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  • Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W. Strickland & B. H. Latrobe, Esqrs., civ. engineers. Showing also the present route by steamboat & the N. Castle R. Road, & that proposed to be constructed by way of Oxford & Port-Deposit.

    Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W...

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes "Distance" table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 490/1; 650/2; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Trautwine, John C. (John Cresson) - Strickland, William - Latrobe, Benj. H. (Benjamin Henry) - Trautwine, John C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad.

    Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad.

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

    • Contributor: Long Island Rail Road
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • 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
  • 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
  • Railroad & township map of Ohio.

    Railroad & township map of Ohio.

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

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Tunis new colored rail road map of the United States & Canadas; revised and corrected every month.

    Tunis new colored rail road map of the United States & Canada...

    Map of the eastern United States to about the 96th Meridian. Lower right corner of map has "table showing the length of rail roads, and the page on which their time tables may be found in the guide." "The continious red lines represent rail roads completed. The dotted red lines represent roads projected."

    • Contributor: Tunis, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • A map of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and its principal connecting lines uniting all parts of the East & West.

    A map of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and its principal conn...

    Outline map of the eastern half of the United States to about the 95th Meridian. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: A. Hoen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany a report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war.

    Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany a...

    Scale 1:6,000,000. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Bien, Julius - Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • D.B. Cooke & Co.'s great western railway guide exhibiting all stations and distances from each other.

    D.B. Cooke & Co.'s great western railway guide exhibiting all...

    Outline map of the north-central states showing the railroad network in operation and in progress of construction. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: D. Cooke & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the contemplated route of the New Orleans & Ohio Railroad and the Central Railroad of Illinois, also the route of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad representing the most central, direct and practicable route for a great national and commercial highway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Northern Lakes, and by various branches and intersections with other Railways connecting with all the principal cities of the United States.

    A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the ...

    The map covers an area from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi delta, and from Columbus, Ohio, to Little Rock, Ark. It shows Ft. Massac and "Capitol City" in southern Illinois and northern Kentucky as sites selected by the U.S. for the "Western Armory," and the probable future site for the seat of government of the United States or Western District of Columbia. Chartered January ...

    • Contributor: McBean, William - New Orleans and Ohio Railroad - Illinois Central Railroad Company - Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Map showing the route of the Washington and Atlantic Railroad and its connections.

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

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Washington and Atlantic Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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. - Norfolk, Albermarle, and Atlantic Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • 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 Rabun Gap Rail Road route showing its connection with other roads finished, in progress & contemplated.

    Map of the Rabun Gap Rail Road route showing its connection w...

    Outline map of the southern United States showing the railroad network. The Rabun Gap system is shown in red.

    • Contributor: Keenan, William - Rabun Gap Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • 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. - Union Pacific Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • 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
  • 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 (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Preliminary sketch of the Northern Pacific Rail Road exploration and survey, by I. I. Stevens, Governor of Washington Territory.

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

    Each sheet includes profile of ground covered.

    • Contributor: Stevens, Isaac Ingalls - Northern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • New railway map and guide of New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey with parts of adjoining states and Canada, 1881.

    New railway map and guide of New York, Pennsylvania and New J...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and county boundaries. Indicates names of railroad lines.

    • Contributor: Barrington, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas : from explorations and surveys /

    Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas : from explorations...

    Scale 1:60,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. 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, 149 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Davis, Jefferson - Parke, John G. - Williams Smith, Issac - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department - Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Map of the rail roads of New Jersey 1887.

    Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad system with names. A table of railroads by system is in the lower right of map.

    • Contributor: Van Cleef, John T. - Betts, J. Brognard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

    Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886.

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

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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. - Chester, Iron Mountain, and Western Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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. (Alvin Jewett) - Johnson & Browning - Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Preliminary map of Kentucky 1891. Prepared for the Kentucky railroad commissioners by the Kentucky Geological Survey, John R. Procter, Director.

    Preliminary map of Kentucky 1891. Prepared for the Kentucky r...

    Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns. Indicates in colors railroads completed to 1890.

    • Contributor: Hoeing, Joseph Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Coltons railroad map of part of the United States north of the 37th parallel embracing the country between the Atlantic Ocean and the 96th Meridian of longitude.

    Coltons railroad map of part of the United States north of th...

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • [New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Missouri].

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

    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: 1872
  • 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
  • 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 - Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands of the N. York & Richmond Coal Co, in Henrico Co. Virginia, their relative position to the city of Richmond with rail road connections &c.

    Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands o...

    Outline map of southeastern Virginia showing railroad connections in Richmond, Petersburg, and West Point. Indicates the Lynchburgh canal.

    • Contributor: Debow, S. Herries
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map showing the Consolidated Southern Railway, Kentucky Division--Eastern Kentucky R.R. Virginia Division--Norfolk & Cincinnati R.R. Tennessee & Carolina Division and its connections.

    Map showing the Consolidated Southern Railway, Kentucky Divis...

    Map of the southeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, the railroad network, and mineral deposits.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Consolidated Southern Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Colton's railroad & township map of New England with portions of the state of New York, the British provinces &c.

    Colton's railroad & township map of New England with portions...

    Scale 1:570,240. LC copy imperfect, lower right quarter of map missing. LC also has 1853 and 1854 editions. LC Railroad maps, 107 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - J.H. Colton & Co. - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • 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 of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.]

    [Map of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.]

    Shows the southern border of South Carolina, northern border of Georgia, and eastern borders of Alabama and Tennessee, with railroads, towns, forts, prisons, landforms, and waterways.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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. - Schuchman, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connections north, south, east, and west.

    Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connection...

    Middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Southern Maryland Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map showing the projected route of the Potomac and Ohio Railway.

    Map showing the projected route of the Potomac and Ohio Railway.

    Middle Atlantic area showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in West Virginia and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated by the West Virginia legislature, 1867-68.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Potomac and Ohio Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • 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. - Brooklyn City Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • 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. - Paterson and Dover Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • 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.

    • Contributor: United States. Department of the Interior - United States. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1902
  • The New York Central & Hudson River R.R. and connections.

    The New York Central & Hudson River R.R. and connections.

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures and shading, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Daniels, George H. (George Henry) - New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company - Daniels, George H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map of northern military movements: between New York & St. Louis

    Map of northern military movements: between New York & St. Louis

    Scale ca. 1:5,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.35 This map was originally published as an inset on Charles Magnus's Complete Map of the Rail Roads and Water Courses, in the United States & Canada (see Civil War Maps entry no 14.33). Indicated are railroads linking New York and St. Louis, but military movements are not depicted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the line of the Connecticut & Western Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the Connecticut & Western Railroad an...

    Map of New England and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Connecticut Western Railroad Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of the all American Route showing proposed railroad and U.S. Government Mail Road to the Yukon; issued by Central Alaska Transportation & Trading Co.; compiled by B. F. Millard and Emil Mahlo, Topographical Engineer, U.S. Alaska Exploration Expedition Capt. W.A. Abercrombie, U.S.A. Commanding.

    Map of the all American Route showing proposed railroad and U...

    Map of central Alaska showing relief by hachures and spot heights, drainage, glaciers, cities and towns, international boundary, trails and the proposed railroad.

    • Contributor: Millard, F. - Mahlo, Emil
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • 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. - Sweet, S. H. (Sylvanus Howe)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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
  • Railroad map of New Hampshire accompanying report of the railroad commissioners, 1894.

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

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

    • Contributor: New Hampshire. Railroad Commissioners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

    Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

    Detailed township map of the north-central states indicating drainage, cities and towns, townships, county boundaries, the road and railroad networks, and in blue overprint the connections with the Iowa Central line.

    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co. - Iowa Central Air Line Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original maps, charts and schedules furnished by railway engineers, agents &c to accompany the American Railway Guide.

    Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original ...

    To the right of the map is an advertisment stating "American Railway Guide for the United States. Published Monthly."

    • Contributor: Dinsmore, Curran
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 185?
  • Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad and its leased lines.

    Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad and its l...

    Shows all of New York City and Long Island. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. Chartered on April 24, 1834.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Long Island Rail Road
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the Coast Range : from explorations and surveys /

    Map of passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the ...

    Scale 1:240,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. 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, 150 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Davis, Jefferson - Parke, John G. - Williams Smith, Issac - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department - Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy R.R.

    Map of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy R.R.

    Map of the north-central United States showing relief by hachures, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, wagon roads, and railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated February 12, 1849, as the Aurora Branch Railroad. Known popularly as the Burlington Route.

    • Contributor: Heubach, Emil - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • 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)] - Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • From Great Salt Lake to the Humboldt Mountains.

    From Great Salt Lake to the Humboldt Mountains.

    Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 2. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy missing data on left side of map. 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, 166 Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W. - Davis, Jefferson - Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin) - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Fox River Valley R.R. in Wisconsin with its connections.

    Fox River Valley R.R. in Wisconsin with its connections.

    Shows area of southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Indicates county boundaries, larger cities, and some drainage. The line was chartered in 1852 and constructed in 1854.

    • Contributor: Lipman & Riddle - Fox River Valley Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of the Atlantic and Great Western Railway, with its connections, 1866.

    Map of the Atlantic and Great Western Railway, with its conne...

    Outline map of eastern United States from the Great Lakes to Charleston, S.C., showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network, main lines indicated in heavy red and black; chartered in 1858 as successor to Meadville Company.

    • Contributor: De Bihan, C. - Atlantic and Great Western Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Colton's intermediate railroad map of the United States.

    Colton's intermediate railroad map of the United States.

    Detailed map of the continental United States and part of Canada indicating drainage, international, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, railroads, with names along each line. Railroads under construction are indicated by dashed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Lloyd's map of the Southern States, showing all the railroads, their stations & distances : also the counties, towns, villages, harbors, rivers, and forts.

    Lloyd's map of the Southern States, showing all the railroads...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.T. Lloyd in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States ..." Text of newspaper, entitled "Lloyd's military map and gazetteer of the Southern States, Saturday, September 7, 1861" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The Santa Fé Route and connections, 1888.

    The Santa Fé Route and connections, 1888.

    Map of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stations, Indian reservations, state boundaries, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line. Includes railroad names. Profiles in lower left of map.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Maps showing the Southern Pacific Railroad and its connections.

    Maps showing the Southern Pacific Railroad and its connections.

    Main map shows western states and includes relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and ranges, counties, railroads, and proposed railroads. General map, at top of sheet, covers the United States and shows the railroad network. First section, the Central Pacific linked California with Ogden, Utah, in 1869. The merging of the Central with the Southern Pacific was the inspiration of Leland Stanford, ...

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • 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 - Potomac, Fredericksburg, and Piedmont Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Bridgman's new reversible railroad distance and township map of Ohio and United States compiled from the most authentic sources.

    Bridgman's new reversible railroad distance and township map ...

    Detailed map of Ohio including drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named lines.

    • Contributor: Bridgman, E. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States reduced from the large map of the U.S.

    Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States reduced f...

    One of the earliest general maps of the eastern United States showing railroads in operation. The working lines are in blue, proposed lines are in green. Canals are shown in red and yellow. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Knight, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Rand, Mc.Nally & Co's official railroad map of the United States with portions of the Dominion of Canada, the Republic of Mexico, and the West Indies. Compiled from government surveys, and official tracings and operating time tables of all railroads.

    Rand, Mc.Nally & Co's official railroad map of the United Sta...

    Very detailed commercial map of the continental United States showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, railroad stations, the entire railroad network with names or abbreviations of railroad companies along each line. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Plan and profile of the Androscoggin & Kennebec Railroad /

    Plan and profile of the Androscoggin & Kennebec Railroad /

    Scale 1:60,000; 5,000 ft. to the in. "Aug. 1849." Relief shown by hachures. Includes statistical data and gradient profile. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 650/2; 710

    • Contributor: Appleton, Edward - Williams, W. A. - J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • 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
  • Map showing the route & connections of the Central Rail Road Extension Company of Long Island.

    Map showing the route & connections of the Central Rail Road ...

    Shows New York City and eastern Long Island. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Central Railroad Extension Company of Long Island
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map showing the line of the Virginia, Tennessee, & Georgia Air Line composed of the Shenandoah Valley R.R., Norfolk & Western R.R. and the East Tennessee, Virginia, & Georgia R.R.

    Map showing the line of the Virginia, Tennessee, & Georgia Ai...

    Map of the southern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, table of distances, and the railroads distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia Air Line Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • The east coast of Florida is paradise regained.

    The east coast of Florida is paradise regained.

    Florida East Coast Railway/Steamship line running from Jacksonville to Key West. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Beckwith, J. P. - Florida East Coast Steamship Co. - Florida East Coast Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Delaware, prepared especially for the Mercantile Guide and Bureau Co. Publishers of Railway, express and postal shipping guides.

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

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

    • Contributor: Matthews Northrup Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Map of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the location of the Wilton and other railroads.

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

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

    • Contributor: Wilton Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Colton's railroad map (intermediate size) of the United States reduced from "Colton's railroad and commercial map of the United States."

    Colton's railroad map (intermediate size) of the United State...

    Detailed map of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, internal boundaries, railroads named along the line, and railroads under construction.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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 various channels for conveying the trade of the north west to the Atlantic sea-board exhibiting the tributaries & drainage of the trade into each and the effect of the enlargement of the Erie Canal, illustrating the position taken by William J. McAlpine, C.E. in his Annual Report as State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York, 1853.

    Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the no...

    Outline map of the eastern half of the United States showing canals, finished railroads, railroads in progress of contruction and proposed lines. Trade areas are indicated by line symbols and added brown and red color.

    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Northern Pacific Railroad Co.--completed road, September 5th, 1882.

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

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

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company - Northern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

    Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

    Outline map of Wisconsin and parts of adjoining states showing major drainage, important cities, and the present and proposed railroad network.

    • Contributor: W. Endicott & Co. - Chicago, St. Paul & Fond Du Lac Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • [Map showing railroads and connecting lines of the Northern Texas Traction Co. from Ft. Worth to Dallas, Texas].

    [Map showing railroads and connecting lines of the Northern T...

    E7092 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted 1905 by L. Wertheimer." Title supplied by cataloger. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 Copies

    • Contributor: Northern Texas Traction Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1905
  • Map of the Great Central Route and its connections, the most central, attractive, direct and reliable thoroughfare between the eastern and western states.

    Map of the Great Central Route and its connections, the most ...

    Outline map of the north-central and northeastern states indicating larger cities, county boundaries, and railroad network emphasizing the Michigan Central Railroad and the Great Western Railway.

    • Contributor: Noble, C. E. - Great Central Railway (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the canals and rail roads connecting the Broad Top Coal Region with the Atlantic.

    Map of the canals and rail roads connecting the Broad Top Coa...

    Map of parts of Pennyslvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware indicating major drainage, relief by hachures, boundaries, cities, and towns. A table of distances appears at left of map.

    • Contributor: Robert, W. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • Map of all the railroads in the United States in operation and progress.

    Map of all the railroads in the United States in operation an...

    Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, canals, and the railroad network. In 1923 Poor's Publishing Company of New York issued a reduced redrawing of this map measuring 46 x 50 cm.

    • Contributor: Poor, Henry V. (Henry Varnum) - McLellan, David - Poor, Henry V.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • 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. - Paterson, Passaic, and Rutherford Electric Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Map of the Union Pacific Rail Road and surveys of 1864, 65, 66, 67, 1868 from Missouri River to Humboldt Wells, G.M. Dodge, Chief Engineer.

    Map of the Union Pacific Rail Road and surveys of 1864, 65, 6...

    Topographical strip map between Council Bluffs, Iowa, to west of Great Salt Lake, Utah, showing located and experimental lines and profile of grades.

    • Contributor: Dodge, Grenville Mellen - Lambach, H. - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Map showing the route of the Continental Railway and its connecting lines.

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

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Continental Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Maps showing the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and leased lines.

    Maps showing the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and leased lines.

    Special map shows the main line and land grant in Missouri and includes iron and lead regions; general map covers United States showing the railroad network with the main lines distinguished by color; created by Act of Congress, July 27, 1866, with a land grant of 42 million acres; entry 329 shows extent of land grant in Arizona and New Mexico.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company - Chicago & Pacific Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map showing the line of the New Haven, Middletown, and Boston Railroad and its connections.

    Map showing the line of the New Haven, Middletown, and Boston...

    Map of New England showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, distances, and the railroad network with named lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - New Haven, Middletown, and Boston Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Iowa.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Iowa.

    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. - United States. Railway Mail Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • 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 - New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Map showing the lines of the Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana Central Railway, and their connections.

    Map showing the lines of the Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana C...

    Township and county map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, railroad stations, railroads, and distances between stations.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Columbus, Chicago, and Indiana Central Railway
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Colton's new railroad map of the United States & Canada.

    Colton's new railroad map of the United States & Canada.

    Shows drainage, cities and towns, and railroads distinguished by color.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific.

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

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

    • Contributor: Johnson, Edwin Ferry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of 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. - Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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 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
  • Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engineer,

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

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

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A. (Thomas Armstrong) - Morris, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • General map of a survey in California : in connection with examinations for railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean /

    General map of a survey in California : in connection with ex...

    Map shows "practicable railway routes" between Ft. Yuma on the Colorado River and the San Francisco Bay region.

    • Contributor: Preuss, Charles - Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Parke, John G. - Williams Smith, Issac - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • The Alaska Line.

    The Alaska Line.

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

    • Contributor: Alaska Steamship Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1934
  • Railroad map of Texas, 1926 /

    Railroad map of Texas, 1926 /

    Index of railroads and lines. Includes 3 insets of Fort Worth, Dallas, and Houston. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Dodge, Ira D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1926
  • A geographically correct county map of the states traversed by the Atchison Topeka and the Santa Fé Railroad and its connections.

    A geographically correct county map of the states traversed b...

    Detailed map of the central United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, wagon trails, and the railroad network. This line was chartered by the state of Kansas in 1859; the first 75 miles of line were not completed until 1871. See also entry 553.

    • Contributor: Woodward, Tiernan, and Hale - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880