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Guide to the Chemins de fer du Centre, de Moulins Photographs a Roanne 1845-1846

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Chemins de fer du Centre, de Moulins a Roanne

Dates:

1845-1846

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 283

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

"Ponts et chaussées, chemins de fer du Centre, de Moulins à Roanne, avant-projet:" portfolio with plans and maps for a railway to be built between Moulins and Roanne in France. Includes an index that is pasted to the inside of the front cover.

Information on Use

Access

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Chemins de fer du Centre, de Moulins a Roanne, Crerar Ms 283, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

“Ponts et chausses, chemins de fer du Centre, de Moulins a Roanne, avant-project:” portfolio with plans and maps, 1846. A portfolio of plans and maps for a railway to be built between Moulins and Roanne in France. There is an index for the portfolio pasted on the inside of the front cover. The first section is a description of the countryside between Moulins and Roanne. It also includes a section on the financial considerations for contructing the railroad. The next section contains tables detailing the geography between the two towns, including the changes in elevation, the types of vegetation, and the specific costs of each part of the project. The next several pieces are maps and plans detailing the geography of the two towns and the area between them.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Crerar Ms 283