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County map of Minnesota.

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].
Date: 1862
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

["Oriental Limited" crossing the Mississippi River]

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.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Gymnastics Team in a Circle]

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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Railroad Commissioners' map of Minnesota.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Minnesota geography and routes of transportation. Inset: "North East Corner of Minnesota." Scale [1:760,320].
Date: 1891
Creator: Minnesota Office of Railroad Commissioners
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Meeker County Minn.

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].
Date: 1876
Creator: Smith, Henry L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

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].
Date: 1863
Creator: Lloyd, James T.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

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].
Date: 1885
Creator: Petermann, A. (August), 1822-1878
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Early Passenger Train in Minnesota]

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.
Date: January 1900
Creator: Barnes, Dwight
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Map of the western states.

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].
Date: 1854
Creator: Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Guide map of Minneapolis, Minnesota : accurately locating all streets and avenues, also giving the route of every street car line, with distinguishing colors of signs and lights, together with the transfer system, etc. : a complete guide combined with a few facts about the Flour City.

Description: Map shows street names, parks, ward boundaries, railroads, and street railways. Includes index, building illustrations, and text. Scale not given.
Date: 1892
Creator: J. Manz Engraving Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Minneapolis, Minn.

Description: Map shows street names, railroads, streetcar lines, parks, cemeteries, and select buildings. Scale [ca. 1:42,240].
Date: 1895
Creator: Matthews-Northrup Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the organized counties of Minnesota,

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Minnesota counties, township grid, roads, cities, towns, and areas of Native American habitation for the area east of Mississippi River and west of St. Croix River. Includes text notes on map and additional text "Accompaniment to the map of Minnesota" on additional pages in covers. Inset: "Map of Minnesota Territory." Relief shown by hachures on inset. Scale [ca. 1:422,000].
Date: 1850
Creator: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the organized counties of Minnesota.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Minnesota counties, township grid, roads, cities, towns, and areas of Native American habitation for the area east of Mississippi River and west of St. Croix River. Includes text notes on map and additional text "Accompaniment to the map of Minnesota" on additional pages in covers. Inset: "Map of Minnesota Territory." Relief shown by hachures on inset. Scale [ca. 1:422,000].
Date: 1850
Creator: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Soil map, Minnesota, Marshall sheet

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Marshall County, Minnesota towns, roads, railroads, township grid, and soil types. Includes legends and soil profile. Scale [1:63,360].
Date: 1903
Creator: United States Bureau of Soils.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western Territories of the United States.

Description: Map shows areas of Native American habitation, geographical points of interest, military outposts, and some cities. Areas covered include "Oregon Territory," "Nebraska Territory," parts of "Minnisota," Iowa, "Indian Territory," and "Upper California." The Texas panhandle is depicted extending into the Rocky Mountains. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:6,000,000].
Date: 1847
Creator: Sherman & Smith
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch of the public surveys in Wisconsin and territory of Minnesota.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Wisconsin and Minnesota Territory township grid, existing settlements, Indian reservations, and treaty lines. Includes, reference, notes and dates. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1856
Creator: United States Surveyor General.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Military map of Nebraska and Dakota [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows areas of military posts, trading posts, settlements, Native American habitation, and physical features in Nebraska Territory, Dakota Territory, and Minnesota. Includes notes and routes of explorers or survey parties. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:1,200,000].
Date: 1858?
Creator: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Military map of Nebraska and Dakota.

Description: Map shows areas of military posts, trading posts, settlements, Native American habitation, and physical features in Nebraska Territory, Dakota Territory, Minnesota, and northern portions of Kansas. Includes notes and routes of explorers or survey parties. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:1,200,000].
Date: 1858?
Creator: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library