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
Detailed township map of the north-central states indicating drainage, cities and towns, townships, county boundaries, the road and railroad networks, and in blue overprint the connections with the Iowa Central line.
J.H. Colton & Co. - Iowa Central Air Line Railroad
Map of the north-central United States showing the railroad network. Includes a historical description of Muscatine, Iowa. The map appears on the verso of letter stationery date lined "Muscatine, Iowa,--185."
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
Detailed map of the north-central states framed in decorative borders indicating drainage, state, county, and township boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, railroads, and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]
Colton, J. H. (joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
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
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
Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, administrative boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Consolidated June 30, 1868, from Cedar Rapids and Burlington and the Cedar Rapids and St. Paul.
G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Minnesota Railroad Company