Website of the Month : 1932 Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States

Here is a quick introduction on a great historical resource, the 1932 Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States by Paullin and Wright.  The section on industry and transportation will surely delight you.

Read more: http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/transportation/stories/how-fast-could-you-travel-across-the-us-in-the-1800s#ixzz3Sn4in8yZ

The complete atlas is available here.  The University of Richmond has not only digitalized the maps, they have also geocoded them and superposed them with a G.I.S. system.  It is truly interesting.

Pierre Barrieau

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