Outline map of the north-central United States showing the canals and the railroad network and naming the Michigan Central and the Michigan Southern Railway. John B. Jervis was chief engineer on the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad in 1831.
Contributor:Jervis, John (John Bloomfield) - Jervis, John
Shows river valleys, indicates cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network by distinguishing colors. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865 by G.W. & C.B. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions ...
Railroad maps represent an important historical record, illustrating the growth of travel and settlement as well as the development of industry and agriculture in the United States. They depict the development of cartographic style and technique, highlighting the achievement of early railroaders. Included in the collection are progress report surveys for individual lines, official government surveys, promotional maps, maps showing land grants and rights-of-way, ...
Covers area bounded by A Street N.E./N.W., 3rd Street N.W., Florida Avenue, and 12th Street N.E. Also shows block numbers and elevations of block corners. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Brittle, lacking sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes note and track profile. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
Perspective map looking north from Florida covering the southern United States. Relief is shown by shading. Drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network are indicated. Main lines appear in heavy red.
Contributor:American Bank Note Company - Richmond and Danville Railroad Company
"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton." "Explanations" (i.e., legend) is pasted over the bottom margin. Map is colored to show "free, or non-slaveholding states" (pink), "border slave states" (yellow), and "seceded or confederate states" (green). Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean -- ...
Contributor:Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Report of the Secretary of War on the several Pacific railroad explorations, 1855. "This is a hurried compilation of all the authentic surveys and is designed to exhibit the relations of the different routes to each other. An elaborate map on scale of 1:3,000,000 is being compiled and is in an ...
Contributor:Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - United States. War Department. Office of P. R. R. Surveys - Bien & Sterner - Warren, G. K.
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]
Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with names and emphasis on the main line. Incorporated in 1863 as the Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway. See items 464 and 465. In 1874 the word Chicago was added to the name. LC has a Rand McNally and Company map, measuring 35 x 45 cm., ...
Contributor:G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network coded by color. Shows lines as reorganized by Edward H. Harriman after the business depression of 1893. It was incorporated again in 1897 and assumed operation February 1, 1898.
Contributor:Rand Mcnally and Company - Union Pacific Railroad Company
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. - Western and Atlantic Railroad Company - Arms, F. C.
Strip map of Virginia between Lynchburg and Bristol, Tenn. Shows drainage, coal and copper fields, county boundaries, cities, towns, and roads. Chartered March 24, 1848, under the name of Lynchburg abd Tennessee Railroad. Consolidated in 1871 under Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad. See entry 331. [From published bibliography]
Contributor:Blackford, W. W. (William Willis) - Ritchie & Dunnavant - Blackford, W. W.
Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows longitude from Washington. Includes population statistics and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2