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glossary of north american railway terms wikipedia - this article includes a list of references but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations, first transcontinental railroad wikipedia - the first transcontinental railroad also called the great transcontinental railroad known originally as the pacific railroad and later as the overland route was a 1 912 mile 3 077 km continuous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 that connected the existing eastern u s rail network at omaha nebraska council bluffs iowa, books relating to steam locomotive development - authorhip of sources of information about steam locomotive development mainly that in books bibliography, pacific electric railway american rails com - the pacific electric railway pe was unquestionably the world s most extensive interurban system its network encompassed nearly 1 100 miles serving los angeles and its suburbs of san bernardino long beach pasadena santa ana hollywood redondo pomona riverside santa monica and san fernando, chinese american contribution to cprr org - chinese labor was suggested as they had already helped build the california central railroad the railroad from sacramento to marysville and the san jose railway, high speed trains are killing the european railway network - 1 2 high speed rail is marketed as a sustainable alternative to air traffic according to the international union of railways the high speed train plays a key role in a stage of sustainable development and combating climate change, early american railroads ushistory org - the development of railroads was one of the most important phenomena of the industrial revolution with their formation construction and operation they brought profound social economic and political change to a country only 50 years old