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Topographical sketch of the gold & quicksilver district of California.

Topographical sketch of the gold & quicksilver district of California.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 4 copies, vary slightly.

Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the principal routes between New York and New Orleans.

Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the...

Outline map of the eastern United states including Cuba and the Gulf of Mexico. Shows the railroad network and steamship routes. Indicates the railroad land grant and the coal and iron deposits in Alabama. Dist... More

Sketch of General Riley's route through the mining districts [of California] : July and Aug. 1849 /

Sketch of General Riley's route through the mining districts [of Calif...

Relief shown by hachures. LC Trails, 106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Map of the mining district of California

Map of the mining district of California

America Transformed: Immediately prior to the discovery of gold in 1848, central California was home to Native communities; Mexican missions, ranchos, and pueblos; the small presidio—fortified military settleme... More

Parker's sectional & geological map of Iowa exhibiting her iron, lead, copper, coal and other geological resources and all rail roads completed in progress, and projected compiled from the U.S. surveys and personal reconnoisance. By Nathan H. Parker author of "Iowa As It Is" Clinton Io. 1856.

Parker's sectional & geological map of Iowa exhibiting her iron, lead,...

Names of railroads are listed at lower left of map. Scale 1:506,880. LC also has another edition by "A.M. Bailey draughtsman", 1856 which includes advertisements below inset and at left of title. LC Railroad ma... More

Map of the Frostburg Coal Company's lands showing the town of Frostburg, the mines, and the railroads in use; and also, the proposed extensions of the Mount Savage and Eckhart railways

Map of the Frostburg Coal Company's lands showing the town of Frostbur...

Scale 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to 1 in. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 710/2

Map of the public land states and territories : constructed from the Public Surveys and other official sources in the General Land Office

Map of the public land states and territories : constructed from the P...

America Transformed: This map, one of the first thematic maps of the United States published by the General Land Office, provided an inventory of the nation’s land and mineral resources. Besides showing the ext... More

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public surveys and other details /

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public...

Relief shown by hachures. Also shows mine and mineral resources and Surveyor General and Land Office locations. From the General Land Office annual report, 1867. LC copy annotated in blue pencil to show boundar... More

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public surveys and other details /

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public...

Relief shown by hachures. Also shows mine and mineral resources and Surveyor General and Land Office locations. From the General Land Office annual report, 1867. Available also through the Library of Congress W... More

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public surveys and other details /

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public...

Relief shown by hachures. Also shows mine and mineral resources and Surveyor General and Land Office locations. From the General Land Office annual report, 1867. Available also through the Library of Congress W... More

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public surveys and other details /

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public...

Relief shown by hachures. Also shows mine and mineral resources and Surveyor General and Land Office locations. From the General Land Office annual report, 1867. Available also through the Library of Congress W... More

Map of the routes of the Union Pacific Rail Roads with their eastern connections, compiled from authorized explorations, public surveys, and other reliable data from the departments of the government, by W.J. Keeler, Civil Engineer, November, 1867.

Map of the routes of the Union Pacific Rail Roads with their eastern c...

Strip map of the western United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean showing relief by hachures, drainage, minerals, cities and towns, and forts. Includes completed and proposed railroads. Sca... More

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public surveys and other details /

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public...

Relief shown by hachures. Also shows mine and mineral resources and Surveyor General and Land Office locations. From the General Land Office annual report, 1869. Available also through the Library of Congress W... More

Map of Royal Land Company's railroad (narrow gauge) from their anthracite coal fields to deep water /

Map of Royal Land Company's railroad (narrow gauge) from their anthrac...

Shows central Virginia from the Allegheny Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. Relief shown by form lines. Pencil (some col.) on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) H267 LC Railroad maps, 5... More

Map of the proposed railroad trust companies of Massachusetts and their connections.

Map of the proposed railroad trust companies of Massachusetts and thei...

Map of northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, mineral deposits, and the railroad network with color coding for Massachusetts trust lines. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 93 Descript... More

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public surveys and other details constructed from the plats and official sources of the General Land Office

Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public...

America Transformed: Published shortly after the American Civil War, this map depicts a reunited nation, but it also provides an inventory of land and mineral resources. While the General Land Office, the feder... More

Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

Map of the Marietta and Pittsburgh Railroad and its connections.

Detailed map of Ohio and vicinity showing drainage, cities and towns, mineral deposits, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main line. Scale 1:1,300,000. LC Railroad maps, 456 Description derived fro... More

Map showing the economic minerals along the route of the Chesapeake & Ohio Rail Way to accompany the geological report of Thomas S. Ridgway.

Map showing the economic minerals along the route of the Chesapeake & ...

Covers area from Richmond, Va., to the Ohio River along the route of the railroad and shows the geological sections in which minerals are found. Consolidated from the Virginia Central and Covington and Ohio Rai... More

Maps showing the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and leased lines.

Maps showing the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and leased lines.

Special map shows the main line and land grant in Missouri and includes iron and lead regions; general map covers United States showing the railroad network with the main lines distinguished by color; created b... More

Map showing the projected route of the Potomac and Ohio Railway.

Map showing the projected route of the Potomac and Ohio Railway.

Middle Atlantic area showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in West Virginia and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated by the West Virginia legislature, 1867-68. Scale ... More

View of the Panamint Range Mountains, mines, mills and town site ; Sherman Town, property of the Panamint Mining & Concentration Works.

View of the Panamint Range Mountains, mines, mills and town site ; She...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Map of the Comstock Lode and the Washoe mining claims in Storey & Lyon counties, Nevada

Map of the Comstock Lode and the Washoe mining claims in Storey & Lyon...

America Transformed: In 1859, major deposits of silver known as the Comstock Lode were discovered on the Nevada side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Mining spurred the rapid growth of Virginia City, which reach... More

Map of San Saba County : exhibiting the extent of public surveys, land grants, and other official information ; compiled from the records of the General Land Office at Austin, showing also geology, agriculture, and mineral districts and all important details /

Map of San Saba County : exhibiting the extent of public surveys, land...

Relief shown in hachures. Shows landownership. LC Land ownership maps, 1122 Inset view of San Saba City. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Sketch map of New South Wales showing the localities of the principal minerals 1876

Sketch map of New South Wales showing the localities of the principal ...

Mineral map and general statistics of New South Wales, Australia Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Profile, Royal Land Co. R.R. /

Profile, Royal Land Co. R.R. /

Shows mineral deposits from Matthias' Point to Briery Branch Gap, Virginia. Pen-and-ink, pencil (some col.), and crayon on 2 sheets pasted together, mounted on cloth. "Scale 50 horizontal to 2 vertical." LC Civ... More

[Sketch of the "proposed route of Virginias Railway" to Flat-top and Guyandot coal fields, West Virginia].

[Sketch of the "proposed route of Virginias Railway" to Flat-top and G...

Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H272 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

[Map of mineral lands in Culpepper County, Virginia, on the Rapidan River].

[Map of mineral lands in Culpepper County, Virginia, on the Rapidan Ri...

Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil (some col.), and watercolor, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H236 Available also through the Library of... More

Map of the Tombstone mining district : Cochise Co., Arizona Ter. /

Map of the Tombstone mining district : Cochise Co., Arizona Ter. /

Color lithograph map showing mining claim names and locations in the Tombstone mining district, Cochise County. "Entered according to an Act of Congress, in the year 1881, by Kelleher Peel & Ingoldsby, in the O... More

Map of the Cincinnati, Virginia, & Carolina Railway and its connection.

Map of the Cincinnati, Virginia, & Carolina Railway and its connection...

Map of the southern states showing drainage, cities and towns, and mines and minerals along the route of the main line. Scale 1:2,217,600. LC Railroad maps, 383 Description derived from published bibliography. ... More

Map of the Chester, Iron Mountain & Western Railroad and its connections.

Map of the Chester, Iron Mountain & Western Railroad and its connectio...

Map of Missouri, Illinois, and vicinity. Shows drainage, cities and towns, the railroad network, coalfields, and iron and lead mines. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 367 Description derived from published ... More

Map showing the Norfolk and Cincinnati Railroad, and its connections.

Map showing the Norfolk and Cincinnati Railroad, and its connections.

Map of the southern states showing drainage, mineral deposits, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Scale 1:2,217,600. LC Railroad maps, 490 Description derived f... More

Map showing the Pittsburg [sic], Bradford, and Buffalo Railway and its connections, W. R. Bergholz, chief engineer, New York, Feb. 15, 1882.

Map showing the Pittsburg [sic], Bradford, and Buffalo Railway and its...

Map of parts of western Pennsylvania and New York showing drainage, coal fields, iron ore areas, and fire clay areas, furnaces, and oil wells. Railroads are color coded. 3088 U.S. Copyright Office Scale 1:950,4... More

Map showing the Consolidated Southern Railway, Kentucky Division--Eastern Kentucky R.R. Virginia Division--Norfolk & Cincinnati R.R. Tennessee & Carolina Division and its connections.

Map showing the Consolidated Southern Railway, Kentucky Division--East...

Map of the southeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, the railroad network, and mineral deposits. Scale 1:2,217,600. LC Railroad maps, 391 Description derived from publish... More

Map showing the route of the Washington and Atlantic Railroad and its connections.

Map showing the route of the Washington and Atlantic Railroad and its ...

Map of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, coal and iron ore deposits in West Virginia and western Maryland, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main lin... More

Map of the mineral regions of the counties of Gogebic and Ontonagon, Michigan

Map of the mineral regions of the counties of Gogebic and Ontonagon, M...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours. "These maps for gratuitous distribution singly. Edw. P. Allis & Co. Milwaukee or Julian M. Case, Marquette, Mich." Available also through the Library of Cong... More

Map showing the location of the Mount Vernon iron, manganese & timber lands, Rockingham County, Va. /

Map showing the location of the Mount Vernon iron, manganese & timber ...

Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "The land lines of this map are from surveys by Jasper Hawse, county surveyor of Rockingham Co., Va." Includes inset map showing dis... More

Wythe County, Va. with part of Pulaski Co. : products of soil, ores, rocks, railways, roads, furnaces, etc., etc. /

Wythe County, Va. with part of Pulaski Co. : products of soil, ores, r...

Shows geology, economics and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copyright 1888, by C.R. Boyd." LC Land ownership maps, 1368 Includes "Explanation of Colors." Available also through the Library ... More

Map of Washington Co., Virginia and contiguous territory : showing mineral resources, agricultural areas, water-powers, railway facilities, roads, streams, educational institutions, names and residences of many land-owners, post-offices, &c. /

Map of Washington Co., Virginia and contiguous territory : showing min...

Shows geology, economics and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copyright 1890 C.R. Boyd." LC Land ownership maps, 1363 Includes text, 1 inset: Plan of Damascus, Washington County, Virginia / A... More

Plan and section, Salmon River gold district, Halifax Co., N.S

Plan and section, Salmon River gold district, Halifax Co., N.S

Salmon River gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Map of Southwestern Colorado /

Map of Southwestern Colorado /

Insets: Railroad systems reaching Durango [from Denver, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, and Phoenix] -- Plat of Needle Mountain mines -- Plat of Durango and surroundings -- Plat of mines at La Plata Mountains, Cal... More

Plat "B", Charter Oak lands, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Va., showing the Clifton Forge tract of 1695 acrs., 1 to 15 /

Plat "B", Charter Oak lands, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Va., showin...

"Copy of C.W. Switzer's map." Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H235 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes. In pencil... More

Official map of Trinity County, California : compiled from government and local surveys /

Official map of Trinity County, California : compiled from government ...

Relief shown by shading. Cadastral map showing roads, railroads, lot lines and numbers, landowners' names, and geographical features. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes list of "Names, areas &... More

British Columbia : Kamloops sheet, topography, economic minerals, & glacial striae

British Columbia : Kamloops sheet, topography, economic minerals, & gl...

Kamloops sheet : topography, economic minerals & glacial striae Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Map of the County of El Dorado, California : compiled from the official records and surveys /

Map of the County of El Dorado, California : compiled from the officia...

Relief shown by hachures. Cadastral map showing drainage, roads, land ownership, landowners' name, township & section lines, etc. "Approved by the Board of Supervisors ... 1895." Includes inset of Placerville a... More

Maps of Lawrence County, S.D. mines /

Maps of Lawrence County, S.D. mines /

Relief shown by hachures. Cadastral map showing mining and mill sites and some landowners' names, roads, railroads, etc. Blueprint. Map printed in 2 segments on 2 sheets. LC copy imperfect: Part of lower edge t... More

Plan and section, Killag gold district, Halifax Co., N.S

Plan and section, Killag gold district, Halifax Co., N.S

Killag gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and sections, Oldham gold district, Halifax Co., N.S

Plan and sections, Oldham gold district, Halifax Co., N.S

Oldham gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Map of southern portion East & West Kootenay Districts

Map of southern portion East & West Kootenay Districts

Map of southern portion East and West Kootenay Districts Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and section, Goldenville gold district, Guysborough Co., N.S

Plan and section, Goldenville gold district, Guysborough Co., N.S

Goldenville gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and section Forest Hill gold district, Guysborough Co., N.S

Plan and section Forest Hill gold district, Guysborough Co., N.S

Forset Hill gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and section, Mooseland gold district, Halifax co., N.S

Plan and section, Mooseland gold district, Halifax co., N.S

Mooseland gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and section, Fifteen-Mile Stream gold district, Halifax Co., N.S

Plan and section, Fifteen-Mile Stream gold district, Halifax Co., N.S

Fifteen-mile Stream gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

British Columbia, Shuswap sheet : economic minerals and glacial striae

British Columbia, Shuswap sheet : economic minerals and glacial striae

Shuswap sheet Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and sections Upper Seal Harbour, Guysborough Co., N.S

Plan and sections Upper Seal Harbour, Guysborough Co., N.S

Upper Seal Harbour Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and sections Renerew gold district, Hants Co. Nova Scotia

Plan and sections Renerew gold district, Hants Co. Nova Scotia

Renfrew gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and sections, Caribou gold district, Halifax Co., N.S

Plan and sections, Caribou gold district, Halifax Co., N.S

Caribou gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and section, Lawrencetown gold district, Halifax County, N.S

Plan and section, Lawrencetown gold district, Halifax County, N.S

Lawrencetown gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Placer County California / Historic map, Library of Congress

Placer County California / Historic map, Library of Congress

Accompanied by text: Register of mines and minerals, data collected February, 1902, 23 x 30 cm., [22] p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Plan and section, Montague gold district, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia

Plan and section, Montague gold district, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia

Montague gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and section, Lake Catcha district, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia

Plan and section, Lake Catcha district, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia

Lake Catcha gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and section, South Uniacke gold district, Hants and Halifax Counties, Nova Scotia

Plan and section, South Uniacke gold district, Hants and Halifax Count...

South Uniacke gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Guatemala, from official and other sources - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

Guatemala, from official and other sources - Vintage map, Norman B. Le...

Guatemala [minerals] Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and sections Isaacs Harbour gold district, Guysborough Co., Nova Scotia

Plan and sections Isaacs Harbour gold district, Guysborough Co., Nova ...

Isaacs Harbour gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and section, Cochran Hill gold district, Guysborough Co., Nova Scotia

Plan and section, Cochran Hill gold district, Guysborough Co., Nova Sc...

Cochran Hill gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and section, Gold River gold district, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia

Plan and section, Gold River gold district, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia

Gold River gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields /

Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields /

The film opens on an area covered with snow where the following operations are visible: track laying, and dirt moving by explosion, grader, steam shovel, and steam engine. H54720 U.S Copyright Office Copyright:... More

Plan and sections Wine Harbour gold district, Guysborough Co., Nova Scotia

Plan and sections Wine Harbour gold district, Guysborough Co., Nova Sc...

Wine Harbour gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Mining claims of Searchlight, Nevada, Lincoln County /

Mining claims of Searchlight, Nevada, Lincoln County /

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Plan and section, Leipsigate gold district, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia

Plan and section, Leipsigate gold district, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia

Leipsigate gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Rock Island-Frisco lines and Chicago & Eastern Illinois R.R : traverse the richest and most prosperous commonwealths in the Union

Rock Island-Frisco lines and Chicago & Eastern Illinois R.R : traverse...

America Transformed: This map, promoting the Rock Island, Frisco, and associated rail lines, illustrates the variety and quantity of agricultural commodities produced in the central third of the country at the ... More

Plan and sections Malaga gold district, Queens Co., Nova-Scotia

Plan and sections Malaga gold district, Queens Co., Nova-Scotia

Malaga gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan and sections, Brookfield gold district, Queens Co., Nova Scotia

Plan and sections, Brookfield gold district, Queens Co., Nova Scotia

Brookfield gold district Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Map of El Dorado County, California /

Map of El Dorado County, California /

Shows drainage, ditches, mines and mineral resources, township and section lines, etc. "Trustees, W.M.C. Ralston, Thomas B. Bishop, Frank G. Drum, F.H. Harvey, Frank Monaghan." Locations of mines and mineral de... More

County of Nevada, California /

County of Nevada, California /

Shows drainage, ditches, mines and mineral resources, township and section lines, etc. "Trustees, W.S. Keyes, Alexander F. Morrison, Thomas B. Bishop, J.E. Doolittle, J.F. Parks, Charles E. Uren." Locations of ... More

State of Guanajuato / Historic map, Library of Congress

State of Guanajuato / Historic map, Library of Congress

Relief shown by contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Guanajuato / Historic map, Library of Congress

Guanajuato / Historic map, Library of Congress

Shows mines working and idle. Relief shown by shading. "No. 11." Annotations in ink, colored ink, pencil, and colored pencil and mounted on cloth backing. Appeared in: Its Atlas geográfico de la República mexic... More

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