Map showing the lines of the elevated railroads on Manhattan Island / prepared by Gaylord Watson.

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Title
Map showing the lines of the elevated railroads on Manhattan Island / prepared by Gaylord Watson.
Names
Watson, Gaylord (Cartographer)
Gilbert Elevated Railway Company (Associated name)
New York Elevated Railway Company (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Manhattan

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1877 (Questionable)
Place: New York
Publisher: John Beatson
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-668
Topics
New York (N.Y.)
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Local transit -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Railroads, Elevated -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Piers -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Ferries -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Genres
Maps
Notes
Conservation history: Scale [ca. 1:14,000] (W 74°01ʹ--W 73°55ʹ/N 40°52ʹ--N 40°42ʹ)
Content: Covers Manhattan south of Fort George Avenue, near 193rd Street in New York (N.Y.)
Content: Shows elevated railroads: New York Elevated Railroad and Gilbert Elevated Railroad indicated in red and blue ink, respectively; also shows wards, railroads, piers, ferry lines, and 1-mile radial distances from City Hall.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 2 sheets : col. ; 106 x 38 cm, on sheet 137 x 44 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433087663864
Barcode: 33433068112030
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20527005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 90f1b040-f092-0130-3d3d-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1877: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map showing the lines of the elevated railroads on Manhattan Island / prepared by Gaylord Watson." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1877. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e3186440-f157-0130-6870-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map showing the lines of the elevated railroads on Manhattan Island / prepared by Gaylord Watson." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e3186440-f157-0130-6870-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1877). Map showing the lines of the elevated railroads on Manhattan Island / prepared by Gaylord Watson. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e3186440-f157-0130-6870-58d385a7bbd0

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Map showing the lines of the elevated railroads on Manhattan Island / prepared by Gaylord Watson.