Map of the Dubuque and Pacific Railroad and its connections.

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Map shows overview of railroad line from Chicago through the South Pass of the Rocky Mountains across Iowa and Nebraska Territory. Map of Iowa shows railroads lines, counties, major cities, and circle centered on Fort Dodge with approximate 150 mile radius. Date range of map based on dates of county formations. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.

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2 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 15 x 23 cm. or smaller on sheet 29 x 23 cm.

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J.H. Colton & Co. [1855..1857].

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Map shows overview of railroad line from Chicago through the South Pass of the Rocky Mountains across Iowa and Nebraska Territory. Map of Iowa shows railroads lines, counties, major cities, and circle centered on Fort Dodge with approximate 150 mile radius. Date range of map based on dates of county formations. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 15 x 23 cm. or smaller on sheet 29 x 23 cm.

Notes

Text in margin between maps: "From Dubuque to Sioux City 320 miles, Dubuque to Tete des Morts 11 miles, Land granted by Congress 1,251,040 Acres."

UT Arlington copy has small portion of border missing from bottom left corner; approximate 1 x 4 cm. triangle portion missing from bottom right corner.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • [1855..1857]

Start & End Dates

  • 1855 - 1857

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 10, 2011, 11:41 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 25, 2015, 7:34 p.m.

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J.H. Colton & Co. Map of the Dubuque and Pacific Railroad and its connections., map, [1855..1857]; New York, New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187475/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.