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New England Railroads, 1838 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, and parts of New Hampshire New York exhibiting the several rail road routes completed, constructing, chartered contemplated : published by order of the Legislature of Massachusetts, drawn by A. Kennedy ; engraved by Morse Tuttle. It was published in 1838. Scale [ca. 1:700,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the USA Contiguous Albers Equal Area Conic projection (Meters). All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as roads, completed, chartered, and contemplated railroads, drainage, state and county boundaries, and more. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of New England from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1838
Held by
Harvard
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