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Railroads of Connecticut, ca. 1890 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of the railroads of Connecticut : to accompany the report of the railroad commissioners. It was printed by Dodd Lithographic Co., ca. 1890. Scale [ca. 1:383,000]. Covers Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and part of eastern New York including Long Island. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Connecticut State Plane Coordinate System (Feet) (FIPS 0600). 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, railroad stations, steamboat lines, drainage, town 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 map purposes.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York
Maps, Transportation, Railroads, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and transportation
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