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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

Prepared by order of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1st session, 30th Con
Format
Map; Government Document
Published
[Washington, DC : s.n., ca. 1848]
Language
English
Variant Title
Skeleton map showing the railroads completed and in progress in the United States ...
Summary
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].
Description
1 map : col. 123 x 92 cm.
Notes
Relief not shown
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. Imperfect: several fold separations, fragile paper. From the library of Thomas W. Streeter, with his penciled notes on verso.
Cited in
LC Railroad maps, 11
Technical Details
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