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Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road

Prepared by W. W. Blackford, Asst. Engr.
Format
Online; Map
Description
map : hand-col. ; 47 x 107 cm. on sheet 57 x 112 cm.
Variant title
Map and profile of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad
Related title
Profile of Va. & Tenn. R.R.
Profile of Virginia and Tennessee Rail Road.
Published
Richmond : Lith of Ritchie & Dunnavant, 1856.
Summary
Strip map of Virginia between Lynchburg and Bristol, Tenn. Shows drainage, coal and copper fields, county boundaries, cities, towns, and roads. Chartered March 24, 1848, under the name of Lynchburg and Tennessee Railroad. Consolidated in 1871 under Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad. See entry 331. [From published bibliography]
Notes
Relief shown by hachures.
Across bottom of map: Profile of Va. & Tenn. R.R., 5 x 42 in.
Includes "Table of curvatures," "Table of amounts," and "Elevation above the level of the sea of the rails."
Issued with the 9th Annual report of the President and Directors to the Stockholders of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad.
Cited in
LC Railroad maps, 599
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Area Table 755-7 1856 .B5 Copy 1: mounted on linen. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Area Table 755-7 1856 .B5 Copy 2: Imperfect, the lower half of the sheet containing the Profile is wanting. Additional locations have been written in on the map, and a new manuscript table added at top. Mounted on linen. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: TC625 .C43 v.13: From the Railway Collection of Thomas W. Streeter.
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Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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