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Historic Map - Unites States - Railroad Map - 1859

Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific, engd. by Rae Smith.

This gorgeous map of the United States railway system was originally produced in 1859, by James T. Lloyd.  Includes information showing completed and proposed railroads, state boundaries, drainage, forts, and major cities.

Also includes portraits of these 28 railroad presidents in the border:

John Robin McDaniel - President, Virginia & Tennessee Railroad
Capt. Jacob Strader - President, Little Miami Railroad
J. D. De Frees - President, Peru and Indianopolis Railroad
John Caldwell - President, South Carolina Railroad
C. A. Brown - Superintendent, Augusta and Savannah Railroad
J. Edgar Thompson - President, Pennsylvania Central Railroad
Thomas D. Walker - President, Wilmington and Manchester Railroad
E. Hobbs - President, Louisville, Frankfort and Lexington Railroad
R. N. Nice - Superintendent, Michigan Central Railroad
S. S. L'Hommedieu - President, Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad
William Case - President, Cleveland and Erie Railroad
George Palmer - President, Buffalo and Erie Railroad
P. A. Hall - General Superintendent, Chicago Union Railroad
Henry C. Lord - President, Indianapolis and Cincinnati Railroad
A. G. Jaudon - President, Dauphin and Susquehanna Railroad
Edwin Robinson - President, Richmond and Potomac Railroad
E. H. Gill - President, Richmond and Petersburg Railroad
W. T. Joynes - President, Petersburg and Weldon Railroad
J. B. Warring - President, Cleveland and Toledo Railroad
S. L. Fremont - General Superintendent and Engineer, Wilmington and Weldon Railroad
John L. Helm - President, Louisville and Nashville Railroad
John Ross - President, Grand Trunk Railroad
A. S. Crothers - Superintendent, Jeffersonville (Ind.) Railroad
E. Gest - President, Wilmington & Zanesville Railroad
Erastus Corning - President, New York Central Railroad
L. M. Hubby - President, Cleveland and Columbus Railroad
W. H. Clements - Superintendent , Ohio and Mississippi Railroad
John T. Levis - President, Kentucky Central Railroad
Historic Map of the Unites States - Railroad Map - 1859

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1W-US-RR-1859-S 24" x 16" 2 lbs $29.95 add to basket
1W-US-RR-1859-M 36" x 25" 2 lbs $44.95 add to basket
1W-US-RR-1859-L 42" x 29" 4 lbs $59.95 add to basket
1W-US-RR-1859-XL 62" 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.
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