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    Terminals of the Chicago and North-Western Railway at Chicago Inset: Chicago & North Western Railway terminals at Chicago. 24 x 20 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. PM3
    • Contributor: Geo. H. Walker & Co.
    • Date: 1902
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    D.B. Cooke & Co's railway guide for Illinois shewing all the ... Outline map showing "R.R. in operation" and "R.R. in Progress." [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: D. Cooke & Co.
    • Date: 1855
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    G. Woolworth Colton's railroad map of Illinois. Township map showing place names, counties, and the railroad system. At bottom of the map appear statements about the economic conditions of the state and its railroads.
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1861
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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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    Railroad map of Illinois prepared under the direction of, and... Shows drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network coded by color.
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1898
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    Map of the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad and its connections... Township map of northern Missouri and parts of Kansas and Illinois showing rivers, place names, railroads, and the land grant to the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad. Profile of the railroad is shown across bottom of map. Chartered in 1847 and completed in 1859.
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1860
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    Fox River Valley R.R. in Wisconsin with its connections. Shows area of southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Indicates county boundaries, larger cities, and some drainage. The line was chartered in 1852 and constructed in 1854.
    • Contributor: Lipman & Riddle - Fox River Valley Railroad
    • Date: 1857
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    Hannibal & St. Joseph Railway & connections. Small sketch map showing drainage and the major cities and towns in the midwest. Includes railroad stations along a heavy distorted line representing the main railroad line in Missouri. This is an early example of the typical timetable map developed in the 1870's which was designed to place emphasis on specific routes.
    • Contributor: Thomas, G. F. - Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing the line of the Louisville, New Albany, and St. L... Map of the middle Atlantic and central United States showing drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines. Indicates coal field in Illinois and Indiana.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Louisville, New Albany, and St. Louis Air Line Railway Company
    • Date: 1872
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    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois. One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices. The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6,000 and traveled over a million miles a year on ...
    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H. - United States. Railway Mail Service
    • Date: 1897