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Name of era: Railway Buildup in US



Era type: social

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In 1811, John Blenkinsop designed the first successful and practical railway locomotive in Great Bratain. Railway transportation started in the United States in 1930, with the Baltimore and Ohio lines. On May 10, 1869, the first transcontinental railway line was completed. The railway was built with government help (. The growth of railway was disrupted during the civil way. West coast railroads were built heavily after 1850.
Country Then: United States
Country Now: United States
Weblink: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rail_transport Miscellaneous notes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rail_transportation_in_the_United_States http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_rail_transport_in_the_United_States
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