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Birds eye view of the city of Atlanta, the capitol of Georgia 1871

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Title

Birds eye view of the city of Atlanta, the capitol of Georgia 1871

Subject

Atlanta (Ga.)--Aerial views
United States--Georgia--Atlanta

Description

Panoramic map of 1871 Atlanta provides a detailed look at the city’s urban form and business environment of the period. In particular, the image shows the beginnings of the transportation network that led to the development of the Belt Line around the city.

Perspective map of downtown Atlanta looking north west; not drawn to scale

References

Library of Congress
Steve Storey, RailGa.com

Creator

Ruger, A.

Publisher

A. Ruger, St. Louis, MO
Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division
URL http://www.loc.gov/item/73693339/

Date

1871-1880

Date Accepted

1941-02-28

Date Created

ca. 1871

Contributor

Prillaman, Susan E.

Rights

Public domain

Access Rights

Anyone may access this item

License

This copyright license grants Georgia State University the non-exclusive right to use, copy, exhibit, and display the above items for scholarly and educational purposes on the Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive website. Visitors to the Archive must contact the copyright holder to inquire about further use of the digitized items.
Courtesy of Library of Congress

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Format

JPEG

Identifier

201502250806

Coverage

Northside
Westside

Temporal Coverage

1871-1889

Spatial Coverage

Peachtree Hills
Brookwood / Brookwood Hills
Collier Hills
Chosewood Park
Ardmore
Loring Heights
Berkeley Park
Blandtown
Knight Park
Howell Station
Bankhead
Washington Park
Just Us
Mechanicsville
Midtown
Marietta Street Artery
Ansley Park
Atlantic Station
Buckhead

Table Of Contents

Indexed for points of interest:
1. State House.
2. City Hall.
3. Medical College.
4. Governors Mansion.
5. Kimball House.
6. U. S. Barracks.
7. Gas Works.
8, Union Depot.
9. 1st Baptist.
10. 2nd Baptist.
11. 3rd Baptist.
12. Christian.
13. Episcopal.
14. 1st Methodist South.
15. 2nd Methodist South.
16. Methodist.
17. Paynes Chapel.
18. Evans Chapel.
19. 1st Presbyterian.
20. Central Ch.
21. R. Catholic.
22. Col. Baptist.
23. Col. Methodist.

A. Ogletrorpe College.
B. Freedmans College.
C. Storrs Col. School.
D. Summer Hill Col. School.
E. Wn. & Atc. Freight H. Office.
F. Georgia Freight H. Office.
G. Macon Freight H. Office.
H. West Point Office.
I. Air Line.
K. Planing Mills.
L. Foundries.
M. Rolling Mill, Iron Work.
N. Grist Mills, Flouring Mills.
O. Brewery.

Bibliographic Citation

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, Call number G3924.A8A3 1871 .R8, Item No. 73693339, Library of Congress.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Cartographic print

Physical Dimensions

52 x 71 cm (20.5 x 28 in.)

Files

Citation

Ruger, A., “Birds eye view of the city of Atlanta, the capitol of Georgia 1871,” Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive, accessed January 22, 2018, http://atlrailcorridorarchive.org/items/show/5.

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