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  • Map
    Map & profile of the Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Wm. B. Gi... Includes a table of distances from Boston to New York. Shows rail lines from Burlington, Vt., south to Bellows Falls in Windham Co., Vt., and includes drainage and topography on both sides of the line. Indicates county and township boundaries. Chartered November 1, 1843. Name changed November 6, 1847.
    • Contributor: Gilbert, William - Rutland and Burlington Railroad
    • Date: 1848
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    A section of Colton's large map of Indiana with the Fort Wayn... Scale of map of the eastern half of the United States is ca. 1:3,300,000. The map indicates "Railroads finished and under way" and "railroads proposed." Chartered January 15, 1849.
    • Contributor: Holman, W. J. - Fort Wayne and Southern Railroad - Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1855
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    Map of the Erie Railway and its connections. Map of the northeastern and north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated in 1832 as the New York and Erie Rail Road. See entries 481-483. Became Erie Railway in 1861. In 1878 was known as the New York, Lake Erie, and Western Railroad. Incorporated again as the Erie in 1895.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Erie Railway
    • Date: 1869
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    Map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road with its branches and... Map of the Eastern U.S. showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, canals, named railroad network, and the B. & O. in heavy black lines, indicates cooperative connections, unfinished and proposed lines.
    • Contributor: Elmer, Walter F. - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1878
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    Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad. Outline map of Wisconsin and parts of adjoining states showing major drainage, important cities, and the present and proposed railroad network.
    • Contributor: W. Endicott & Co. - Chicago, St. Paul & Fond Du Lac Rail-Road Company
    • Date: 1855
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    Map of the railroads of Connecticut to accompany the report .... Map of Connecticut and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad network in distinguishing colors.
    • Contributor: Connecticut. Railroad Commissioners
    • Date: 1893
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    Colton's rail road and county map of the southern states cont...
    Colton's map of the southern states showing the counties & railroads, cities, towns, railroad stations &c.
    Relief shown by hachures. Insets: Galveston and vicinity, Texas -- Vicinity of the Rio Grande -- New Orleans and delta of the Mississippi, Louisiana -- Mobile harbor, Alabama -- Entrance to Pensacola Bay, Florida -- Wilmington and vicinity, N. Carolina -- Charleston harbor and its approaches, S. Carolina -- Beaufort and vicinity, N. Carolina. Imperfect: Creased, brittle, small tears along edges. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the Southern Express Company. Outline railroad map of the southern states printed on heavy paper, indicating the railroad network, with stations and names of railroad companies along each line. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Richardson, Alfred M. - Walker, Evans & Cogswell
    • Date: 1884
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    Map of the Reading & Columbia Rail Road connecting New York v... Sketch map of eastern Pennsylvania and northern Maryland indicating the railroad network and the connections with the coal fields. Shows major drainage, cities and towns, and four main coal field areas.
    • Contributor: Kase, S. P. - Reading & Columbia Railroad Company
    • Date: 185?
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    Map showing the Toledo, Peoria, & Warsaw Railway and its conn... Map of the Midwest showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw Railway
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the no... Outline map of the eastern half of the United States showing canals, finished railroads, railroads in progress of contruction and proposed lines. Trade areas are indicated by line symbols and added brown and red color.
    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Date: 1853
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    Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under... Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different colors in dictate railroads in operation, in progress of construction, and proposed.
    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the Frostburg Coal Company's lands showing the town of... Scale 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to 1 in. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 710/2
    • Contributor: Atkinson, W. G. - Frostburg Coal Company - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1860
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    Railroads in Michigan, with steamboat routes on the Great Lak... Shows main line from Detroit to Kalamazoo and from Munroe to Hillsdale.
    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Date: 1848
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    Map of the peninsula of Florida and adjacent islands : East C...
    Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and Indian River Railway
    Explanatory letter on inside of cover dated: Oct. 1, 1893. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset maps of the Bahama Islands and of the Caribbean Sea. LC copy lacks cover.
    • Contributor: Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and Indian River Railway - Matthews-Northrup Company
    • Date: 1893
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    Map of Long Island showing the Long Island Railroad. Map showing drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, roads, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Long Island Rail Road
    • Date: 1884
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    Map showing the New Orleans, Mobile & Chattanooga Railroad an... Map of the eastern half of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - New Orleans, Mobile, and Chattanooga Railroad
    • Date: 1865
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    Map showing the Houston & Texas Central Railroad and its conn... Part of southwestern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Houston & Texas Central Railway Company
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H... Map of northern half of Worcester County, Mass., showing drainage, cities, and townships. Shows beginning of survey north of Worcester and the survey for part of the Winchendon branch of the Fitchburg Railroad.
    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W.
    • Date: 1845
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    [Sketch of the "proposed route of Virginias Railway" to Flat-... Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H272 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 188?
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    Map & profiles of the Vt. Central and Vt. and Canada Railroads Scale ca. 1:180,000. "May 1st 1848." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Includes 2 elevation profiles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 610/1; 650/3
    • Contributor: Moore, James - Kennedy, Archibald - Bufford's Lith
    • Date: 1848
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    Barringtons new and reliable railroad map and shippers & trav... Index of place names appears to either side and bottom of the map. A list of "Railroads Represented on this Map" appears below the index.
    • Contributor: Duncan, Jacob M.
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Railroad & township map of Ohio. Detailed township map showing drainage, cities and towns, county and township boundaries, roads, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Date: 1854
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    Map exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New... Detailed topographic strip map showing the coast from New York City to New Haven, Conn. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Chartered in 1844, organized in 1846, opened in 1849. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Anderson, P. - Snyder & Black Lithogrs
    • Date: 1845
  • Map
    From the valley of the Mud Lakes to the Pacific Ocean. Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 4. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps ... to Illustrate the Various Reports ... (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 168 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W. - Davis, Jefferson - Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin) - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1855
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    Map of the Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven R.R. & branches. Map of part of Pennsylvania between Schuylkill Haven and Ashland, showing drainage, cities, towns, individual buildings, mines, mills, and the branch rail lines connecting with the Philadelphia Reading & Pottsville R.R.
    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co. - Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven Railroad Company
    • Date: 1857
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    Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railwa... Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads.
    • Contributor: Chicago & Northwestern Railway. Land Department - Chicago and North Western Railway Company
    • Date: 1869
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    Map showing proposed routes of the Richmond and Southwest Rai... Base map: Hotchkiss' Geological Map of Virginia and West Virginia, the Geology by Prof. William B. Rogers, chiefly from the Virginia State Survey, 1835-41, "With later oservations in some parts.' In pencil on verso: Geological, Va. ... [illegible] and red & white sticker: 138. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1875
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    Map of the Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio Railroad connecting t... Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio Railroad
    • Date: 1881
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    Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connection... Covers Maryland, eastern Virginia, Delmarva Peninsula, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows shipping routes in Chesapeake Bay. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1881 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress in Washington." Hand col. in red to show Southern Maryland R.R. and in blue to show connecting lines and...
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Southern Maryland Railroad
    • Date: 1881
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    Cram's township and rail road map of Indiana. Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage and cities and towns. Railroads are distinguished by color.
    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Date: 1888
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    Map of the railroads of the state of Maine accompanying the r... Shows drainage, townships, counties, cities and towns, railroads with names, and a list of "Street railroads in Maine."
    • Contributor: Allen, William A.
    • Date: 1899
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    Map showing the Washington City and Point Lookout Railroad an... Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Washington City and Point Lookout Railroad
    • Date: 1882
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    Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Bru... Map of eastern United States, showing roads, railroads, distances by rail, towns, state and county names, and boundaries. Areas shaded pink represent the "rebellious states" and the green areas represent "all the southern territory that we hold from the South, after four years' war up to October 4, 1864." -- LC Civil War maps.
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the rail roads of the state of New York. Shows drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, canals, railroads in progress, proposed, and in operation. Shows connection with mineral areas in northern Pennsylvania.
    • Contributor: Richmond, Van R. - Sweet, S. H. (Sylvanus Howe)
    • Date: 1870
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    Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland... Survey map along route of line covering strip of land in Maryland from Elk Landing to Tangier Sound. Shows streams, fields, land owners, roads, and the "lines run with compass & level, Lines run with compass." The line was chartered in 1853, organized in 1859, and the first section of road completed in 1860.
    • Contributor: Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) - McClelland, J. - Kearney, James - Eastern Shore Railroad - Emory, William H.
    • Date: 1853
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    Map showing the line of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad and its c... Map of the mid-central states and Texas showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Cairo and Fulton Railroad Company
    • Date: 1871
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    Trade map of the north western states showing the counties, t... Detailed map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1870
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    Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, showing its connectio... Outline map of Colorado and New Mexico showing major relief by hachures, major drainage, cities and towns, and county boundaries. Main lines are indicated by heavy colored lines.
    • Contributor: Eccles, S. W. - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Date: 1881
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    New rail road map of the United States and the Dominion of Ca... Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. The line was created by an act of the state of Illinois, February 27, 1847, and amended July 27, 1851. The line reached the Mississippi River on February 22, 1854, where the first bridge to cross the river was...
    • Contributor: Heubach, Emil - Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Company
    • Date: 1879
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    New county and rail road map of the western states and valley... Map of the central United States showing in detail relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with named lines.
    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Date: 1874
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    Map showing the proposed Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Rail... Map of the southeastern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and railroads with relation to consolidation, and connections to other lines in the south.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia Railroad
    • Date: 1893
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    Map showing the principal rail road in the middle & adjoining... Map of the north-central and middle Atlantic states showing cities, the railroad network, and the coal region boundaries.
    • Contributor: Veeder, N. - Schuchman, William
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of the routes of the Union Pacific Rail Roads with their ... Strip map of the western United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean showing relief by hachures, drainage, minerals, cities and towns, and forts. Includes completed and proposed railroads.
    • Contributor: Keeler, W. J. (William J.) - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Date: 1867
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    Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Missi... Scale 1:760,320; 12 miles to 1 in. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps ... to Illustrate the Various Reports ... (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 160 LC Railroad maps, 161 LC Railroad maps, 162 LC Railroad maps, 163 Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W. - Davis, Jefferson - Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams) - Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin) - Kern, Richard H. - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1855
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    Railway postal diagram of the state of Wisconsin prepared for... Shows county boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with names along the lines.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1882
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    Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States, reduced ... General map of the eastern United States showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Railroads are annotated in brown, canals in blue.
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Knight, J. W.
    • Date: 1840
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    Route of the Pacific and Atlantic Rail Road between San Franc... Map of the coast between San Francisco and San Jose showing roads, property owners, streams, and relief by hachures.
    • Contributor: Lewis, William J. - Pacific and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Date: 1851
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    From Great Salt Lake to the Humboldt Mountains. Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 2. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy missing data on left side of map. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps ... to Illustrate the Various Reports ... (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 166 Description derived from...
    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W. - Davis, Jefferson - Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin) - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1855
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    Cram's township and rail road map of Arkansas. Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, and cities and towns. Railroad lines are distinguished by color.
    • Contributor: Cram, George Franklin
    • Date: 1895
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    Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting line... Outline map of the northeastern and north-central states showing major drainage, relief by hachures in Ohio, place names, canals, and the railroad network. Chartered in 1848. Consolidated to form the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad. See entry 534.
    • Contributor: Roberts, Solomon W. (Solomon White) - Ohio and Pennsylvania Rail-Road Company - Roberts, Solomon W.
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of the rail roads of Pennsylvania and parts of adjoining ... Map shows drainage, counties, stations, and the railroad network in red.
    • Contributor: Anderson, J. A.
    • Date: 1871
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    Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and M... Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing "railroads completed or in progress" and "railroads proposed & authorized unless named as 'projected.'"
    • Contributor: Leefe, George E. - Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company
    • Date: 1852
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    Map of Royal Land Company's railroad (narrow gauge) from thei... Shows central Virginia from the Allegheny Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. Relief shown by form lines. Pencil (some col.) on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) H267 LC Railroad maps, 549 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Braxton, Carter M. - Royal Land Company
    • Date: 187?
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    Map of the State of Florida showing the progress of the surve... Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, railroads, location of the land grant railroads and indicating the 6- and 15-mile limits of grants. Shows land offices.
    • Contributor: United States. General Land Office
    • Date: 1859
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    A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & S... Detailed map of the area between Schuylkill Haven and Northumberland, Pa., showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, coal fields, canals, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Sheafer, P. W. (Peter Wenrick) - Sheafer, P. W.
    • Date: 1852
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    A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic]... Outline map covering New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Ohio; shows drainage, canals, important cities, and railroad connections, chartered in 1828, opened to York in 1838.
    • Contributor: De La Roche, G. F. - Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Company
    • Date: 1835
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    Map of the Chicago and Southwestern Railway and the Chicago, ... Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Chicago and Southwestern Railway Company
    • Date: 1869
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    Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio, drawn ... Detailed map showing drainage, railroads under construction and completed, canals, post roads, towns, townships, villages, post offices, and county boundaries.
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1854
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    The Santa Fé Route and connections, 1888. Map of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, stations, Indian reservations, state boundaries, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line. Includes railroad names. Profiles in lower left of map.
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
    • Date: 1888
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    Southern Railway and connections. Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, stations, named lines of railroads, and the railroad network with the main lines emphasized. Chartered in 1894.
    • Contributor: Southern Railway (U.S.)
    • Date: 1897
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    Route of the New River R.R., 188-. Sketch map of part of West Virginia. Dashed red line across the map indicates the "Proposed New River R.R." Shows counties and names the line of railroads.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - New River Railroad Company
    • Date: 188?
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    Map showing the route of the Chicago and Canada Southern Rail... Map of the northeastern and midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Chicago and Canada Southern Railway Company
    • Date: 1872
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    Railroad map of Indiana. Detailed township and county map distinguishing railroads by color and name. Includes a list of railroads in left margin, coded by color.
    • Contributor: Indiana. State Board of Tax Commissioners
    • Date: 1896
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    Gray's new trunk railway map of the United States, Dom. of Ca... Map of the continental United States and parts of Canada and Mexico showing drainage, some hachures to indicate major topography in the West, major cities and towns; names or abbreviations for railroad companies appear along each line. The map is printed in colors to distinguish major railroad connections. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Gray, Charles P.
    • Date: 1898
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    Map of Nebraska published by the Burlington Route 1886, compi... Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, Indian and military reservations, land districts, and the railroad network with names along the lines.
    • Contributor: Hirschfield, F.
    • Date: 1886
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    Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mex... Detailed general map of portions of North America framed in decorative borders showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, railroads in operation, and proposed lines. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of central Virginia showing proposed southern extension o... Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H270 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1880
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    Map of the Pennsylvania, Reading, and Lehigh Valley Railroads... Outline map of the middle Atlantic states showing the three major lines in different colors. Indicates major drainage, cities and towns, and names the railroads along the lines.
    • Contributor: Alter, R. H. - Pennsylvania Railroad - Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. - Lehigh Valley Railroad Company
    • Date: 1884
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    Map showing the location of the Flat-Top Coal Field and prese... Detailed map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1889
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    Complete map of the rail roads and water courses, in the Unit... Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Shows steamboat routes and railroads in operation, in progress, and projected.
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
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    Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode... General map showing drainage, cities, towns, state and county boundaries.
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Archibald
    • Date: 1846
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    Colton's railroad map (intermediate size) of the United State... Detailed map of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, internal boundaries, railroads named along the line, and railroads under construction.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1870
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    Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississipp... Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western expansion, it utilized and lists 45 major exploration and mapping reports from the Lewis & Clark to the U.S. General Land Office Surveys.
    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Freyhold, Edward - Bien, Julius - Fillmore, Millard - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map shewing the principal rail-road routes in the eastern, mi... Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing the railroad network. See entry 404.
    • Contributor: New York and Erie Railroad Company
    • Date: 1853
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    Map of northern military movements: between New York & St. Louis Scale ca. 1:5,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.35 This map was originally published as an inset on Charles Magnus's Complete Map of the Rail Roads and Water Courses, in the United States & Canada (see Civil War Maps entry no 14.33). Indicated are railroads linking New York and St. Louis, but military movements are not depicted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the Toledo, Wabash, and Gt. Western Rail Road Line, an... Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing railroad lines and major cities.
    • Contributor: Olmstead, S. R. (Samuel R.) - Toledo, Wabash, and Great Western Railroad - Olmstead, S. R.
    • Date: 1859
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    Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va. Printed map with annotations by Sneden highlighting the defenses of Richmond, Va., and locations associated with the Battle of the Wilderness, 5-7 May 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Schott, Charles A. (Charles Anthony)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and ... Map shows Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Includes a table of distances and indicates "constructed & completed" and "contemplated & chartered" railroads. The Cocheco line was chartered on July 2, 1847.
    • Contributor: Parrott, George - Cocheco Railroad
    • Date: 1848
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    Map of the Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections. Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States overprinted in red to show the railroad network. Chartered April 3, 1837. See entry 573.
    • Contributor: Faries, Robert - Sunbury and Erie Rail Road Company
    • Date: 1850
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    Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and ... Outline map of North America showing proposed railroad routes within the present limits of the United States. This is one of the earliest promotional maps for a transcontinental railroad to come before the United States Congress and claimed by the author to have been "conceived as early as 1830."
    • Contributor: Whitney, Asa - Miller & Co.
    • Date: 1849
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    New railroad map of the state of Maryland, Delaware, and the ... Shows drainage, canals, stations, cities and towns, counties, canals, roads completed, narrow gauge and proposed railroads with names of lines. Includes list of railroads.
    • Contributor: Gray, Frank Arnold
    • Date: 1876
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    Uncle Sam and his search light looking over the "Port Arthur ... Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies
    • Contributor: Hornbeck, F. A.
    • Date: 1896
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    Map of the Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its conne... Map showing parts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine indicating county lines, cities, towns, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Carter, T. J. - J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1845
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    Plan and profile of the Phil. W. & Balt. R.R., A.D. 1860. Strip map of a surveyed line, showing distances in feet, from Philadelphia to Baltimore. The map indicates portions of rivers and streams, the road pattern, and important towns.
    • Contributor: Harness, Olney - Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore Rail Road Company
    • Date: 1860
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    Map showing proposed routes of the Richmond and Southwest Rai... Base map: Hotchkiss' Geological Map of Virginia and West Virginia, the Geology by Prof. William B. Rogers, chiefly from the Virginia State Survey, 1835-41, "With later oservations in some parts.' On verso: Hotchkiss' Geography of Virginia, No. 3, Geological section by Profs. W.B & H.D. Rogers (1842). Horizontal scale 2.5 miles to 1 inch, 6 illustrations, and red & white sticker: 138. Stamped in...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1875
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    Map of Alexandria, Fairfax, Prince William, Stafford, and por... Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Imperfect: Lacks sections of margin. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Shows routes of the Manassas Gap, the Orange and Alexandria, and the Alexandria, Loudoun, and Hampshire railroads. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia pl. 37 Described in LC Information bulletin, v. 39, no. 15, Apr. 11, 1980, p. 122....
    • Contributor: [Blythe, Washington]
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Sectional map of the state of North Dakota published by autho... Township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, military and Indian reservations, and the operating and proposed railroads with names along the lines.
    • Contributor: Higbee, E. F.
    • Date: 1892
  • Map
    Map showing the war operations, in Virginia & Maryland. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449 Indicates railroads, principal towns, and a few batteries. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad, as... Shows New York state from Westchester County to Lake Erie, and part of northern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The line was chartered on April 24, 1832. See entry 404.
    • Contributor: Wright, Benjamin - New York and Erie Railroad Company
    • Date: 1834
  • Map
    Map of the Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road and its connections. Map of Wisconsin and parts of Illinois and Michigan showing drainage, county boundaries, larger cities, and the railroad network. The main line is in red, and the Milwaukee and Chicago Railroad is in blue.
    • Contributor: Nesbitt (Geo. F.) & Company - Milwaukee and Superior Railroad Company
    • Date: 1857
  • Map
    Cleveland and Toledo Rail-Road 1856. Sketch map of northern Ohio showing the railroad lines. Below the neat line is a list of officers and directors of the company. Chartered as the Junction Rail Road, March 2, 1846.
    • Contributor: G. F. Thomas & Co. - Cleveland & Toledo Railroad
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    From San Francisco Bay to the northern boundary of California... Scale 1:760,320. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Routes in Oregon and California. Map no. 1. "Drawn by John Young." From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps... to Illustrate the Various Reports... (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 169 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Davis, Jefferson - Abbot, Henry L. - Siebert, Selmar - Young, John - United States. War Department - Williamson, R. S.
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    The Rand McNally indexed county and township pocket map and s... Map overprinted in red to show railroads by number. Index to chief cities in left margin.
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1898
  • Map
    Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W... Scale ca. 1:220,000. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes "Distance" table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 490/1; 650/2; 700/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Trautwine, John C. (John Cresson) - Strickland, William - Latrobe, Benj. H. (Benjamin Henry) - Trautwine, John C.
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : fr... "The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt River."
    • Contributor: Dearborn, W. L. (William L.) - Dearborn, W. L.
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Map showing the different routes surveyed for the Union Pacif... Detailed map of Nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Gillis, J. R. - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Map of Florida : Exhibiting the post offices, post roads, can... "Entered according to Act of Congress, July 10th, 1839 by David H. Burr, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Sectioned into 2 pieces and mounted on cloth. Includes inset of Gulf of Mexico. Annotated below Clerk's Office statement: Deposited in the Clk's office of the ... [illegible] March 19, 1841. Imperfect: Torn and repaired , minor losses....
    • Contributor: Burr, David H. - Arrowsmith, John
    • Date: 1841
  • Map
    Lloyd's railroad, telegraph & express map of the United State... Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, forts and fortification, express companies, railroads, and magnetic telegraph wires. Includes railroads which have been completed and in operation up to July 1863.
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Map of the canals and railroads for transporting anthracite c... Detailed map of eastern Pennsylvania and parts of New York and New Jersey showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, cities, towns, and coal fields.
    • Contributor: Lorenz, William
    • Date: 1856