County map of Minnesota.

County map of Minnesota.

Date: 1862
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Minnesota counties, cities, towns, "wagon" roads, existing railroads, proposed railroads, and areas of Native American habitation. Includes legend and descriptive text. Relief shown by spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:2,100,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
["Oriental Limited" crossing the Mississippi River]

["Oriental Limited" crossing the Mississippi River]

Date: 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: A proud name in Great Northern Railway passenger train service and history is the "Oriental Limited" a de luxe train seen here crossing the historic Stone Arch Bridge over the Mississippi River linking St. Paul and Minneapolis in 1912. This double-tracked bridge, which has 23 arches in its 1200-foot span, is the only structure upon which James J. Jill, the Empire Builder, permitted his name to be inscribed.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Gymnastics Team in a Circle]

[Gymnastics Team in a Circle]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a group of adolescent boys standing in a circle. They hold their arms outstretched on either side, forming a smaller circle in the middle where an adult male stands with his arms resting on each side. They are in front of a gymnasium in Minnesota, which is partially seen in the background. A few trees are off to the right. On the back of the postcard, hand-written text reads, "Gymnastics team in front of gym at Tyler MN. This building still in use 2001."
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Railroad Commissioners' map of Minnesota.

Railroad Commissioners' map of Minnesota.

Date: 1891
Creator: Minnesota Office of Railroad Commissioners
Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Minnesota geography and routes of transportation. Inset: "North East Corner of Minnesota." Scale [1:760,320].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Map of the Canadian Pacific Railway : the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway, the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway and connections.

Map of the Canadian Pacific Railway : the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway, the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway and connections.

Date: 1911
Creator: Canadian Pacific Railway Company
Description: Map shows railroads, shipping lines, state and provincial boundaries, cities and towns for southern portions of Canada and northern portions of the United States; parks and reserves. Scale [ca. 1:4,670,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Map of Meeker County Minn.

Map of Meeker County Minn.

Date: 1876
Creator: Smith, Henry L.
Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Meeker County, Minnesota township grids, existing settlements, county seat, railroad line, post offices, mills, and school houses. Scale [ca. 1:217,233].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Brunswick [sheet 2]

Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Brunswick [sheet 2]

Date: 1863
Creator: Lloyd, James T.
Description: Map shows states, counties, cities and towns, roads, railroads, swamps, steamship lines, and areas of Native American habitation for midwestern United States and portions of "Indian Territory," Texas. and "Dakota" [Territory]. Includes text notes and legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,200,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika in 6 Blättern, Bl. 2

Die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika in 6 Blättern, Bl. 2

Date: 1885
Creator: Petermann, A. (August), 1822-1878
Description: Map shows cities, railroads, roads, areas of Native American habitation, Dakota [Territory], Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, and parts of Wisconsin and Illinois. Includes names and dates for expeditionary routes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:3,700,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Early Passenger Train in Minnesota]

[Early Passenger Train in Minnesota]

Date: January 1900
Creator: Barnes, Dwight
Description: On a winter morning in January 1900, the Great Northern Railway's passenger train stands at the Cokato, Minnesota depot. It is headed by an American type 4-4-0 locomotive bearing the Engine No. 127. This locomotive was built by the Schenectady Locomotive Works in 1882, and scrapped in 1916. Observe this burnished locomotive and its consist of clean and well-maintained equipment.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
Map of the western states.

Map of the western states.

Date: 1854
Creator: Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818
Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century township grid, railroads, canals, roads, counties, areas of Indian habitation, mining activity, cities, towns, and notable physical features in the upper mid-western United States. Scale [ca. 1:2,500,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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