Rails for Rails (.PDF Download)

Feb. 27, 2015

The use of rail-guided carriages dates back to hundreds of years before the industrial revolution. In 1825, the Stockton and Darlington Railway in the northeast of England became the world’s first public railway to use steam locomotives. By the 20th century, passenger and cargo transport operations could exploit more than 163,000 miles of track in the U.S. alone...

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