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Historic Railroad Map of New England - 1855

Map of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad and connections.

Wisconsin became a state in 1848 with Madison as its capitol. The railroads arrived in the 1850's, beginning with the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad, later known as the Milwaukee Railroad.

The La Crosse & Milwaukee was a standard gauge railroad completed in 1858 which connected Lake Michigan with the Mississippi River. This line later extended west to St. Paul, Minnesota and east to Chicago.

This map published in 1855 by J.H. Colton features northeastern and north-central United States including portions of Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. It shows drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Chartered April 2, 1852.

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1W-NE-RR-1855-S 24" x 15" 2 lbs $29.95 add to basket
1W-NE-RR-1855-M 36" x 22.5" 2 lbs $44.95 add to basket
1W-NE-RR-1855-L 42" x 26" 4 lbs $59.95 add to basket
1W-NE-RR-1855-XL 68" x 42" 4 lbs $79.95 add to basket
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All reproduction prints are printed as "museum quality", using advanced ink formulas and durable museum quality paper.  The reproduction prints reflect the state of repair of the original conserved document. Stains and imperfections reflected in the original map at the time it was collected for conservation are left un-retouched, as they reflect the character and charm of the vintage original. Some major imperfections, such as dark fold lines have been removed when possible.  Maps are printed as ordered and are not returnable unless received damaged.