Maps Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States and Canada. Compiled from the latest government surveys, and drawn to an accurate scale.

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Title
Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States and Canada. Compiled from the latest government surveys, and drawn to an accurate scale.
Summary
Very detailed map of the continental United States and parts of Canada and Mexico including drainage, international, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, trails, railroads, and railroads under construction. This map is very similar in cartography, content and scale to the maps which make up Rand, McNally & Co's Business Atlas containing large scale maps of each state and territory of the Great Mississippi Valley and Pacific Slope, Accompanied by a New and Original Compilation and Ready Reference Index, Showing in Detail the Entire Railroad System...Together with all Post Offices, Railroad Stations and Villages...(Chicago, 1876-77). [From published bibliography]
Contributor Names
Rand McNally and Company.
Created / Published
Chicago, c1876.
Subject Headings
-  Railroads--United States--Maps
-  United States--Maps
-  United States
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:2,027,520; approx. 32 miles to 1 in.
-  Prime meridian: Washington.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  "Engraved under the direction of C. H. Waite."
-  "The entire map is printed from electrotype plates, sections of which can be used for special railroad maps, publishers premium maps, maps to accompany reports, pamphlets, etc., etc., and for various advertising purposes. Designs furnished upon publication."
-  LC Railroad maps, 59
-  Includes insets of Alaska and Washington.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  AACR2
Medium
col. map 134 x 244 cm. on 4 sheets 76 x 129 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3701.P3 1876 .R34
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3701p.rr000590
Library of Congress Control Number
gm71000839
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/gm71000839
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=gm71000839&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Rand Mcnally And Company. Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States and Canada. Compiled from the latest government surveys, and drawn to an accurate scale. Chicago, 1876. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000839/. (Accessed December 10, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Rand Mcnally And Company. (1876) Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States and Canada. Compiled from the latest government surveys, and drawn to an accurate scale. Chicago. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000839/.

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Rand Mcnally And Company. Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States and Canada. Compiled from the latest government surveys, and drawn to an accurate scale. Chicago, 1876. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000839/>.