Transcontinental Railroad History

Transcontinental Railroad History

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Gorgeous

Shay locomotive #lioneltrains

Shay locomotive #lioneltrains

Logging Train at Elk, WA.  From the WSRHS website (Washington State Railroad History)

Logging Train at Elk, WA. From the WSRHS website (Washington State Railroad History)

Custom Model Railroads, train layouts and building kits

Love of Trains and Steam Locomotives

Custom Model Railroads, train layouts and building kits

Review the Underground Railroad with this easy FREEBIE printable game! Works great as an activity during your Civil War Unit

Activities or students project ideas The student will read about and describe the life of historical figures in American history.

Several Lehigh Valley units including RS11 #402, U23B #508, C420 #408, and an EMD switcher congregate on the ready tracks at the Sayre, Penn...

Several Lehigh Valley units including and an EMD switcher congregate on the ready tracks at the Sayre, Pennsylvania terminal on July

Custom Model Railroads, train layouts and building kits

Love of Trains and Steam Locomotives

Custom Model Railroads, train layouts and building kits

The Baltimore & Ohio is key to railroad history- Its slogan "Linking 13 Great States with the Nation"

The Baltimore Ohio is key to railroad history- Its slogan "Linking 13 Great States with the Nation"

RailPictures.Net Photo: NN Wrecking Crane A Nevada Northern Railway Steam wrecking crane at Ely, Nevada by Mike Danneman

RailPictures.Net Photo: NN Wrecking Crane A Nevada Northern Railway Steam wrecking crane at Ely, Nevada by Mike Danneman

As part of the celebration of Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal's 50th Anniversary, cab units from the three original tenant railroads were posted next to each other to recreate a popular PR / postcard photo from the pre-Amtrak days. From left to right are Southern Pacific E9A 6051, Union Pacific E9A 951 and Santa Fe F7A 347C on May 6, 1989. The SP and ATSF diesels are owned by the California State Railroad Museum, and the UP's E-unit is part of that road's historic fleet.

the pre-Amtrak days. From left to right are Southern Pacific Union Pacific 951 and Santa Fe on May The SP and ATSF diesels are owned by the California State Railroad Museum, and the UP's E-unit is part of that road's historic fleet.

21st Street, by SvR Design Company / Looking down the center of the reconfigured street during a storm, water winds between rail baffles designed to evoke the region’s railroad history, slow the water flowing through the system, and allow for deposition and removal of sediment. Image credit: Cannon

Using baffles to slow the water streaming down the central water garden/ditch. Street, by SvR Design Company

Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. #tubman

Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a

Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom?  Try historical journals!  A great way to integrate narrative writing and history!

Classroom DIY: Pioneer Journals

Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom? Try historical journals! A great way to integrate narrative writing and history! Instead of pioneer journals maybe American Revolution journals or titanic journals

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