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History of rail transport

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Including systems with man or horse power, and tracks or guides made of stone or wood, the .... Steel rails made heaver locomotives possible, allowing for longer trains and improving the productivit...

Train History - Railroad and History of Trains

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History of the train industry spans 200 years of human ingenuity and ... Even before steam engines arrived, ancient civilizations of Greece and Egypt and ...

8 Things You May Not Know About Trains - History Lists

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Dec 11, 2012 ... From the earliest steam locomotives to today's high-speed “bullet trains,” here are eight things you may not know about the “iron horse.”

Locomotives - The Transcontinental Railroad

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To achieve motive steam power would, for the first time in history, allow man ... pressure engine" and created the first steam-powered locomotive engine on rails.

The history of steam trains and railways in Britain - Historic UK

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The history of steam trains and locomotives and steam railways in Britain. ... The man who first put steam engines on rails was a tall, strong Cornishman ...

Transportation History: The Steam Locomotive - Custom QR Codes

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The invention of the steam engine created many changes and additions to the technology of the time, including steam powered locomotives.

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Dec 30, 2012 ... i love trains, i have been a railfan for years now as many local engineers can attest lol.

Railroad Invention and History - Inventors - About.com

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George Stephenson is considered to be the inventor of the first steam locomotive engine for railways. Richard Trevithick's invention is considered the first ...

George Stephenson - The First Steam Locomotive Engine - Inventors

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History of the Railroad. George Stephenson - inventor of the first steam locomotive engine for railroads. George Stephenson - LOC. George Stephenson. LOC.

George Stephenson's First Steam Locomotive | History Today

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There in 1814 he built a locomotive called Blucher (often spelled Blutcher) in honour ... Not content with that, he soon dramatically improved the engine's steam ...

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History Of Trains For Kids | Train Facts | DK Find Out

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Improve your knowledge on train history with fun facts and find out more with DK ... The earliest railways used horses or people, not locomotives, to pull loaded ...

The History of Train Travel - The Candida Diet

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Locomotive History. In 1814, George Stephenson, a British engineer, built the very first steam engine for the locomotive. Within 15 years, New York ordered one  ...

Trains 1830 to 1900 - History Learning Site

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1811 : John Blenkinsop invented a steam engine which had cogs on one of its wheels. These gripped an extra rail laid down on the normal rail line and gave his ...