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  • Map

    Diagram of the United States of America, Mexico, the West Ind...

    Outline map of the United States and Middle America showing proposed routes of the Pacific Rail Road and its branches in connection with the various systems of existing and unfinished rail roads from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.

    • Contributor: Steiger, W. T. - United States. General Land Office
    • Date: 1854
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    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. - Disturnell, John
    • Date: 1851
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    A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its...

    Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of the earliest maps to indicate an operating railroad west of the Mississippi River, from St. Louis to Jefferson City. Topography is indicated by hachures only in the inset of California. Indian tribes ...

    • Contributor: Williams, W. (wellington) - Lippincott, Grambo & Co. - Williams, W.
    • Date: 1851
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    Mitchell's new traveller's guide through the United States, s...

    General map of the eastern half of the United States, framed in decorative borders, indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities and towns, roads, railroads, canals, and distances. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Drake, Ira S. - Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
    • Date: 1853
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    Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mex...

    Detailed general map of portions of North America framed in decorative borders showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, railroads in operation, and proposed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Lloyd's new county map of the United States and Canadas showi...

    Indicates location and date of engagements, towns, railroads, state and county boundaries, and rivers.

    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co. - H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    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
    • Date: 1873
  • Map

    Centennial American Republic and railroad map of the United S...

    Shows drainage, cities and towns,and the railroad network with names of lines. Includes distance chart and view of "Main building centennial exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Date: 1875
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    Isothermal chart of the region north of the 36th Parallel &c....

    Indicates "practicable railroad lines," and "proposed railroad lines." Summer isotherms are in red, winter isotherms are in blue.

    • Contributor: Stevens, Isaac Ingalls
    • Date: 1859
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    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.
    • Date: 1830
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    Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States, reduced ...

    General map of the eastern United States showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Railroads are annotated in brown, canals in blue.

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Knight, J. W.
    • Date: 1840
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    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 - Minor, Daniel K.
    • Date: 1834
  • Map

    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.
    • Date: 1836
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    Map shewing the connection of the Baltimore and Ohio-Rail-Roa...

    Map of the United States east of the Mississippi River. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Edward Weber & Co.
    • Date: 1840
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    Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [si...

    Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at lower right of map. Harrisburg to Pittsburgh Railroad is part of the Pennsylvania Railroad. See entry 517.

    • Contributor: Harrisburg to Pittsburgh Railroad
    • Date: 184?
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    Map, exhibiting the railway route between Baltimore & St. Lou...

    Map covers area from Portland, Maine, to Norfolk, Va., and west to the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benj. H. (benjamin Henry) - Latrobe, Benj. H.
    • Date: 1843
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    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
    • Date: 1847
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    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
    • Date: 1848
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    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. Similar to entry no. 11.

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1848
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    Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and ...

    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."

    • Contributor: Whitney, Asa - Miller & Co.
    • Date: 1849
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    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
    • Date: 185?
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    Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections...

    Outline map of the eastern United states including Cuba and the Gulf of Mexico. Shows the railroad network and steamship routes. Indicates the railroad land grant and the coal and iron deposits in Alabama. Distances from Washington, D.C., to New Orleans, La. are shown below the title. Chartered in 1853 and 1854. Consolidated with the Wills Valley Railroad, forming the Alabama and Chattanooga Railroad.

    • Contributor: Hoyer & Ludwig - North East and South West Alabama Railroad
    • Date: 185?
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    Pennsylvania's great highway and its tributary lines.

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, some relief by hachures, cities and towns, the Sunbury and Erie Railroad, and connecting lines.

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of the central portion of the United States showing the l...

    Strip map of the United States between 36 degrees and 47 degrees north latitude. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, place names, and some trails in the western half of the map. Indicates the proposed lines for the western, central, and eastern divisions of the Union Pacific Railroad.

    • Contributor: Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Date: 185?
  • Map

    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
    • Date: 1850
  • Map

    Sketch illustrating the positions of the commercial cities an...

    Shows the United States between Maine and Virginia, west ot the Mississippi River. Indicates railroads and canals.

    • Date: 1850
  • Map

    Map of Pennsylvania Railroad with its connections, showing th...

    Map of the northeastern and north-central States showing the existing and projected railroad network. Chartered April 13, 1846.

    • Contributor: Friend & Au - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Date: 1851
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    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 - Chesbrough, Ellis Sylvester - Tappan & Bradford
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the western railroads tributary to Philadelphia, with ...

    Covers area from Jefferson City, Mo., to New Haven, Conn., and from Oswego, N.Y., to Blakely, N.C.

    • Contributor: Ellet, Charles
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the Virginia Central R.R. and its proposed connections.

    Outline map of the eastern portion of the United States showing the proposed and completed railroad network, and indicating, in red and blue, the main connections to the Virginia Central R. R. The line became a part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad in 1868. See entry 365.

    • Contributor: Ruggles, T. C. - Virginia Central Railroad Company
    • Date: 1852
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    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 - Ackerman Lithr
    • Date: 1852
  • Map

    Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and M...

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing "railroads completed or in progress" and "railroads proposed & authorized unless named as 'projected.'"

    • Contributor: Leefe, George E. - Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company
    • Date: 1852
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    [Outline map of the United States showing proposed railroad r...

    For a similar map see Carl I. Wheat's Mapping the Transmississippi West, v. 3 (San Francisco, Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957-63.) p. 193.

    • Contributor: McAlpine, William J. (william Jarvis) - McAlpine, William J.
    • Date: 1853
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    Map of the Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad showing the conne...

    Outline map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing the railroad network in operation and under construction. Chartered in 1852 and opened to traffic in 1857.

    • Contributor: Westbrook, J. - Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad
    • Date: 1853
  • Map

    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
    • Date: 1853
  • Map

    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.

    • Contributor: McLellan, David
    • Date: 1854
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    Rail road map accompanying the report an[d] exhibit of the Lo...

    Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. Chartered as the Auburn and Eel River Valley Rail Road on March 8, 1853. Name changed August 3, 1853.

    • Contributor: Nash, L. S. - Logansport and Northern Indiana Railroad
    • Date: 1854
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    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.
    • Date: 1854
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    H. V. Poor's rail road map showing particularly the location ...

    Covers the United States from the Mississippi River east, and from Maine to northern Florida. Includes drainage, relief by hachures, place names, state boundaries, canals, and the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Sanford, E. D. - North East and South West Alabama Railroad
    • Date: 1854
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    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
    • Date: 1854
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    Williams' commercial map of the United States and Canada with...

    Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States framed in decorative borders indicating drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, the railroad network, and indicating the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean. Railroads in progress are indicated by dashed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Williams, W. (wellington) - Williams, W.
    • Date: 1855
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    Rail road map of the United States, showing the depots & stat...

    Map of eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Date: 1856
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    Dinsmore's complete map of the railroads & canals in the Unit...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, and proposed, projected, and operating railroads.

    • Contributor: Fisher, Richard Swainson
    • Date: 1856
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    United States railway map, showing all the railways completed...

    Map of the eastern United States within decorative borders showing drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines and state of construction.

    • Contributor: Middleton, Wallace & Co.
    • Date: 1856
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    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.)
    • Date: 1856
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    View fo the lake & north west-connections with Philadelphia.

    Indicates railroads in the Great Lakes region, south to the Ohio River, and from New York State to the Mississippi River. Shows proposed railroads as far west as the Missouri River.

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co.
    • Date: 1856
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    A new and complete railroad map of the United States compiled...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing cities, state boundaries, finished railroads, and railroads in progress.

    • Contributor: Perris, William
    • Date: 1857
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    A new and complete county map of all the rail roads in the Un...

    Covers the eastern half of the United States. Shows drainage, county boundaries, and place names.

    • Contributor: Schultz, John H.
    • Date: 1857
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    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. (gouverneur Kemble) - Bien, Julius - Davis, Jefferson - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
    • Date: 1855
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    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 - Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad Company
    • Date: 1858
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    Map of the Fremont and Indiana Rail Road and its connections,...

    Map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing drainage, place names, state boundaries, and the completed and proposed railroad network. Chartered April 25, 1853. Opened in 1859.

    • Contributor: Medberry, S. - Fremont and Indiana Railroad Company
    • Date: 1858
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    A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its ...

    Sketch map of the eastern United States showing the railroad network and emphasizing the routes between St. Louis and Chicago, and Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York.

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Date: 1854
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    A new and complete rail road map of the United States compile...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing cities, state boundaries, "finished railroads," and "railroads in progress."

    • Contributor: Perris, William
    • Date: 1858
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    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 - Sage (j.) & Sons
    • Date: 1858
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    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. - Sabine and Galveston Bay Railroad
    • Date: 1859
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    Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing t...

    Outline map of the continental United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, forts, finished and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T. - Smith, Rae
    • Date: 1859
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    Railroad map of the eastern, western and northern states, and...

    General map covering the northeastern and north-central United States and part of eastern Canada. Shows drainage, cities, roads, canals, and "railroads completed" and "in progress."

    • Contributor: Mitchell's Map Publication Office - Mitchell, S. Augustus (samuel Augustus)
    • Date: 1859
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    Map of the Toledo, Wabash, and Gt. Western Rail Road Line, an...

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing railroad lines and major cities.

    • Contributor: Olmstead, S. R. (samuel R.) - Toledo, Wabash, and Great Western Railroad - Olmstead, S. R.
    • Date: 1859
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    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.
    • Date: 1859
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    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.
    • Date: 1860
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    Colton's new railroad & county map of the United States and t...

    Detailed county map of the eastern half of the United States showing place names and the railroads.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1860
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    Goldthwait's map of the United States, British Provinces, Mex...

    Shows drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries.

    • Contributor: Goldthwait, J. H.
    • Date: 1861
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    Lloyd's American railroad map.

    Covers area east of the Mississippi River. Omits most of Florida and northern Maine. Indicates "railroads in running order." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1861
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    Complete map of the rail roads and water courses, in the Unit...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Shows steamboat routes and railroads in operation, in progress, and projected.

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga Railroad an...

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

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - New Orleans, Mobile, and Chattanooga Railroad
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of United States military rail roads, showing the rail ro...

    Map of the Southeast showing towns, forts, rivers, and state boundaries. Railroad gauge indicated by color.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Date: 1866
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    American Central Railway, 1866.

    Outline map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, and place names concentrated along the main line between Omaha City and Tifflin, Ohio; shows connections of the American Central Railway with the railroad network.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius - American Central Railway
    • Date: 1866
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    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
    • Date: 1866
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    A map showing the Atlantic Mississippi & Ohio R.R. and its co...

    Map of the eastern half of the United States shows drainage, counties, cities and towns, canals, railroads, and a table of railroad distances; see also entry 599.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Atlantic, Mississippi & Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1867
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    Map showing the Toledo, Peoria, & Warsaw Railway and its conn...

    Map of the Midwest showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw Railway
    • Date: 1867
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    New railway map of the United States.

    Detailed map of the eastern half of the United States to the 93d Meridian, framed in decorative borders. Indicates drainage, state, county, and township boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, the railroad network, and distances between stations. Incomplete railroads are shown by thin black lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1867
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    Lloyd's railroad, telegraph & express map of the United State...

    Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, forts and fortification, express companies, railroads, and magnetic telegraph wires. Includes railroads which have been completed and in operation up to July 1863.

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1867
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    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 - Southern Continental Railroad
    • Date: 1867
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    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
    • Date: 1868
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    Map showing the Iowa & Missouri State Line Railroad and its c...

    Township and county map of the northern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Iowa & Missouri State Line Railroad
    • Date: 1868
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    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.
    • Date: 1870
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    Railroad map of Pennsylvania Company showing the Pennsylvania...

    Map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with names of lines and mileage between stations.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Date: 1871
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    Map showing the line of the Plymouth, Kankakee, & Pacific Rai...

    Map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. This is the Indiana portion of a projected railroad from Plymouth, Ind., on the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad, to Bureau Junction, on the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Plymouth, Kankakee, and Pacific Railroad
    • Date: 1871
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    Watson's new rail-road and distance map of the United States ...

    Eastern half of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroads with mileage and names of lines. Smithsonian Deposit May 27, 1931.

    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Date: 1871
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    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. - Louisville, New Albany, and St. Louis Air Line Railway Company
    • Date: 1872
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    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
    • Date: 1872
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    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
    • Date: 1873
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    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
    • Date: 1873
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    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
    • Date: 1874
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    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. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Guernsey, Darius L.
    • Date: 1874
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    Map of the Pittsburg [sic], Fort Wayne & Chicago, Cleveland a...

    Map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named lines. Emphasis on the main lines. See also entry 504.

    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company - Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railway Company
    • Date: 1874
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    Texas and Pacific Railway and its connections.

    General map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Texas & Pacific Railway
    • Date: 1876
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    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.
    • Date: 1876
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    General map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road & its connect...

    Part of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, major drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with mail lines emphasized.

    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1876
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    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
    • Date: 1876
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    Map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road with its branches and...

    Map of the Eastern U.S. showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, canals, named railroad network, and the B. & O. in heavy black lines, indicates cooperative connections, unfinished and proposed lines.

    • Contributor: Elmer, Walter F. - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1878
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    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
    • Date: 1879
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    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
    • Date: 1879
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    Map of the Cincinnati Southern Railway and connections ... Pu...

    Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with heavy red and black lines for the main lines. Distances shown by 100-mile concentric circles centered on Cincinnati.

    • Contributor: Mendenhall, Edward - Cincinnati Southern Railway Company
    • Date: 1879
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    Map of the Wisconsin Central Line and connections.

    Map of the western United States framed in border giving major stations along the route and a shippers guide. Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines. The main line emphasized in heavy black.

    • Contributor: Matthews-Northrup Company - Wisconsin Central Railroad Company
    • Date: 188?
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    Map showing lines and connections of the Shenandoah Valley an...

    Map of the eastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad netowrk with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of mileage between stations.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Shenandoah Valley Railway Company
    • Date: 1881
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    Correct map of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Rail Road ...

    Map of the United States, eastern and western sheets, with relief by hachuring, drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and Indian reservations. The railroad network is overprinted in red. Heavy red lines indicate main line of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad.

    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
    • Date: 1881
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    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. - Richmond and Danville Railroad Company
    • Date: 1881
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    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
    • Date: 1881
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    The Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia Air Line; the Shenandoah...

    Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network emphasizing the main lines.

    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company - Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia Air Line Railroad
    • Date: 1882