Three rail and canal route distances are tabulated and one steamboat route. The legend indicates "Rail Road route," "Canal route," and "Steamboat route." Shows coastal area between Philadelphia, Pa., and Charleston, S.C., indicating larger cities and rivers.
Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, coal and iron ore deposits in West Virginia and western Maryland, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Washington and Atlantic Railroad
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.
De La Roche, G. F. - Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Company
Outline map with colored state boundaries of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating larger cities. Shows "finished," "in progress of construction," and "contemplated" railroads. Chartered in 1846 with first section opened in 1851.
Leefe, George E. - Indianapolis and Peru Railroad Company
Outline map of the northeastern and north-central states showing major drainage, relief by hachures in Ohio, place names, canals, and the railroad network. Chartered in 1848. Consolidated to form the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad. See entry 534.
Roberts, Solomon W. (solomon White) - Ohio and Pennsylvania Rail-Road Company - Roberts, Solomon W.
Outline map of the northeastern United States showing railroads in operation, under construction, and under proposal. Chartered in 1846 and consolidated April 1855 with the Northern Indiana Railroad under the name Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana Railroad.
Jervis, John (john Bloomfield) - Michigan Southern Railroad - Jervis, John
Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing the railroad network. "Comparative Distances by the Great Railway Routes of Ohio from Columbus to New York" are listed to the right of the map. Chartered February 8, 1847.
Schuchman, William - Central Ohio Railroad Company
Outline map of the eastern Great Lakes, east to Philadelphia and New York City, showing the east Pennsylvania coal fields. Chartered April 8, 1852, under Philadelphia, Easton and Water-Gap Railroad. See entry 529.
Miller, Edward - North Pennsylvania Railroad Company