Map Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, Jany. 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engr.

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Title
Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, Jany. 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engr.
Summary
Map of eastern Massachusetts covering the area from Boston to Wood's Hole and west to Providence, R.I. Shows drainage, place names and counties, and indicates mileage between stations. The Old Colony Railroad is double-tracked from Boston, south to South Braintree. The line was incorporated in 1844.
Contributor Names
Ferguson, W. E.
Old Colony Railroad Company.
Created / Published
[Boston], 1850.
Subject Headings
-  Old Colony Railroad Company--Maps
-  Railroads--Massachusetts--Maps
-  United States--Massachusetts
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:150,000.
-  LC Railroad maps, 506
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
col. map 70 x 50 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3761.P3 1850 .F4
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3761p.rr005060
Library of Congress Control Number
98688753
Online Format
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Description
Map of eastern Massachusetts covering the area from Boston to Wood's Hole and west to Providence, R.I. Shows drainage, place names and counties, and indicates mileage between stations. The Old Colony Railroad is double-tracked from Boston, south to South Braintree. The line was incorporated in 1844.
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Ferguson, W. E, and Old Colony Railroad Company. Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, Jany. 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engr. [Boston, 1850] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688753/. (Accessed April 26, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Ferguson, W. E. & Old Colony Railroad Company. (1850) Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, Jany. 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engr. [Boston] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688753/.

MLA citation style:

Ferguson, W. E, and Old Colony Railroad Company. Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, Jany. 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engr. [Boston, 1850] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/98688753/>.