EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Railroads, New York and New England, 1849 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map exhibiting the rail road, canal, lake and river routes from New York and Boston to the west, via Ogdensburgh, Buffalo and Sacket's Harbor, N.Y. It was published by J.H. Bufford Co. Lith. in 1849. Scale [ca. 1:1,150,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 18N NAD83 projection. 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, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as roads, railroads (completed and proposed), canals, drainage, selected cities and towns, state boundaries, and more. Relief is shown by hachures. Includes table of statistics and distances, and note on "Advantages of the Sackets Harbor route... ." This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1849
Held by
Harvard
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