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Railroad History

Railroad History Websites

There are 6 links in this category

Crash at Crush -- 1896
By 5 p.m. the afternoon of September 15, 1896, nearly 50,000 people had gathered anxiously on a wide stretch of Texas prairie near Waco. Moments later, they watched two 35-ton locomotives, each pulling seven boxcars, collide head-on at a combined speed of 120 miles per hour.
Info: URL: http://www.lsjunction.com/facts/crush.htm (Added: 2-Jul-2000)
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Friends of the Flange.
Railroad history, musings on preservation, technical information, etc. by Hayley Enoch.
Info: URL: http://www.friendsoftheflange.com/ (Added: 28-Nov-2016)
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Institute of Railway Studies
The Institute of Railway Studies is a partnership between the National Railway Museum and the University of York and is based in the historic city of York in northern England. Founded in 1995, the Institute's purpose is to pursue excellence in teaching, research and scholarship in order to advance learning and knowledge of the history and heritage of railways and other modes of transport at all levels.
Info: URL: http://www.york.ac.uk/railway-studies/ (Added: 20-Oct-1998)
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Legacies on the Rails
Blog by John Losh covering a variety of railroad subjects and history.
Info: URL: https://legaciesontherails.wordpress.com/ (Added: 10-Mar-2017)
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Mike's Railway History
Welcome to the Railway History home page, here you will find stories about railways, trains, locomotives and the railway engineers, who built and ran them. All of the items on these pages date from 1935/6, or before, so turn back the clock and explore the world of a bygone age, an age when the train was king .....
Info: URL: http://mikes.railhistory.railfan.net/ (Added: 3-Sep-2000)
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Old Railroad History
Complete history of railroads built from 1826 to 1850 including maps for each one. There are tables breaking out those railroads by region, state and name.
Info: URL: http://oldrailhistory.com (Added: 3-May-2008)
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