Maps Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war.

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Title
Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war.
Summary
Outline sketch map of the United States west of the Mississippi River designed to show the relationship of the proposed railroad routes. First edition of the map appears in U.S. War Department, Report of the Secretary...Communicating the Several Pacific Railroad Explorations (Washington, 1855). [From published bibliography]
Contributor Names
Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882.
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
United States. War Department.
Created / Published
N[ew] Y[ork] Lith. of J. Bien [1857]
Subject Headings
-  Railroads--United States--Maps
-  United States
Notes
-  Scale 1:6,000,000.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Hand colored.
-  "This is a hurried compilation of all the authentic surveys and is designed to exhibit the relations of the different routes to each other: the topography represents only those great divides which form summits on the profiles of the routes. An elaborate map on scale of 1:3,000,000 is being compiled and is in an advanced state..." (see RR 174 for completed large map)
-  LC Railroad maps, 173
-  LC copy annotated in pink to show boundaries and names of states and territories.
-  LC copy annotated in ink on verso: Millard Fillmore May 15, 1861, No. 109.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  AACR2
Medium
col. map 52 x 59 cm. fold. to 22 x 12 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3701.P3 1857 .W31
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3701p.rr001730
Library of Congress Control Number
gm70005365
Online Format
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LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/gm70005365
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=gm70005365&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Warren, G. K, Julius Bien, Jefferson Davis, and United States War Department. Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war. [New York Lith. of J. Bien, 1855] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm70005365/. (Accessed December 05, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Warren, G. K., Bien, J., Davis, J. & United States War Department. (1855) Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war. [New York Lith. of J. Bien] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm70005365/.

MLA citation style:

Warren, G. K, et al. Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war. [New York Lith. of J. Bien, 1855] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gm70005365/>.