Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.
Topographic strip map showing proposed lines of survey. This is the earliest railroad map represented in the Library's map collections. It is listed as one of the "Rail Roads Never Before Delineated" by Henry S. Tanner in his Memoir on the Recent Surveys ... (Philadelphia, 1829). It was incorporated in June 1831 and was first intended forhorse-drawn power. [From published bibliography]
Hayward, James - Annin & Smith
Shows roads, canals, railroads, and proposed railroads. Counties are distinguished by color. Main mountain ridges are shown by hachures. Earliest general map of the state to show railroads.