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Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its principal connections.

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Title

Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its principal connections.

Map Item Type Metadata

Date Depicted (Display)

1876

Date Published (Display)

1876

Caption

"Within hand: 'The only 4 track railroad in the world. All laid with steel rails."

Abstract (& Historical Note)

Library of Congress description:
Scale not given. Hand indicator across southern states points to "The only 4 track rail road in the world all laid with steel rails." LC Railroad maps, 486 Description derived from published bibliography. Eastern half of the United States showing major drainage, cities and towns, the railroad network, with names of lines, and the main ones indicated in heavy black. No railroad connections appear in the south where the hand indicator is located. Inset: [Western connection] 7 x 18 cm.
This map depicts the United States with a focus on the northeast where the Central Hudson Railroad runs to throughout New York State and throughout neighboring states. A large hand points to the railroad. Major cities, railroad names, and landforms can be seen.

Repository

Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress

Scope

Other
State

Type

Color maps
Topographic maps
Railroad map

Theme

Transportation

Subject - Details

Fitchburg R.R. (N.Y.)
New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company
Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad Company
Transportation-- railroads

Subject - Geographic

Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
New York
United States

Publisher

Rand McNally and Company.

Place of Publication

Chicago

Physical Dimensions

col. map 31 x 41 cm.

Record Creation Date

6/25/2014

Citation

“Map of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad and its principal connections.,” Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project, accessed October 16, 2021, https://ssmp.skidmore.edu/document/103.

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