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.
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.
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.
Shows area from Washington, D.C., north to above Lake Huron and from Cape Cod to the Mississippi River.
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 bibliography]
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.
Map of southern Alabama and part of western Florida showing roads, cities, and drainage.
Three rail and canal route distances are tabulated and one steamboat route. The legend indicates "Rail Road route," "Canal route," and "Steamboat route." Shows coastal area between Philadelphia, Pa., and Charle... more
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 covers area from Portland, Maine, to Norfolk, Va., and west to the Mississippi River.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco /
"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 Rabun Gap Rail Road route showing its connection with other roads finished, in progress & contemplated.
Outline map of the southern United States showing the railroad network. The Rabun Gap system is shown in red.
Route of the Pacific and Atlantic Rail Road between San Francisco, & San Jose, as located by Wm. J. Lewis, Chief Engineer, in Sept. Oct. & Nov. 1851.
Map of the coast between San Francisco and San Jose showing roads, property owners, streams, and relief by hachures.
Map and profile of the Sunbury route Susqua. Rail Road from the terminus of York & Cumberland Railway to Williamsport Pennsa. showing its connection with the great southern anthracite coal fields; 1st by the Dauphin & Susqa. Rail Road, 2d by the Lykins Valley Rail Road, 3d by the Treverton Rail Road, 4th by the Shamokin Rail Road, surveyed by Geo. P. Worcester, Civ. Engr. and the Williamsport and Elmira Route surveyed under the directions of Maj. Hartman Bache Topog. Engr. U.S.A., by Geo. P. Worcester Civ. Engr. for Balto. & Susqua. R.R.
Map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing the railroad network, cities, towns, railroad stations, canals, and coal fields.
Map representing the route of the Philada. & Erie Rail Road its connections and the mineral lands in its vicinity.
Detailed map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states indicating major drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, county boundaries in Pennsylvania, and major cities. Canals and railroads are annotated... more
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.
Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.
Mississippi delta area shows drainage, sugar crop, parishes, major cities and towns, canals, and railroads with lines named and distances on the main line. This railroad was opened for first 50 miles on March 6... more
Outline map centered on Green Bay showing the area between Detroit, Mich. and Fond du Lac, Wis. Contemplated and proposed railroad routes are shown.
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
Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W. Strickland & B. H. Latrobe, Esqrs., civ. engineers. Showing also the present route by steamboat & the N. Castle R. Road, & that proposed to be constructed by way of Oxford & Port-Deposit.
Map of an area between Philadelphia and Baltimore showing drainage, cities and towns, post roads, and boundaries. Chartered in Maryland in May, 1852. [From published bibliography].
Sketch showing the route of the New Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road, J. G. Gibbes, Chief Engr., lithographie [sic] agent D. Theuret, Exange Alley, Nr. 130.
Rough outline map of the southwestern United States showing major rivers and few important cities.
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.
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
A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches & connections, the shortest & quickest route between the east & west.
Sketch map of the eastern United States showing the railroad network and emphasizing the routes between St. Louis and Chicago, and Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York.
A map showing the route of the proposed rail road from the Copper and Iron Mining District of Lake Superior to connect with rail roads built or being constructed in the state of Wisconsin as adopted by the citizens of Ontonagon and Marquette counties Mich. at public meetings held in November and December 1855; (subject to such changes of location of the road as a general survey of the line shall prove to be desirable.)
Outline map of eastern Wisconsin, and parts of Illinois and Michigan, showing major drainage, township lines, large cities, and the railroads.
Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, Francis Dodge president M.R.R. Company, Edmund French, chief engineer, W. R. Hutton draughtsman, completed April 30, 1855 from surveys made in 1853 and 1854.
Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads with mileage on the main survey line. Chartered in 1853.
Map of New York & Erie Rail Road and its connections; the most direct route from New York to all western cities and towns.
Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States with the railroad network overprinted in red. A red border is printed around the map simulating a wooden frame. See entry 404. [From published bibliography]
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.
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."
Map of the Great Central Route and its connections, the most central, attractive, direct and reliable thoroughfare between the eastern and western states.
Outline map of the north-central and northeastern states indicating larger cities, county boundaries, and railroad network emphasizing the Michigan Central Railroad and the Great Western Railway.
Map showing route of Norfolk & Petersburg Rail Road and its connections with Ohio & Mississippi Rivers, William Mahone, Chief Engineer, F. Bourquin & Co., Philada.
Map of the eastern United States between the Chesapeake Bay and the Mississippi River. Shows drainage, place names and the railroad network. Chartered March 17, 1851. Line completed in 1858. consolidated in Apr... 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.
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
Outline map of a strip between Boston and Chicago showing one schematic rail line with many railroad stations named along the line. Mileage table indicating five railroads is at lower right of map.
Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific,
Outline map of the continental United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, forts, finished and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]
Map of the Shore Line Rail Road route between New York and Boston, showing its rail road and steamboat connection with New York, New Haven, New London, Stonington, Providence, Newport, and Boston.
Detailed map of lower New England states and part of New York indicating drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, township lines, and the railroad network.
The sixth regiment of the Massachusetts volunteers firing into the people in Pratt Street, while attempting to pass through Baltimore en route for Washington, April 19, 1861
Print shows troops from the 6th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment firing into an unruly mob of southern sympathizers who are blocking the street.
Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during ... more
Shows the area of Fauquier County, Va., between Greenwich and Bristoe to the north and Warrenton Junction to the south on the eve of 2nd Bull Run. The location of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad is also indicated.
On what appears to be a portion of a published travel map showing steamship and railroad routes out of Baltimore, Md., Sheden has indicated the route of the Union Army as it moved up the Virginia Peninsula towa... more
The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showing route of 3rd Army Corps. A.P. from Howard's Bridge to the sawmill, April 5 and 6th, 1862.
Illustrates a portion of Isle of Wight County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac in the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.