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]
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. ...
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.
Steiger, W. T. - United States. General Land Office
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]
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, ...