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  • Georeferenced Cleveland maps added to Cuyahoga County Image Overlays Network Link (requires Google Earth)
  • Georeferenced Cleveland right-of-way maps added to Railroad Network Link (requires Google Earth)

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  • Web page about DjVu updated with new suggestions and links.
  • 1947, 1958 W&LE Maps showing location of coal mines
  • 1897 Medina County Atlas (Lodi, Wadsworth, Lester)
  • 1914 Hopkins Cuyahoga County Atlas (Euclid RR, Cleveland Heights, LE&P)
  • 1920 Cleveland Union Terminal Plans
  • 1932 Toledo & Ohio Central (NYC) System Map (construction history)
  • 1962 Erie Track Chart: Cleveland to Pymatuning
  • 1953 New York Central Magic Windows - Chicago to New York and Boston
  • 1963 Baltimore & Ohio Central Region Branches Track Chart
  • 1957 Baltimore & Ohio Newark - Sandusky Track Chart
  • 1960 Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad System Map
  • 1967 Ohio Railroad Map - Penn Central highlighted

    April 2004

  • 19th Century stereo view of Niagara Falls Railway Suspension Bridge
  • 1962 Erie Railroad Track Charts: Mahoning Branches, Kent to Marion
  • 1933 Toledo Terminal Railroad Map (revised to 1944)
  • 1960 NKP East Cleveland Station
  • 1955 NKP Lorain, Ohio map showing property of LE&P

    March 2004

  • 1924 NKP Annual Report
  • 1929 W&LE Abandonment Request - Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1951 Toledo, Ohio Railroad Map
  • Indianapolis, Indiana Railroad Map

    February 2004

  • 1940 Western Maryland Railroad System Map (revised to 1962)
  • Norfolk & Western Railway Division Map (1960's)
  • ATSF Advertising
  • CCC&StL System Track Chart (Ohio online)
  • 1878 Colton's Railroad and Township Map of Ohio
  • LE&W Indianapolis, Indiana Yard Office Drawing 1937
  • Buffalo NY and Vicinity - Railroad Map
  • NKP Cloverleaf District - Delphos, OH track relocation 1958
  • LE&W - C&EI Hoopeston, Illinois Station Drawing 1901
  • 1963 Newburg & South Shore Railway Map (Cleveland)
  • N&W 1967 Lake Region Cleveland Division Milepost 177-197 (Cleveland)

    January 2004

  • W&LE Cleveland Belt Branch Valuation/Property Map
  • Pennsylvania RR System Map (c1930) NKP added
  • ICC Specifications for Valuation Maps and Profiles 1914
  • A. J. Johnson's 1864 Ohio Map
  • Sandusky, Mansfield & Newark 3rd Annual Report 1858
  • Lake Erie & Western Public Timetables
  • Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Public Timetables
  • W&LE Car Equipment Diagrams (1940s)
  • N&W 1962 NKP Condensed Profile (including EL)
  • Corporate History of the Pennsylvania Lines West of Pittsburgh 1905 - C,A&C
  • Growth and Development of the Pennsylvania Railroad 1854-1926
  • Cleveland, Coshocton & Zanesville Prospectus 1853
  • Cleveland and Canton Railroad Public Timetable November 29, 1885

    December 2003

  • NKP Alco Switcher Painting and Stencilling Drawings 1941
  • NYC Drafting Instructions 1961
  • Pennsylvania Lines: The 1913 Flood
  • 1906 Rand McNally Pocket Map of Ohio
  • 1892 Our Common Roads road building before the automobile.
  • 1886 Abraham Lincoln: A History Chapter 1 Pioneer in Kentucky and Illinois

    November 2003

  • 1879 Ohio Geologic Map including railroads
  • Moved this site to a new server at hostexcellence.com.
    300dpi djvu Ohio topo maps
    were not transfered because of high storage cost at the time.
    Stitched versions are being added as time permits..
    200dpi versions of all maps are available on the web at historical.maptech.com.
  • October 2003

  • AT&SF Ticket Selling Talks for Santa Fe Agents 1914
  • 1910 W&LE Map from 1931 Employee Timetable
  • Dinsmore's American Railroad Guide - Ohio section of maps
  • NKP 1963 complete set of Track Charts in progress
  • August 2003

  • List of online Route Guides on this site and elsewhere
  • Santa Fe - To California Over the Santa Fe Trail 1911
  • 1867 First Annual Report of the Ohio Commissioner of Railroads - A&GW, CZ&C
  • Cleveland, Akron & Columbus Railroad - short history and bibliography
  • Poors: Sketch of the Rise, Progress, Cost, Earnings, Etc., of the Railroads of the United States (1870)
  • 1896 Caldwell Knox County Atlas (Brinkhaven, Mt.Liberty, Bangs, Howard, Millwood; Hilliar Township)
  • Euclid Railroad - short history and bibliography
  • ICC NYC Valuation - Testimony of H. E. Riggs concerning depreciation - 1927
  • ICC Reports 1922-1940 (Valuations, Abandonments, Construction, Deficits)
  • Roadway and Track by W. F. Rench (Pennsylvania RR Supervisor) - 1921
  • July 2003

  • ICC Analysis of Railroad Abandonments 1920-1943 (includes section on Ohio communities)
  • Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway 1900
  • 1875 Pennsylvania Railroad Guide
  • First Annual Report of Chief Engineer, Pennsylvania Railroad (1848)
  • Great Industries of the United States 1873 (5 sections added)
  • One Man Railroad (Euclid Railroad) Nov 1950 Nickel Plate Road Magazine
  • 1867 Walling's New York Central Route Guide
  • June 2003

  • 1916 Pennsylvania Railroad Historical and Descriptive Route Guide (Eastern added)
  • 1922-29 Cleveland Heights clipping files from CSU Cleveland Press Collection
  • Howe's 1890 history of Cuyahoga County
  • ATSF - Prescott Arizona Brochure 1913
  • ATSF - Santa Fe, Prescott & Phoenix 1918 Employee Timetable (Arizona)
  • GM&O Alton Route Streamliners (Describes trip Chicago-St. Louis post WWII)
  • Making of Motor Car Road Maps (Leslie's August 7, 1913)
  • 1919 Cleveland - Pittsburgh Public Timetable- Pennsylvania Railroad - USRA
  • May 2003

  • Railroadin' by Radio - Santa Fe 1944 test of radio-telephone on transcontinental train
  • The Bessemer Story - 1950's promotional brochure for B&LE RR.
  • 1948 Comparative Profile of Railroad Routes from New York to Chicago
  • 1873 Map of Railway Lines between the Atlantic and Pacific (includes profile of transcontinental railway)
  • 1907 Ohio Railway Report - Inspection of Electric Lines (DjVu)
  • 1914 ATSF Timetable (Maps, Arizona timetables online)
  • 1887 Burlington Route Guide (Chicago to the West)
  • 1876 Pennsylvania Railroad Public Timetable of Through Trains
  • 1877 Caldwell Pan Handle Route map and engravings
  • 1877 Caldwell Pennsylvania Railroad Map
  • Map showing alignment of original railroads in Philadelphia, PA. (added to PRR Board of Directors Inspection)
  • April 2003

  • Poor's Manual of Railroads (1907, 1910 financial and historic information)
  • 200dpi jpg versions of Ohio topo maps are available at historical.maptech.com
  • March 2003

  • 1916 Pennsylvania Railroad Historical and Descriptive Brochure (Western Lines now available).
    Detailed description of towns and sites along the passenger routes of the time.
  • February 2003

  • Picturesque Pennsylvania -1897 Photo Album - 33 large photos of Pennsylvania Railroad scenery, many by noted photographer William Rau.
  • 1854 Ohio Railroad Guide - description of an 1854 railroad trip from Cincinnati through Columbus and Cleveland to Erie.
    Includes many engavings of stations, scenery and bridges.
  • January 2003

  • New site design: about the website, DjVu, Digitization information added.
  • 1920's Automobile Facts and Figures
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