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Maps Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.

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Title
Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.
Summary
Mississippi delta area shows drainage, sugar crop, parishes, major cities and towns, canals, and railroads with lines named and distances on the main line. This railroad was opened for first 50 miles on March 6, 1854. It was purchased in 1878 by the Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad. [From published bibliography]
Contributor Names
Bayley, G. W. R.
Childs & Hammond.
Created / Published
N[ew] O[rleans] Eng. by Childs & Hammond [1853]
Subject Headings
-  New Orleans, Opelousas, and Great Western Railroad Company--Maps
-  Railroads--Louisiana--Maps
-  United States--Louisiana
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:550,000.
-  Hand colored.
-  LC Railroad maps, 477
-  Shows sugar crop by parish.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  AACR2: 6102
Medium
col. map 35 x 54 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G4011.P3 1853 .B3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g4011p.rr004770
Library of Congress Control Number
gm72003017
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/gm72003017
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=gm72003017&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Bayley, G. W. R, and Childs & Hammond. Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road. [New Orleans Eng. by Childs & Hammond, 1853] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm72003017/. (Accessed July 28, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Bayley, G. W. R. & Childs & Hammond. (1853) Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road. [New Orleans Eng. by Childs & Hammond] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm72003017/.

MLA citation style:

Bayley, G. W. R, and Childs & Hammond. Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road. [New Orleans Eng. by Childs & Hammond, 1853] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gm72003017/>.