MapRailroad maps, 1828-1900
Railroad maps collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Railroad maps represent an important historical record, illustrating the growth of travel and settlement as well as the development of industry and agriculture in the United States. They depict the development of cartographic style and technique, highlighting the achievement of early railroaders. Included in the collection are progress report surveys for individual lines, official government surveys, promotional maps, maps showing land grants and rights-of-way,...
- Date: 1998
MapDiagram of the United States of America, Mexico, the West India Islands and Isthmus of Darien; by W. T. Steiger, General Land Office. Outline map of the United States and Middle America showing proposed routes of the Pacific Rail Road and its branches in connection with the various systems of existing and unfinished rail roads from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
- Contributor: Steiger, W. T. - United States. General Land Office
- Date: 1854
MapGoldthwait's map of the United States, British Provinces, Mexico, Central America, W. India Is. &c., exhibiting the railroads with their distances, single and double tracks and width of gauge. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries.
- Contributor: Goldthwait, J. H.
- Date: 1861
MapSkeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola, and its relative position to the various important ... Outline map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and constructed and contemplated railroads. The southern portion of map indicates proposed shipping routes to points in the West Indies and Middle America. This is one of the earliest small-scale government maps to show a railroad network. [From published bibliography]
- Contributor: United States. Congress. House
- Date: 1848
MapThe route of the Alaska excursion steamers. 14088 U.S. Copyright Office Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes ancillary maps of the Northwestern States and Alaska.
- Contributor: Fee, Charles S.
- Date: 1891
MapGeneral railway map engraved expressly for the Official guide of the railways and steam navigation lines of the United States, Porto[sic] Rico, Canada, Mexico and Cuba : comprising maps of the United ... Relief shown by hachures. Includes nine inset maps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- Contributor: National Railway Publication Company
- Date: 1918
MapRand, Mc.Nally & Co's official railroad map of the United States with portions of the Dominion of Canada, the Republic of Mexico, and the West Indies. Compiled from government surveys, and official ... Very detailed commercial map of the continental United States showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, railroad stations, the entire railroad network with names or abbreviations of railroad companies along each line. [From published bibliography]
- Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
- Date: 1893
MapHarper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada : showing the canals, rail roads, and principal stage routes Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 24 insets, county population table, and notes indicating distribution of Native American populations. In upper left margin in manuscript ink: "Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the So. Dist. of New York August 4,...
- Contributor: Breese, Samuel - Harper & Brothers
- Date: 1847
MapMap of North America from the latest authorities, showing the proposed railroad routes from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1849 by J.H. Colton in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. Includes list of "Geographical statistic's," distance list, and illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image....
- Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co. - Disturnell, John - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
- Date: 1854