Print shows George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette on horseback, visiting soldiers at their winter encampment at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
Map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing the railroad network, cities, towns, railroad stations, canals, and coal fields.
Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing "railroads completed or in progress" and "railroads proposed & authorized unless named as 'projected.'"
Sketch shows the James River in Virginia, from a churchyard above the valley. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.
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.
Print shows bird's-eye view of the landscape along the Woronzoff Road with cannon balls lining the roadside, also shows the entrance to a valley and, in the foreground, soldiers carrying a wounded soldier on a ... more
Broad view of the landscape along the Woronzoff Road showing entrance to valley and, in the foreground, soldiers carrying wounded on a stretcher.
Jane Wells is pleading for her life, and a man attempts to protect her from an Indian who is about to kill her. House behind them is being burned by Loyalists and Indians led by Major Walter Butler and Mohawk C... more
Map of Pennsylvania from Philadelphia north to the New York boundary and west to Williamsport. Shows county boundaries, drainage, coal field, important cities, and the existing and proposed railroads. Chartered... more
Shows area of southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Indicates county boundaries, larger cities, and some drainage. The line was chartered in 1852 and constructed in 1854.
Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in blue. Indicates post routes, "old trail," finished and unfinished railroads, and the proposed state of "Colona."
This view of Andermatt is from the road to the Oberalp Pass, at the east end of the Ursern Valley and looking west. Hospental can be seen in the far distance, on the left, just over the slope of the mountain be... more
Photograph showing a group of men and women, including Union army officers' family members, on the porch of a house owned by Mrs. Lee. The two officers were members of the staff of Gen. McClellan and Gen. Burnside.
Print shows Confederate troops, under the command of General Stonewall Jackson, burning the bridge over the north fork of the Shenandoah River, June 4, 1862.