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    Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; September, 1855.

    Topographical map of part of northern Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads with distances. Includes profiles. Chartered March 11, 1850. Opened in 1854 from Manassas Junction to Strasburg. Va. Consolidated June 1, 1867, with the Orange and Alexandria, forming the Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Railroad. See entries 507 and 508.

    • Contributor: Dwyer, Thomas - Manassas Gap Railroad Company
    • Date: 1855
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    Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connections : north, south, east, and west

    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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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838

    Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (william) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    Transportation map of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:1,457,280; 1 in. represents approx. 23 miles. Shows transportation zones, trackage rights, principal stations, distances between rail intersections, major U.S., Interstate, and State highways, and navigable waterways. Includes "Index to railroads." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (u.s.) - United States. Federal Railroad Administration. Office of Policy and Program Development
    • Date: 1976
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    Map showing the Albemarle & Pantego Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the coastal regions of Virginia and North Carolina showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, and mills; main railroads in heavy lines.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Albemarle and Pantego Railroad
    • Date: 1887
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    Map showing the projected route of the Potomac and Ohio Railway.

    Middle Atlantic area showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in West Virginia and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated by the West Virginia legislature, 1867-68.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Potomac and Ohio Railway
    • Date: 1874
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    Map of eastern Virginia

    Shows railroads and radial distances from Richmond. Also covers parts of Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Relief shown by hachures. Inscribed in pencil inside front cover: Geo. W. Lay to Genl. Beauregard. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.35 LC copy imperfect: Worm holes on left side of map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (firm)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of central Virginia showing proposed southern extension of the Shenandoah Valley R.R. from Waynesboro to Bonsack's

    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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    Railway mail map of Virginia

    Shows names of some residents. Includes table of abbreviations and inset of western Virginia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Earl P. (earl Palmer) - Hopkins, Earl P.
    • Date: 1910
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    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
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    Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia, under the direction of Capt. J. D. Graham, U.S. Top. Eng., 1831 and 1832; surveyed ...

    Topographic map surveyed in strips along the railroad routes. Shows property owners and covers an area between the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers to Winchester. Includes table showing "a summary of the routes surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia."

    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A. (andrew Atkinson) - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company - Humphreys, A. A.
    • Date: 1831
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    Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road.

    Strip map of Virginia between Lynchburg and Bristol, Tenn. Shows drainage, coal and copper fields, county boundaries, cities, towns, and roads. Chartered March 24, 1848, under the name of Lynchburg abd Tennessee Railroad. Consolidated in 1871 under Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad. See entry 331. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Blackford, W. W. (william Willis) - Ritchie & Dunnavant - Blackford, W. W.
    • Date: 1856
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    Map of Royal Land Company's railroad (narrow gauge) from their anthracite coal fields to deep water

    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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    Profile, Royal Land Co. R.R.

    Shows mineral deposits from Matthias' Point to Briery Branch Gap, Virginia. Pen-and-ink, pencil (some col.), and crayon on 2 sheets pasted together, mounted on cloth. "Scale 50 horizontal to 2 vertical." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H268 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil in upper right corner: No. 2. In pencil on verso: 330 crossed ...

    • Contributor: Braxton, Carter M. - Royal Land Company
    • Date: 188?
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    Map showing locations of iron properties on and near Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, Virginia

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows area west of Staunton to Covington, Virginia. Pen-and-ink and watercolor over pencil grid on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H234 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 203.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1879
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    Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va.

    The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

    Shows rail connections between Harpers Ferry and Winchester, Acquia Creek to Rocky Mount and Huntsville, N.C., and a line from Gosport to Newsons Depot.

    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Date: 1848
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    Map showing location of and railways to the Flat-top and New River Coking Coalfield of Virginia and West Virginia

    "Copyright 1885 by Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Va." Annotated in color pencil showing railway routes and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1888
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    A map of the Virginia Central Railroad, west of the Blue Ridge, and the preliminary surveys, with a profile of the grades.

    Detailed topographic map between Waynesboro and Covington showing relief by hachures, drainage, county roads and turnpikes, railroad lines, and "preliminary lines," county names, and boundaries. Distances are indicated at lower right of map. Consolidated in 1868 into the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. See entry 365. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Citti, L. F.
    • Date: 1860
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    Maps showing the Norfolk, Albermarle & Atlantic Railroad and its connections.

    Main map shows southern tidewater Virginia and eastern North Carolina. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, counties, canals, and railroads in blue and red.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Norfolk, Albermarle, and Atlantic Railroad
    • Date: 1891
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    Map of the proposed line of Rail Road connection between tide water Virginia and the Ohio River at Guyandotte, Parkersburg and Wheeling

    Scale ca. 1:625,000. LC Railroad maps, 81 Description derived from published bibliography. Annotations added in pencil and colored inks to indicate "Railroads tending to Richmond, Norfolk Alexandria and Baltimore," and the "proposed extension of the Manassas Gap Railroad west . . . Sep. 1852." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Vaisz, W. - Virginia. Board of Public Works
    • Date: 1852
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    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.

    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, ...

    • Contributor: Faul, August - Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company
    • Date: 1854
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    Richmond and York River Railroad

    "Sketch from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Extends from Richmond west to West Point. Also shows the course of the Pamunkey River. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the West Virginia Midland Railway and its connections.

    Map of West Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - West Virginia Midland Railroad
    • Date: 1883
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    Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the harbor of West Point as an entrepot for emmigration and the shipment of the products of the southern and western ...

    Shows major railways to the west. Relief shown by contours. Also covers Maryland, West Virginia, and Delaware. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in lower left corner stamped in blue ink: 66. LC copy imperfect: Torn with minor losses along vertical fold lines and mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Quackenbush, Eugene - Ed. W. Welcke & Bro
    • Date: 1875