Map of the railroads of the state of Massachusetts: accompanying the report of the railroad commissioners : 1887

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Title
Map of the railroads of the state of Massachusetts: accompanying the report of the railroad commissioners : 1887
Names
Massachusetts. Board of Railroad Commissioners (Publisher)
Wright & Potter (Printer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1887 (Inferred)
Place: Boston, Mass.?
Publisher: Board of Railroad Commissioners
Place: 18 Post Office Sq., Boston, Mass.
Publisher: Press of Wright & Potter Printing Company
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-766
Topics
Railroads -- Massachusetts
Railroads
Massachusetts
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Besides railroads (in red), shows county and town boundaries, villages, ordinary post offices, money order post offices, and county towns; does not show common roads/highways.
Content: Shows continuation of railroad lines into New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire.
Content: Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 69 x 86 cm, on sheet 72 x 91 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 317726527
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21055743
Other local Identifier: US089.4.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4cda6b50-4616-0134-e7e2-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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  • 1887: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the railroads of the state of Massachusetts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/33e39a10-5e3e-0134-3e4b-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the railroads of the state of Massachusetts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/33e39a10-5e3e-0134-3e4b-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1887). Map of the railroads of the state of Massachusetts Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/33e39a10-5e3e-0134-3e4b-00505686a51c

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Map of the railroads of the state of Massachusetts