Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848. From Doggett's Railroad Guide, New York, (1848), p. 56. LC Railroad maps, 75 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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]
Outline map of North America showing proposed railroad routes within the present limits of the United States. This is one of the earliest promotional maps for a transcontinental railroad to come before the United States Congress and claimed by the author to have been "conceived as early as 1830."
Scale [ca. 1:2,700,000]. LC Railroad maps, 101 Description derived from published bibliography. At top of map: "See paragraph headed Our Railway Map." On the verso: City of Boston. 18 x 14 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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 W. - Great Western and Lake Erie Railroad
Includes a table of distances from Boston to New York. Shows rail lines from Burlington, Vt., south to Bellows Falls in Windham Co., Vt., and includes drainage and topography on both sides of the line. Indicates county and township boundaries. Chartered November 1, 1843. Name changed November 6, 1847.
Contributor:Gilbert, William - Rutland and Burlington Railroad
Covers New York State and New England (west of Portland, Me.). Also shows railroads completed, under construction, chartered, and/or planned. Does not contain statement of attribution. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, statistical table (in dollars), and "Table of distances" (in miles). LC copy imperfect: Additionally fold-lined, annotated in pencil on ...
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.
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.