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U.S. Pacific RR Surveys

U.S. Pacific RR Surveys




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1854 - Geological Map of the Route explored by Capt. Jno. Pope Corps of Topl. Engrs. Near the 32nd Parallel of North Latitude 1854. From the Red River to the Rio Grande . . .

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Finely executed Geological Map, centered on Texas and published in conjunction with search for the most practicable route for a railroad line to the Pacific Ocean. Nice example of William Phipps Blake's geological railroad survey of the region between...


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1854 - Map No. 1. From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande from explorations and surveys made under the direction of Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War By Lieut A.W. Whipple . . . and Lieut J.C. Ives, Topogl Engrs . . .1853-4

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Important early map of the region between Fort Smith Arkansas and the Rio Grande River (Santa Fe, Taos, etc), prepared by the US Pacific Railroad Survey. The primary cartographic detail is in the Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico and along the Canadian...


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1860 - Pike Lake

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Striking view of Pike Lake, from the Pacific Railroad Surveys.


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1855 - Map No. 1 From the Western Boundary of Missouri to the Mouth of Trap Creek: from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Capt. J.W. Gunnison Topl. Engrs. assisted by Capt. E.G. Beckwith . . . R.H.

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Detailed survey map of the region centered on the course of the Missouri River, published as part of the Surveys to find the most practicable routes from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. The present map is one of the first maps created by...


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1856 - Map No. 2 From Great Salt Lake to the Humboldt Mountains; from Explorations and surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Capt. E.G. Beckwith 3d. Artillery E.W. Egloffstein Topographer for the Route 1855.

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A detailed map showing the Great Salt Lake, Utah Lake and Sevier Lake, with the Humboldt Mountains at left edge. Includes the region from the Great Salt Lake and across the flats to the Humboldt range. Several proposed railroad routes noted, including...


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1856 - Map No. 5 From The Humboldt Mountains To The Mud Lakes; from Explorations and surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Capt. E.G. Beckwith 3d. Artillery E.W. Egloffstein Topographer for the Route 1855.

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A detailed map of Northwestern Nevada, showing Pyramid Lake, the Carson River, Walker River and northern part of Walker Lake and extended East to the Elko area and the south fork of the Humboldt River. Wheat considers this an excellent map "due in...


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1861 - Map No. 1 From The Valley of Green River To The Salt Lake; from Explorations and Surveys maade under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War. by Cap. E.G. Beckwith, 3d Artillery. F.W. Egloffstein, Topographer for the Route. 1855

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Finely detailed map of the area from Brown's Hole east of today's Vernal to the Great Salt Lake and south to below Fillmore. The map locates the Emigrant Road to California. Several Proposed Railroad lines are shown. One crosses the Green River near...


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1860 - Coeur D'Alene Mission St. Ignatius River

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Striking view from the Pacific Railroad Surveys. The survey notes: "The mission is located upon a hill overlooking extensive prairies stretching to the east and west toward the Coeur D'Alene Mountains and the Columbia River. About a hundred acres...


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1860 - Coeur D'Alene Mission St. Ignatius River

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Striking view from the Pacific Railroad Surveys. The survey notes: "The mission is located upon a hill overlooking extensive prairies stretching to the east and west toward the Coeur D'Alene Mountains and the Columbia River. About a hundred acres of...


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1855 - View of the Black Forest Mount Hope and Sierra Prieta. Looking S. W. from Topographical Hill

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Detailed view from the Report of the United States Pacific Railroad Expedition and Surveys


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1855 - Routes in Oregon and California. Map No. 1. From San Francisco Bay to the Northern Boundary of California from explorations and surveys made under the direction of Hon. Jefferson Davis . . . by Lieut. R.S. Williamson . . . and Lieut H.L. Abbot . . . 185

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Important early survey map, covering the region between Crescent City and San Francisco Bay, showing the results of R.S. Williamson and H.L. Abbot's surveys in Oregon and California, in anticipation of the location of the first transcontinental...


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1855 - Crossing of the Chowchillas River

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Interesting depiction of a crossing of the Chowchilla River, in Central California. The Chowchilla River is a river in Central California and a minor tributary of the San Joaquin River. It flows for 65 miles from the western side of the Sierra Nevada...


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1860 - Mouth of Fall River Near Camp 20.

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Striking view of Fall River near Camp 20, from the Pacific Railroad Surveys.