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Maps A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839.

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Title
A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839.
Summary
Map of the southeastern United States indicating drainage, relief by hachures, place names, roads, canals in blue, Georgia Railroad in red, "R.R. completed & in progress" in yellow. "R.R. chartered & proposed" in brown. Probably made to accompany his Report of the Engineer in Chief, May 13, 1839. Created by Act of December 21, 1836. See also items 613 and 614.
Contributor Names
Thomson, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1808-1874.
Georgia Rail Road Company.
Created / Published
Phila[delphia], [1839]
Subject Headings
-  Georgia Railroad--Maps
-  Railroads--Southern States--Maps
-  United States--Southern States
Notes
-  Scale 1:2,000,000.
-  "The Georgia Rail-Road extends from Augusta Geo. The head of navigation on the Savannah River to the Western and Atlantic Rail-Road-which it joins--near Decatur. Length 165 miles. Length of W & A R.R. 130 miles-making the total distance from the navigable waters of the Atlantic to those of the Mississippi 295 miles.- The greatest rise on this route is 36 feet per mile and no satisfactory power required on the whole line."
-  LC Railroad maps, 416
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
map 56 x 74 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3866.P3 1839 .T48
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3866p.rr004160
Library of Congress Control Number
98688667
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98688667
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=98688667&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Thomson, J. Edgar, and Georgia Rail Road Company. A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839. [Philadelphia, 1839] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688667/. (Accessed August 26, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Thomson, J. E. & Georgia Rail Road Company. (1839) A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839. [Philadelphia] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688667/.

MLA citation style:

Thomson, J. Edgar, and Georgia Rail Road Company. A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839. [Philadelphia, 1839] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/98688667/>.