A very interesting and unusual map of New York state canals from the mid 1800s. The primary canal is of course, the Eire Canal, and there are several smaller canals radiating / connecting with the eire canal. The ten insets show each canal's topography, elevations and the locks. Existing and proposed railroads are also shown.
1858 Richmond map of the New York State Canals
Map and Profiles of New-York State Canals
Map Maker Specifics
Van R Richmond, 1858, Albany
22.8 x 39.8 in. plus margins
Very Good - Good. Some toning, mostly along the issued fold lines. Colored outline for the canals.