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G. Woolworth Colton's series of railroad maps, No. 2, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Lower Canada

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Title
G. Woolworth Colton's series of railroad maps, No. 2, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Lower Canada
Additional title: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Lower Canada
Names
Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860
Place: 18 Beekman St., New York
Publisher: G. Woolworth Colton
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5272
Topics
Railroads -- New England
Railroads -- Québec (Province)
Railroads
New England
Québec (Province)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Shows state, county, and township boundaries, canals, railroads completed and under construction, and distances between stations.
Content: Also shows railroad lines in eastern New York State and western New Brunswick.
Content: Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Content: Inset: The eastern portion of Massachusetts on an enlarged scale. 28 x 25 cm.
Citation/reference: "Printed for the History of the Railroads of the United States by H.V. Poor."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 89 x 68 cm, on sheet 93 x 70 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 98688384
RLIN/OCLC: 43589656
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644079
Other local Identifier: US024.4.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bcebf180-0f01-0134-d34e-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

  • 1827: Creator Born
  • 1860: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1901: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "G. Woolworth Colton's series of railroad maps" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/caaa8890-0f01-0134-cee4-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "G. Woolworth Colton's series of railroad maps" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/caaa8890-0f01-0134-cee4-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1860). G. Woolworth Colton's series of railroad maps Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/caaa8890-0f01-0134-cee4-00505686a51c

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G. Woolworth Colton's series of railroad maps