Locomotive (photo: Herbert Maruska).The history of trains is explored in this video. The history begins with the development of the steam engine and steam locomotive. The switch to cleaner fuels in diesel and electric trains is also documented.

The importance of the transcontinental railroad in the growth of the railroad system is also key to understanding why the railroad became a vital part of the nation’s transportation system.

Photo: Steam locomotive (Creative Commons: Herbert Maruska).

History of Trains

Video: History of Trains (source: YouTube).


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Webster Gabiana

I learned that the history of trains is explored.I learned that trains are important. Now I learned that the trains a very long car.