Maps of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads, with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of distances for "Short Cut to Tide-Water..." Chartered March 1, 1853. Name changed in 1876 to the Potomac, Fredericksburg, and Piedmonth Railroad. See entry 541.
G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Fredericksburg and Gordonsville Railroad
Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in Pennsylvania, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered in 1852. Reorganized in 1875 with the Geneva, Hornellsville, and Pine Creek Railroad. In 1882 became the Sodus Bay and Southern Railroad. See Entry 415.
G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Sodus Point and Southern Railroad
Outline map of the middle Atlantic states showing existing routes and, in red, the advantages of the proposed Metropolitan Railroad connections. The state of Maryland authorized extension of this line to Cumberland in January 1853.
[metropolitan Railroad Company (georgetown, Washington, D.C)] - Metropolitan Railroad Company (georgetown, Washington, D.C)
Outline map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Chartered April 8, 1852. Name changed to North Pennsylvania Rail Road. See entry 496. [From published bibliography].
Kollner, Augustus - Philadelphia, Easton and Water Gap Railroad Company
Detailed map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states indicating major drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, county boundaries in Pennsylvania, and major cities. Canals and railroads are annotated in colors. Chartered under the name Sunbury and Erie Railroad on April 3, 1837. Name changed in 1861 to the above. See also entries 571-573.
Sinclair, Thomas S. - Philadelphia and Erie Railroad
The map covers parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. Indicates counties and major cities. Chartered on June 9, 1832. Opened to traffic in 1854. Name changed in 1860 to Elmira and Williamsport Railroad.
P.S. Duval & Co. - Williamsport and Elmira Railroad Company
Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848. From Doggett's Railroad Guide, New York, (1848), p. 56. LC Railroad maps, 75 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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 ...
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.
Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (firm)