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Underground Railroad - Wikipedia

The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses established in the United States during the early to mid-19th century, and used by African-American slaves to escape into free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause.

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Railroad Art, Train Paintings, Railroad Prints & Train Art

Railroad art, train calendars, railroad paintings, train prints, and photos of steam trains and railroad subjects from popular railroad artists.

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When Railroad Guns Ruled | HistoryNet

For 85 years, railroad guns were regarded as the ultimate weapon, large enough to do substantial damage but movable to wherever railroad tracks could go. Unparalleled bunker busters, they also terrorized civilians by firing on cities from afar.

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Streamlined Steam

I will second High Iron's compliment. While any attempt to list all the different attempts at streamlining is bound to miss a few, your list is very representative of the railroad's attempts to make steam engines look "modern".

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Transcontinental Railroad | HistoryNet

Facts, information and articles about Transcontinental Railroad, an event of Westward Expansion from the Wild West Transcontinental Railroad summary: The First Transcontinental Railroad was built crossing the western half of America and it was pieced together between 1863 and 1869.

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The M-10000

The Union Pacific Railroad won the race to put the first streamliner in service, introducing the bright yellow M-10000 to the traveling public in 1934.

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railroad apparel and train clothing from most railroads including hats,tee shirts,sweatshirts,and railroad-themed gear.

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Union Station, Washington - A View On Cities

Union Station is the main railway station in Washington. It was constructed between 1907 and 1908 as the new terminal for the Baltimore & Ohio and the Pennsylvania Railroads.

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Railroad company logo design evolution - annyas.com

Logo design evolution from American and Canadian railroad companies. A visual timeline featuring 100 logos from 1845 to 2000

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Digital history - Official Site

HISTORY ERAS • The First Americans • Colonial Era • American Revolution • Early National Period • Pre-Civil War Era • Slavery • Civil War • Reconstruction • Gilded Age

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The Union, Missouri Haunting – Legends of America

Author Steven LaChance tells his story of living in a house in Union Missouri that didn't want him and his children to stay.

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American Circus Lingo - Blue Ridge Online Sales

24-hour Man — Employee who travels the route 24 hours before the rest of the circus, putting up roadside arrows to direct travel and making sure the lot is ready.

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Railroad Signatures Across the Pacific Northwest: Carlos A ...

Railroad Signatures Across the Pacific Northwest [Carlos A. Schwantes] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Remembering the trains that ran by his boyhood home, Carlos Schwantes says, Never once did it occur to me to ponder whether we lived on the right or wrong side of the tracks.

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Railroad Companies in American History – Legends of America

There were numerous railroads that were built in the 19th Century that helped to develop the American West.

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Gates of Vienna

After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message: It's Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address:

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American Federation of Labor - Wikipedia

The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was a national federation of labor unions in the United States founded in Columbus, Ohio, in December 1886 by an alliance of craft unions disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor union.

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Model Railroad Manufacturers List # - A

Jump to the NMRA, the PNR, the Third Division or Join Now!. This is a list of model railroad manufacturers and book and magazine publishers. It is not a list of hobby shops.

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Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc - Directory Of ...

Directory of Railroad History Research Locations: Major locations for railroad history research with websites and some email addresses are listed here.

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Railroad Books for Sale & Railroad Book Publishers

Railroad books incl. new, used, rare, and out-of-print books covering railroad history, railroad operations, railroad photography, and model railroading.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Transcontinental Railroad

Frequently asked questions about the transcontinental railroad. Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum.

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US Railroad Map, US Railway Map, USA Rail Map for Routes

US Railroad Map - US Rail network map for free download. Printable map provides the rail route of major rail of USA.

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Railroads - 42explore2.com

Easier - A railroad is a system of transport made up of trains, tracks, stations, and other equipment. Because railroads can carry large cargo over great distances in a single trip, they use less fuel and produce less pollution than cars and trucks.

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Transcontinental Railroad Maps - Central Pacific Railroad ...

Central Pacific Railroad Maps [Click on a map to get an enlarged view in a separate window.]

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