EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Birds eye view of trolley routes in New England, 1904 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Trolley wayfinder, birds eye view of trolley routes in New England, published by the New England Street Railway Club, 1904. This is a perspective map not drawn to scale. Covers eastern portion of New England from Lewiston, Maine, to Newport, Rhode Island. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Massachusetts State Plane Coordinate System, Mainland Zone (in Feet) (Fipszone 2001). 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 steam railroads, electric railroads, parks, buildings, drainage, and more. Relief and some features are shown pictorially. Includes 7 insets. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of Massachusetts 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 (1755-1922), scales, and purposes. The digitized selection includes maps of: the state, Massachusetts counties, town surveys, coastal features, real property, parks, cemeteries, railroads, roads, public works projects, etc.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1904
Held by
Harvard
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