Knox College Railroads in the Midwest: Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
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Outline map of Illinois
Outline map of Illinois
TitleOutline map of Illinois
Alternate TitleThe Illinois Central Rail-Road Company offers for sale over 2, 000, 000 acres selected farming and wood lands, in tracts of forty acres and upwards, to suit purchasers, on long credits, and at low rates of interest, situated on each side of their rail-road, extending all the way from the extreme north to the south of the state of Illinois
DescriptionMap is tipped into the front of "The Illinois Central Rail-Road Company offers for sale over 2, 000, 000 acres selected farming and wood lands...." Shows route of the Illinois Central Rail Road from the Galena area extending south through the middle of the state to Cairo, with a branch going from Centralia to Chicago. Routes for other railroads are also depicted.
SubjectMaps
Railroads
Railroad route maps
Subject (LCSH)Railroad land grants--Illinois; Illinois--Description and travel
Geographic LocationUnited States--Illinois
Time Period1850-1860
CreatorIllinois Central Railroad Company
PublisherNew York: John W. Amerman, printer
ContributorsGeo. C. Rand & Avery, lithographers
Date1856
TypeImage
Formatjpeg
IdentifierFinley Collection
Languageeng
Is Part OfThe Illinois Central Rail-Road Company offers for sale over 2, 000, 000 acres selected farming and wood lands, in tracts of forty acres and upwards, to suit purchasers, on long credits, and at low rates of interest, situated on each side of their rail-road, extending all the way from the extreme north to the south of the state of Illinois
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionRailroads in the Midwest, Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
TranscriptExplanation: The heavy shading showes the boundary of the Lands of the Illinois Central Rail Road Company, within the six mile limit. The light shading the boundary of their Lands within the fifteen mile limit. The Number of the Townships bracketed coresponds with the number of each Sectional Map.
Date Digital2009-10-19
Physical Description5.5 x 8.75 in.
FilenameOutlineMap_ICRR_1856.jpg
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