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Map Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific,

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Title

  • Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific,

Summary

  • Outline map of the continental United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, forts, finished and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]

Names

  • Lloyd, James T.
  • Smith, Rae.

Created / Published

  • [New York], 1859.

Headings

  • -  Railroads--United States--Maps
  • -  United States

Notes

  • -  Scale ca. 1:6,500,000.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Portraits of 28 railroad presidents are reproduced in the border, including: John Robin McDaniel, Jacob Strader, J. D. De Frees, John Caldwell, C. A. Brown, J. Edgar Thompson, Thos. D. Walker, E. Hobbs, R. N. Rice, S. S. L'Hommedieu, Wm. Case, George Palmer, P. A. Hall, Henry C. Lord, A. G. Jaudon, Edwin Robinson, E. H. Gill, W. T. Joynes, J. B. Warring, S. L. Fremont, John L. Helm, John Ross, A. S. Crothers, E. Gest, Erastus Corning, L. M. Hubby, W. H. Clements, John T. Levis,
  • -  "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1859 by J.T. Lloyd in the clerk's office of the District Court of the United States ..."
  • -  "Drawn & engraved at Rae Smith's ... N.Y. from materials furnished to the 36th Congress, March 1859 by G.K. Warren, Lt. U.S. Top. Eng. for the passage of the Pacific Railroad bill."
  • -  LC U.S. railroad maps, 37
  • -  Includes portraits of 28 railroad presidents.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  AACR2

Medium

  • col. map 39 x 72 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3701.P3 1859 .L5

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm70005361

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Lloyd, James T, and Rae Smith. Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific. [New York, 1859] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gm70005361/.

APA citation style:

Lloyd, J. T. & Smith, R. (1859) Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific. [New York] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm70005361/.

MLA citation style:

Lloyd, James T, and Rae Smith. Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific. [New York, 1859] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gm70005361/>.