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Map showing the routes of the contemplated rail road from New-Haven to Hartford

Map showing the routes of the contemplated rail road from New-Haven to...

Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Profile of route by Sodom Brook" and "Profile of route by Holt's Hill." LC copies imperfect: Creased and wrinkled. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

[Rear and side view of George Stephenson's steam locomotive and railroad cars of the Stockton and Darlington Railway]

[Rear and side view of George Stephenson's steam locomotive and railro...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Reports on canals, railways, roads, and other subjects, made to "The Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Internal Improvement" / By William Strickland ... while ... more

Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.

Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way.

Topographic strip map showing proposed lines of survey. This is the earliest railroad map represented in the Library's map collections. It is listed as one of the "Rail Roads Never Before Delineated" by Henry S... more

Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States reduced from the large map of the U.S.

Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States reduced from the l...

One of the earliest general maps of the eastern United States showing railroads in operation. The working lines are in blue, proposed lines are in green. Canals are shown in red and yellow. [From published bibl... more

Pack und transport dampfwagen auf der eisenbahn zwischen Liverpool und Manchester / Carlsruhe bei J. Velten.

Pack und transport dampfwagen auf der eisenbahn zwischen Liverpool und...

Print showing two views of freight trains of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway Company, with flatbed cars for hauling standard freight and cars with rails and cages for hauling livestock, drawn by steam loco... more

Dampf eilwagen auf der eisenbahn zwischen Liverpool und Manchester / Carlsruhe bei J. Velten.

Dampf eilwagen auf der eisenbahn zwischen Liverpool und Manchester / C...

Print showing two views of passenger trains of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway Company, with enclosed and open passenger cars, drawn by steam locomotives between Liverpool and Manchester, England. Title from item.

Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Balt. & Ohio Rail Road by order of the Board of Engineers.

Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Balt....

Map of Baltimore, Ann Arundel, Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington counties, Md, showing drainage, roads, and important place names. [From published bibliography]

Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

Detailed map of part of Pennsylvania between Sharp Mountain and the Susquehanna River showing roads, drainage, and relief by hachures along the survey route. Shows the east and west branches of the Mount Carbon... more

Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia, under the direction of Capt. J. D. Graham, U.S. Top. Eng., 1831 and 1832; surveyed by Lts. A. D. Mackay and E. French, 1st Arty., assistants in 1831, and Lts. E. French and J. F. Izard, assistants in 1832; drawn from the original plot by Lt. Humphreys, 2d Artillery.

Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac...

Topographic map surveyed in strips along the railroad routes. Shows property owners and covers an area between the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers to Winchester. Includes table showing "a summary of the routes su... more

Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad : as surveyed in 1834

Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad : as surveye...

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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

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

Map of the railroads and canals, finished, unfinished, and in contemplation, in the United States /

Map of the railroads and canals, finished, unfinished, and in contempl...

Important early map of the United States. Includes drainage, canals, and cities and towns. Contains route profiles for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the Columbia Railroad, Pa., and the Massachusetts railroad... more

A map exhibiting the position of two lines located with a view to the extension of the Baltimore & Washington Rail Road within the city of Washington /

A map exhibiting the position of two lines located with a view to the ...

Partial cadastral map showing block numbers. Facsimile. Original version: Washington : Surveyors Office, 1835. Includes text, attestors' names, and illegible seal. LC copy 1 fold-lined. LC copy 2 halved and mou... more

Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road.

Plan of the West-Philadelphia Rail-Road.

Map includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. Indicates topography by hachures, drainage, roads, property owners, and part of the city street plan of Philadelphia. [From published bibliography]. S... more

A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic], which will connect with the Balt. & Susqa. Rail Road at York; drawn by G. F. de la Roche. C. Engr.

A map, of the principal canal and rail road improvments [sic], which w...

Outline map covering New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Ohio; shows drainage, canals, important cities, and railroad connections, chartered in 1828, opened to York in 1838.

Plan and geological section of a rail-road route from Old Ferry Wharf, Chelsea to Beverly.

Plan and geological section of a rail-road route from Old Ferry Wharf,...

Topographical strip map of part of Massachusetts showing relief by hachures, drainage, property owners names, roads, and the lines of survey. Includes geological cross-section profile. [From published bibliogra... more

A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed Columbus & Pensacola Rail Road, accompanying the report of Major J. D. Graham, U.S. Topographical Engr. Feb. 6th, 1836; drawn chiefly from the original surveys in the Gen. Land Office at Washington by Wm. R. Palmer, U.S. Asst. Civil Engr.

A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed ...

Map of southern Alabama and part of western Florida showing roads, cities, and drainage. Scale ca. 1:800,000. At head of title: No. 1. From Letter from the Secretary of War. LC Railroad maps, 388 Description de... more

Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlantic via L. Ontario, to the province of Upper Canada, the north western states & territories, and to the Mississippi.

Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlantic via L. ...

Shows area from Washington, D.C., north to above Lake Huron and from Cape Cod to the Mississippi River. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000]. LC Railroad maps, 73 Description derived from published bibliography. Available a... more

Carte des États-unis d'Amérique.

Carte des États-unis d'Amérique.

Sketch map of the eastern half of the United States showing major mountain ridges by hachures. Indicates canals, railroads and the "Route Nationale" between Cumberland, Md., and Vandalia, Ill. Shows projected... 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 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

Topographical plan & profile of the Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road. J. Knight. Sc

Topographical plan & profile of the Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road...

Topographic strip map of part of Pennsylvania from Mahanoy Mountain along Schuylkill River to Philadelphia. The line was chartered on December 5, 1833, and was completed in 1839. The entire line was opened on J... more

Map and profile of the Gettysburg Rail Road as surveyed by order of the legislature of Pennsylvania, 1839.

Map and profile of the Gettysburg Rail Road as surveyed by order of th...

Survey map and profile of part of Pennsylvania and Maryland from Gettysburg to the Potomac River. Shows relief by hachures along the line, creeks, roads, cities and towns. Chartered on January 9, 1838; construc... 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 New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c

Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post offices, post r...

Scale ca. 1:650,000. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Map of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c.

Map of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware exhibiting the post offices, po...

Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich. LC copy sectioned in 8 and mounted on cloth. Printed label on verso: no. 5, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia. LC Railroad maps, 70 Available also... more

Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, railroads, & c.

Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania exhibiting the post offices, post r...

Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads. [From published bibliography] Scale ca. 1:650,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC... more

Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States, reduced from the large map of the U.S.; engraved by J. Knight.

Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States, reduced from the ...

General map of the eastern United States showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Railroads are annotated in brown, canals in blue.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with proposed extensions to Cleveland, Cincinnati and St. Louis, in connexion [sic] with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois /

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with p...

Outline map showing major drainage, some relief by hachures, state boundaries, canals, and important place names. Finished and proposed railroads are indicated.

Map of the canals and rail roads connecting the Broad Top Coal Region with the Atlantic.

Map of the canals and rail roads connecting the Broad Top Coal Region ...

Map of parts of Pennyslvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware indicating major drainage, relief by hachures, boundaries, cities, and towns. A table of distances appears at left of map. Scale [ca. 1:660,000].... more

Map shewing the connection of the Baltimore and Ohio-Rail-Road with other rail roads executed or in progress throughout the United States.

Map shewing the connection of the Baltimore and Ohio-Rail-Road with ot...

Map of the United States east of the Mississippi River. [From published bibliography] Scale ca. 1:4,900,000. LC Railroad maps, 334 Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ras... more

Map showing the connection of the coal-field of Allegany with the canal and rail-road improvements of the Potomac.

Map showing the connection of the coal-field of Allegany with the cana...

Outline map of western Maryland showing drainage, major roads, cities, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and Canal. A shaded area indicates the coal field. Scale ca. 1:330,000. LC Railroad maps, 231 Descripti... more

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with ...

Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at ... more

Map exhibiting that portion of the State of Pennsylvania traversed by the surveys for a continuous rail road from Harrisburg to Pittsburg made under the direction of Charles L. Schlatter, c.e. in the year 1839 and 1840.

Map exhibiting that portion of the State of Pennsylvania traversed by ...

Map shows drainage, county boundaries, cities, roads, and canals. Lines of surveys and railroads in operation are indicated by different colors. [From published bibliography] Scale 1:380,160; 6 miles to an in. ... more

Plan showing the proposed entrance into Boston of the Fitchburg Rail Road.

Plan showing the proposed entrance into Boston of the Fitchburg Rail R...

Street map of part of Boston showing the railroad yards and the passenger depot. Chartered on March 3, 1842. Scale 1:24,000. At the upper right of the plan is the "Proposed Plan of Depot of Granite. Front View ... more

Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to the extension of the route of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail-Road through north western Virginia from the Potomac to the Ohio river; as well as the different railways and canals completed and projected within that state,--and also the various lines of improvement existing and proposed between Cincinnati on the Ohio and Richmond, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Boston on the Atlantic coast.

Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to the exte...

Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, important cities, the existing railroads, turnpike roads, canals, and the projected railroads; a statement below the title explains th... more

Map of Florida : Exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c

Map of Florida : Exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail...

"Entered according to Act of Congress, July 10th, 1839 by David H. Burr, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Sectioned into 2 pieces and mounted on cloth. Includes inset of... more

Factory at edge of river, tucked below rolling hills, train passing before it on the left; in the foreground, a man fishes near a barge in a canal

Factory at edge of river, tucked below rolling hills, train passing be...

Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress).

Map, exhibiting the railway route between Baltimore & St. Louis, together with the other principal lines in the eastern, middle & western states; prepared under the direction of B. H. Latrobe, Ch. Engr. B. & O. R.R.

Map, exhibiting the railway route between Baltimore & St. Louis, toget...

Map covers area from Portland, Maine, to Norfolk, Va., and west to the Mississippi River. Scale 1:2,471,040. LC Railroad maps, 74 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Libr... more

Map of the county west of Cumberland towards the Ohio river, showing the various lines surveyed or reconnoitred [sic] for the extension of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road to its western terminus referred to in the report of the chief engineer of September 20th, 1843.

Map of the county west of Cumberland towards the Ohio river, showing t...

Lightly colored map on tracing linen showing western Pennsylvania, western Maryland, parts of Virginia and West Virginia and most of Ohio. Scale 1:316,800. LC Railroad maps, 335 Description derived from publish... more

Governors race in New Jersey. Young Hyson riding over the backs of the people. Stratton going ahead in the popular Jersey style

Governors race in New Jersey. Young Hyson riding over the backs of the...

A satire on the New Jersey gubernatorial campaign of 1844, centering on a major issue of the race--extension of the Camden and Amboy Railroad. The Whig candidate, New Jersey native Charles C. Stratton, campaign... more

Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin & Iowa; by J. Calvin Smith, engraved by S. Stiles, Sherman & Smith

Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin &...

Detailed township map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, canals, stage roads, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1840. LC also has 1... more

Map showing the proposed rail roads from Boston to Burlington, from Hale's map of New England.

Map showing the proposed rail roads from Boston to Burlington, from Ha...

Outline map of eastern New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and northern Massachusetts showing four proposed railroad routes. A list of distances appear below the title. Scale ca. 1:625,000. LC copy annotated in p... more

Map exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New-York and New-Haven Rail-Road.

Map exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New-York and...

Detailed topographic strip map showing the coast from New York City to New Haven, Conn. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Chartered in 1844, organized in 1846, open... 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

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 rail roads, from Rome to Albany and Troy, by one of the engineers who assisted in contructing, prepared from actual survey.

Map of the rail roads, from Rome to Albany and Troy, by one of the eng...

Detailed map of the Mohawk Valley from Troy to Rome showing drainage, relief by hachures, towns, and villages. Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Railroad maps, 260 Description derived from published bibliography. Accompa... more

U.S. Reports: Stimpson v. West Chester Railroad Co., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 553 (1845)

U.S. Reports: Stimpson v. West Chester Railroad Co., 44 U.S. (3 How.) ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 44; Howard Volume 3; January Term, 1845; James Stimpson, Plaintiff in Error, v. West Chester Railroad Company

Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H. line.

Map of rail road surveys from Worcester to Baldwinville & N.H. line.

Map of northern half of Worcester County, Mass., showing drainage, cities, and townships. Shows beginning of survey north of Worcester and the survey for part of the Winchendon branch of the Fitchburg Railroad.... more

U.S. Reports: State of Maryland v. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 534 (1845)

U.S. Reports: State of Maryland v. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co., 44 U...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 44; Howard Volume 3; January Term, 1845; State of Maryland, for the use of Washington County, Plaintiff in Error, v. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, Defendants

Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, and parts of New Hampshire & New York exhibiting the several rail road routes completed, constructing, chartered & contemplated; published by order of the Legislature of Massachusetts, 1846.

Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, ...

General map showing drainage, cities, towns, state and county boundaries. Scale [ca. 1:700,000]. LC Railroad maps, 100 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Cong... more

A new map for travelers through the United States of America showing the railroads, canals & stage roads with the distances,

A new map for travelers through the United States of America showing t...

A detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States, framed in decorative borders, with most of the details east of the Mississippi River. Indicates drainage, state boundaries and shows many cities... more

U.S. Reports: Stimpson v. West Chester Railroad Company, 45 U.S. (4 How.) 380 (1846)

U.S. Reports: Stimpson v. West Chester Railroad Company, 45 U.S. (4 Ho...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 45; Howard Volume 4; January Term, 1846; James Stimpson, Plaintiff in Error, v. The West Chester Railroad Company, Defendants

Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylvania projected for the Sunbury Erie and Pittsburg [sic] Rail Road Convention by James Herron Civil Engineer.

Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylva...

Physical map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, spot heights in feet, state boundaries, canals, cities and towns. Finished and proposed railroads with names of li... more

Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by D. C. Hitchcock for the Pathfinder Railway Guide.

Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by D. C....

Scale [ca. 1:2,700,000]. LC Railroad maps, 101 Description derived from published bibliography. At top of map: "See paragraph headed Our Railway Map." On the verso: City of Boston. 18 x 14 cm. Available also th... more

Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada : showing the canals, rail roads, and principal stage routes /

Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada : showing th...

Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 24 ins... more

Map of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the location of the Wilton and other railroads.

Map of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the location o...

Shows area of Cheshire, Hillsborough, and northern part of Middlesex county. Chartered December 28, 1844. Scale ca. 1:150,000. LC Railroad maps, 617 Description derived from published bibliography. Available al... more

Map of the United States of America to accompany Doggett's Rail Road Guide.

Map of the United States of America to accompany Doggett's Rail Road G...

"The working lines of railroad are shown in color." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington D.C. Includes inset "Map of Oregon, California &c.". LC copy imperfect: foldlined, darkened along folds, lacking low... more

Map of the Boston & Woonsocket rail road routes compiled from the state map, and the plans of the different surveys returned to the joint standing committee on railroads & canals.

Map of the Boston & Woonsocket rail road routes compiled from the stat...

Map of eastern Massachusetts showing drainage, place names, and township lines. [From published bibliography]

Map and profile of the proposed Paterson and Dover Rail Road and Paterson and Ramapo Rail Road.

Map and profile of the proposed Paterson and Dover Rail Road and Pater...

Map of northern New Jersey from Jersey City to Andover. Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities & towns, roads, iron works, forges, mines and mills. The Paterson and Ramapo was chartered March 10, 1841. Scal... more

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

Skeleton map showing the Rail Roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the Public Lands and their connection with the principal harbours on the Lakes and on the Seaboard; printed by order of the Senate of the United States the 9th: Sess: 31st Congress 1848-9.

Skeleton map showing the Rail Roads completed and in progress in the U...

Outline map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and constructed and contemplated railroads. The southern portion of map indicates proposed shipping rou... more

Les rois s'en vont-- bon voyage! / dessiné par Monta.

Les rois s'en vont-- bon voyage! / dessiné par Monta.

French cartoon about kings departing for the moon, possibly in reference to the end of monarchy in Europe. Print shows several balloons labeled "Service du roi" from Spain, Prussia, Denmark, Naples, etc., landi... 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

Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola, and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies.

Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the U...

Outline map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and constructed and contemplated railroads. The southern portion of map indicates proposed shipping rou... more

Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and engraved f...

Shows rail connections between Harpers Ferry and Winchester, Acquia Creek to Rocky Mount and Huntsville, N.C., and a line from Gosport to Newsons Depot.

Railroads in New Jersey, Pennysylvania, Delaware and Maryland; drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer.

Railroads in New Jersey, Pennysylvania, Delaware and Maryland; drawn a...

Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848. From Doggett's Railroad Guide, New York, (1848), p. 56. LC Railroad maps, 75 Description derived from published bibliography. Avail... more

Map & profile of the Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Wm. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer, Jany. 1st, 1848

Map & profile of the Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Wm. B. Gilbert, Ch...

Includes a table of distances from Boston to New York. Shows rail lines from Burlington, Vt., south to Bellows Falls in Windham Co., Vt., and includes drainage and topography on both sides of the line. Indicate... 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 & profiles of the Vt. Central and Vt. and Canada Railroads /

Map & profiles of the Vt. Central and Vt. and Canada Railroads /

Scale ca. 1:180,000. "May 1st 1848." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Includes 2 elevation profiles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image... more

Plan and profile of the Androscoggin & Kennebec Railroad

Plan and profile of the Androscoggin & Kennebec Railroad

Scale 1:60,000; 5,000 ft. to the in. "Aug. 1849." Relief shown by hachures. Includes statistical data and gradient profile. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 650/2; 710

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 exhibiting the rail road, canal, lake, and river routes from New York and Boston to the west : via Ocdensburgh [sic] and Sacket's [sic] Harbor, N.Y.

Map exhibiting the rail road, canal, lake, and river routes from New Y...

Covers New York State and New England (west of Portland, Me.). Also shows railroads completed, under construction, chartered, and/or planned. Does not contain statement of attribution. Relief shown by hachures.... more

U.S. Reports: Bodley at al. v. Goodrich., 48 U.S. (7 How.) 276 (1849)

U.S. Reports: Bodley at al. v. Goodrich., 48 U.S. (7 How.) 276 (1849)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 48; Howard Volume 7; January Term, 1849; William S. Bodley and Thomas E. Robbins, Appellants, v. William M. Goodrich.

Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by E. A. Teulon, expressly to accompany the Pathfinder Railway Guide.

Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by E. A....

Shows railroads in operation and some proposed lines. Indicates state boundaries, cities and towns, and main drainage. Scale [ca. 1:2,500,000]. LC Railroad maps, 104 Description derived from published bibliogra... 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

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

Pennsylvania's great highway and its tributary lines.

Pennsylvania's great highway and its tributary lines.

Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, some relief by hachures, cities and towns, the Sunbury and Erie Railroad, and connecting lines. Scale ca. 1:1,575,000. LC Railroad maps, 77 Description de... more

Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, Jany. 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engr.

Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, ...

Map of eastern Massachusetts covering the area from Boston to Wood's Hole and west to Providence, R.I. Shows drainage, place names and counties, and indicates mileage between stations. The Old Colony Railroad i... more

U.S. Reports: Philadelphia and Wilmington Railroad Co. v. Maryland, 51 U.S. (10 How.) 376 (1851)

U.S. Reports: Philadelphia and Wilmington Railroad Co. v. Maryland, 51...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 51; Howard Volume 10; December Term, 1850; Philadelphia and Wilmington Railroad Company, Plaintiff in error, v. The State of Maryland, The

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

Map of Terre Haute and Richmond Rail Road and connecting lines.

Map of Terre Haute and Richmond Rail Road and connecting lines.

Outline map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing the rail network. Chartered in 1847. In 1865 name changed to the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad. Scale ca. 1:1,625,000. LC Railroad... more

Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies north of the parallel of South Bend of Lake Michigan. It will be seen at a glance, that the unbroken line of communication with the Atlantic seaboard, and the only winter route for northern Indiana, northern Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, will be by the Michigan Southern Railway, and south shore of Lake Erie.

Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies nor...

Outline map of the north-central United States showing the canals and the railroad network and naming the Michigan Central and the Michigan Southern Railway. John B. Jervis was chief engineer on the Mohawk & Hu... more

Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Southern Rail Road (from Toledo to Chicago) with the several great rail road routes to the Atlantic seaboard and New York City via the south shore of Lake Erie.

Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Sou...

Outline map of the northeastern United States showing railroads in operation, under construction, and under proposal. Chartered in 1846 and consolidated April 1855 with the Northern Indiana Railroad under the n... more

Map of the Portland and Ogdensburg Rail Road line, and connections.

Map of the Portland and Ogdensburg Rail Road line, and connections.

Map of parts of New England and New York showing the railroad network and the progress of track construction along the Portland and Ogdensburg Railroad line. A reference table in the upper left of the map provi... more

Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original maps, charts and schedules furnished by railway engineers, agents &c to accompany the American Railway Guide.

Complete railway map designed and engraved from the original maps, cha...

To the right of the map is an advertisement stating "American Railway Guide for the United States. Published Monthly." Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000]. Inset: Railway map of New England, together with sections of New Y... 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 Reading & Columbia Rail Road connecting New York via the Jersey Central, Reading and Columbia, with Baltimore and Washington, together with Western R.R. connections to Wheeling and Pittsburg [sic]; compiled by S. P. Kase.

Map of the Reading & Columbia Rail Road connecting New York via the Je...

Sketch map of eastern Pennsylvania and northern Maryland indicating the railroad network and the connections with the coal fields. Shows major drainage, cities and towns, and four main coal field areas. Scale c... more

U.S. Reports: Stimpson v. Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Co., 51 U.S. (10 How.) 329 (1850)

U.S. Reports: Stimpson v. Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Co., 51 U...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 51; Howard Volume 10; December Term, 1850; James Stimpson, Plaintiff in error, v. The Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Company

Plan of railroads north and east of Boston, with the projected railroads from Danvers, Georgetown & Gloucester; showing the situation of the towns & villages, their distance from Boston & number of inhabitants.

Plan of railroads north and east of Boston, with the projected railroa...

Outline map, oriented to the west, of the area north of Boston showing the rail network. Scale ca. 1:160,000. LC Railroad maps, 234 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Li... more

Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the principal routes between New York and New Orleans.

Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the...

Outline map of the eastern United states including Cuba and the Gulf of Mexico. Shows the railroad network and steamship routes. Indicates the railroad land grant and the coal and iron deposits in Alabama. Dist... more

Map showing the coal & timber lands of the Allegheny Rail Road & Coal Company with the avenues to market.

Map showing the coal & timber lands of the Allegheny Rail Road & Coal ...

Outline map of eastern Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey showing relief by hachures, drainage, coal, timber, major cities, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:600,000. LC Railroad maps, 318 Description derived from pu... more

Map of Peru and Indianapolis Rail Road with connections.

Map of Peru and Indianapolis Rail Road with connections.

Outline map with colored state boundaries of the northeastern and north-central United States indicating larger cities. Shows "finished," "in progress of construction," and "contemplated" railroads. Chartered i... more

Combination railways

Combination railways

A man wearing a coronet, who resembles British Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone, touches the arm of a bearded man in a modest suit, carrying what may be a bag of tools. They stand before a ticket window... 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

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 the railroads & canals connecting the coal estate of the Broad Mountain Improvement Co., with the Atlantic &c.

Map of the railroads & canals connecting the coal estate of the Broad ...

Outline map indicating the railroad network in central Pennsylvania, parts of Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey. Scale [ca. 1:650,000]. LC Railroad maps, 76 Description derived from published bibliography. Avai... more

U.S. Reports: Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Co. v. Nesbit et al., 51 U.S. (10 How.) 395 (1851)

U.S. Reports: Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Co. v. Nesbit et al.,...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 51; Howard Volume 10; December Term, 1850; Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Company, Plaintiff in error, v. Alexander Nesbit and Penelope D. Goodwin, The

Map showing the Jacksonville North Western and South Eastern Railway and its connections.

Map showing the Jacksonville North Western and South Eastern Railway a...

Map of Illinois, Indiana, and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, stations, and the railroad network. Scale 1:1,050,000. LC Railroad maps, 438 Description derived from published bibliography. Available a... more

West Philadela. starch works

West Philadela. starch works

Drawing shows street level view of manufacturing buildings in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with railroad entering on lower left, a group of women gathered next to a small tree in the lower left corner, a ma... more

A new map of Central America : shewing the different lines of Atlantic & Pacific communication

A new map of Central America : shewing the different lines of Atlantic...

Shows railroads, proposed canals or water communications, common roads, gold and silver mines, major cities and towns. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the yea... more

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