LC North America, railroad maps, 44 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset map of the business district of Chicago, and 8 views. Timetables and advertisements on verso.
Rand McNally and Company - Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
Outline map of the north-central United States showing the canals and the railroad network and naming the Michigan Central and the Michigan Southern Railway. John B. Jervis was chief engineer on the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad in 1831.
Jervis, John (john Bloomfield) - Jervis, John
Scale ca. 1:1,710,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 9 At top of map: The seat of war. This is a map and not a bird's-eye view. It covers Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, and parts of Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Indian Territory, and Texas, and indicates forts, towns, rivers, roads, railroads, state boundaries, and relief by shading. Insets: Fort Pickens. 19 ...
Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1.5 Panoramic map looking south from Vienna, Illinois, to Holly Springs, Mississippi. Waverly, Tennessee, is on the left and Poplar Bluff, Missouri, is on the right. The map shows a military encampment and fortifications at Cairo, Illinois, plus roads, railroads, rivers, towns, relief, and woodland. Distances from Cairo to Batesville, Memphis, Little Rock, Poplar Bluff, ...
U.S. central states from Great Lakes to Gulf of Mexico, showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, roads and railroads. Principal north-south line, chartered in 1850 and incorporated in 1851. 706 miles opened for traffic in 1856. First railroad to receive lands granted by the passage of the "Illinois Central Land Grant Bill."
Rand McNally and Company - Illinois Central Railroad Company
Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Title from C. A. Hanna's The wilderness trail, 1910-1911. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 772 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2
Advertising map covering Michigan and vicinity. Shows drainage, cities and towns, railroad land grant, and the railroad network emphasizing the main line. Information on bond sale by Winslow, Lanier & Co., N.Y., on the verso. Under construction by Continental Improvement Company, George W. Cass, President.
G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Company
Shows north-central United States and includes drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 1, 1853. Completed in 1873. Became part of the Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Western Railway.
G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Indiana and Illinois Central Railway Company
Map of the midwestern states shows drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line and mileage between stations. General map shows transcontinental railroad connections.
G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Danville, Urbana, Bloomington, and Pekin Railroad
Scale ca. 1:1,300,000. Hand colored. Annotated in ink. One annotation shows where "Genr. Wayne defeated the Indians Augt. 20, 1794." Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Includes historical and descriptive text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 16, 1836, constructed in 1853. Consolidated into the Chicago and Northwestern Railway, 1864. See entries 369 and 370.
G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Galena and Chicago Union Railroad Company