Stanford
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Visualization
Extent of Digitized Rail
Extent of Digitized Rail

Authors: Chester Harvey, Evgenia Shnayder, John Watson, Killeen Hanson, Erik Steiner, and Richard White

This map shows the extent of railroad network that has been traced from the historic USGS quads (pre-1915) for the Shaping the West project. The color coding identifies the different railroad branches and who owned them.

This map was last updated on November 15, 2010.

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