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  1. KorbenDallas

    19th Century: The Boynton Bicycle Railroad

    I can't seem to get off the trains train, lol. The below photograph attracted my attention a few years ago. I think this particular system was used a bit more than we could possibly imagine. Luckily there is some info we can play with. Boynton Bicycle Railroad As you can see, there are a few...
  2. Brighton and Rottingdean Seashore Electric Railway in 1896

    Brighton and Rottingdean Seashore Electric Railway in 1896

    The Brighton and Rottingdean Seashore Electric Railway ran from 1896 and sadly shut after five years. This remarkable piece of footage dates from 1896.
  3. KorbenDallas

    1869: Construction of the Union Pacific Railway in Wyoming and Utah

    In the late 1860s, photographer Andrew J. Russell traveled west to document the construction of the Union Pacific Railway in Wyoming and Utah, including the famous “golden spike” moment on May 10, 1869, when the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads were joined in Promontory, Utah...
  4. KorbenDallas

    1891 Cable Road Construction in NYC

    Ran into the below small image from the Electrical Engineer Magazine dated with January 25 1893. Its's small, but it's pretty clear what the description below the image says. Excavation exposing Electric, Gas, Water and Sewer... Would be nice to find a PDF of this magazine... So I did some...
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