By Timothy Starr
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Boston's rapid-transit Blue Line covers a distance of five. ninety four miles, a twenty-three-minute travel that starts off at Bowdoin station in downtown Boston, travels below the harbor, passes Revere seashore, and forestalls at Wonderland. modern-day commuters should be stunned to benefit that the road they're driving used to be operated by way of trolley autos and narrow-gauge steam-powered commuter trains, for it used to be now not until eventually 1904 that the East Boston Tunnel less than the harbor was once accomplished.
New York's railroads have been born of the cutthroat clash of expense wars, bloody moves or even federal graft. The railroad wars begun once the 1st line was once chartered among Albany and Schenectady whilst supporters of the Erie Canal attempted to dam the recent expertise that might render their waterway out of date.
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The good Western Railway skilled the trauma and disruption of the tip of the wide gauge in 1892 and have been confronted with equipping the community with appropriate cause energy, specifically in Devon and Cornwall the place the final song conversion had taken position. West of Newton Abbot, the GWR had depended on quite a few 4-4-0, 2-4-0, 0-4-2 and 0-4-4 aspect and saddle tanks, usually doubled-headed, and Dean set approximately designing a strong outside-framed robust 4-4-0 with 5ft 8in coupled wheels, the 'Dukes', to take on expanding quite a bit over the seriously graded major line.
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Railroad Wars of New York State by Timothy Starr