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Maps Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific.

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Title
Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific.
Summary
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 Names
Johnson, Edwin Ferry, 1803-1872.
Created / Published
Hartford, Conn., 1853.
Subject Headings
-  Railroads--United States--Maps
-  United States
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:6,750,000.
-  Reproduced in Carl I. Wheat's Mapping the Transmississippi West, v. 3. (San Francisco, Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957-63), p. 193.
-  LC Railroad maps, 24
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
map 52 x 83 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3701.P3 1853 J6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3701p.rr000240
Library of Congress Control Number
98688316
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98688316
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=98688316&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Johnson, Edwin Ferry. Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific. Hartford, Conn, 1853. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688316/. (Accessed July 25, 2016.)

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Johnson, E. F. (1853) Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific. Hartford, Conn. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688316/.

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Johnson, Edwin Ferry. Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific. Hartford, Conn, 1853. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/98688316/>.