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A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay.

A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head ...

Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outl... More

Plan de Boston avec les sondes et les directions pour la navigation. Traduit de l'anglais.

Plan de Boston avec les sondes et les directions pour la navigation. T...

Scale ca. 1:28,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Based on A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions. [1777] From the author's Pilote améri... More

Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à New-York avec les bancs, sondes, marques de navigation &c.

Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à ...

Scale ca. 1:70,000. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1230 Available also through the Library of Congres... More

Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à New-York avec les bancs, sondes, marques de navigation &c.

Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à ...

Scale ca. 1:70,000. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. "339." Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1229 Available also through the Library of Congress Web s... More

Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in which is mark'd the position of His Majs. ships on the 15th. of November 1777. The obstructions to the navigation of the river, laid down by the rebels, are also mark'd.

Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in wh...

Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1366 Available also through the Library of ... More

Plan of the inland navigation between South Edisto and Charlestown.

Plan of the inland navigation between South Edisto and Charlestown.

Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: C. Taylor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1551 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ima... More

Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation, between His Brittanic Majesty and the U...S...A...

Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation, between His Brittanic Majes...

Illus. in: Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation, between His Brittanic Majesty and the U...S...A..., t.p, no illus., printed in Phila, Aug. 12, 1795. This record contains unverified, old data from caption ... More

Travelers! tourists!! railroad men !!! Dinsmore's new and complete American railroad and steam navigation guide and route book ... Price 25 cents .... Dinsmore & Co., Publishers. No. 8 Spruce Street, New-York. For sale everywhere.

Travelers! tourists!! railroad men !!! Dinsmore's new and complete Ame...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122, Folder 21.

Origin of steam navigation...

Origin of steam navigation...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Hutchings, John.

Troy, Lansingburgh, and Waterford navigation lottery ... New York, June 1801.

Troy, Lansingburgh, and Waterford navigation lottery ... New York, Jun...

Imprint 2.; Lotteries. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 113, Folder 3.

... The following resolution passed the House of representatives on Wednesday last, and the senate yesterday. [Regarding the free navigation of the Mississippi River]. Frankfort, November 25, 1803.

... The following resolution passed the House of representatives on We...

Guardian of Freedom extra Frankfort November 25, 1803.; Transportation.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Print... More

Charleston Harbour and the adjacent coast and country, South Carolina : surveyed at intervals in 1823, 1824, and 1825 /

Charleston Harbour and the adjacent coast and country, South Carolina ...

Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Drawn by Hartman Bache, J.D. Graham, C.M. Eakin, W.M. Boyce, S. Wragg." LC copy 1 imperfect: Stained and torn in upper and lower po... More

Map of the territory of Florida, from its northern boundary to lat. 27⁰30ʹN, connected with the delta of the Mississippi : annexed to the report of the Board of Internal Improvement dated Febr. 19th, 1829, relating to the canal contemplated to connect the Atlantic with the Gulf of Mexico and describing the inland navigation parallel to the coast from the Mississippi to the Bay of Espiritu Santo and from St. Mary's Harbour to St. Augustine

Map of the territory of Florida, from its northern boundary to lat. 27...

Covers portions of southern states of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Bibliography. LC Trails 237 Available also through the Library of ... More

Rules and regulations, under which all hands are employed by the Lehigh coal and navigation company. Mauch Chunk. A. Sisty, printer. 2d Month, 13th, 1832.

Rules and regulations, under which all hands are employed by the Lehig...

On verso: Rules for government of MC Hands. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 153, Folder 16.

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route...

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 sou... More

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route...

Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of no... More

S.O No. 15. Revision. State of New Jersey. An act to preserve the navigation of the rivers and creeks within the state of New Jersey. [1846?].

S.O No. 15. Revision. State of New Jersey. An act to preserve the navi...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 100, Folder 2c.

Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 s... More

Aerial navigation. It is extensively known that the undersigned has by theory and practical experiment so fully proved and demonstrated the practicability of aerial navigation, that all who have examined the subject are convinced ... It appears

Aerial navigation. It is extensively known that the undersigned has by...

Aerial navigation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 200, Folder 6.

Navigation aérienne, système de M. Henri Giffard

Navigation aérienne, système de M. Henri Giffard

Broadside announcing Henri Giffard's first steam powered airship design in 1852. Includes a technical drawing of his design. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Navigation aérienne. Solution dʹun grand problème par lʹemploi des voiles mobiles ... Systéme Augte. Lanteigne, menuisier mʹecen., ... / dessiné par lʹauteur.

Navigation aérienne. Solution dʹun grand problème par lʹemploi des voi...

Scaled design drawings for a patent show Aug. Lanteigne's system of aerial navigation, which used a continuous belt of sails to achieve propulsion. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.) Title from item. T... More

Interesting facts for the consideration of the citizens of Washington ... It is a fact that Mr. Rufus Porter, of this City, has discovered an apparently feasible plan for aerial navigation, which has been satisfactorily tested, on a small scale

Interesting facts for the consideration of the citizens of Washington ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 201, Folder 12.

Dinsmore's complete map of the railroads & canals in the United States & Canada carefully compiled from authentic sources by Richard S. Fisher, editor of the American Rail Road & Steam Navigation Guide.

Dinsmore's complete map of the railroads & canals in the United States...

Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, and proposed, projected, and operating railroads. Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Another edition, ... More

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of the Georgetown Channel /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by ord...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also th... More

Salle de conférences ... Conférences experimentales sur la navigation aérienne par l'ingénieur Camille Vert, de la Drôme le plus léger que l'air par le poisson volant : le plus lourd que l'air par l'homme ailé ...

Salle de conférences ... Conférences experimentales sur la navigation ...

Broadside announcing a conference on flight designs by Camille Vert. Includes pictures of a lighter-than-air 'flying fish' airship and a heavier-than-air 'winged man' ornithopter. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Le trans-ether, aéro-moteur de la navigation atmosphérique / F. Ducroz, breveté S.G. du Gt., 25, rue du Buloi ; Harent, lith.

Le trans-ether, aéro-moteur de la navigation atmosphérique / F. Ducroz...

Scaled design drawing for a patent of a steam paddle-wheel driven motor for dirigible navigation, designed by F. Ducroz of Boulogne, 1859. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82).

[Illustrated cover and back page advertisement from Appleton's railway and steam navigation guide]

[Illustrated cover and back page advertisement from Appleton's railway...

Illustration showing train coming out of mountain tunnel and advertisement for sale of farming and wood lands showing men threshing.

Difficulties of a working general among the bayous Bayou navigation in Dixie / / from a sketch by Mr. Theodore R. Davis.

Difficulties of a working general among the bayous Bayou navigation in...

Four illustrations: men poling a flatboat; man seated on shore; soldiers along bayou; and a steamboat. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 7, no. 328 (1863 April 11), p. 225. DCRM(G) example 1F1.1 - Material without... More

Plan of Shanghai Harbour

Plan of Shanghai Harbour

Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A trestle on California Western Railroad and Navigation Co.

A trestle on California Western Railroad and Navigation Co.

Photograph shows train, with smoke blowing, moving across the tracks; passengers standing outside on last railroad car. No. 409. Additional title on item: California. Trestle on the California Western Railroad ... More

Colton's township map of Oregon & Washington Territory, issued by the Oregon Railway and Navigation Co.

Colton's township map of Oregon & Washington Territory, issued by the ...

Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, Indian reservations, ocean routes, and railroads with emphasis on the main lines. Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 5... More

New and correct map of the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad and Oregon Railway & Navigation Co.

New and correct map of the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad and ...

Map of northern United States and part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and railroads. Shaded area shows land grant. Main lines indicated by heavy black and red. Scale ca. 1:6,0... More

Arènes du sport aéronautique sous la direction de Eugène Godard, aîné, lundi de Paques, 6 avril 1885, à 2 heures. Experience publique de navigation aérienne, système A. Brisson (Breveté S.G.D.G.) ...

Arènes du sport aéronautique sous la direction de Eugène Godard, aîné,...

Broadside announcing an aeronautics exhibition organized under the direction of balloonist Eugene Godard and held in Paris in 1885. Includes picture of the balloon "L'Avenir" equipped with two separate passenge... More

San Francisco--unvailing [i.e., unveiling] of the Francis Scott Key Monument in the Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, July 4th / / photo. by Taber. The centennial of the settlement of the Northwest Territory--early methods of navigation on the Ohio River, from an old print

San Francisco--unvailing [i.e., unveiling] of the Francis Scott Key Mo...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1888 July 28, p. 377.

Dallas, Texas. With the projected river and navigation improvements viewed from above the sister city of Oak Cliff.

Dallas, Texas. With the projected river and navigation improvements vi...

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 907 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. and advertisements. AACR2: 100; 651/1

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Timber Shed at Lock 3, Approximately 300 feet West of Dry Dock, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Timber Shed at Lock 3, Approximately 300 feet Wes...

Significance: The timber shed serves as part of the Fox River Project Office located at Kaukauna Lock 3. The timber shed is an integral part of the Kaukauna Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-87-M ... More

Menasha Lock & Dam, Lockkeeper's Residence, Approximately 75 feet east of upper gate, Menasha, Winnebago County, WI

Menasha Lock & Dam, Lockkeeper's Residence, Approximately 75 feet east...

Significance: The lockkeeper's residence served as a residence for the lockkeeper and family, functioning as part of the operation of the Menasha Lock and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-90-A Building/str... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 3, Approximately 30 feet West of Dry Dock, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 3, Approximately 30 feet...

Significance: This frame storage/garage serves as part of the Fox River Project Office located at Kaukauna Lock 3. The storage facility is an important part of the Kaukauna Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number... More

Some of the crafts of lagoon navigation, World's Fair, St. Louis

Some of the crafts of lagoon navigation, World's Fair, St. Louis

H53547 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 90. Sold only by Up To Date View Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. Title from item.

A case for careful navigation / Keppler.

A case for careful navigation / Keppler.

Illustration shows a ship labeled "Republic" flying a banner labeled "U.S.A." navigating storm-tossed seas with a whirlpool labeled "Socialism" and cliffs labeled "Plutocracy" nearby. Title from item. Illus. in... More

Cape Lookout Light Station, Summer Kitchen, Cape Lookout, Carteret County, NC

Cape Lookout Light Station, Summer Kitchen, Cape Lookout, Carteret Cou...

Significance: A new Keeper's Dwelling (HABS NC-189-A), with detached Summer Kitchen, was constructed at the Cape Lookout Light Station in 1907. Built of wood frame construction, and resting today on a poured-in... More

Diagram showing the history of the exploration and navigation and survey of the Grand and other canons of the Colorado River of the West from 1540 to 1908.

Diagram showing the history of the exploration and navigation and surv...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Navigation at Bagdad - kufas, [round boats], meeting European steamer

Navigation at Bagdad - kufas, [round boats], meeting European steamer

J195485 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. (39)-11665. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Boats...; Iraq Bagdad 1914; Photog.... More

Rapide Croche Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, On northern embankment near lower gate, Wrightstown, Brown County, WI

Rapide Croche Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, On northern embankment near lo...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelter f... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 4, On Northern Embankment, near Upper Gate, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 4, On Northern Embankment, n...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. In addition, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelt... More

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Combined Locks, Between Waste Weir & Canal, North of Upper Lock, Little Chute, Outagamie County, WI

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Combined Locks, Between Waste...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. In addition, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelt... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 3, On Northern Embankment, midway between Upper & Lower Gates, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 3, On Northern Embankment, m...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. In addition, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelt... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 1, On Northern Embankment, near Lower Gate, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 1, On Northern Embankment, n...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelter... More

Appleton Locks & Dams, Lock Shelter at Lock 3, North of Lock 3, midway between Upper & Lower Gates, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Lock Shelter at Lock 3, North of Lock 3, midway...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such, the lock shelte... More

Cedars Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, Approximately 35 feet Southwest of Upper Gate, Little Chute, Outagamie County, WI

Cedars Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, Approximately 35 feet Southwest of Up...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelter... More

General railway map engraved expressly for the Official guide of the railways and steam navigation lines of the United States, Porto[sic] Rico, Canada, Mexico and Cuba : comprising maps of the United States, Cuba, Porto [sic] Rico.

General railway map engraved expressly for the Official guide of the r...

Relief shown by hachures. Includes nine inset maps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal

Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal

Scenes of the Panama Canal, generally in the natural order of passage, from a ship moving from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The ship passes by the Panamanian city of Colón on the Atlantic end, through the chan... More

Sand Island Light Station, Bayfield, Bayfield County, WI

Sand Island Light Station, Bayfield, Bayfield County, WI

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N44 Survey number: HABS WI-313

Michigan Island Light Station, New Light Base (1880), La Pointe, Ashland County, WI

Michigan Island Light Station, New Light Base (1880), La Pointe, Ashla...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N45 Survey number: HABS WI-317-D

Appleton Locks & Dams, Storage Building at Lock 3, South of Lock 3, near Upper Gate, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Storage Building at Lock 3, South of Lock 3, ne...

Significance: The storage building functions as part of the daily operation of the Appleton Locks and Dams Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-84-J Building/structure dates: 1978 Initial Construction

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 4, Approximately 15 feet Northeast of Lock Shelter, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 4, Approximately 15 feet...

Significance: The storage shed functions as part of the daily operation of the Kaukauna Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-87-P Building/structure dates: after 1982 Initial Construction