Maps Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection.

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Title
Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection.
Summary
Printed topographic strip map with manuscript annotations to show the geologic structure along the route of the railroad. The Alexandria and the Chesapeake and Ohio canals and stage stable for horses used on the Piedmont stage route to North Carolina are also indicated. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company was founded in 1848 to divert hinterland products away from Baltimore and Richmond to Alexandria, Va. Construction was begun in 1850 and was completed to Culpeper in 1852 and to Gordonsville in 1854, from where the rail line connected with the Virginia Central. Warrenton, originally on a proposed earlier route, was linked by a branch line in 1853. The Manassas Gap Railroad, the first rail line to cross the Blue Ridge Mountains, was completed to Strasburg in 1854 and joined Alexandria with the upper Piedmont Valley.
Contributor Names
Faul, August.
Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company.
Created / Published
New York, [1854?]
Subject Headings
-  Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company--Maps
-  Railroads--Virginia--Maps
-  United States--Virginia
Notes
-  Scale 1:126,720.
-  LC Railroad maps, 508
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
col. map 40 x 19 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3881.P3 1854 .F3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3881p.rr005080
Library of Congress Control Number
98688754
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98688754
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=98688754&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Faul, August, and Orange And Alexandria Railroad Company. [Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses sic Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection]. [New York, ?, 1854] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688754/. (Accessed December 04, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Faul, A. & Orange And Alexandria Railroad Company. (1854) [Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses sic Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection]. [New York, ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688754/.

MLA citation style:

Faul, August, and Orange And Alexandria Railroad Company. [Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses sic Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection]. [New York, ?, 1854] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/98688754/>.