When Were Trains Invented? World, America, Britain

When Were Trains Invented? Trains have been around for a long time, their invention revolutionized the way of transportation and it fundamentally changed the way we travel and trade. Before the well known steam trains, the carts were pulled with the help of an animal, using their power to pull full-loaded carts on wooden rail tracks. Most of the animals … Read More

Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge – History, Facts

The Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge, also known as Buzzards Bay Railroad Bridge, it’s a vertical lift bridge located in Bourne, Massachusetts near Buzzards Bay. Little history.. Between 1909 – 1914, the Cape Cod Canal was built serving as a private waterway, transforming Cape Cod into an island. On account of that, the island needed a connection with the mainland, … Read More

Railroad Restaurants – Train, Railway Themed

Looking for the most comprehensive list of railroad restaurants also known as train themed restaurants or rail themed restaurants? Look no further. I tried my best to create this list using all the resources I have, online and offline and list them in an easy to find manner. Does the list include every single railroad restaurant in the United States? … Read More

Railroad Bridges in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has a rich railroad history, at its peak, back in 1920 it had over 11,000 miles of track and presently, thanks to this source I was able to count about 85 railroad bridges in Pennsylvania, that exist or existed in the last 100 years. With American steel and iron manufacturers plants in PA, especially the Pittsburgh area, the railroads … Read More

Train to California from Ohio – The Most Scenic Route

I have had this on my list for a long time! If you are planning to do this, please let me know in the comments how your experience was. Taking a train to California from Ohio will be something you will never forget, 418,203 passengers have taken this route, if you are of them please comment below with your experience. … Read More

Train to Arizona from California

Are you planning a vacation trip to Arizona? Or you have a business meeting and you are thinking of taking the train? I will get you all the information you need about using a train to get to Arizona from California major cities. Traveling by train it’s fun, it gives you another perspective about traveling, you get to connect with … Read More

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway – A Short History Lesson

ATSF, AT&SF – Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway was founded on February 11, 1859 and it was one of the largest railroads in the United States and for the first part of the 19th century it was known as a passenger train service. The names came after the cities and towns of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe. It operated … Read More