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New England Railroads, 1874 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Railway map of the New England states : prepared expressly for the Pathfinder railway guide. It was published forThe pathfinder railway guide, Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 1874 by Geo. K. Snow. Scale not given. Covers Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and portions of New York, Maine, and the province of Quebec, 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 boundaries, and more. Relief shown by hachures. 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
1874
Held by
Harvard
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