Map and profile of the Panama Rail Road and adjacent country exhibiting the Rio Chagres Mule Roads from Gorgona & Cruces to Panama and the ports of Limon or Navy Bay on the Atlantic and the Bay of Panama on the Pacific being the Termini of the road together with the line of a Rail Road approximately laid down by Co. George W. Hughes from Gorgona to Panama : this Rail Road was commenced in the year 1850 and the last rail was laid 27th January, 1855: the whole has been constructed under the direction of George M. Totten, Chief Engineer and James L. Baldwin, Assistant Engineer, and this map compiled in June and July 1855, from the various surveys made during the above period / by Thomas Harrison, Crown Surveyor, Jamaica
Publisher derived from Phillips, A list of maps of America, p 657. Date derived from notations of later surveys on map. Extremely long (14+ ft.) map with great detail. Prime meridian: GM. Relief: hachures. Graphic Scale: Miles, feet. Projection: Plane. Printing Process: Lithography. Verso Text: MS note: 353038.