Earliest US railroad map in the Library of Congress collections. It is listed as one of the "Rail Roads Never Before Delineated" by Henry S. Tanner in his Memoir on the Recent Surveys ... (Philadelphia, 1829). Map produced by Annin & Smith. Report published in Boston by Dutton & Wentworth. A rare find.
1828 Survey Map of the Earliest American Railroad
Plan of a Survey for the Proposed Boston and Providence Rail-Way
Map Maker Specifics
J Hayward, 1828, Boston
7.2 x 41.2 in.
Very Good. Foldout map, some age toning along folds, edges.