Collection Items

  • Map
    From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean : from explorations and surveys Scale 1:950,400. At head of title: Route near the 35th Parallel. Map no. 2. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 153 Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Sketch of ...
    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. D. - Davis, Jefferson - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Ives, J. C. - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Map of proposed Arizona Territory. Map of the U.S. Southwest and part of northern Mexico extending from El Paso, Tex., to the Pacific Ocean. Shows proposed and practicable railroad lines.
    • Contributor: Gray, A. (Andrew Belcher) - Mowry, Sylvester - Middleton, Wallace & Co. - Gray, A.
    • Date: 1857
  • Map
    Maps showing the Southern Pacific Railroad and its connections. Main map shows western states and includes relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and ranges, counties, railroads, and proposed railroads. General map, at top of sheet, covers the United States and shows the railroad network. First section, the Central Pacific linked California with Ogden, Utah, in 1869. The merging of the Central with the Southern Pacific was the inspiration of Leland Stanford, ...
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Date: 1875
  • Map
    Map showing the California and Nevada Railroad and its extensions and connections. Map of central California and Colorado showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, and railroads, with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - California and Nevada Railroad
    • Date: 1882
  • Map
    Denver and Rio Grande Railway System, 1886. Map of Colorado and part of New Mexico showing relief by hachures and shading, drainage, cities and towns, counties, stage roads, and railroads with the main line emphasized.
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Date: 1886