History of rail transport in the United States
Railroads played a large role in the development of the United States from the industrial revolution in the North-east 1810–50 to the settlement of the West 1850–1890. The American railroad mania bega...
History of rail transport in the United States - Wikipedia
Oldest railroads in North America
Several railroads have been called the oldest in North America.
Oldest railroads in North America - Wikipedia
Confederate railroads in the American Civil War
During the American Civil War, the Confederate States Army depended heavily on railroads to get supplies to its lines. The system was fragile and was designed for short hauls of cotton to the nearest...
Confederate railroads in the American Civil War - Wikipedia
High-speed rail in the United States
Plans for high-speed rail in the United States date back to the High Speed Ground Transportation Act of 1965. Various state and federal proposals have followed. Definitions of what constitutes high-sp...
High-speed rail in the United States - Wikipedia