This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of railways in the New England states : engraved expressly for Snow's pathfinder railway guide, engraved in relief for Power Press Printing by W.C. Sharp. It was published in Snow's Pathfinder railway guide, week ending Saturday, May 9, 1863. Scale not given. Covers Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and portions of New York, Maine, and the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick, Canada.
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 railroads completed and under construction, drainage, state and town boundaries, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes advertisements and index to selected towns in Mass. and N.H. and insets: Map of Boston and vicinity, 1860 -- New map of Boston, 1862.
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.