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  • Map
    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 Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands of the N. York & Richmond Coal Co, in Henrico Co. Virginia, their relative position to the city of Richmond ... Outline map of southeastern Virginia showing railroad connections in Richmond, Petersburg, and West Point. Indicates the Lynchburgh canal.
    • Contributor: Debow, S. Herries
    • Date: 1856
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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 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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    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 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
  • Map
    Map showing the economic minerals along the route of the Chesapeake & Ohio Rail Way to accompany the geological report of Thomas S. Ridgway. Covers area from Richmond, Va., to the Ohio River along the route of the railroad and shows the geological sections in which minerals are found. Consolidated from the Virginia Central and Covington and Ohio Railroads in August 1868.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine - Ridgway, Thomas S. - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1872
  • Map
    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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    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 of Alexandria, Fairfax, Prince William, Stafford, and portions of the adjacent county's [sic]. 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
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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 & 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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    Profile, Royal Land Co. R.R.
    Profile, Royal Land Company Railroad
    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 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
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    Map showing proposed routes of the Richmond and Southwest Railway. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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 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 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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    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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    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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    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 proposed routes of the Richmond and Southwest Railway. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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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    Railway map of Virginia and West Virginia
    Map showing the location of Lynchburg, Virginia Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Shows railways in Virginia and West Virginia, counties, towns and drainage. Relief shown by hachures. Copy imperfect: Annotated in red, major losses in center of map, and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1887
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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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    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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    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