Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western expansion, it utilized and lists 45 major exploration and mapping reports from the Lewis & Clark to the U.S. General Land Office Surveys.
Contributor:Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Freyhold, Edward - Bien, Julius - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
Scale 1:360,000. Most of title and several small unimportant sections of the map are missing. LC Railroad maps, 407 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
Contributor:Koerner, P. W. Oscar - Florida Railroad Company
Detailed topographic map between Waynesboro and Covington showing relief by hachures, drainage, county roads and turnpikes, railroad lines, and "preliminary lines," county names, and boundaries. Distances are indicated at lower right of map. Consolidated in 1868 into the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. See entry 365. [From published bibliography]
Detailed strip map from rights of way surveys showing the location of the line between Sunbury and Erie and the counties through which the line traverses. Relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns along the line are shown. Railroad stations and distances in 10-mile intervals are indicated.
Contributor:Burgin, John F. - Philadelphia and Erie Railroad
Map showing Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and part of Texas. Shows drainage, cities and towns, and state boundaries, west of the Mississippi River. The adjoining area east of the Mississippi River shows only the rail network. The map indicates proposed, surveyed, located, and completed rail lines. Chartered in Arkansas in 1853 and in Missouri in 1854.
Contributor:Wilamowicz, I. - Cairo and Fulton Railroad Company
Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different colors indicate railroads in operation, in progress of construction and proposed.
Scale ca. 1:538,560; 1 in. represents approx. 8.5 miles. Shows trackage rights, principal stations, distances between rail intersections, major U.S., Interstate, and State highways, and navigable waterways. Includes "Index to railroads." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
Contributor:Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. Federal Railroad Administration. Office of Policy and Program Development
Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with the named lines. Heavy black lines emphasize the main line. See entry 614.
Contributor:Matthews Northrup Company - Great Kennesaw Route
Strip map of the United States between 36 degrees and 47 degrees north latitude. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, place names, and some trails in the western half of the map. Indicates the proposed lines for the western, central, and eastern divisions of the Union Pacific Railroad.
Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at lower right of map. Harrisburg to Pittsburgh Railroad is part of the Pennsylvania Railroad. See entry 517.
Topographic map of part of New Jersey and New York, covering the area north of the Hudson River and between Jersey City and Nyack, N.Y. The map shows drainage, roads, houses, cities and towns, single-track, double-track, and proposed railroads. Chartered February 9, 1854. Completed in 1859. [From published bibliography]
Contributor:Seymour & Tower - Sneden, William S. - Cady, A. M. - Robertson, Seibert & Shearman
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.