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Title
Railroad map of Michigan
Names
O.W. Gray & Son (Creator)
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (Creator)
Michigan Railroad Commission (Issuing body)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Michigan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876
Place: Lansing, Mich.?
Publisher: Commissioner of Railroads
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5395
Topics
Railroads -- Michigan
Railroads
Michigan -- Administrative and political divisions
Michigan
Upper Peninsula (Mich.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Prepared for the Commissioner of Railroads by O.W. Gray & Son.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1874 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. ..."
Citation/reference: Barnett, L. Michigan maps, 5-2149 ; Karpinski, Louis Charles. Bibliography of the printed maps of Michigan, 319, 333 ; New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 461, column 2, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:1,200,000 (W 90°25ʹ--W 82°20ʹ/N 47°30ʹ--N 41°30ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 58 x 40 cm, on sheet 62 x 43 cm
Accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 61295
Description
Also shows township grid, counties boundaries, cities & towns, and notable physical features. Includes inset of "part of Michigan" (western Upper Peninsula). Appears in Michigan Railroad Commission. Fourth annual report. 1876, and in McCracken, S.B. The state of Michigan. Lansing, 1876. NYPL Map Div. copy extracted from McCracken, S.B. The state of Michigan. Lansing, 1876.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 35066861
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645222
Folder number: US105.1.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 53090550-a143-0135-8913-0a3ba2e6aea4
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

  • 1876: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Railroad map of Michigan " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bb23fd00-a2cc-0135-c107-11b77fa13a48

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Railroad map of Michigan " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bb23fd00-a2cc-0135-c107-11b77fa13a48

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1876). Railroad map of Michigan Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bb23fd00-a2cc-0135-c107-11b77fa13a48

Wikipedia Citation

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Railroad map of Michigan