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Title
Map of the rail roads of the state of New York
Names
Richmond, Van Rensselaer, 1814?- (Creator)
Sweet, S. H. (Sylvanus Howe), 1830-1899 (Creator)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1870
Place: Albany, N.Y. ?
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5785
Topics
Railroads -- New York (State)
Railroads -- Pennsylvania
Railroads -- New Jersey
Railroads -- Vermont
Railroads -- Massachusetts
Railroads -- Connecticut
Canals -- New York (State)
New York (State) -- Administrative and political divisions
New York (State)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: prepared under the direction of Van R. Richmond, State Engineer and Survr, S.H. Sweet, Depy. State Engr. & Survr., 1870.
Content: Also shows counties, principal cities and towns, railroads, canals, and major natural features. Covers all of Vermont and Connecticut, substantial portions of Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, and adjacent southern Ontario and Quebec.
Content: Map within decorative border.
Content: Lists "length of rail roads in operation (operated by steam)."
Content: Description derived from published bibliography.
Additional physical form: Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:1,000,000 (W 80°20ʹ--W 71°20ʹ/N 45°42ʹ--N 40°19ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 58 x 72 cm on sheet 67 x 81 cm
Description
Shows drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, canals, railroads in progress, proposed, and in operation. Shows connection with mineral areas in northern Pennsylvania.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 98688525
RLIN/OCLC: 42953805
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645612
Other local Identifier: US146.1.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d68dc810-6086-0133-f14e-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1870: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the rail roads of the state of New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1870. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2276ce70-6088-0133-2617-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the rail roads of the state of New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 27, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2276ce70-6088-0133-2617-00505686d14e

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1870). Map of the rail roads of the state of New York Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2276ce70-6088-0133-2617-00505686d14e

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the rail roads of the state of New York