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Title
General railway map of the United States and Canada
Additional title: Railway map of the United States and Canada
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882 - 1889 (Questionable)
Place: New York?
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5208
Topics
Railroads -- United States
United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Shows North and South Dakota united as one territory, Dakota; shows Oklahoma as Indian Territory, with panhandle labelled "Public Lands;" shows Saskatchewan as Assiniboia.
Content: Map printed in 2 segments, with states east of the Rocky Mountains in color on one side of sheet, and states west of the Rocky Mountains uncolored on opposite side of sheet.
Content: Inset: Map of the vicinity of New York.
Content: Includes advertisements for businesses in New York, Providence, and Boston.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : both sides, color ; 59 x 93 cm, on sheet 65 x 74 cm
Originally folded to 18 x 13 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 943208753
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644015
Other local Identifier: US018.3.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ba619f40-d27e-0133-c263-00505686a51c
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 (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "General railway map of the United States and Canada" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882 - 1889. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c61b3dc0-d27e-0133-3a3f-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "General railway map of the United States and Canada" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c61b3dc0-d27e-0133-3a3f-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1882 - 1889). General railway map of the United States and Canada Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c61b3dc0-d27e-0133-3a3f-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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General railway map of the United States and Canada