Map Colton's railroad & commercial map of the United States and Canada; compiled, engraved and published by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 1871.

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Title

  • Colton's railroad & commercial map of the United States and Canada; compiled, engraved and published by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 1871.

Summary

  • Detailed map of the United States east of the Mississippi River naming railroad lines showing cities and towns, railroad stations, state and county boundaries.

Names

  • G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.

Created / Published

  • New York, 1871.

Headings

  • -  United States--Maps
  • -  United States

Notes

  • -  Scale 1:1,267,200.
  • -  LC also has 1870 edition.
  • -  LC Railroad maps, 51
  • -  Description derived from published bibliography.
  • -  Insets: General map of the United States showing the railroad routes across the continent. 41 x 66 cm.--Map of the railroads of New England on an enlarged scale. 64 x 40 cm.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • map 6 sheets, each 92 x 77 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3700 1871 .G15

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 98688336

Online Format

  • image

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G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. Colton's railroad & commercial map of the United States and Canada; compiled, engraved and published by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. New York, 1871. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/98688336/.

APA citation style:

G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (1871) Colton's railroad & commercial map of the United States and Canada; compiled, engraved and published by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. New York. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688336/.

MLA citation style:

G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. Colton's railroad & commercial map of the United States and Canada; compiled, engraved and published by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. New York, 1871. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98688336/>.