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Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, …
Valley of the Mud Lakes.
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, C.
Full Title Valley of the Mud Lakes showing eighty two miles of the projected rail road line. June 14th at 9 A.M. from Mud Lake peak. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.
Note Uncolored view including the eastern base of the Sierra Nevadas and the Oregon road entering the Sierra Nevada.
Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, …
Weber Lower Canyon.
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, C.
Full Title Weber Lower Canyon. April 5th at 2 P.M. from an island in Weber River, Valley of Great Salt Lake. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.
Note View without color. The "Wah-satch Mountains" are in the background.
Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, …
Porcupine Terrace.
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, C.
Full Title Porcupine Terrace. Uintah Mountains in the Distance. Camp. April 16th to 17th. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.
Note Uncolored engraving shows the Bear River and the Uintah Mountains.
Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, …
Goshoot Passage.
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, C.
Full Title Goshoot Passage showing 65 miles of the proposed line of railroad from the desert west of Great Salt Lake to the Humboldt Mountains. May 17th-20th. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.
Note Uncolored view includes Don-Don Mountain, Wa-cho-i Mountain, Mo-ko-ga-ri Butte, the Wa-ro-ja Mountains, Franklin valley and lake, and the eastern foot of the Humboldt Mountains.
Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, …
Humboldt Pass.
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, C.
Full Title Humboldt Pass. May 22nd at 12 A.M. from high peak east of pass. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.
Note View uncolored. Included are the Franklin River, the distant snowy divide of the Humboldt and Columbia Rivers, and the Humboldt valley.
Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, …
Franklin Valley.
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, C.
Full Title Franklin Valley. May 24th at 10 A.M. from a spur of the Humboldt Mountains. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.
Note Uncolored view.
Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, …
Valley of Humboldt River at …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, C.
Full Title Valley of the Humboldt River at Lassen's Meadows. June 9th at 3 P.M. from a peak on the western Humboldt River range. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.
Note An uncolored extended view of the Lassen valley. The Sierra Nevadas and the upper Sacramento River can be seen in the background.
Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, …
Madelin Pass.
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, C.
Full Title Madelin Pass. June 19th at 2 P.M. view taken from Mount Observation. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.
Note Uncolored view showing the stretch looking east from Mt. Shasta to the Sierras west of Pyramid Lake.
Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, …
West End of Madelin Pass.
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, C.
Full Title West End of Madelin Pass. June 26th at 8 A.M. from a peak overlooking Madelin Creek. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.
Note Uncolored view to the north showing the Sacramento River descending through the Round Valley. Mt. Shasta is shown in the background.
Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, …
No. Slopes of the Sierra Nev …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, C.
Full Title Northern Slopes of the Sierra Nevada. June 30th at 9 A.M. view towards the West 1854. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.
Note View uncolored. The center of the view is dominated by Mt. Shasta, 50 miles in the distance. The view is looking to the west with the Coast Range 100 miles in the distance.
Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, …
Portion, main mountain passa …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, Lieut., Schumann, C.
Full Title Portion of the main mountain passage of the upper Sacramento or Pitt River. July 20th at 1 P.M. 25 miles south of Mt. Shasta. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.
Note Uncolored view looking to Mt. Shasta in the north.
Ives, J.C., Whipple, A.W.
From Fort Smith to the Rio G …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Ives, J.C., Whipple, A.W.
Full Title From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande from explorations and surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. A.W. Whipple, Topogl. Engrs. and Lieut. J.C. Ives, Topogl. Engrs. A.H. Campbell, Civil Eng. and Surveyor, Asst. Surveyors: Wm. White Jr., N.H. Hutton, and J.P. Sherburne. 1853-4. Explorations and Surveys for a Rail Road Route from the Missisippi (sic) River to the Pacific Ocean, War Department, Route Near the 35th Parallel, Map No. 1. Engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Note Map begins in the east at Ft. Smith (Arkansas) and continues along the Red River through Texas ending at the Rio Grande in present-day New Mexico. With inset map, "Sketch of the Rio Pecos at Anton Chico."
Ives, J.C., Whipple, A.W.
From the Rio Grande to the P …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Ives, J.C., Whipple, A.W.
Full Title From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean from explorations and surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. A.W. Whipple, Topogl. Engrs. and Lieut. J.C. Ives, Topogl. Engrs. A.H. Campbell, Civil Eng. and Surveyor, Asst. Surveyors: Wm. White Jr., N.H. Hutton, and J.P. Sherburne. 1853-4. Explorations and Surveys for a Rail Road Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, War Department, Route Near the 35th Parallel, Map No. 2. Engr. by Selmar Siebert. Drawn by John D. Hoffmann.
Note The uncolored map stretches from Albuquerque in the east across the southwest to Los Angeles. With two inset maps: "Sketch of Campbell's Pass from Agua Azul to Salt Spring" and "Sketch of Aztec Pass."
Williamson, R.S.
Northern Boundary of Califor …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Williamson, R.S.
Full Title From the Northern Boundary of California to the Columbia River from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Lieut. R.S. Williamson, U.S. Topl. Engrs. and Lieut. H.L. Abbot, U.S. Topl. Engrs., H.C. Fillebrown, J. Young and C.D. Anderson, Assts. 1855. Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Routes in Oregon and California. Map No. 2. Drawn by John Young. Engd. by Selmar Siebert.
Note Uncolored map covering the area from the 42nd parallel to the mouth of the Columbia River. Includes a list of the other surveys referenced.
Williamson, R.S.
General Map of Explorations …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Williamson, R.S.
Full Title General Map of Explorations and Surveys in California made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. R.S. Williamson, Topogl. Engr. assisted by Lieut. J.G. Parke, Topl. Engr. and Mr. Isaac Williams Smith, Civ. Engr. 1853. Explorations and Surveys for a Rail Road Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th parallels. Engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Note A north/south view of California from the San Francisco Bay to San Diego. The railway line is shown extending as far east as Fort Yuma. Without color.
Williamson, R.S.
Passes, Sierra Nevada, Walke …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Williamson, R.S.
Full Title Map of Passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the Coast Range: from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. R.S. Williamson Topl. Engr. assisted by Lieut. J.G. Parke Topl. Engr. and Mr. Isaac Williams Smith, Civ. Engr. 1853. Explorations and Surveys for a Rail Road Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th parallels. Engraved by Selmar Siebert.
Note Map uncolored.
Williamson, R.S.
Map and Profile of Canada de …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Williamson, R.S.
Full Title Map and Profile of the Canada de las Uvas, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. R.S. Williamson Topl. Engr. assisted by Lieut. J.G. Parke Topl. Engr. and Mr. Isaac Williams Smith, Civ. Engr. 1853. Explorations and Surveys for a Rail Road Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th parallels. Engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Note Uncolored.
Williamson, R.S.
Map and Profile of Tejon Pas …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Williamson, R.S.
Full Title Map and Profile of the Tejon Pass, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. R.S. Williamson Topl. Engr. assisted by Lieut. J.G. Parke Topl. Engr. and Mr. Isaac Williams Smith, Civ. Engr. 1853. Explorations and Surveys for a Rail Road Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th parallels. Engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Note Uncolored.
Gunnison, J.W.
From W. boundary of Missouri …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Gunnison, J.W.
Full Title From the Western Boundary of Missouri to the Mouth of Trap Creek, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Capt. J.W. Gunnison. Topl. Engrs. assisted by Capt. E.G. Beckwith 3d Artillery. R.H. Kern Topographer in the field. 1855. Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 38th & 39th Parallels. Map No. 1. Engraved by Selmar Siebert.
Note Map begins at the 5th principal meridian and covers the area west to Tecumseh (Kansas). Uncolored. Numerous railway lines shown.
Gunnison, J.W.
From mouth of Trap Creek to …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Gunnison, J.W.
Full Title From the Mouth of Trap Creek to the Santa Fe Crossing, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Capt. J.W. Gunnison. Topl. Engrs. assisted by Capt. E.G. Beckwith 3d Artillery. R.H. Kern Topographer in the field. Map made under the supervision of Capt. E.G. Beckwith 3d Artillery by F.W. Egloffstein, Topographer for the Route. 1855. Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 38th & 39th Parallels. Map No. 2. Engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Note Uncolored map stretching from Uniontown (Kansas) and along the Santa Fe trail to Ft. Atkinson on the Arkansas River.
Gunnison, J.W.
From Santa Fe Crossing to Co …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Gunnison, J.W.
Full Title From the Santa Fe Crossing to the Coo-che-to-pa Pass, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Capt. J.W. Gunnison. Topl. Engrs. assisted by Capt. E.G. Beckwith 3d Artillery. R.H. Kern Topographer in the field. Map made under the supervision of Capt. E.G. Beckwith 3d Artillery by F.W. Egloffstein, Topographer for the Route. 1855. Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 38th & 39th Parallels. Map No. 3. Engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Note Uncolored map covers the area from Elk Island in the Arkansas River (Kansas) to Sahwatch Creek (Colorado). Pueblo, Colorado and Pike's Peak are shown. Settlements can be seen running south from the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to Taos (New Mexico).
Gunnison, J.W.
From the Coo-che-to-pa Pass …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Gunnison, J.W.
Full Title From the Coo-che-to-pa Pass to the Wahsatch Mountains, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Capt. J.W. Gunnison. Topl. Engrs. assisted by Capt. E.G. Beckwith 3d Artillery. R.H. Kern Topographer in the field. Map made under the supervision of Capt. E.G. Beckwith 3d Artillery by F.W. Egloffstein, Topographer for the Route. 1855. Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 38th & 39th Parallels. Map No. 4. Engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Note Map spans the region from Sahwatch Creek (Colorado) in the east, through the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, and then along the Colorado River into Utah.
Beckwith, E.G.
From the Valley of Green Riv …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, E.G.
Full Title From the Valley of Green River to the Great Salt Lake, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Capt. E.G. Beckwith, 3d. Artillery. F.W. Egloffstein, Topographer for the Route. 1855. Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 41st Parallel. Map No. 1. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment. Washington, D.C.
Note Detailed map from just above the 38th parallel up to the 42nd parallel. Uncolored.
Beckwith, E.G.
From Great Salt Lake to Humb …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, E.G.
Full Title From Great Salt Lake to the Humboldt Mountains, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Capt. E.G. Beckwith, 3d. Artillery. F.W. Egloffstein, Topographer for the Route. 1855. Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 41st Parallel. Map No. 2. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment. Washington, D.C.
Note Uncolored map includes the area from the Great Salt Lake to Humboldt pass. Path clearly laid out for the proposed railway route.
Beckwith, E.G.
From the Humboldt Mountains …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, E.G.
Full Title From the Humboldt Mountains to the Mud Lakes, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Capt. E.G. Beckwith, 3d. Artillery. F.W. Egloffstein, Topographer for the Route. 1855. Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 41st Parallel. Map No. 3. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment. Washington, D.C.
Note Uncolored map follows the Humboldt River across present-day Nevada to the far edge of Pyramid Lake. Proposed railway line clearly shown.
Beckwith, E.G.
From the Mud Lakes to Pacifi …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, E.G.
Full Title From the Mud Lakes to the Pacific Ocean, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Capt. E.G. Beckwith, 3d. Artillery. F.W. Egloffstein, Topographer for the Route. 1855. Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 41st Parallel. Map No. 4. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment. Washington, D.C.
Note Uncolored map drawn in detail from Pyramid Lake in present-day Nevada to Mt. Shasta. The rest of the map is in sketchy detail.
Stevens, Isaac I.
Riviere des Lacs to Rocky Mo …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Stevens, Isaac I.
Full Title Riviere Des Lacs to the Rocky Mountains, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Isaac I. Stevens, Governor of Washington Territory 1853-4. Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 47th and 49th parallels. Map No. 2. Engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Note Uncolored map covering the area from Fort Pierre (South Dakota) on the Missouri River to the foot of the Rocky Mountains near present-day Helena, Montana.
Stevens, Isaac I.
Rocky Mountains to Puget Sou …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Stevens, Isaac I.
Full Title Rocky Mountains to Puget Sound, from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War by Isaac I. Stevens, Governor of Washington Territory 1853-4. Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 47th and 49th parallels. Map No. 3. Engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Note Map covers the area from the ridge of the Rocky Mountains in Montana to Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean. Inset map titled "Reconnaissance of the Railroad Route from Wallawalla to Seattle via Yak-e-mah River & Snoqualmie Pass. By A.W. Tinkham in January 1854."
Parke, John G.
From the Pimas Villages to F …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Parke, John G.
Full Title From the Pimas Villages to Fort Fillmore from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of The Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. John G. Parke, Topl. Engrs. assisted by Albert H. Campbell, Civil Engineer and N.H. Hutton, H. Custer and G.G. Garner. 1854 & 55. Map No. 2. Engr. by Selmar Siebert. Explorations and Surveys for a Rail Road Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 32nd parallel of North Latitude.
Note Area shown is just north of the boundary line between Mexico and the United States. Uncolored. Note states that some of the information on the map was taken from Emory survey and the office of the U.S. Mexican Boundary Commission.
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