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Maps: Railroad

North Carolina Maps

Railroad Maps, 1828 to 1900 - Library of Congress

Railroad Maps, 1828 to 1900 Collection from the Library of Congress.
Go to: https://www.loc.gov/collections/railroad-maps-1828-to-1900

Browse railroad maps by state or by region.

North Carolina - Railroads Maps [and Electric Railways]

North Carolina - Railroads Map of 1883: Cram's Railroad and County Map Nth & Sth Carolina. Geo. T. Cram. 1883.
"In the late 1880s and early 1890s, sixteen (16) cities and towns began construction of horse-drawn "Street Railways" that quickly evolved into electric systems."
https://www.carolana.com/NC/Transportation/railroads/1883_map_of_nc_railroads.html

North Carolina - Railroads Map of 1922: Blum's Commercial Map of North Carolina and South Carolina. 1922 by Max L. Blum.
Map shows main lines of railroads and interurban trolley lines.
https://www.carolana.com/NC/Transportation/railroads/1922_map_of_nc_railroads.html

North Carolina Railroad Maps

North Carolina Maps - Railroad Maps.
This collection begins in 1840 and contains only those maps on which railroads are prominently featured.

Go to: http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/search/collection/ncmaps/searchterm/Railroad/field/subjea/mode/exact/conn/and/order/date!title/ad/asc/cosuppress/1

 

 

Crucial Rally to Support Railroads, 1828
"On August 1, 1828, more than 200 people gathered at the home of William Albright in what is now Alamance County to respond to UNC President Joseph Caldwell’s pleas for a state-supported railroad."

South Carolina Railroad Photograph Collection

South Carolina Railroad Photograph Collection includes photographs of train stations, depots, rail yards, engines, and rolling stock.
Go to: https://digital.library.sc.edu/collections/south-carolina-railroad-photograph-collection/

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