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Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis / compiled under the direction of the committee appointed by the City Council of Boston for celebrating the opening of railway communication between the waters of the Atlantic at Boston, the Canadas, and the Great West, by E.S. Chesbrough, city engineer.

Image ID: 434061

Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis / compiled under the direction of the committee appointed by... ([1851])

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Image Title

:  Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis / compiled under the direction of the committee appointed by the City Council of Boston for celebrating the opening of railway communication between the waters of the Atlantic at Boston, the Canadas, and the Great West, by E.S. Chesbrough, city engineer.

Creator

: Boston (Mass.). Engineering Dept. -- Publisher

Additional Name(s)

: Tappan & Bradford -- Lithographer
Chesbrough, Ellis Sylvester, 1813-1886  -- Compiler

Published Date

: [1851]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map ; 60 x 82 cm.

Notes

: Includes notes and distance chart. Note 2.) Insets: Map of rail roads in Massachusetts -- Boston Harbor & rail road termini : showing facilities for shipment and internal transmission of merchandise with existing wharves and proposed improvement of the flats at South Boston. Note 3.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 4.) NYPL copy imperfect: lacks upper right corner (part of distance chart) and parts of lower margin. Note 5.) Shows railroads in operation or under construction and projected railroads in the northeastern United States and part of Canada.

Standard Reference

: LC Railroad maps, 79

Source

: Maps of North America. / Countries / United States (except New York) / Parts

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 01-5294 [Filed with U.S. Railroads, [1850?], as originally cataloged in NYPL Dictionary Catalog of the Map Division]

Digital ID

: 434061

Record ID

: 252914

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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