Map Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.
About this Item
- Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.
- Topographic strip map showing proposed lines of survey. This is the earliest railroad map represented in the Library's map collections. It is listed as one of the "Rail Roads Never Before Delineated" by Henry S. Tanner in his Memoir on the Recent Surveys ... (Philadelphia, 1829). It was incorporated in June 1831 and was first intended forhorse-drawn power. [From published bibliography]
- Hayward, James, 1786-1866.
- Annin & Smith.
Created / Published
- [n.p.] Annin & Smith, 1828.
- - Boston and Providence Railroad Corporation--Maps
- - Railroads--Massachusetts--Maps
- - Railroads--Rhode Island--Maps
- - United States--Massachusetts
- - United States--Rhode Island
- - Scale ca. 1:64,000.
- - Relief shown by hachures.
- - LC Railroad maps, 348
- - Shows 2 possible routes between Boston and Providence.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- map 19 x 105 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- G3761.P3 1828 .H3
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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Chicago citation style:
Hayward, James, and Annin & Smith. Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way. [n.p. Annin & Smith, 1828] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gm70005003/.
APA citation style:
Hayward, J. & Annin & Smith. (1828) Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way. [n.p. Annin & Smith] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm70005003/.
MLA citation style:
Hayward, James, and Annin & Smith. Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way. [n.p. Annin & Smith, 1828] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gm70005003/>.