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Why Northern Pacific railroad 7-30 gold bonds are a good investment for the mechanic operative, laborer and farmer? ... Jay Cooke & Co. New York, Philadelphia, and Washington. Financial agents Northern Pacific railroad co. ... [n. d.].

Why Northern Pacific railroad 7-30 gold bonds are a good investment fo...

On verso: (Stamp) GIFT, A P LOPER, APR-26-1938. 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 13... 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.

Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad, as surveyed in 1834, reduced from the plans as returned by Benjn. Wright, Civil Engineer, D. R. Harrison, sc.

Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad, as surveyed...

Shows New York state from Westchester County to Lake Erie, and part of northern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The line was chartered on April 24, 1832. See entry 404. Scale ca. 1:500,000. LC Railroad maps, 481 D... more

A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad connecting with it, Febr. 1839.

A map of the Georgia Rail Road and the several lines of railroad conne...

Map of the southeastern United States indicating drainage, relief by hachures, place names, roads, canals in blue, Georgia Railroad in red, "R.R. completed & in progress" in yellow. "R.R. chartered & proposed" ... more

Map of the Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its connection with other railroads.

Map of the Portsmouth and Concord Railroad, shewing its connection wit...

Map showing parts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine indicating county lines, cities, towns, and the railroad network. [From published bibliography] Scale 1:190,080; 3 miles to an in. Oriented with nort... more

Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord to Haverhill, N.H.

Map of the Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad from Concord to Haver...

Map covers parts of Belknap, Carroll, Grafton, and Merrimac counties, N.H. [From published bibliography] Scale ca. 1:125,000. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Railroad ma... more

Statistics of the Souhegan railroad. Amherst, Sept. 1846.

Statistics of the Souhegan railroad. Amherst, Sept. 1846.

Positive Photostat.; Transportation. 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 93, Folder 16.

Map of the Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad from Portsmouth, Va. to Weldon, N.C. showing its connection with railroad & steamboat routes,

Map of the Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad from Portsmouth, Va. to Weldon,...

Outline map showing area from Pottsville, Pa., to Macon, Ga. [From published bibliography] Scale ca. 1:3,250,000. LC Railroad maps, 557 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.... more

Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and Boston; compiled for the Cocheco Railroad Co. November, 1848.

Map of rail road routes from Rouse's Point to Portsmouth and Boston; c...

Map shows Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Includes a table of distances and indicates "constructed & completed" and "contemplated & chartered" railroads. The Cocheco line was chartered on July 2, 184... more

Railroads in Michigan, with steamboat routes on the Great Lakes. Drawn and engraved for Doggett's railroad guide & gazetteer.

Railroads in Michigan, with steamboat routes on the Great Lakes. Drawn...

Shows main line from Detroit to Kalamazoo and from Munroe to Hillsdale. Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848. From Doggett's Railroad Guide (1848) LC Railroad maps, 237 ... more

Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and San Diego; the central route through South Pass and on to San Francisco and "Puget's Sound," and connecting railroads east of the Mississippi.

Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and San Diego...

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 Uni... more

Traveller's map of the middle, northern, eastern states and Canada showing all the railroad, steamboat, canal and principal stage routes.

Traveller's map of the middle, northern, eastern states and Canada sho...

Map covers the northeastern portion of the United States. Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. At bottom of map: List of "Canal, rail road & steamboat routes." LC also has editions of 1850 and 1856. LC Railroad maps, 12 Desc... more

Railroad map of New England & eastern New York complied from the most authentic sources.

Railroad map of New England & eastern New York complied from the most ...

Shows county and township boundaries, and "Railroads completed, located and in progress." Scale [ca. 1:700,000]. LC Railroad maps, 102 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Boston & vicinity s... more

Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.

Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R....

The distance and cost of grading is tabulated at the lower right of the map. The area covered is along Mill Creek and from the Lancaster Pike to Schuylkill River. Scale 1:9,600. Across bottom of map: "Profiles ... more

Map of the Williamsport and Elmira Railroad with its connections.

Map of the Williamsport and Elmira Railroad with its connections.

The map covers parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. Indicates counties and major cities. Chartered on June 9, 1832. Opened to traffic in 1854. Name changed in 1860 to Elmira and Williamsport... more

Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomon W. Roberts, Chief Engineer.

Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomo...

Outline map of the northeastern and north-central states showing major drainage, relief by hachures in Ohio, place names, canals, and the railroad network. Chartered in 1848. Consolidated to form the Pittsburgh... more

Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engineer,

Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engineer,

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. Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 208... more

A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the contemplated route of the New Orleans & Ohio Railroad and the Central Railroad of Illinois, also the route of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad representing the most central, direct and practicable route for a great national and commercial highway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Northern Lakes, and by various branches and intersections with other Railways connecting with all the principal cities of the United States.

A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the contempla...

The map covers an area from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi delta, and from Columbus, Ohio, to Little Rock, Ark. It shows Ft. Massac and "Capitol City" in southern Illinois and northern Kentucky as sites selec... more

Map of the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad shewing [sic] its connections.

Map of the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad shewing [sic...

Sketch map showing the area between Philadelphia and Baltimore indicating drainage, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Consolidated February 5, 1838. Scale ca. 1:350,000. LC Railroad maps, 530 Description ... more

Sherman & Smith's railroad, steam boat & stage route map of New England, New-York and Canada.

Sherman & Smith's railroad, steam boat & stage route map of New Englan...

Detailed township and county map showing place names and some indication of drainage and relief. Scale [ca. 1:1,550,000]. LC Railroad maps, 106 Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: 15 miles ... more

The book for the traveler! Illustrated guide over the Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore railroad

The book for the traveler! Illustrated guide over the Philadelphia, Wi...

Print shows the Southern and Western Railroad Station, at Broad and Prime Streets, Phila. Woodcut by D.C. Baxter. Reference copy may be in LOT 4429 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card... more

A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco /

A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Lo...

"The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt River."

Map of Pennsylvania Railroad with its connections, showing the different routes, projected or constructed between the seaboard & the western states.

Map of Pennsylvania Railroad with its connections, showing the differe...

Map of the northeastern and north-central States showing the existing and projected railroad network. Chartered April 13, 1846.

Colton's railroad & township map of the State of Maine, with portions of New Hampshire, New Brunswick & Canada /

Colton's railroad & township map of the State of Maine, with portions ...

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

Railroad map of Indiana.

Railroad map of Indiana.

Shows counties and county seats. A projected railroad is shown between Crawfordville and Gosport, and from Bloomington to Bedford. The "Easter Line of Coal Formation" is shown.

Map of the Bellefontaine and Indiana Railroad and connecting lines.

Map of the Bellefontaine and Indiana Railroad and connecting lines.

Outline map of part of the north-central United States showing drainage, state boundaries, and important place names. Main lines indicate mileage between stations, chartered in 1848. Scale ca. 1:1,500,000. LC R... more

Map of a railroad route from Phoenixville to Pinegrove.

Map of a railroad route from Phoenixville to Pinegrove.

Map of Pennsylvania between Philadelphia and Harrisburg showing drainage, cities, towns, completed railroads, and the proposed Pinegrove Lancaster R.R. and the Phoenixville Cornwall R.R.

Notice. New-York & Harlem railroad Co. A meeting of the stockholders of this company will be held at their office ... April 22d, 1853 ... By order of the Board of directors, Alexander Kyle, Secretary. Office of the New-York and Harlem railroad c

Notice. New-York & Harlem railroad Co. A meeting of the stockholders o...

Transportation.; Gift. A. P. Loper. Apr-26-1938. 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 1... more

Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary lines as projected and its connections with other railroads west of the Mississippi River, which unite with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and south projected Pacific Railroad via Elpaso [sic] to the Pacific Ocean, showing also the connection by rail road of the cities of New Orleans & St. Louis. Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 1853.

Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary ...

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 t... more

Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific.

Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific.

Outline map of the United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and names of states, with state population figures. Western states show topography by hachures. Some major rail lines are shown... more

Hillsborough & Cincinnati Railroad map extending from Jackson, Jackson Co. Ohio to Parkersburg, Va., as located in 1853 under the direction of Ellwood Morris, Chief Eng. N. E. Jones, S. Linton, Princ. Assist. Engrs.

Hillsborough & Cincinnati Railroad map extending from Jackson, Jackson...

Topographic strip map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, roads, houses, property owners names, and county names. This line was chartered in Ohio, March 2, 1846. It was purchased by the Baltimore and Ohio ... more

Map of the Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad showing the connections, 1853, J. B. Westbrook, Chief Engineer.

Map of the Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad showing the connections, 1...

Outline map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing the railroad network in operation and under construction. Chartered in 1852 and opened to traffic in 1857. Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Railroad map... more

Colton's railroad & township map of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

Colton's railroad & township map of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and C...

Detailed map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, county and township boundaries, and roads. [From published bibliography]

[Outline map of the United States showing proposed railroad routes to the Pacific].

[Outline map of the United States showing proposed railroad routes to ...

For a similar map see Carl I. Wheat's Mapping the Transmississippi West, v. 3 (San Francisco, Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957-63.) p. 193.

Northern N. Y. railroad tariff for Western flour and grain, via Vermont central railroad line ... September 11, 1854.

Northern N. Y. railroad tariff for Western flour and grain, via Vermon...

Transportation.; On verso: Fairlee. 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 121, Folder 20.

Railroad reform, from the Providence Daily Post, September 5th, 1854.

Railroad reform, from the Providence Daily Post, September 5th, 1854.

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 170, Folder 34.

Railroad & township map of Ohio.

Railroad & township map of Ohio.

Detailed township map showing drainage, cities and towns, county and township boundaries, roads, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:580,000. LC also has 1879 edition measuring 92 x 84 cm., which includes a list of rail... more

Rail road map accompanying the report an[d] exhibit of the Logansport & Northern Indiana Railroad showing its connections and the through route from St. Louis to New York of which this road forms a part; Logansport, Indiana May 1st 1854; L. S. Nash, Chief Engineer.

Rail road map accompanying the report an[d] exhibit of the Logansport ...

Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. Chartered as the Auburn and Eel River Valley Rail Road on March 8, 1853. Name cha... more

Colton's railroad & township map of Arkansas complied from the U.S. Surveys and other authentic sources.

Colton's railroad & township map of Arkansas complied from the U.S. Su...

Detailed general map showing drainage, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and canals. Scale ca. 1:750,000. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1854 by J. H. Colton. LC also has an 1860 edition, p... more

Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio, drawn by George W. Colton, engraved by J M. Atwood.

Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio, drawn by George...

Detailed map showing drainage, railroads under construction and completed, canals, post roads, towns, townships, villages, post offices, and county boundaries.

Colton's railroad & township map of Arkansas compiled from the U.S. Surveys and other authentic sources.

Colton's railroad & township map of Arkansas compiled from the U.S. Su...

Detailed general map showing drainage, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and canals.

Map showing the location of Sacramento Valley Railroad, Cal. Sacramento, Septr., 1854; T.D. Judah, Chief Engineer.

Map showing the location of Sacramento Valley Railroad, Cal. Sacrament...

Sketch map of the first railroad in California, with projected extensions to San Francisco, Sonora, and Tehama, made by the engineer who built the Sacramento Valley Railroad.

General map of a survey in California : in connection with examinations for railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean /

General map of a survey in California : in connection with examination...

Map shows "practicable railway routes" between Ft. Yuma on the Colorado River and the San Francisco Bay region.

At a Town meeting held in Richmond, April 4th, A. D. 1855. [Resolutions on Railroad law] Richmond, April 4, A. D. 1855.

At a Town meeting held in Richmond, April 4th, A. D. 1855. [Resolution...

Page Order: Leaflet 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 170, Folder 38.

Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; September, 1855.

Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; September, 1855.

Topographical map of part of northern Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads with distances. Includes profiles. Chartered March 11, 1850. Opened in 1854 ... more

Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

Outline map of Wisconsin and parts of adjoining states showing major drainage, important cities, and the present and proposed railroad network.

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

Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany the report...

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 Se... more

Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to the Philada; gas works and thence to the river Delaware; surveyed by the engineer of the Pennsylva Rail Road Co.

Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to the Phila...

Outline map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing different railroad lines and depots. Below "Line E" on the map is the following statement. "Surveyed by Edw. H. Saunders, Nov. 1856." Scale ca. 1:35,000. LC Rail... more

The Boston and Cambridge new horse railroad / .

The Boston and Cambridge new horse railroad / .

Illus. in: Ballou's pictorial (1856 June 7). Title and other information transcribed from unverified data in Pictorial Americana (Washington, D.C.: The Library of Congress, 1955), p. 63.

Great northern and eastern railroad route, Rutland, Burlington, Montreal and Ogdensburg. Fare as low as by any other route! ... New York, April 1856.

Great northern and eastern railroad route, Rutland, Burlington, Montre...

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 8a.

New York & Erie railroad. The great double track, and only broad gauge railroad running west. Through tickets at reduced rates! ... Boston. Farwells & Forrest, Steam Job printers [1856].

New York & Erie railroad. The great double track, and only broad gauge...

Transportation.; Handwritten on verso: 1854. 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 62, Folder 18.

Caution to the public! 1856. Beware of falsehoods!! Published and circulated ... asserting that the agents of Lake Shore railroad are "emigrant runners" and sell tickets "on commission" and that passengers purchasing through tickets for Detroit,

Caution to the public! 1856. Beware of falsehoods!! Published and circ...

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 8h.

Railroad map, showing the fact that about 65 miles of railroad to be constructed would form one of the principal railroad connections on this continent.

Railroad map, showing the fact that about 65 miles of railroad to be c...

Outline map covering New England states and showing the major rail connections with Montreal and Quebec, Canada. [From published bibliography]

Cincinnati & St. Louis route. New York to St. Louis, Cairo, Vincennes, Evansville, Louisville & Madison, via Cincinnati and Ohio and Mississippi railroad ... St. Louis 1857.

Cincinnati & St. Louis route. New York to St. Louis, Cairo, Vincennes,...

Transportation. 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 86, Folder 4.

Pittsburgh, Ft. Wayne, and Chicago R. R. in direct connection with the Pennsylvania Central railroad, the only road running west from Pittsburgh. Chicago St. Louis and Cincinnati ... Shortest, quickest and most reliable route ... New York. Booth

Pittsburgh, Ft. Wayne, and Chicago R. R. in direct connection with the...

Transportation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122, Folder 22... more

Grand Celebration of the Cincinnati Steam Fire Dept. in honor of the opening of the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad. "A Steamer" of the fire dept. of Cincinnati turning out to a fire; Procession of the steam fire-engines of the Cincinnati Fire Dept., on the occasion of the Opening of the ... Railroad

Grand Celebration of the Cincinnati Steam Fire Dept. in honor of the o...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1857 June 6, p. 8 & 9. Reference copy may be in LOT 4428. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Firefighting...; St... more

Third day of the great sale at Hyde Park & Fairmount, Monday, Oct. 11. Free trains on the Boston and Providence, and the Boston and New York Central railroad from the Summer Street and Providence stations, at 2 1-2 P. M ... [1857?].

Third day of the great sale at Hyde Park & Fairmount, Monday, Oct. 11....

Land sale.; Handwritten on verso: 1857? Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; P... more

Grand Celebration of the Cincinnati Steam Fire Dept. in honor of the opening of the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad. Trial of all the steam engines of Cincinnati on the occasion of the opening of the ...Railroad

Grand Celebration of the Cincinnati Steam Fire Dept. in honor of the o...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1857 June 6, p. 8 & 9. Reference copy may be in LOT 4428. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Firefighting...; St... more

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

Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany a report o...

Scale 1:6,000,000. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

A new and complete railroad map of the United States compiled from reliable sources.

A new and complete railroad map of the United States compiled from rel...

Map of the eastern half of the United States showing cities, state boundaries, finished railroads, and railroads in progress.

Great Eastern & Southern lines. Vermont Central Railroad

Great Eastern & Southern lines. Vermont Central Railroad

Advertisement. Woodcut printed on blue paper by Fowler & Stevenson. Reference copy may be in LOT 4429 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artists, Publ. I.; Ra... more

Frightful accident on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, near Allentown, Pa., July 21

Frightful accident on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, near Allentown, Pa.,...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1858 Aug. 7, p. 155. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4429-F. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Railroads Co.; Pa. Allen... more

Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company; plan no. 2. exhibits the streets with the present railroads removed; the red lines show the proposed location of the different railroads entering the city ... 1857-58.

Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pen...

Street map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing proposed railroads. Scale ca. 1:40,000. LC Railroad maps, 294 Description derived from published bibliography. At lower right of map: "Directors for No. 2 of the ... more

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the ...

Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. LC copy annotated in color to show Indian reservations and military departments, and colored flags to show military establishments. Two copies. Copy... more

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff' Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River t...

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... more

Frightful accident on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, near Allentown, Pa.

Frightful accident on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, near Allentown, Pa.

Train wreck at approach to railroad bridge. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1858 Aug. 7, p. 155. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption ... more

Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Railroad of Louisiana, together with its proposed branches, connections and extensions in Louisiana, Arkansas & Texas; also its connecting steamship routes from Berwicks Bay to ports in the Gulf of Mexico, together with the advantages in point of directness & diminished distance to the Pacific Coast, New Orleans, La. January 24th, 1859.

Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the New-Orleans...

Outline map of the south-central states from Mississippi to the Rio Grande. Shows the "Wheat Region of Texas." Indicates completed, located and proposed lines. Table of distances in left side of map. Scale 1:1,... more

Johnson's new railroad and township copper-plate map of Illinois, Iowa, & Missouri, from the latest and best authorities.

Johnson's new railroad and township copper-plate map of Illinois, Iowa...

Detailed general map which includes drainage place names, roads, railroad, counties, and townships. Scale ca. 1:1,750,000. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1857. LC Railroad maps, 124 Descriptio... more

New Jersey central railroad extension, meeting at Plainfield ... January 25, 1859.

New Jersey central railroad extension, meeting at Plainfield ... Janua...

Transportation. 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 29.

Railroad map of the eastern, western and northern states, and Canada, showing conspicuously the lines of communication between the ports of the Atlantic and the great west and north west.

Railroad map of the eastern, western and northern states, and Canada, ...

General map covering the northeastern and north-central United States and part of eastern Canada. Shows drainage, cities, roads, canals, and "railroads completed" and "in progress." Scale ca. 1:2,200,000. LC Ra... more

Harper's Ferry insurrection - the battle ground - Captain Alberts' party attacking the insurgents - view of the railroad bridge, the engine-house, and the village / from a sketch by our special artist.

Harper's Ferry insurrection - the battle ground - Captain Alberts' par...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1859 Nov. 5, p. 358.

Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific,

Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three ...

Outline map of the continental United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, forts, finished and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]

[Sketch map of northeastern Florida showing the Florida Railroad and proposed connections] Jan. 1860.

[Sketch map of northeastern Florida showing the Florida Railroad and p...

Scale 1:360,000. Most of title and several small unimportant sections of the map are missing. LC Railroad maps, 407 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congres... more

[Map of parts of Caroline, Hanover, and Henrico counties, Va., west of the Mattaponi River and the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad].

[Map of parts of Caroline, Hanover, and Henrico counties, Va., west of...

Shows the names of some residents, some of the outer fortifications of Richmond and those along the railroad north of the South Anna River. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and... more

Part of map of Washington City D.C. showing the track of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad as originally constructed and as it now exists : also showing tracks along which the company might have built the road ... and the proposed paving of East Second Street by the corporation of Washington.

Part of map of Washington City D.C. showing the track of the Baltimore...

Covers area bounded by A Street N.E./N.W., 3rd Street N.W., Florida Avenue, and 12th Street N.E. Also shows block numbers and elevations of block corners. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Brittle, lacking sections a... more

Rigi Railroad

Rigi Railroad

View of railroad bridge on Rigi Mountain. In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, p. 38, lower left.

Mt. Washington Railroad, White Mts., N.H.

Mt. Washington Railroad, White Mts., N.H.

Stereograph showing mountain railroad with passengers leaning out railroad car windows and standing outside on tracks. On mount: C. Bierstadt, Niagara Falls, N.Y., Manufacturer of Stereoscopic Views. No. 28. Ti... more

Brenner Railroad. The Pfterschtal-Gossensass glaciers in distance

Brenner Railroad. The Pfterschtal-Gossensass glaciers in distance

In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, p. 157. No. R25.