• Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road.

    Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road.

    Map includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. Indicates topography by hachures, drainage, roads, property owners, and part of the city street plan of Philadelphia. [From published bibliography].

    • Contributor: Campbell, Henry R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • The American atlas, exhibiting the post offices, post roads, rail roads, canals, and the physical & political divisions of the United States of North America /

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

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

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

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  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Balt. & Ohio Rail Road by order of the Board of Engineers.

    Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for ...

    Map of Baltimore, Ann Arundel, Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington counties, Md, showing drainage, roads, and important place names. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Barney, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Western & Atlantic Rail Road of Georgia, under the direction of Lieut. Col. S. H. Long, Chief Engineer, 1837, U.S. Topographical Bureau M. H. Stansbury, Del.

    Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for ...

    Includes area from Chattahoochee River between Warsaw and Cambelltown, and west to the Tennessee boundary. Shows cities, townships, roads, drainage, and relief by hachures. The 138-mile route was opened in 1850.

    • Contributor: Cooper, J. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad, as surveyed in 1834, reduced from the plans as returned by Benjn. Wright, Civil Engineer, D. R. Harrison, sc.

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

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

    • Contributor: Wright, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1834
  • Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia, under the direction of Capt. J. D. Graham, U.S. Top. Eng., 1831 and 1832; surveyed by Lts. A. D. Mackay and E. French, 1st Arty., assistants in 1831, and Lts. E. French and J. F. Izard, assistants in 1832; drawn from the original plot by Lt. Humphreys, 2d Artillery.

    Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester an...

    Topographic map surveyed in strips along the railroad routes. Shows property owners and covers an area between the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers to Winchester. Includes table showing "a summary of the routes surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia."

    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • Plan and geological section of a rail-road route from Old Ferry Wharf, Chelsea to Beverly.

    Plan and geological section of a rail-road route from Old Fer...

    Topographical strip map of part of Massachusetts showing relief by hachures, drainage, property owners names, roads, and the lines of survey. Includes geological cross-section profile. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Browne, D. Jasper
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839.

    A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railr...

    Map of the southeastern United States indicating drainage, relief by hachures, place names, roads, canals in blue, Georgia Railroad in red, "R.R. completed & in progress" in yellow. "R.R. chartered & proposed" in brown. Probably made to accompany his Report of the Engineer in Chief, May 13, 1839. Created by Act of December 21, 1836. See also items 613 and 614.

    • Contributor: Thomson, J. Edgar
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed Columbus & Pensacola Rail Road, accompanying the report of Major J. D. Graham, U.S. Topographical Engr. Feb. 6th, 1836; drawn chiefly from the original surveys in the Gen. Land Office at Washington by Wm. R. Palmer, U.S. Asst. Civil Engr.

    A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the ...

    Map of southern Alabama and part of western Florida showing roads, cities, and drainage.

    • Contributor: Palmer, W. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1838
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

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

    • Contributor: Kennedy, David K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • Map and profile of the Gettysburg Rail Road as surveyed by order of the legislature of Pennsylvania, 1839.

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

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

    • Contributor: Campbell, Henry R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Carte des États-unis d'Amérique.

    Carte des États-unis d'Amérique.

    Sketch map of the eastern half of the United States showing major mountain ridges by hachures. Indicates canals, railroads and the "Route Nationale" between Cumberland, Md., and Vandalia, Ill. Shows projected railroads between Cumberland and Vandalia, between New Orleans and Nashville, and between Cincinnati and Columbia, S.C. "Voies de communication" are indicated in five colors. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Bouffard, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, railroads, & c.

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

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

    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic], which will connect with the Balt. & Susqa. Rail Road at York; drawn by G. F. de la Roche. C. Engr.

    A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic]...

    Outline map covering New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Ohio; shows drainage, canals, important cities, and railroad connections, chartered in 1828, opened to York in 1838.

    • Contributor: De La Roche, G. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835