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  • Sketch map of the Phila. and Readg. Rail Road and its branches, May, 1873.

    Sketch map of the Phila. and Readg. Rail Road and its branche...

    Outline map showing railroads between Port Trevorton and Catawissa on the Susquehanna River and the Port Richmond Wharves in Philadelphia.

    • Contributor: Fay, T. V. - Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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 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 - Great Western and Lake Erie Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Topographical plan & profile of the Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road. J. Knight. Sc.

    Topographical plan & profile of the Philadelphia and Reading ...

    Topographic strip map of part of Pennsylvania from Mahanoy Mountain along Schuylkill River to Philadelphia. The line was chartered on December 5, 1833, and was completed in 1839. The entire line was opened on July 13, 1842.

    • Contributor: Osborne, R. (Richard Boyce) - Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. - Osborne, R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1838
  • 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
  • Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.

    Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philad...

    The distance and cost of grading is tabulated at the lower right of the map. The area covered is along Mill Creek and from the Lancaster Pike to Schuylkill River.

    • Contributor: Howell, Courtland D. - West Philadelphia Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map of the Catawissa, Williamsport & Erie Rail Road; showing its connection with the north and west by the Williamsport and Elmira Rail Road, & its connection with Philada. & New York by the Reading & Lehigh Valley R. Rd.

    Map of the Catawissa, Williamsport & Erie Rail Road; showing ...

    Map of Pennsylvania from Philadelphia north to the New York boundary and west to Williamsport. Shows county boundaries, drainage, coal field, important cities, and the existing and proposed railroads. Chartered in 1835 as the Little Schuylkill and Susequehanna Railroad.

    • Contributor: Kimber, Thomas - Catawissa, Williamsport and Erie Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Rail road map of Pennsylvania published by the Department of Internal Affairs of Pennsylvania, 1895.

    Rail road map of Pennsylvania published by the Department of ...

    Detailed map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad system distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Wall, J. Sutton
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Map of Through Traffic Railway from the middle & southern anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania to New York via Perth Amboy; Jesse L. Hawley under direction of R.A. Wilder.

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

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

    • Contributor: Hawley, Jesse L. - Through Traffic Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Map of the Pennsylvania Rail Road, from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] and of the Columbia & Lancaster & Harrisburg R.R.s from Philadelphia to Harrisburg. H. Haupt, Chf. Eng., J. P. & J. Lesley, Jr. Topographers, J. G. Shoemaker, engr.

    Map of the Pennsylvania Rail Road, from Harrisburg to Pittsbu...

    Topographic strip map of Pennsylvania between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh showing drainage, relief by form lines, county boundaries, cities and towns. A list of stations and distances is given to the right of the map.

    • Contributor: Haupt, H. - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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 of the proposed Lock Haven & Tyrone Rail Road, by J. M. McMinn, Esqr. Civil Engineer.

    Map of the proposed Lock Haven & Tyrone Rail Road, by J. M. M...

    Strip map, showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, and a canal, between the Susquehanna and the Juniata Rivers in Pennsylvania.

    • Contributor: McMinn, J. M. (Joseph M.) - Tyrone and Lock Haven Railroad Company - McMinn, J. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Detailed map of part of Pennsylvania between Sharp Mountain and the Susquehanna River showing roads, drainage, and relief by hachures along the survey route. Shows the east and west branches of the Mount Carbon Railroad and the Mill Creek Railroad, which began operation in 1829. Chartered on April 8, 1826. Name changed in 1851 to the Philadelphia and Sunbury Rail Road.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, David K. - Lucas, William - Danville and Pottsville Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • Map of the Reading & Columbia Rail Road connecting New York via the Jersey Central, Reading and Columbia, with Baltimore and Washington, together with Western R.R. connections to Wheeling and Pittsburg [sic]; compiled by S. P. Kase.

    Map of the Reading & Columbia Rail Road connecting New York v...

    Sketch map of eastern Pennsylvania and northern Maryland indicating the railroad network and the connections with the coal fields. Shows major drainage, cities and towns, and four main coal field areas.

    • Contributor: Kase, S. P. - Reading & Columbia Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map of a railroad route from Phoenixville to Pinegrove.

    Map of a railroad route from Phoenixville to Pinegrove.

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

    • Contributor: Pinegrove Lancaster Railroad - Phoenixville Cornwall Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the canals and railroads for transporting anthracite coal from the several coal fields to the city of New York; drawn under the direction of J. Dutton Steele, C.E. by W. Lorenz, Asst. Eng. 1856.

    Map of the canals and railroads for transporting anthracite c...

    Detailed map of eastern Pennsylvania and parts of New York and New Jersey showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, cities, towns, and coal fields.

    • Contributor: Lorenz, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • 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. - Geneva and Hornellsville Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Map showing the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad and its conne...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Penn'a R.R. car shop's Altoona, Pennsylvania 1895 /

    Penn'a R.R. car shop's Altoona, Pennsylvania 1895 /

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Published by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 731.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 610/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Moyer, James - Fowler, T. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • 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 - Bowen, John T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Map showing the coal & timber lands of the Allegheny Rail Road & Coal Company with the avenues to market.

    Map showing the coal & timber lands of the Allegheny Rail Roa...

    Outline map of eastern Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey showing relief by hachures, drainage, coal, timber, major cities, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Sinclair, Thomas S. - Allegheny Railroad and Coal Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map representing the route of the Philada. & Erie Rail Road its connections and the mineral lands in its vicinity.

    Map representing the route of the Philada. & Erie Rail Road i...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the rail roads of Pennsylvania and parts of adjoining states.

    Map of the rail roads of Pennsylvania and parts of adjoining ...

    Map shows drainage, counties, stations, and the railroad network in red.

    • Contributor: Anderson, J. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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
  • 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
  • A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & Sunbury through the Schuylkill Mahanoy and Shamokin coal fields, July 9th 1852.

    A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & S...

    Detailed map of the area between Schuylkill Haven and Northumberland, Pa., showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, coal fields, canals, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Sheafer, P. W. (Peter Wenrick) - Sheafer, P. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Barringtons new and reliable railroad map and shippers & travellers guide of Pennsylvania, Engrd. by Ths. Leonhardt, showing the name of every city, town and village in the state, with nearest rail road station.

    Barringtons new and reliable railroad map and shippers & trav...

    Index of place names appears to either side and bottom of the map. A list of "Railroads Represented on this Map" appears below the index.

    • Contributor: Duncan, Jacob M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the Philadelphia & Erie Rail Road the city and harbor of Erie its western terminus, and the state of Pennsylvania showing the different rail-road connections, from the latest surveys constructed and drawn by John F. Burgin, C & Topl. Engineer 1862.

    Map of the Philadelphia & Erie Rail Road the city and harbor ...

    Detailed strip map from rights of way surveys showing the location of the line between Sunbury and Erie and the counties through which the line traverses. Relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns along the line are shown. Railroad stations and distances in 10-mile intervals are indicated.

    • Contributor: Burgin, John F. - Philadelphia and Erie Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company; plan no. 2. exhibits the streets with the present railroads removed; the red lines show the proposed location of the different railroads entering the city ... 1857-58.

    Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors o...

    Street map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing proposed railroads.

    • Contributor: Hoxsie, S. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map showing the Pittsburg [sic], Bradford, and Buffalo Railway and its connections, W. R. Bergholz, chief engineer, New York, Feb. 15, 1882.

    Map showing the Pittsburg [sic], Bradford, and Buffalo Railwa...

    Map of parts of western Pennsylvania and New York showing drainage, coal fields, iron ore areas, and fire clay areas, furnaces, and oil wells. Railroads are color coded.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Pittsburgh, Bradford, and Buffalo Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to the Philada; gas works and thence to the river Delaware; surveyed by the engineer of the Pennsylva Rail Road Co.

    Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to ...

    Outline map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing different railroad lines and depots. Below "Line E" on the map is the following statement. "Surveyed by Edw. H. Saunders, Nov. 1856."

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven R.R. & branches.

    Map of the Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven R.R. & branches.

    Map of part of Pennsylvania between Schuylkill Haven and Ashland, showing drainage, cities, towns, individual buildings, mines, mills, and the branch rail lines connecting with the Philadelphia Reading & Pottsville R.R.

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co. - Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad, as surveyed in 1834, reduced from the plans as returned by Benjn. Wright, Civil Engineer, D. R. Harrison, sc.

    Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad, as...

    Shows New York state from Westchester County to Lake Erie, and part of northern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The line was chartered on April 24, 1832. See entry 404.

    • Contributor: Wright, Benjamin - New York and Erie Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1834
  • Map and profile of the Gettysburg Rail Road as surveyed by order of the legislature of Pennsylvania, 1839.

    Map and profile of the Gettysburg Rail Road as surveyed by or...

    Survey map and profile of part of Pennsylvania and Maryland from Gettysburg to the Potomac River. Shows relief by hachures along the line, creeks, roads, cities and towns. Chartered on January 9, 1838; constructed December 1, 1858.

    • Contributor: Campbell, Henry R. - Gettysburg Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • 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 Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the United States showing major relief by hachures, drainage, and the railroad network with named lines and emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: Patterson, S. C. - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Topographical map of the Mine Hill and Schuylkill-Haven Rail Road with its branches and extension to Ashland; surveyed and drawn by Henry W. Poole, Civl. Topl. Ming. Engr. Pottsville, Pa. Dec. 1854, to accompany the Report to the stockholders.

    Topographical map of the Mine Hill and Schuylkill-Haven Rail ...

    Map of Pennsylvania between Schuylkill Haven and Ashland showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities, towns, individual buildings, mines, mills, and the mining branch rail lines. Chartered on the March 24, 1828. 13 miles opened in 1831. Completed to Ashland in 1857. See entry 468.

    • Contributor: Poole, Henry W. (Henry Ward) - Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven Railroad Company - Poole, Henry W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • 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