls
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Georgia.

    Georgia.

    Shows railroad lines emanating south and east of Atlanta going toward Macon and Columbus, Ga., with a notation "125 miles from Atlanta to Andersonville [Prison]."

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the Geneva & Hornellsville Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Geneva & Hornellsville Railroad and its conne...

    Map of western New York and part of Pennsylvania showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. See entry 562.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Map exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New-York and New-Haven Rail-Road.

    Map exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New...

    Detailed topographic strip map showing the coast from New York City to New Haven, Conn. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Chartered in 1844, organized in 1846, opened in 1849. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Anderson, P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map showing the line of the Rockford, Rock Island, & Saint Louis R.R. and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Rockford, Rock Island, & Saint Lo...

    Shows midwestern states with drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Consolidated October 8, 1868.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Brooklyn.

    Brooklyn.

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

    • Contributor: J. Beers & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Railroad map of Indiana.

    Railroad map of Indiana.

    Shows counties and county seats. A projected railroad is shown between Crawfordville and Gosport, and from Bloomington to Bedford. The "Easter Line of Coal Formation" is shown.

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Goldthwait's map of the United States, British Provinces, Mexico, Central America, W. India Is. &c., exhibiting the railroads with their distances, single and double tracks and width of gauge.

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

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

    • Contributor: Goldthwait, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff'n 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...

    Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows Indian tribal locations, military posts, and routes and dates of expeditions and surveys. Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Authorities." LC copy annotated in ...

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

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

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

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Lloyd's official map of the State of Kentucky : compiled from actual surveys and official documents, showing every rail road & rail road station with the distances between each station : also the counties and county seats, cities, towns, villages, post offices, wagon roads, canals, forts, fortifications, &c.

    Lloyd's official map of the State of Kentucky : compiled from...

    Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by J.T. Lloyd, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy signed in ink in upper left margin: Millard Fillmore, Febry. 13, 1862. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: No. ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the location of the N.Y. & Oswego Midland R.R. with existing and proposed connection, January 1st 1869, [by Van R. Richmond, State Engr. & Surv.]

    Map showing the location of the N.Y. & Oswego Midland R.R. wi...

    Map of New York State and vicinity showing drainage, canals, cities and towns, and named railroads. January 1st, 1870 edition has "W. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer."

    • Contributor: Richmond, Van R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Coffin's new rail-road map of Vermont accompanying report of the board of railroad commissioners, 1896.

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

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

    • Contributor: Coffin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Map of 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
  • Mt. Penn Gravity Railroad of Reading, Pa. : a ride up the glen by steam : a mountain ride by gravity : a most attractive summer excursion : 1,200 feet above the sea.

    Mt. Penn Gravity Railroad of Reading, Pa. : a ride up the gle...

    Relief shown by spot heights and hachures. Shows selected householders' names. Includes tourist information. Copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, creased, stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 2006-154

    • Contributor: Mt. Penn Gravity Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Maps showing the Norfolk, Albermarle & Atlantic Railroad and its connections.

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

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map showing the 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Southern Rail Road (from Toledo to Chicago) with the several great rail road routes to the Atlantic seaboard and New York City via the south shore of Lake Erie.

    Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Mic...

    Outline map of the northeastern United States showing railroads in operation, under construction, and under proposal. Chartered in 1846 and consolidated April 1855 with the Northern Indiana Railroad under the name Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana Railroad.

    • Contributor: Jervis, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map of the route surveyed from the Mississippi at Lake Providence in Louisiana to the great bend of Red river at Fulton in Arkansas /

    Map of the route surveyed from the Mississippi at Lake Provid...

    Scale ca. 1:370,000. At head of title: Survey of routes from the valley of the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean. LC Railroad maps, 147 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Sidell, William Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Railroad map of Indiana.

    Railroad map of Indiana.

    Detailed township and county map distinguishing railroads by color and name. Includes a list of railroads in left margin, coded by color.

    • Contributor: Indiana. State Board of Tax Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Map & profile of the location of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road from Cumberland to Wheeling showing also the various routes surveyed from the 1836 to the final establishment in 1850 of the line upon which the road is being constructed; Benj. H. Latrobe, Chief Engineer; drawn by Albert Fink, Baltimore 1850.

    Map & profile of the location of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Ro...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Railroad map of Ohio published by the state, prepared under the direction of commissioner of railroads and telegraphs.

    Railroad map of Ohio published by the state, prepared under t...

    Shows counties, cities and towns, railroad network with named lines, and a list of "Railways operating in Ohio" and "Electric railways operating in Ohio."

    • Contributor: Kayler, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Indexed map of Rhode Island showing the railroads in the State, and the express company doing business over each, also counties, townships, lakes, rivers, islands, etc.

    Indexed map of Rhode Island showing the railroads in the Stat...

    Railroads are named along the lines.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Map of Nebraska published by the Burlington Route 1886, compiled from the official records of the government and rail road offices.

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

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

    • Contributor: Hirschfield, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Indiana, Illinois, Missouri & Iowa with parts of adjoining states.

    Indiana, Illinois, Missouri & Iowa with parts of adjoining st...

    Scale 1:1,267,200; 20 statute miles to an in. Hand colored. Shows railroads and indicates mileage between stations and state, county, and township boundaries. LC Railroad maps, 121 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 650/1; 700

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of the railroads & canals connecting the coal estate of the Broad Mountain Improvement Co., with the Atlantic &c.

    Map of the railroads & canals connecting the coal estate of t...

    Outline map indicating the railroad network in central Pennsylvania, parts of Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey.

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Parker's sectional & geological map of Iowa exhibiting her iron, lead, copper, coal and other geological resources and all rail roads completed in progress, and projected compiled from the U.S. surveys and personal reconnoisance. By Nathan H. Parker author of "Iowa As It Is" Clinton Io. 1856.

    Parker's sectional & geological map of Iowa exhibiting her ir...

    Names of railroads are listed at lower left of map.

    • Contributor: Parker, Nathan H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the Philadelphia, Easton & Water Gap Rail Road.

    Map of the Philadelphia, Easton & Water Gap Rail Road.

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map showing the connection of the coal-field of Allegany with the canal and rail-road improvements of the Potomac.

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

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

    • Contributor: Edward Weber & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?