One of eight large-scale pictorial maps of midwestern states showing routes and post offices of the Railway Mail Service. Designed by Chicago railway mail clerk Frank H. Galbraith to help employees of the Railway Mail Service quickly locate counties and post offices. The maps were rented for practicing or prospective workers who numbered over 6,000 and traveled over a million miles a year on ...
Galbraith, Frank H. - United States. Railway Mail Service
Small sketch map showing drainage and the major cities and towns in the midwest. Includes railroad stations along a heavy distorted line representing the main railroad line in Missouri. This is an early example of the typical timetable map developed in the 1870's which was designed to place emphasis on specific routes.
Thomas, G. F. - Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company
Township map of northern Missouri and parts of Kansas and Illinois showing rivers, place names, railroads, and the land grant to the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad. Profile of the railroad is shown across bottom of map. Chartered in 1847 and completed in 1859.
Colton, G. Woolworth (george Woolworth) - Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company - Colton, G. Woolworth
Map of the middle Atlantic and central United States showing drainage, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lines. Indicates coal field in Illinois and Indiana.
G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Louisville, New Albany, and St. Louis Air Line Railway Company