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subject : Railroads--Alabama--Maps
Map of southern Alabama and part of western Florida showing roads, cities, and drainage.; At head of title: No. 1.
Government Printing Office (publisher)
Palmer, W. R. (William R.), d. 1862. (creator)
Graham, J. D. (James Duncan), 1799-1865.; Columbus and Pensacola Railroad.; United States. General Land Office. (contributor)
"Meyer's Handatlas No. 72" in top margin.; "Dampf-Schiffrouten" with mileage listed on left side of map.; Prime meridians: Ferro and Washington; Relief shown by hachures.
Aus der Geographischen Graviranstalt des Bibliographischen Instituts zu Hildburghausen (publisher)
Meyer, Hermann Julius, 1826-1909. (creator)
Map damaged; most of area west of the Mississippi River is missing.; Relief shown by hachures.; Mineral regions of Alabama indicated.; Selma and Gulf Railroad highlighted in red. Connecting lines highlighted in blue.
Henry Seibert & Bros (publisher)
Henry Seibert & Bros. (creator)
Decorative border.; Steamboat routes with mileage left margin.; Plate 22 from unidentified atlas.; Map portrays Alabama prior to the creation of Choctaw County in December, 1847.
S. August Mitchell (publisher)
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868. (creator)
"Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1875 by Gaylord Watson..."; "32" in upper left corner.; Shows railroads completed, railroads proposed, canals, state capitals, and county seats.; Library's copy has upper right corner missing.
Gaylord Watson (publisher)
Watson, Gaylord (creator)
Relief shown by hachures.; Shows railroads and electric lines.; Inset: Birmingham and vicinity. Scale 1:215,400.; Map has manuscript date of 1929. Census figures appear to estimated, higher than actual 1920 and lower than actual 1930.; Index to Alabama railroads in lower right. Directory to Principal Cities with their populations at top margin.
Rand McNally & Co (publisher)
Alabama. State Planning and Industrial Development Board. (creator)
Rand McNally and Company. (contributor)
Shows all cities and towns along railroad routes.; Map extends beyond state boundaries.; Ads for railroad iron and supplies on verso.
Dexter Relyea & Co.] (publisher)
Watson, Gaylord. (creator)
Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington.; Shows railroads, common roads, canals, cities, towns, villages and P.O. locations.; Shows Birmingham (established 1871), Geneva County (established 1868), and Baker County (renamed Chilton in 1868).; Ornate border and No. 52 in upper right corner.; On verso: The State of Mississippi; [a description].
G.W. and C.B. Colton & Co (publisher)
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (creator)
"No.13" in top margin.; Explanations: Land Grant Rail Roads; Seat of Land Office; Seat of Former Land Office; Rail Roads.; "Note: the whole central region of this state is underlaid with Iron Ore in vast beds. There are also Coal measures of great thickness and extent. Lead Ore is also found."
Department of the Interior General Land Office (publisher)
United States. General Land Office. (creator)
Bowen & Co. (contributor)
Includes inset map of Birmingham area and list of railroad companies.; "November 1960."
Alabama State Planning and Industrial Development Board (publisher)
Alabama. State Planning and Industrial Development Board. (creator)
Shows counties, railroads, cities, and towns.; "[Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 18]72 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."; Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.; In lower right margin: 33.
S. Augustus Mitchell (publisher)
Gamble, W. H. (William H.) (creator)
Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus) (contributor)
Prime meridians: Greenwich (top) and Washington (bottom).; Purchase information dates the map as 1892; Verso: Part of Index of Mississippi; Page 198-199 from an unidentified edition of Rand's Indexed atlas of the world.; Main railroads are marked in color, with a key to 26 lines at the bottom of the map.; An index to cities is at the top and bottom of the map.
Rand McNally & Co (publisher)
Rand McNally and Company. (creator)
Prime meridian: Greenwich; Date is estimated on two factors. Cram issued a series of such state maps during the period 1910 - 1915. The surrounding cities were merged into the city of Birmingham in 1910, and that is shown.; At bottom of map: "Copyright by the George F. Cram Company, Inc., Indianapolis"; Map shows county boundaries, cities, roads, and railroads.; Each county separately colored.; Map extends into surrounding states.; Numbers along top and bottom edges, and letters along side edges, indicate an index was provided, but no index is on the map.
George F. Cram Co (publisher)
George F. Cram Company. (creator)
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