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Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.

Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.

 
 
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Mississippi delta area shows drainage, sugar crop, parishes, major cities and towns, canals, and railroads with lines named and distances on the main line. This railroad was opened for first 50 miles on March 6, 1854. It was purchased in 1878 by the Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad. [From published bibliography]
Scale ca. 1:550,000.
Hand colored.
LC Railroad maps, 477
Shows sugar crop by parish.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
AACR2: 6102

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Date

01/01/1853
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Contributors

Bayley, G. W. R.
Childs & Hammond.
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