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Historic Railroad Map of the Norfolk and Cincinnati Railroad - 1882

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

The coal regions of North Carolina and Virginia were of great economic importance in in the mid-1800's as more and more railroads turned toward the more practical fuel source.

After the American Civil War, Cincinnati prospered in its production of iron. It also was an important meatpacking, woodworking and millinery town.

The Little Miami Railroad had been serving Cincinnati since 1836.

By 1900 more than 15 railroads linked Cincinnati to other parts of the country.

This map of the southern states was published in 1882 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. It shows drainage, cities, towns, counties, mineral deposits, and railroad system with emphasis on the main line.

Map includes portions of North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky.

Item# Size Shp Wt Price Click to buy
1W-SS-RR3-1882-S 24" x 18" 2 lbs $29.95 add to basket
1W-SS-RR3-1882-M 36" x 27" 2 lbs $44.95 add to basket
1W-SS-RR3-1882-L 42" x 32" 4 lbs $59.95 add to basket
1W-SS-RR3-1882-XL 55.5" 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.