Mark’s Train Blog

Henry Morrison Flagler (January 2, 1830 – May 20, 1913) was an American industrialist and a founder of Standard Oil. He was also ...
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As a common-carrier the B&O, under license/authority provided to it by a regulatory body (originally the state legislature but later ...
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With the creation of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad on April 24, 1827 the common-carrier railroad (or a company whose ...
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Railroads in America can be traced back to 1815 when Colonel John Stevens gained the first charter in North America ...
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The Afternoon Cardinal headed for Chicago.
This is the Amtrak station in Charlottesville, Virginia. The afternoon Cardinal is headed for Chicago on one of the more ...
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This is the big board announcing the train arrivals and departures at the Milwaukee depot in Minneapolis. Note the “On ...
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Waiting is defined in such different terms when you’re taking the train. The Merriam-Webster dictionary describes it thusly: “To look ...
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