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  • Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

    Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

    Stylized, diagramatic strip map in three sections: Chicago to Omaha; Omaha; Omaha to Salt Lake and Ogden (via the Union Pacific); Ogden to San Francisco (via the Central Pacific)

    • Contributor: H.R. Page & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map showing the route of the Chicago and Canada Southern Railway and its connecting lines.

    Map showing the route of the Chicago and Canada Southern Rail...

    Map of the northeastern and midwestern 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Proposed route for a rail road from Copper Harbor, to Fond Du Lac, Winnebego.

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

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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Lloyd's new county map of the United States and Canadas showing battle fields, railroads, &c., compiled from the latest government surveys & other reliable & official sources, drawn and engraved by Schơnberg & Co., New York.

    Lloyd's new county map of the United States and Canadas showi...

    Indicates location and date of engagements, towns, railroads, state and county boundaries, and rivers.

    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • New county and railway map of the United States and the Dominion of Canada compiled from information obtained from official sources showing the lines of the Chicago and Alton R.R. and its connections.

    New county and railway map of the United States and the Domin...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line. Includes names of lines.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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
  • Railroad map of Iowa.

    Railroad map of Iowa.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns. Railroads are distinguished by color and name.

    • Contributor: Iowa. Railroad Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Official railroad map of Dakota issued by the railroad commissioners, November 1st, 1886.

    Official railroad map of Dakota issued by the railroad commis...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, Indians, and the railroads with lines named.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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 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
  • 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 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the Seaboard & Raleigh Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Seaboard & Raleigh Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the southern United States from Virginia to South Carolina showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad netowrk with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1828
  • The Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia Air Line; the Shenandoah Valley R.R.; Norfolk & Western R.R.; East Tennessee, Virginia, & Georgia R.R. (its leased lines,) and their connections.

    The Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia Air Line; the Shenandoah...

    Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network emphasizing the main lines.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map showing the new transcontinental route of the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the new transcontinental route of the Atlantic & ...

    Map covering the southwestern states but extending from Chicago to the Pacific Coast.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • From the Pimas villages to Fort Fillmore : from explorations and surveys /

    From the Pimas villages to Fort Fillmore : from explorations ...

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 32nd parallel of north latitude. Map no. 2. 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) "The Gila River, from the mouth of the valle del Sauz eastword, is ...

    • Contributor: Custer, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • [New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Nebraska].

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

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

    • Contributor: Asher & Adams
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • 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 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
  • Map of Illinois Central R.R.

    Map of Illinois Central R.R.

    U.S. central states from Great Lakes to Gulf of Mexico, showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, roads and railroads. Principal north-south line, chartered in 1850 and incorporated in 1851. 706 miles opened for traffic in 1856. First railroad to receive lands granted by the passage of the "Illinois Central Land Grant Bill."

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Potomac, Fredericksburg, & Piedmont R.R. from Fredg., to O.C.H. 38 miles, by C. M. Braxton,

    Potomac, Fredericksburg, & Piedmont R.R. from Fredg., to O.C....

    Sketch map of part of Virginia from Fredericksburg to Orange Court House. Shows relief by form lines, drainage, cities and towns, and the line of survey in red. Chartered as the Fredericksburg and Gordonsville Rail Road. See entry 412.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad and its connections published by the American Railway Review, New York.

    Map of the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad and its connections...

    Township map of northern Missouri and parts of Kansas and Illinois showing rivers, place names, railroads, and the land grant to the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad. Profile of the railroad is shown across bottom of map. Chartered in 1847 and completed in 1859.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the state of Texas showing the line and lands of the Texas and Pacific Railway reserved and donated by the State of Texas, 1873.

    Map of the state of Texas showing the line and lands of the T...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainages, cities and towns, counties, railroads, and the land grant.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Plan and profile of the Phil. W. & Balt. R.R., A.D. 1860.

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

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

    • Contributor: Harness, Olney
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the Erie Railway and its connections.

    Map of the Erie Railway and its connections.

    Map of the northeastern and north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated in 1832 as the New York and Erie Rail Road. See entries 481-483. Became Erie Railway in 1861. In 1878 was known as the New York, Lake Erie, and Western Railroad. Incorporated again as the Erie in 1895.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Map showing the Ohio Southern R.R. and its connections through the Cincinnati, Sandusky & Cleveland and Indiana, Bloomington & Western Railroads.

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

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • "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
  • 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
  • Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] suburban lines of Long Island Railroad and its connections.

    Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity, shewing [sic] s...

    Map of the five borough area of New York showing drainage, settlements, streets, roads, and railroads. "Manhattan (El.) R'y," "Long Island R.R.," "proposed Cable El. R'y," and connections are color coded.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • 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
  • Diagram of the United States of America, Mexico, the West India Islands and Isthmus of Darien; by W. T. Steiger, General Land Office.

    Diagram of the United States of America, Mexico, the West Ind...

    Outline map of the United States and Middle America showing proposed routes of the Pacific Rail Road and its branches in connection with the various systems of existing and unfinished rail roads from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.

    • Contributor: Steiger, W. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • [Sketch of the "proposed route of Virginias Railway" to Flat-top and Guyandot coal fields, West Virginia].

    [Sketch of the "proposed route of Virginias Railway" to Flat-...

    Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H272 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Colton's new township railroad map of New York with parts of adjoining states & Canada.

    Colton's new township railroad map of New York with parts of ...

    Detailed map showing drainage, cities and towns, internal boundaries, distances between stations and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under the direction of Silas Seymour, 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 indicate railroads in operation, in progress of construction, and proposed.

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road and connections.

    Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road and connections.

    Map of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating major drainage, larger cities, state boundaries, and the railroad network. Chartered April 2, 1852.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • The American atlas, exhibiting the post offices, post roads, rail roads, canals, and the physical & political divisions of the United States of North America /

    The American atlas, exhibiting the post offices, post roads, ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Title from title sheet. "Entered according to the act of Congress, July 10th 1839, by David H. Burr, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Phillips, 4525 Map of the United States of North America LC Railroad maps, 6 Map of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware LC Railroad maps, 70 Map of Maine, New Hampshire, ...

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839

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  • Railroads in New Jersey, Pennysylvania, Delaware and Maryland; drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

    Railroads in New Jersey, Pennysylvania, Delaware and Maryland...

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848. From Doggett's Railroad Guide, New York, (1848), p. 56. LC Railroad maps, 75 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Map 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
  • Map of the electric railways of the state of Massachusetts accompanying the report of the railroad commissioners, 1899.

    Map of the electric railways of the state of Massachusetts ac...

    Outline map showing drainage townships, cities and towns, street railways in red, and steam railways in black. Includes names of lines.

    • Contributor: Geo. H. Walker & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of the routes of the Union Pacific Rail Roads with their eastern connections, compiled from authorized explorations, public surveys, and other reliable data from the departments of the government, by W.J. Keeler, Civil Engineer, November, 1867.

    Map of the routes of the Union Pacific Rail Roads with their ...

    Strip map of the western United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean showing relief by hachures, drainage, minerals, cities and towns, and forts. Includes completed and proposed railroads.

    • Contributor: Keeler, W. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • New map of the Union Pacific Railway, the short, quick and safe line to all points west.

    New map of the Union Pacific Railway, the short, quick and sa...

    County map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Scenic illustrations border the map.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and Boston; compiled for the Cocheco Railroad Co. November, 1848.

    Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and ...

    Map shows Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Includes a table of distances and indicates "constructed & completed" and "contemplated & chartered" railroads. The Cocheco line was chartered on July 2, 1847.

    • Contributor: Parrott, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • New rail road map of the United States and the Dominion of Canada, showing the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific R.R.; the great overland route and short line to the west and south-west.

    New rail road map of the United States and the Dominion of Ca...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. The line was created by an act of the state of Illinois, February 27, 1847, and amended July 27, 1851. The line reached the Mississippi River on February 22, 1854, where the first bridge to cross the river was ...

    • Contributor: Heubach, Emil
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • New York Central and Hudson River Railroad.

    New York Central and Hudson River Railroad.

    Outline map of the northeastern United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, with named railroads distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Karte der verschiendenen Pacific Eisenbahnen und deren Verbindung mit anderen Bahnen; für die "N.Y. Handels Zeitung" gezeichne.

    Karte der verschiendenen Pacific Eisenbahnen und deren Verbin...

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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
  • Colton's county & township rail road map of Ohio, Indiana, & Michigan, with parts of adjoining states & Canada; printed by Lang & Laing, 1859.

    Colton's county & township rail road map of Ohio, Indiana, & ...

    Detailed township and county map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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
  • [Sketch map of northeastern Florida showing the Florida Railroad and proposed connections] Jan. 1860.

    [Sketch map of northeastern Florida showing the Florida Railr...

    Scale 1:360,000. Most of title and several small unimportant sections of the map are missing. LC Railroad maps, 407 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Koerner, P. W. Oscar
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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 and profile of the proposed Paterson and Dover Rail Road and Paterson and Ramapo Rail Road.

    Map and profile of the proposed Paterson and Dover Rail Road ...

    Map of northern New Jersey from Jersey City to Andover. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities & towns, roads, iron works, forges, mines and mills. The Paterson and Ramapo was chartered March 10, 1841.

    • Contributor: Allen, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map of the Chester, Iron Mountain & Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Chester, Iron Mountain & Western Railroad and its ...

    Map of Missouri, Illinois, and vicinity. Shows drainage, cities and towns, the railroad network, coalfields, and iron and lead mines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Sectional map of the state of North Dakota published by authority of the commissioners of railroads under the direction of the governor; drawn and compiled from official maps of the General Land Office and other authentic sources.

    Sectional map of the state of North Dakota published by autho...

    Township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, military and Indian reservations, and the operating and proposed railroads with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: Higbee, E. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • 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
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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
  • 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
  • Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Lower Canada, 1860.

    Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, C...

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

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • St. Paul to Riviere des Lacs : from explorations and surveys /

    St. Paul to Riviere des Lacs : 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. 1. "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 maps, 154 Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Lambert, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Colton's railroad & township map of the State of Maine, with portions of New Hampshire, New Brunswik & Canada / Catalog Record

    Colton's railroad & township map of the State of Maine, with ...

    Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows longitude from Washington. Includes population statistics and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of California to accompany printed agreement of S. O. Houghton as to the rights of the Southern Pacific R.R. Co. of Cal. to government lands under Acts of Congress passed July 27, 1866 and March 3, 1871 made before the committee of the judiciary of the Senate and Ho. of Reps. in May 1876.

    Map of California to accompany printed agreement of S. O. Hou...

    Detailed map of California, including Nevada. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, with major railroads distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the Cincinnati Southern Railway and connections ... Published for the Cincinnati Southern Railway.

    Map of the Cincinnati Southern Railway and connections ... Pu...

    Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with heavy red and black lines for the main lines. Distances shown by 100-mile concentric circles centered on Cincinnati.

    • Contributor: Mendenhall, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • New and correct map of the Chicago, Kansas & Nebraska Ry. Rock Island Route.

    New and correct map of the Chicago, Kansas & Nebraska Ry. Roc...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with heavy lines for main routes.

    • Contributor: Sebastian, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • 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
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois.

    One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices. The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6,000 and traveled over a million miles a year on ...

    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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 Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its connection with other railroads.

    Map of the Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its conne...

    Map showing parts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine indicating county lines, cities, towns, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Carter, T. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • 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 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 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
  • Hannibal & St. Joseph Railway & connections.

    Hannibal & St. Joseph Railway & connections.

    Small sketch map showing drainage and the major cities and towns in the midwest. Includes railroad stations along a heavy distorted line representing the main railroad line in Missouri. This is an early example of the typical timetable map developed in the 1870's which was designed to place emphasis on specific routes.

    • Contributor: Thomas, G. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • American Central Railway, 1866.

    American Central Railway, 1866.

    Outline map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, and place names concentrated along the main line between Omaha City and Tifflin, Ohio; shows connections of the American Central Railway with the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • 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 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map of the Danville, Olney & Ohio River Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the Danville, Olney & Ohio River Railroad and its conn...

    Map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, coal fields in Illinois, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis,

    Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis,

    Scale ca. 1:3,375,000. Shows railroads in operation or under construction and projected railroads in the northeastern United States and part of Canada.. LC Railroad maps, 79 Includes distance chart and insets "Map of rail roads in Massachusetts" and "Boston harbor & rail road termini." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Same as G3711.P3 1851 .B6 (81-692879) AACR2

    • Contributor: Boston (Mass.). Engineering Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • 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?
  • Johnson's new railroad and township copper-plate map of Illinois, Iowa, & Missouri, from the latest and best authorities.

    Johnson's new railroad and township copper-plate map of Illin...

    Detailed general map which includes drainage place names, roads, railroad, counties, and townships.

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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 Northern Rail Road of New Jersey.

    Map of the Northern Rail Road of New Jersey.

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

    • Contributor: Seymour & Tower
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States and Canada. Compiled from the latest government surveys, and drawn to an accurate scale.

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

    Very detailed map of the continental United States and parts of Canada and Mexico including drainage, international, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, trails, railroads, and railroads under construction. This map is very similar in cartography, content and scale to the maps which make up Rand, McNally & Co's Business Atlas containing large scale maps of each state and territory of ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, towns and rail roads, etc.

    Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, t...

    Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of central Virginia showing proposed southern extension of the Shenandoah Valley R.R. from Waynesboro to Bonsack's /

    Map of central Virginia showing proposed southern extension o...

    Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H270 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Map showing the Pacific Railroads and their branches; prepared for the United States Pacific Railway Commission.

    Map showing the Pacific Railroads and their branches; prepare...

    Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, Indian reservation, military posts, and the railroad network with main lines color coded. Red indicates lines "aided by U.S. Bonds."

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map of the Shore Line Rail Road route between New York and Boston, showing its rail road and steamboat connection with New York, New Haven, New London, Stonington, Providence, Newport, and Boston.

    Map of the Shore Line Rail Road route between New York and Bo...

    Detailed map of lower New England states and part of New York indicating drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, township lines, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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
  • Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific,

    Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing t...

    Outline map of the continental United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, forts, finished and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859