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    Map of Through Traffic Railway from the middle & southern ant... Outline map of eastern Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey showing relief by hachures, major drainage, major cities, and the connections of the many tributary railroads serving the coal regions. Railroads are named along the lines.
    • Contributor: Hawley, Jesse L. - Through Traffic Railway
    • Date: 1868
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    Post-card map, vicinity of Washington D.C. E13284 U.S. Copyright Office Postcard map showing steam and electric railroads. Title on verso: Post card. Notation and address areas on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1908
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    Map showing the route of the Louisville, New Orleans, and Tex... Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Louisville, New Orleans, and Texas Railroad
    • Date: 1883
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    Map of central Virginia showing proposed southern extension o... Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H270 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1880
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    Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road and connections. Map of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating major drainage, larger cities, state boundaries, and the railroad network. Chartered April 2, 1852.
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad Company - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1855
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    Correct map of Dakota compiled from United States and Territo... "The large lines on the above map show the location of the Chicago & North-Western Railway, and its branches, the small lines its connections." Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company - Chicago and North Western Railway Company
    • Date: 1882
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    Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal t... 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
    • Date: 1853
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    Transportation map of New Jersey. Scale ca. 1:538,560; 1 in. represents approx. 8.5 miles. Shows transportation zones, 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
    • Date: 1976
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    Official railroad map of Dakota issued by the railroad commis... Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, Indians, and the railroads with lines named.
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1886
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    Map of Nebraska published by the Burlington Route 1886, compi... Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, Indian and military reservations, land districts, and the railroad network with names along the lines.
    • Contributor: Hirschfield, F.
    • Date: 1886
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    Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engi... Shows counties and county seats. A projected railroad is shown between Crawfordville and Bedford. Similar to 1852 edition but does not indicate the Whitewater Canal.
    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A. (Thomas Armstrong) - Morris, Thomas A.
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under... 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.
    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Date: 1857
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    Topographical map of the Mine Hill and Schuylkill-Haven Rail ... Map of Pennsylvania between Schuylkill Haven and Ashland showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities, towns, individual buildings, mines, mills, and the mining branch rail lines. Chartered on the March 24, 1828. 13 miles opened in 1831. Completed to Ashland in 1857. See entry 468.
    • Contributor: Poole, Henry W. (Henry Ward) - Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven Railroad Company - Poole, Henry W.
    • Date: 1854
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    A map of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and its principal conn... Outline map of the eastern half of the United States to about the 95th Meridian. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1860
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    Map showing the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé Rail Road and its... Shows drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
    • Date: 1886
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    Colton's railroad map of part of the United States south of t... Detailed map of the southern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1883
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    Colton's railroad & township map of Massachusetts, Rhode Isla... Detailed map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, county and township boundaries, and roads. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1853
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    Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Missi... Scale 1:760,320; 12 miles to 1 in. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps ... to Illustrate the Various Reports ... (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 160 LC Railroad maps, 161 LC Railroad maps, 162 LC Railroad maps, 163 Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W. - Davis, Jefferson - Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams) - Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin) - Kern, Richard H. - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1855
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    A geographically correct county map of the states traversed b... Detailed map of the central United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, wagon trails, and the railroad network. This line was chartered by the state of Kansas in 1859; the first 75 miles of line were not completed until 1871. See also entry 553.
    • Contributor: Woodward, Tiernan, and Hale - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
    • Date: 1880
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    Railroad & township map of Ohio. Detailed township map showing drainage, cities and towns, county and township boundaries, roads, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Date: 1854
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    Map showing the line of the Lake Erie and Louisville Railway ... Map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Consolidation of the Fremont, Lima, and Union and the Lake Erie and Pacific Railroads, February 4, 1865.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Lake Erie & Louisville Railway Company
    • Date: 1872
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    The American Union railroad map of the United States, British... Detailed map of the continental United States and portions of Canada and Mexico indicating drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, canals, stage roads, railroads, and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Guernsey, Darius L.
    • Date: 1874
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    Colton's railroad & township map, western states compiled fro... 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]
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1853
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    Map and profiles showing the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road wit... Detailed map of part of the middle Atlantic region showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, canals, roads, and the railroad network, with proposed extensions of lines.
    • Contributor: Jacobi, L. - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1858
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    Map showing the Washington and Ohio Rail Road and its connect... Map of the northeastern states showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Washington and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1870
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    Map of the Atlantic and Great Western Railway, with its conne... Outline map of eastern United States from the Great Lakes to Charleston, S.C., showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network, main lines indicated in heavy red and black; chartered in 1858 as successor to Meadville Company.
    • Contributor: De Bihan, C. - Atlantic and Great Western Railway Company
    • Date: 1866
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    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Missouri. 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...
    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H. - United States. Railway Mail Service
    • Date: 1897
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    Map showing the Houston & Texas Central Railroad and its conn... Part of southwestern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Houston & Texas Central Railway Company
    • Date: 1867
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    Railroad map of Michigan prepared for the commissioner of rai... Shows drainage, cities and towns, and railroads in color.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1876
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    Map showing the line of the Savannah & Memphis Railroad and i... Map of the southern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, mining and agricultural regions in Alabama, and the railroad network.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Savannah and Memphis Railroad
    • Date: 1872
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    Pennsylvania. General state map with railroads. Publication data from t.p. of encyclopedia volume. In upper margin: Vol. XVIII, plate IV. Map removed from 1894 Werner ed. of: The Encyclopædia Britannica, a dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature with new maps ... with American revisions and additions. Vol. XVIII (adjoining p. 497). LC copy imperfect: Torn at central fold line. Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Werner Company (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Date: 1894
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    General railway map engraved expressly for the Official guide... Relief shown by hachures. Includes nine inset maps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: National Railway Publication Company
    • Date: 1918
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    40 miles around New York
    Forty miles around New York | H.H. Lloyd's New York and forty miles around it : | New York and forty miles around it
    Regional map emphasizing railroads and areas/names of local municipalities. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1866, by H.H. Lloyd & Co., in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes text, notes, and publisher's map list. Map on verso: H.H. Lloyd's new map of the great...
    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co. - Fisk & Russell
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the rail roads of the state of New York showing the st... Outside the neat line are lists of distances arranged by individual railroad companies. "Connections with other roads" are listed across bottom of map.
    • Contributor: Petingale, Thomas
    • Date: 1858
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    A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its... Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of the earliest maps to indicate an operating railroad west of the Mississippi River, from St. Louis to Jefferson City. Topography is indicated by hachures only in the inset of California. Indian tribes...
    • Contributor: Williams, W. (Wellington) - Lippincott, Grambo & Co. - Williams, W.
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, showing its connectio... Outline map of Colorado and New Mexico showing major relief by hachures, major drainage, cities and towns, and county boundaries. Main lines are indicated by heavy colored lines.
    • Contributor: Eccles, S. W. - Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company
    • Date: 1881
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing ... Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va. Printed map with annotations by Sneden highlighting the defenses of Richmond, Va., and locations associated with the Battle of the Wilderness, 5-7 May 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Schott, Charles A. (Charles Anthony)
    • Date: 1862
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    Transportation map of New Hampshire and Vermont. Scale ca. 1:601,920; 1 in. represents approx. 9.5 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
    • Date: 1975
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    Map of the routes of the Union Pacific Rail Roads with their ... Strip map of the western United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean showing relief by hachures, drainage, minerals, cities and towns, and forts. Includes completed and proposed railroads.
    • Contributor: Keeler, W. J. (William J.) - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven R.R. & branches. Map of part of Pennsylvania between Schuylkill Haven and Ashland, showing drainage, cities, towns, individual buildings, mines, mills, and the branch rail lines connecting with the Philadelphia Reading & Pottsville R.R.
    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co. - Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven Railroad Company
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of the country tributary to the Northern Pacific Railroad... Map of northwest part of United States and southwest part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, isotherms, the wheat region, cities and towns, forts, routes and trails, the railroad network and the proposed Northern Pacific Railroad. The line was constructed under an act of Congress approved by Abraham Lincoln, July 2, 1864. It was completed in 1883 and approximates the route of exploration...
    • Contributor: Knight, E. H. (Edward H.) - Northern Pacific Railroad Company - Knight, E. H.
    • Date: 1871
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    General map of the Orange & Alexandria Rail Road and its conn... Outline map of the southeastern United States showing major drainage and important cities. "Directions and route to New Orleans and Memphis" are listed below the map title. Chartered March 22, 1848. Opened to Gordonsville in 1854. See entries 453 and 508. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Ackerman Lithr
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississipp... Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows Indian tribal locations, military posts, and routes and dates of expeditions and surveys. Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Authorities." LC copy annotated in...
    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Freyhold, Edward - Bien, Julius - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
    • Date: 1858
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    Colton's railroad and express map of the northwestern states ... North-central states. Shows drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, stations, and the railroad network with distances.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1872
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    Map showing the projected route of the Potomac and Ohio Railway. Middle Atlantic area showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in West Virginia and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated by the West Virginia legislature, 1867-68.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Potomac and Ohio Railway
    • Date: 1874
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    Map of United States military rail roads, showing the rail ro... Map of the Southeast showing towns, forts, rivers, and state boundaries. Railroad gauge indicated by color.
    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Date: 1866
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    Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Illinois. 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...
    • Contributor: Galbraith, Frank H. - United States. Railway Mail Service
    • Date: 1897
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    From Great Salt Lake to the Humboldt Mountains. Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Route near the 41st Parallel. Map no. 2. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy missing data on left side of map. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps ... to Illustrate the Various Reports ... (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 166 Description derived from...
    • Contributor: Egloffstein, F. W. - Davis, Jefferson - Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin) - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1855
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    From San Francisco Bay to the Plains of Los Angeles : from ex... Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Coast route, California Map no. 1. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps . . . to Illustrate the Various Reports . . . (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 158 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Custer, H. - Davis, Jefferson - Parke, John G. - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1859
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    Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning's rail road map of the Eastern Sta... Map of New England, part of eastern Canada, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, most of Maryland, and part of Virginia. Shows drainage, some relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. "Names of rail roads which are designated by numbers on the annexed 'Plan of the New England States'" appear at the right of the map.
    • Contributor: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
    • Date: 1856
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    Map showing the line of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad and its c... Map of the mid-central states and Texas showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Cairo and Fulton Railroad Company
    • Date: 1871
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    Colton's new railroad map of the United States & Canada. Shows drainage, cities and towns, and railroads distinguished by color.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1876
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    Map of the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad she... Sketch map showing the area between Philadelphia and Baltimore indicating drainage, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Consolidated February 5, 1838.
    • Contributor: Larkin, J. E. - Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore Rail Road Company
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of Pennsylvania Railroad with its connections, showing th... Map of the northeastern and north-central States showing the existing and projected railroad network. Chartered April 13, 1846.
    • Contributor: Friend & Au - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Date: 1851
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    Rail road map of the southern states shewing the southern & s... Scale ca. 1:1,880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 31.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by Thomas Kimber Jr." Inset: Southern part of Florida. 25 x 18 cm. Map depicts rail lines, roads, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and rivers. 1863 edition published by Willis. P. Hazard is listed as Civil War Maps entry no. 44. Geography...
    • Contributor: Philadelphia Board of Trade. Committee on Inland Transportation
    • Date: 1861
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    Proposed line of rail roads and hotels. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 4 copies.
    • Date: 190?
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    Map of United States military rail roads, showing the rail ro... Scale ca. 1:1,875,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 56 Map of the Southeast showing towns, forts, rivers, and state boundaries. Railroad gauges are printed in color. Engraver's name appears below the map title and in the lower right margin. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Date: 1866
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    Transportation map of Pennsylvania. Scale ca. 1:1,013,760; 1 in. represents approx. 16 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
    • Date: 1976
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    Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands o... Outline map of southeastern Virginia showing railroad connections in Richmond, Petersburg, and West Point. Indicates the Lynchburgh canal.
    • Contributor: Debow, S. Herries
    • Date: 1856
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    A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic]... Outline map covering New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Ohio; shows drainage, canals, important cities, and railroad connections, chartered in 1828, opened to York in 1838.
    • Contributor: De La Roche, G. F. - Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Company
    • Date: 1835
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    Map of the Fremont and Indiana Rail Road and its connections,... Map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing drainage, place names, state boundaries, and the completed and proposed railroad network. Chartered April 25, 1853. Opened in 1859.
    • Contributor: Medberry, S. - Fremont and Indiana Railroad Company
    • Date: 1858
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    Map of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy R.R. Map of the north-central United States showing relief by hachures, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, wagon roads, and railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated February 12, 1849, as the Aurora Branch Railroad. Known popularly as the Burlington Route.
    • Contributor: Heubach, Emil - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
    • Date: 1879
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    Map of the Toledo, Wabash, and Gt. Western Rail Road Line, an... Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing railroad lines and major cities.
    • Contributor: Olmstead, S. R. (Samuel R.) - Toledo, Wabash, and Great Western Railroad - Olmstead, S. R.
    • Date: 1859
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    Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and e... Shows rail connections between Harpers Ferry and Winchester, Acquia Creek to Rocky Mount and Huntsville, N.C., and a line from Gosport to Newsons Depot.
    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Date: 1848
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    Maps showing Arkansas Central, the Helena & Corinth, and the ... Map of the south-central states showing drainage, township and counties, cities and towns, and the railroad network with named lines and colored to emphasize main lines.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Arkansas Central Railroad
    • Date: 1872
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    Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under... Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different colors in dictate railroads in operation, in progress of construction, and proposed.
    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Texas, showing the line of the Texas and New Orleans R... Shows railroads actually built, partially finished, under contract, and chartered but not under contract. Covers area of the U.S. Southwest and northern Mexico and includes Louisiana, Arkansas, and parts of adjacent states.
    • Contributor: Gentry, A. M. - Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company
    • Date: 1860
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    Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississipp... 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.
    • Date: 1863
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    Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio, drawn ... Detailed map showing drainage, railroads under construction and completed, canals, post roads, towns, townships, villages, post offices, and county boundaries.
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1854
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    The Alaska Line. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Alaska Steamship Co.
    • Date: 1934
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    Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany a... Scale 1:6,000,000. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Bien, Julius - Warren, G. K.
    • Date: 1857
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    Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road. Map includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. Indicates topography by hachures, drainage, roads, property owners, and part of the city street plan of Philadelphia. [From published bibliography].
    • Contributor: Campbell, Henry R. - Kramm, Gustavus - Lehman & Duval Lithrs
    • Date: 1835
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    Railroad map, showing the fact that about 65 miles of railroa... Outline map covering New England states and showing the major rail connections with Montreal and Quebec, Canada. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: C. D. Andrews & Co.
    • Date: 1856
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    Lines of the Paterson, Passaic, & Rutherford Electric R'y and... Panoramic map of part of New Jersey showing drainage, major cities, some buildings, and railroad buildings. Stamped in blue ink "The Morrisse Electric Railway System."
    • Contributor: Morrisse, James A. - Paterson, Passaic, and Rutherford Electric Railway
    • Date: 1894
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    Map of the rail road surveys between Hillsborough & Chillicot... Map of part of Ohio indicating the located and explored railroad lines along the Milford and Chillicothe Turnpike. Shows "Air Lines computed by C. D. Jaques Esqr. C. E. from Hillsborough to Chillicothe." [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Morris, Ellwood - Cramer, Charles - Onken's Lith
    • Date: 1851
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    Colton's railroad & township map of the State of Maine, with ... Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows longitude from Washington. Includes population statistics and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1852
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    Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the no... Outline map of the eastern half of the United States showing canals, finished railroads, railroads in progress of contruction and proposed lines. Trade areas are indicated by line symbols and added brown and red color.
    • Contributor: Vaughan, David
    • Date: 1853
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    Map showing the different routes surveyed for the Union Pacif... Detailed map of Nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Gillis, J. R. - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Date: 1865
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    Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and ... Outline map of North America showing proposed railroad routes within the present limits of the United States. This is one of the earliest promotional maps for a transcontinental railroad to come before the United States Congress and claimed by the author to have been "conceived as early as 1830."
    • Contributor: Whitney, Asa - Miller & Co.
    • Date: 1849
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    Indian Territory showing railroad systems, June 30, 1902. In upper right corner: Exhibit 5. In upper left corner: Ninth annual report, Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. From: United States. Dept. of the Interior annual report, 1902. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Department of the Interior - United States. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes
    • Date: 1902
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    Map showing the line of the Louisville, New Albany, and St. L... 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.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Louisville, New Albany, and St. Louis Air Line Railway Company
    • Date: 1872
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    Map of the Philadelphia, Easton & Water Gap Rail Road. 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].
    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus - Philadelphia, Easton and Water Gap Railroad Company
    • Date: 1852
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    Maps showing the connections of the Little Rock and Fort Smit... Two maps on one sheet. Main map shows entire United States with its railroad system and emphasizes the main line. Secondary map shows land grants. Chartered in 1853 and opened in 1870.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Little Rock & Fort Smith R.R. Co.
    • Date: 1873
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    Map showing the route and connections of the Mississippi Vall... Map of Louisiana and Mississippi showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Mississippi Valley Railroad
    • Date: 1882
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    St. Paul to Riviere des Lacs : from explorations and surveys Scale 1:1,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Route near the 47th and 49th Parallels. Map no. 1. "Drawn by John Lambert. Topographer of the exploration." From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Topographical Maps... to Illustrate the Various Reports... (Washington, 1859) LC Railroad maps, 154 Description derived from published...
    • Contributor: Lambert, John - Davis, Jefferson - Stevens, Isaac Ingalls - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1859
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    Map showing the proposed rail roads from Boston to Burlington... Outline map of eastern New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and northern Massachusetts showing four proposed railroad routes. A list of distances appear below the title.
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1844
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    Map of routes for a Pacific railroad Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Report of the Secretary of War on the several Pacific railroad explorations, 1855. "This is a hurried compilation of all the authentic surveys and is designed to exhibit the relations of the different routes to each other. An elaborate map on scale of 1:3,000,000 is being compiled and is in an...
    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - United States. War Department. Office of P. R. R. Surveys - Bien & Sterner - Warren, G. K.
    • Date: 1855
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    Watson's new rail-road and distance map of the United States ... Eastern half of the United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroads with mileage and names of lines. Smithsonian Deposit May 27, 1931.
    • Contributor: Watson, Gaylord
    • Date: 1871
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    Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the No... Map of the north-central United States, east of the Mississippi River, showing the railroad network.
    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of the canals and railroads for transporting anthracite c... Detailed map of eastern Pennsylvania and parts of New York and New Jersey showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, cities, towns, and coal fields.
    • Contributor: Lorenz, William
    • Date: 1856
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    Map of proposed Arizona Territory. Map of the U.S. Southwest and part of northern Mexico extending from El Paso, Tex., to the Pacific Ocean. Shows proposed and practicable railroad lines.
    • Contributor: Gray, A. (Andrew Belcher) - Mowry, Sylvester - Middleton, Wallace & Co. - Gray, A.
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of the Philadelphia & Erie Rail Road the city and harbor ... 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
    • Date: 1862
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    Transportation map of Maine. Scale ca. 1:1,013,760; 1 in. represents approx. 16 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
    • Date: 1975
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    Gray's railroad map of Texas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: O.W. Gray & Son
    • Date: 1877
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    The route of the Alaska excursion steamers. 14088 U.S. Copyright Office Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes ancillary maps of the Northwestern States and Alaska.
    • Contributor: Fee, Charles S.
    • Date: 1891
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    "Standard guide" map of the state of Florida. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Matthews-Northrup Company - Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West System
    • Date: 1891
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    The American Union railroad map of the United States, British... Detailed map of the continental United States and portions of Canada and Mexico indicating drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, canals, stage roads, railroads, and proposed railroads.
    • Contributor: Haasis & Lubrecht
    • Date: 1872
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    Map of the Portland and Ogdensburg Rail Road line, and connec... Map of parts of New England and New York showing the railroad network and the progress of track construction along the Portland and Ogdensburg Railroad line. A reference table in the upper left of the map provides a key to 36 townships in Vermont.
    • Contributor: Hatch & Co. - Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Company
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of eastern Virginia 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.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1862