Colton's railroad and commercial map of the United States and Canada

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Title
Colton's railroad and commercial map of the United States and Canada
Additional title: Railroad and commercial map of the United States and Canada
Names
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882
Place: No. 182 William St., New York [N.Y.]
Publisher: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5196
Topics
Railroads -- United States
Railroads -- Canada
Railroads -- New England
United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. and Greenwich.
Content: Shows U.S. east of the Rocky Mountains.
Content: Insets: Vicinity of New York [1:300,000] -- Map of the railroads of New England on an enlarged scale [1:900,000] -- General map of the United States showing the railroad routes across the continent [1:7,500,000]
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 184 x 210 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 957559733
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644003
Other local Identifier: US017.3.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4615ae80-58e2-0134-5fbf-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

  • 1882: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's railroad and commercial map of the United States and Canada" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4cf485b0-e571-0134-b981-51a992b3e94d

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's railroad and commercial map of the United States and Canada" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4cf485b0-e571-0134-b981-51a992b3e94d

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1882). Colton's railroad and commercial map of the United States and Canada Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4cf485b0-e571-0134-b981-51a992b3e94d

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Colton's railroad and commercial map of the United States and Canada