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Burr Map 1840--jpeg.jpg
Detail from David H. Burr's "Map of the County of Livingston" shows the location of five different mills via icon. Captions have been added to identify their names.

2012 Farm Acreage.tiff
Based upon data from the 2012 USDA "Agriculture Census" for New York state, this map shows how the counties of Orleans, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, and Wayne all retain valuable farmland that is in danger of being lost through unmindful…

Caledonia-Aerial--small.jpg
Aerial panorama of Caledonia, NY was published by Burleigh Litho of Troy, NY. According to John William Reps, Lucien R. Burleigh was responsible—whether as artist or publisher—for some 228 lithographic city views (it is possible, even likely that the…

Dansville--500 Miles.jpg
Bullseye map for a railroad promotional brochure reads; "Dansville is within 500 miles of 3/4 the population of Canada and 1/2 the population of the United States"

Emmons 1846.jpeg
Divides the state of New York, as well as neighboring states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont, into six distinct agricultural zones.

New York Soils.jpg
A soil series of the northeastern United States, including the map legend and landscape photographs. This map was originally published in the Atlas of American Agriculture.

Liv Co DEC Lands.jpg
A map of land protected by the state in Livingston County, including state forests, parks, and wildlife management areas.

URR.jpg
Adaptation of Wilbur Siebert's 1898 map focuses solely on New York state network, perhaps with a misleading sense of precision as to clarity of "routes"

Retsof-Mine-Detail--1904.jpg
Detail from "New Century Atlas" shows Retsof Mine and related infrastructure, along with area schools, farms, and churches. Just to the northwest of mine is an area of (segregated) housing built for employees that was known as "Little Italy."

Geneseo-Sewer-1902--North-Main.jpg
Detail from 1902 map of Geneseo shows sewer line following the course of a creek at north Main Street, calling into question whether a tunnel really was for the purposes of the Underground Railroad
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