• 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
  • Maps showing the connections of the Little Rock and Fort Smith Railroad and its land grant.

    Maps showing the connections of the Little Rock and Fort Smit...

    Two maps on one sheet. Main map shows entire United States with its railroad system and emphasizes the main line. Secondary map shows land grants. Chartered in 1853 and opened in 1870.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of 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
  • J. Sage & Son's new & reliable rail road map comprising all the railroads of the United States and Canadas with their stations and distances,

    J. Sage & Son's new & reliable rail road map comprising all t...

    Outline commercial map of the eastern half of the United States framed in decorative borders indicating major drainage systems, state boundaries, cities and towns along railroad routes, and distances between stations. Includes detailed lists of railroad companies, stations, and distances by state in marginal text. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Stammann, Hugo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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 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
  • Map showing the location of the Flat-Top Coal Field and present and proposed railroads.

    Map showing the location of the Flat-Top Coal Field and prese...

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • General map of explorations and surveys in California /

    General map of explorations and surveys in California /

    Scale 1:600,000. 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, 148 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • W. Alvin Lloyd's southern rail-road map, 1863

    W. Alvin Lloyd's southern rail-road map, 1863

    Includes inset maps: Rail-Roads of Texas and Map of Charleston Harbor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, 6182 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; gift, Mildred ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, W. Alvin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Rail road & township map of Massachusetts, published at the Boston Map Store, 1879.

    Rail road & township map of Massachusetts, published at the B...

    County and township map showing drainage, cities and towns, distances between post stations, post routes, and the railroad network with named lines.

    • Contributor: A. Williams & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Map of eastern Virginia /

    Shows railroads and radial distances from Richmond. Also covers parts of Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Relief shown by hachures. Inscribed in pencil inside front cover: Geo. W. Lay to Genl. Beauregard. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.35 LC copy imperfect: Worm holes on left side of map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the rail road surveys between Hillsborough & Chillicothe. Executed in February, March & April 1851 under the direction of B. H. Latrobe, civil engineer,

    Map of the rail road surveys between Hillsborough & Chillicot...

    Map of part of Ohio indicating the located and explored railroad lines along the Milford and Chillicothe Turnpike. Shows "Air Lines computed by C. D. Jaques Esqr. C. E. from Hillsborough to Chillicothe." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Morris, Ellwood
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Rail road map of the southern states shewing the southern & southwestern railway connections with Philadelphia.

    Rail road map of the southern states shewing the southern & s...

    Scale ca. 1:1,880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 31.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by Thomas Kimber Jr." Inset: Southern part of Florida. 25 x 18 cm. Map depicts rail lines, roads, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and rivers. 1863 edition published by Willis. P. Hazard is listed as Civil War Maps entry no. 44. Geography ...

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Board of Trade. Committee on Inland Transportation
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Railroad map of Ohio published by the State. 1890. Prepared by J. A. Norton, commissioner of railroads & telegraphs. Copyright by H. B. Stranahan.

    Railroad map of Ohio published by the State. 1890. Prepared b...

    Map shows drainage, counties, cities and towns, canals, single and double railroad tracks, distances, and names of lines.

    • Contributor: Norton, J. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map of Texas showing the Sabine and Galveston Bay Rail Road, or Texas and New Orleans Air Line Rail Line, its connections in the U.S. and adjacent territories.

    Map of Texas showing the Sabine and Galveston Bay Rail Road, ...

    Outline map of Texas and vicinity showing railroads actually built, under construction, and chartered but not under contract.

    • Contributor: Gentry, A. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Bridgman's new rail road & township map of New York from the latest official & other authentic sources adapted for use in institutions of learning, business offices & libraries.

    Bridgman's new rail road & township map of New York from the ...

    Shows drainage, post offices, county seats, cities and towns, county and township boundaries, railroads and canals. Includes list of counties and statistical data, and a view of the state capitol.

    • Contributor: Bridgman, E. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • 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 United States and territories showing the extent of public surveys, Indian and military reservations, land grant R.R.; rail roads, canals, and other details

    Map of the United States and territories showing the extent o...

    Detailed map of the continental United States showing drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, canals, land grant railroads, completed railroads, railroads in progress of completion, and projected lines. Major lines are named along their routes. Indian and military reservation are shown; land offices and lighthouses are also indicated. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Map of the railroads and canals, finished, unfinished, and in contemplation, in the United States /

    Map of the railroads and canals, finished, unfinished, and in...

    Important early map of the United States. Includes drainage, canals, and cities and towns. Contains route profiles for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the Columbia Railroad, Pa., and the Massachusetts railroads.

    • Contributor: Norris, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1834
  • Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary lines as projected and its connections with other railroads west of the Mississippi River, which unite with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and south projected Pacific Railroad via Elpaso [sic] to the Pacific Ocean, showing also the connection by rail road of the cities of New Orleans & St. Louis. Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 1853.

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

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

    • Contributor: Wilamowicz, I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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
  • 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 Richmond & Danville Railroad system in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, & Texas.

    Map of the Richmond & Danville Railroad system in Virginia, N...

    Map of southern United States showing drainage, coal regions, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network in red, with names along the lines. Includes list of railroads. Chartered in 1847 and completed to Danville in 1856.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of the Southern Express Company.

    Map of the Southern Express Company.

    Outline railroad map of the southern states printed on heavy paper, indicating the railroad network, with stations and names of railroad companies along each line. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Richardson, Alfred M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • 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
  • 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 showing the West Virginia Midland Railway and its connections.

    Map showing the West Virginia Midland Railway and its connect...

    Map of West Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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
  • Riviere des Lacs to the Rocky Mountains : from explorations and surveys /

    Riviere des Lacs to the Rocky Mountains : from explorations a...

    Scale 1:1,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 47th and 49th Parallels. Map no. 2. "Drawn by John Lambert. Topographer of the exploration, assisted by J. R. P. Mechlin." 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 ...

    • Contributor: Lambert, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlantic via L. Ontario, to the province of Upper Canada, the north western states & territories, and to the Mississippi.

    Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlanti...

    Shows area from Washington, D.C., north to above Lake Huron and from Cape Cod to the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Price, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • Map of the route of the Southern Continental R.R. with connections from Kansas City Mo., Ft. Smith Ark. and Shreveport La., giving a general view of the recent surveys of the Kansas Pacific Railway Co., across the continent made in 1867 & 1868, under the direction of Gen. Wm. J. Palmer, on the routes of the 32nd and 35th parallels together with compilations from Keeler's official map showing the central and northern routes to the Pacific and the intermediate topography.

    Map of the route of the Southern Continental R.R. with connec...

    Detailed map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, forts, military and Indian reservations, wagon roads, trails, routes of exploration, and the railroad network indicating finished, unfinished, and connecting lines.

    • Contributor: Palmer, William Jackson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Missouri.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Missouri.

    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 New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity showing surface & elevated railroads in operation and proposed.

    Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity showing surface ...

    Shows relief by hachures, drainage, parks, some buildings, names of property owners, streets, roads, and the railroads distinguished by line symbols.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its principal connections.

    Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its...

    Eastern half of the United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, the railroad network, with names of lines, and the main ones indicated in heavy black. No railroad connections appear in the south where the hand indicator is located.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of North America from the latest authorities, showing the proposed railroad routes from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans /

    Map of North America from the latest authorities, showing the...

    Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1849 by J.H. Colton in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. Includes list of "Geographical statistic's," distance list, and illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Township map of Wisconsin showing The Milwaukee & Horicon Rail Road and its connections.

    Township map of Wisconsin showing The Milwaukee & Horicon Rai...

    Map of Wisconsin and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, state boundaries, township lines, cities, and towns.

    • Contributor: Vliet, Jasper
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Carte figurative et approximative des quantités de céréales qui ont circulé en 1853 sur les voies d'eau et de fer de l'Empire Francais /

    Carte figurative et approximative des quantités de céréales q...

    Signed by Charles Minard at upper right. Includes note. Accompanied by text: Carte du mouvement des céréales en 1853 sur les voies d'eau et de fer de l'Empire Francais. 8 p. ; 33 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Fold-lined. Acquisitions control no. 2003-11e

    • Contributor: Minard, Charles Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the proposed Lock Haven & Tyrone Rail Road, by J. M. McMinn, Esqr. Civil Engineer.

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

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

    • Contributor: McMinn, J. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • A correct map of the United States showing the Union Pacific, the overland route and connections.

    A correct map of the United States showing the Union Pacific,...

    Map showing drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, railroads, and railroads under contruction.

    • Contributor: Knight, Leonard & Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff' Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

    Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississipp...

    Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western expansion, it utilized and lists 45 major exploration and mapping reports from the Lewis & Clark to the U.S. General Land Office Surveys.

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande : from explorations and surveys /

    From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande : from explorations and sur...

    Scale 1:950,400. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 35th Parallel. Map no. 1. 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, 152 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Sketch of ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • A correct map of the United States of America showing the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fé R.R. and connections.

    A correct map of the United States of America showing the Atc...

    Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad network with the main line emphasized. Advertisements at top of map.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Drew's new map of the state of Florida, showing the townships by the U.S. Surveys, the completed & projected railroads, the different railroad stations and growing railroad towns. The new towns on the rivers and interior, and the new counties, up to the year 1874.

    Drew's new map of the state of Florida, showing the townships...

    Shows drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, battlefields, and submarine cables to Havana. Lists operating and newly chartered railroads.

    • Contributor: Drew, Columbus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • General map of the Orange & Alexandria Rail Road and its connections north, south, and west.

    General map of the Orange & Alexandria Rail Road and its conn...

    Outline map of the southeastern United States showing major drainage and important cities. "Directions and route to New Orleans and Memphis" are listed below the map title. Chartered March 22, 1848. Opened to Gordonsville in 1854. See entries 453 and 508. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Ackerman Lithr
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Map and guide of the elevated railroads of New York City.

    Map and guide of the elevated railroads of New York City.

    Outline map of Manhattan showing stations. Includes train schedule and list of points of interest.

    • Contributor: Latimer, H. I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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
  • Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war.

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

    Outline sketch map of the United States west of the Mississippi River designed to show the relationship of the proposed railroad routes. First edition of the map appears in U.S. War Department, Report of the Secretary...Communicating the Several Pacific Railroad Explorations (Washington, 1855). [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • 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 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
  • Plan of railroads north and east of Boston, with the projected railroads from Danvers, Georgetown & Gloucester; showing the situation of the towns & villages, their distance from Boston & number of inhabitants.

    Plan of railroads north and east of Boston, with the projecte...

    Outline map, oriented to the west, of the area north of Boston showing the rail network.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Alonzo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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
  • 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
  • Disturnell's new map of the United States and Canada showing all the canals, rail roads, telegraph lines and principal stage routes.

    Disturnell's new map of the United States and Canada showing ...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, major cities and towns, canals, roads, telegraph lines, railroads, and unfinished railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Burr, Henry A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • 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 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • 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
  • The Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway System.

    The Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway System.

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Boones map of the Black Diamond System of Railways, J. D. McKisson del., Perysville Ohio.

    Boones map of the Black Diamond System of Railways, J. D. McK...

    Detailed map of southern United States from Cincinnati, Ohio, to northern Florida. Shows drainage, the Ohio River railroad system, cities and towns, county boundaries.

    • Contributor: Boone, Albert E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Route of the New River R.R., 188-.

    Route of the New River R.R., 188-.

    Sketch map of part of West Virginia. Dashed red line across the map indicates the "Proposed New River R.R." Shows counties and names the line of railroads.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Railway and county map of the Southern States; embracing the States of N. Carolina, S. Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee exhibiting all the towns, villages, stations, & landings; the rivers, railways, common roads, canals throughout these states.

    Railway and county map of the Southern States; embracing the ...

    Map of the southern United States showing drainage, county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Mendenhall, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing ...

    Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1838
  • Dinsmore & Company's new and complete map of the railway system of the United States and Canada; compiled from official sources, under the direction of the editor of the "American Railway Guide."

    Dinsmore & Company's new and complete map of the railway syst...

    Map of the eastern United States to about the 96th Meridian showing operating and projected railroads.

    • Contributor: Dinsmore, Curran
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Lines of the Paterson, Passaic, & Rutherford Electric R'y and the Jersey City, Hoboken & Rutherford Electric R'y, and the Paterson Central Electric Ry., Charles A. Johnson, president, James A. Morrisse, vice president.

    Lines of the Paterson, Passaic, & Rutherford Electric R'y and...

    Panoramic map of part of New Jersey showing drainage, major cities, some buildings, and railroad buildings. Stamped in blue ink "The Morrisse Electric Railway System."

    • Contributor: Morrisse, James A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Map of all the railroads in the United States in operation and progress; drawn and engraved under direction of the editor of the American railroad journal.

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

    Map of the eastern United States to about the 95th Meridian showing operating and projected railroads.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Railway postal diagram of the state of Ohio prepared for the use of the Railway Mail Service by W. L. Nicholson, Topographer of the Post Office Dept.

    Railway postal diagram of the state of Ohio prepared for the ...

    Map shows county boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with names of lines along the railroads.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map showing route of Norfolk & Petersburg Rail Road and its connections with Ohio & Mississippi Rivers, William Mahone, Chief Engineer, F. Bourquin & Co., Philada.

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

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

    • Contributor: Mahone, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Reconnaissance and survey of a railway route from Mississippi River, near 35th parallel north lat., Pacific Ocean.

    Reconnaissance and survey of a railway route from Mississippi...

    "Map no. 2." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Whipple, A. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Maps showing the Boston Hoosac Tunnel and Western Railway with its eastern and western connections.

    Maps showing the Boston Hoosac Tunnel and Western Railway wit...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Maps showing the Florida Transit and Peninsula Rail Road and its connections.

    Maps showing the Florida Transit and Peninsula Rail Road and ...

    Maps of southern United States. Main map covers Floria and vicinity and indicates drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, railroads, and the land grant in central Florida. General map shows connections to southern and Gulf states.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • 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
  • Lloyd's official map of the State of Kentucky : compiled from actual surveys and official documents, showing every rail road & rail road station with the distances between each station : also the counties and county seats, cities, towns, villages, post offices, wagon roads, canals, forts, fortifications, &c.

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

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

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch showing the route of the New Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road, J. G. Gibbes, Chief Engr., lithographie [sic] agent D. Theuret, Exange Alley, Nr. 130.

    Sketch showing the route of the New Orleans, Opelousas & Grea...

    Rough outline map of the southwestern United States showing major rivers and few important cities.

    • Contributor: Okelomski, F. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map 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
  • Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning's rail road map of the Eastern States.

    Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning's rail road map of the Eastern Sta...

    Map of New England, part of eastern Canada, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, most of Maryland, and part of Virginia. Shows drainage, some relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. "Names of rail roads which are designated by numbers on the annexed 'Plan of the New England States'" appear at the right of the map.

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

    Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississipp...

    Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. LC copy annotated in color to show Indian reservations and military departments, and colored flags to show military establishments. Two copies. Copy 1 has brown flags and is sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 has red and brown flags. Incorporates note and surveys added after Jan. 8, 1858. Shows Indian tribal locations, military ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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
  • Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Michigan.

    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Michigan.

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

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

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, important cities, the existing railroads, turnpike roads, canals, and the projected railroads; a statement below the title explains the feasibility of the extension; ink and pencil annotations indicate other connecting lines and several cities.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 184?
  • Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Railroad of Louisiana, together with its proposed branches, connections and extensions in Louisiana, Arkansas & Texas; also its connecting steamship routes from Berwicks Bay to ports in the Gulf of Mexico, together with the advantages in point of directness & diminished distance to the Pacific Coast, New Orleans, La. January 24th, 1859.

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

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

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • 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
  • Uncle Sam and his search light looking over the "Port Arthur route".

    Uncle Sam and his search light looking over the "Port Arthur ...

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies

    • Contributor: Hornbeck, F. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • 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 a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.

    Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route ...

    Mississippi delta area shows drainage, sugar crop, parishes, major cities and towns, canals, and railroads with lines named and distances on the main line. This railroad was opened for first 50 miles on March 6, 1854. It was purchased in 1878 by the Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Bayley, G. W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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 showing the different routes surveyed for the Union Pacific Rail Road between the Missouri River and the Platte Valley,

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

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

    • Contributor: Gillis, J. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • The American Union railroad map of the United States, British possessions, West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

    The American Union railroad map of the United States, British...

    Detailed map of the continental United States and portions of Canada and Mexico indicating drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, canals, stage roads, railroads, and proposed railroads.

    • Contributor: Haasis & Lubrecht
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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
  • Railroad map of Indiana.

    Railroad map of Indiana.

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

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

    Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and e...

    Shows rail connections between Harpers Ferry and Winchester, Acquia Creek to Rocky Mount and Huntsville, N.C., and a line from Gosport to Newsons Depot.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, Francis Dodge president M.R.R. Company, Edmund French, chief engineer, W. R. Hutton draughtsman, completed April 30, 1855 from surveys made in 1853 and 1854.

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

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

    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Maps showing the Danville, Urbana, Bloomington & Pekin Railroad and its connections.

    Maps showing the Danville, Urbana, Bloomington & Pekin Railro...

    Map of the midwestern states shows drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line and mileage between stations. General map shows transcontinental railroad connections.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Map showing the Indiana & Illinois Central Railway and its connections.

    Map showing the Indiana & Illinois Central Railway and its co...

    Shows north-central United States and includes drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 1, 1853. Completed in 1873. Became part of the Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Western Railway.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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
  • Cooke's new map of the state of North Carolina : constructed from actual surveys, private contributions & authentic public documents procured for the purpose under a special resolution of the General Assembly of the state /

    Cooke's new map of the state of North Carolina : constructed ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Greenwich meridian. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes: North Carolina Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind -- Comparative elevations -- Table of heights of mountains etc. above the water and 3 profiles above lower neatline: Profile of the Western N.C. Railroad from Salisbury to the Tennessee line -- Profile ...

    • Contributor: Cooke, William D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Carta de los ferrocarriles de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos, 1890 /

    Carta de los ferrocarriles de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos, 1...

    Prime meridian: Mexico City. Includes 1 inset. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Mexico. Secretaría De Fomento
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Map of the Hudson River Rail Road from New York to Albany.

    Map of the Hudson River Rail Road from New York to Albany.

    Topographic strip map of the Hudson River Valley from Waterford to New York City, showing drainage, relief by hachures, county and township boundaries, cities and towns, roads and canals. Indicates the track of the Hudson River Railroad and the "line surveyed but not adopted." Chartered in 1846 and consolidated with New York Central Railroad. See entries 486-488.

    • Contributor: Snyder, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Brunswick, and the Atlantic and Gulf coasts : from the latest surveys showing every railroad & station finished to June 1862 /

    Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Bru...

    Shows only a small part of Canada and western part of New Brunswick. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered, according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by J. T. Lloyd, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the southern district of New York." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S2 Includes inset of southern Florida. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855