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New York Central.jpg
By the time of this map a bitter consolidation battle among smaller rail lines had resulted in the creation of New York Central in 1853. Then, under the leadership of aggressive presidents Erastus Corning and Cornelius Vanderbilt, NYC expanded into a…

Romance Map North Country--small.jpg
Centered upon an area roughly bordered by the Adirondack State Park, this map synthesizes basic topographical features—borders, lakes and waterways, cities, early roads—with pictorial elements. Some of these latter reference historical events; still,…

Lake Champlain@0.5x.jpg
The full title of this map is A Survey of Lake Champlain, including Lake George, Crown Point and St. John. Surveyed by Order of His Excellency Major-General Sr. Jeffery Amherst, Knight of the most Honble. Order of the Bath, Commander in Chief of His…

2015 New York City Drinking Water Supply and Quality Report_0001@0.5x.jpg
Contemporary map shows the three major water supply systems for New York City--the Croton, the Catskill, and the Delaware--along with their constituent reservoirs, aqueducts, and major City Tunnels. This item is in OpenValley to support the…

New York..jpg
Map of New York State packed with illustrations representing significant people and events from the state’s history. From skiing in the Northern Adirondacks to picking grapes in the vineyards of the West, the images on this map tell the stories that…

Black River map--small.jpg
This map's full title--"Lakes and reservoirs, head waters, Moose and Black Rivers: showing present and proposed feeders to Black River Canal"--reveals the underlying interests that probably generated its creation. Even in 1862, canals still were…

Saratoga Springs 1873.jpg
"In point of merit," writes Dr. George E. Walton in his survey of mineral springs, "the Saratoga waters equal, if they do not surpass, any of the kind in the world." By 1874 this village in the Upper Hudson River Valley had become a fashionable…

Ramapo Map.jpg
Dating to a time when water power was essential to manufacturing, the "Ramapo Works" (later simply Ramapo) were located at the base of Torne Mountain. A nail manufacturer from New York City named Josiah B. Pierson purchased the land in 1795, built a…

Niagara Frontier.jpg
Overview map of important settlements, forts, trails, and battles during the War of 1812 along the Niagara River.

USA outline large.jpg
This item consists of three files from an teaching atlas from England created by Rev. Edward Patteson. The first is a map of the United States, apparently not yet reflecting the Louisiana Purchase. The second is what Patteson terms a "Blank…
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