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  • Steam Locomotives — Bridge Line Historical Society

    All other D&H steam locomotives were scrapped. A replica of the Stourbridge Lion was built by the D&H in 1939 and is currently on display at the Wayne County Historical Society Museum along with the Eclipse, a gravity rail coach. View fullsize. D&H class D-3 4-6-0 #500 blasts through Carbondale, PA on November 9, 1951.

  • Norfolk & Southern Railway Historical Society

     · Timeline January 20, 1870 - The Elizabeth City & Norfolk Railroad is chartered. 1881 - The line opens running from Berkerly, VA to Elizabeth City and on to Edenton, NC. Febuary 1, 1883 - Name changed to the Norfolk Southern Railroad.

  • Liberty Drama

    Small Talk. Liberty! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals. One of the icons of Carter County is the annual re-enactment of the events that took place in this area more than two century ago. The outdoor drama "Liberty", which was originally called "The Wataugans" is performed each summer and is the "Official Drama" of the state of Tennessee.

  • Historic Timeline | Chesterfield County, VA

    Historic Timeline Historic Timeline 1600''s 1700''s Revolutionary War 1800''s Civil War 1900''s 20th Century ... Sir Thomas Dale, the leader of the expedition, names it "Henricus," in honor of Henry, Prince of Wales, and builds a fort with extensive palisades. 1612 It ...

  • Timeline | Idaho Bibliography Project

    John Henry Smeath mission journals Smeath, J. H., & Weight, M. F. S. The El Oro mine Campbell, S. Twin Falls up-to-date Ivie, J. 1924 History of irrigation development in Idaho Lewis, M. …

  • Timeline: Pages Rock Lighthouse – Chesapeake Chapter …

    1883: The U. S. Lighthouse Board recommends that a lighthouse be constructed at Pages Rock, in the York River, approximately five miles from Yorktown, ia at a cost of $25,000. The combination of railroads at West Point and the increasing commerce on the

  • Fargo History Project » Rivers and Railroads

     · The Fargo History Project This project began as part of a Fall 2012 Digital History class at NDSU. With the goal of exploring Fargo''s history between 1871 and 1897, students visited libraries and archives to search for clues to the city''s history. Future classes will

  • All roads lead to McDonough | News | henryherald

     · Get 3 days of unlimited digital access to HenryHerald including stories, photos, obituaries, e-edition and more on your computer, tablet or phone for $1.99. Support Henry County …

  • Pennsylvania History Timeline: Pennsylvania Important …

    16th Century Pennsylvania History Timeline. 1520 - The Spanish claim was founded on Columbus'' discovery of the West Indies, but there is evidence that Spanish ships sailed up the coast of North America as early as 1520. It is uncertain, however, that any of these explorers touched land that became Pennsylvania.

  • Railroads – Paris/Henry County Economic Development …

    Kentucky West Tennessee – or KWT Railway (KWT) – is a 69-mile short line freight railroad that interchanges with CSX Transportation. Commodities transported include brick, clay, and food and feed products. The KWT was acquired by Genesee & Wyoming in 2005.

  • Abandoned railroads in Henry County

     · Indiana Railroads Bull Session » Historic Indiana Railroads » Historic Railroads in General » Abandoned railroads in Henry County

  • Timeline of rail transport

     · The first railroad track in the United States is built in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The track is an experimental project, only 60 yards long. United States 1811 Technology John Blenkinsop invents a steam engine which has cogs on one of its wheels. 1813

  • Railroad Events Timeline

    (New railroads: Central Pacific, Central RR of New Jersey, and Delaware & Hudson). Jan 2, 1886 Two companies removed from Dow Average (constituents included Chicago Milwaukee & St Paul, Chicago & North Western, Delaware & Hudson, Delaware Lackawanna & Western, Lake Shore, Louisville & Nashville, Missouri Pacific, New York Central, Northern Pacific (preferred), and Union Pacific)

  • Fargo History Project » Prostitution

     · Fargo History Project » Prostitution. When houses of prostitution cluster in a city, they form what is commonly called a "red-light district". "The Hollow," as it was called in Fargo, had a scarlet glow from the 1880s to the early 20th century. Some "working " or prostitutes followed the men building the Northern Pacific ...

  • State Railroads: Information And Statistics

    Records Relating to Railroads in the Cartographic Section of the National Archives REFERENCE INFORMATION PAPER 116 National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Records

  • Railroads in Colorado, 1858-1948 | History Colorado

    Railroads in Colorado, 1858-1948. Railroads played a significant role in the overall development of Colorado. The document was created as a result of a Colorado State Historical Fund grant awarded to Colorado State Parks for the purpose of preparing a historic context that would assist in evaluation and planning efforts related to railroad ...

  • Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ligonier, …

    The train crash that occurred on Friday, July 5, 1912 was described in the Ligonier Echo as "A frightful and most terrible wreck. The worst ever known in the history of Westmoreland County railroading, happened about 3:30 p.m. on the Wilpen branch . . . — — Map (db m131966) HM. 19 Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), Ligonier — Ligonier ...

  • Ransomes and Rapier – ipswichhistory

     · Richard Rapier, of the company Ransomes and Rapier based in Ipswich, was a man with a plan; he wanted to be the person responsible for the first railroad in China. He understood the very real gains on offer if China was truly opened up to Western travel and commerce through the development of a Chinese rail network.

  • Timelines – Chesapeake Chapter U.S.L.H.S.

    1874: Congress appropriates $15,000 on June 23 to construct a lighthouse at Too''s Marshes, near the mouth of the York River, ia. 1875: Construction begins on the lighthouse on May 24th. It is to be a square screwpile cottage structure on iron piles. It is ...


    Chris: Welcome to Highway See, the podcast where we talk about the history of Tennessee''s infrastructure, and why building better roads benefits us all. In the 1830s, historian and essayist Thomas Macaulay penned these words, "Of all the inventions, the alphabet and the printing press excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of the species."

  • Railroads In America, U.S. History: Definition & …

    The Florida East Coast Railway has served its state for more than 100 years and it''s all thanks to Henry Flagler who created the company in 1895. The little mule-powered line opened for service in 1859, connecting St. Augustine with Tocoi, a distance of 14.5 miles.

  • Area History – Yorktown/Mt. Pleasant Historical Alliance …

     · The area that became Yorktown is a reflection of what has happened throughout the world. Ours is a human history reaching back over 2,000 years to the first known indigenous people who gathered here. The "Mound Builders" or Adena constructed over 300 mounds in central Indiana as early as 160 BCE. These mounds were later used by the Hopewell ...

  • 1903 Map Showing Henry''s Strategic Location

     · The blue box shows the location of the station at Henry where three railroads met: the Arcadia & Betsey River Railway from the west, the Pere Marquette running north and south, and the Manistee & North Eastern. -- 1903 plat map of Springdale Township in

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  • Welcome to RRHX

    Welcome to RRHX - Michigan''s Railroad History Resource on the Web RRHX primarily covers the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan. But it is difficult to understand the history of railroads in this state without considering counties, provinces and cities …

  • Shootout at Mussel Slough genealogy project

    Shootout at Mussel Slough. The Mussel Slough Tragedy was a dispute over land titles between settlers and the Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) that took place on May 11, 1880, on a farm located 5.6 miles (9 km) northwest of Hanford, California, in the central San Joaquin Valley, leaving seven people dead, two deputy U.S. Marshals and five ranchers.

  • Fargo History Project » Hector House

     · Fargo History Project » Hector House. Hector House Cass County Historical Society, 2007-028-009. Two men, Andrew Henry Moore and George Mann, decided to take a chance in Dakota Territory in 1869. They left from Waupum, Wisconsin, and arrived in the Red River Valley the same year. Upon their arrival, all that stood in what would be known as ...

  • Gaye LeBaron: SMART train whistle echoes Sonoma …

     · HHHHHH. Since we are talking history here, take a quick look at a timeline of Sonoma County''s early railroads. It will give you some notion of the traffic in the area. 1870: The SF&NP - San ...

  • Brownington, Mo. Depot Move | Frisco

     · According to Mike Good''s "Timeline of Rai;roads in Henry County", http//tacnet,missouri /history/railroads/timeline.html in 1926, the trains were rerouted over the new cutoff to Deepwater, so they might have moved the depot sometime in that time frame.

  • Historical Markers and War Memorials in Accokeek, Maryland

    15 Maryland (Prince George''s County), Accokeek — Marshall Hall —. Marshall Hall, patented as "Mistake" in 1728 by Thomas Marshall, was the estate of the Marshall family from sometime after 1728 until 1857. Thomas Marshall (1694-1759), the first owner, is …

  • Transportation Timetables, 1880-2007

    Railroads. New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad timetables (pamphlet, 8 in.) 1903 1 3 Railroads. New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad timetables (pamphlets, 9 in.) 1915 - 1968 3 10 Railroads. New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad

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