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 United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola

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Title:
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
Description:
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 routes to points in the West Indies and Middle America. This is one of the earliest small-scale government maps to show a railroad network. [From published bibliography].
Creator:
United States. Congress. . House.
Name on Item:
prepared by order of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1st session, 30th Con.
Date:
[1848]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Railroads--United States--Maps
Trade routes--North America--Maps
United States--Maps
Places:
United States
Publisher:
[Washington] : House of Representatives
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 123 x 92 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:3,400,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_009159
Call #:
G3701.P3 1848 .U55
Barcode:
39999065659029
LCCN:
gm 70005376
Terms of Use:
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