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Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis

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Names
Boston (Mass.). Engineering Dept. (Publisher)
Chesbrough, Ellis Sylvester (1813-1886 ) (Compiler)
Tappan & Bradford (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1851
Place Term: Boston :
Publisher: Tappan & Bradford's Lith.,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5294 [Filed with U.S. Railroads, [1850?], as originally cataloged in NYPL Dictionary Catalog of the Map Division]
Topics
Railroads -- Northeastern States
Railroads -- United States
Maps --
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content : Includes notes and distance chart.

Content : 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.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : NYPL copy imperfect: lacks upper right corner (part of distance chart) and parts of lower margin.

Content : Shows railroads in operation or under construction and projected railroads in the northeastern United States and part of Canada.

Citation/reference : LC Railroad maps, 79

Statement of Responsibility: 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.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 60 x 82 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 5486681
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15107708
UUID: 3940ebc0-c52b-012f-3c2d-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1851: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1851. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee7b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee7b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1851). Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee7b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis