Ohio Railroad and Township map   Save
Ohio History Connection Archives/Library
Description: This hand-colored map titled "Colton's Railroad and Township Map of the State of Ohio" features individually-colored counties, routes of railroads (both under construction and finished), canals, post roads, and census listings by county for the years 1840 and 1850. A vignette in the lower right corner shows the "State capitol at Columbus." The J. H. Colton Company was founded by Joseph Colton in 1831, and produced high-quality prints maps with distinctive decorative borders. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: MAPVFM_0126_0014F
Subjects: Maps--Midwest--Ohio; Ohio History--Settlement and Early Statehood; Transportation--Ohio--History; Ohio Statehouse (Columbus, Ohio); Canals; Railroads--Ohio;
Places: Ohio