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The nostalgia of steam whistles. An old steam engine chugs through Bucks County, Pennsylvania (via Steam Engine Fine Art Photograph Print by JoshFriedmanPhoto)

steam engine trains | On the turntable -- Leviathan steam locomotive at Train Festival 2009 ...

steam engine trains | On the turntable -- Leviathan steam locomotive at Train Festival 2009 ...

Before the railroads were built, wagons were pushed and pulled by both man and animal along wooden tracks. It wasn’t until the late 1700’s that iron tracks and steam powered engines began to take over. In 1804, a man from Wales built the first successful steam locomotive. The first trains traveled around 15 to 20 mph. Because of the railroads, people began to move to the cities.

This is a former co-worker and I on the railroad. After my working with telegraphy I chose to go work on the railroad and sell watches from catalogues at the same time.

Hauling logs near the new Palmer mill near Bridal Veil, Oregon in the Columbia River gorge. c1905

Jumbo steam engine hauling logs in 1905 through the Bridalveil Loop, Yosemite -- USA

Classic "American" type 4-4-0 Civil War era locomotive.

Railroad Train Early Vintage Reprint Of Photo Here is a historic collectible featuring a railroad train circa early Vintage Reprint Of photo. Reproduced photo is in mint conditi

1904 - Michigan Central Railroad engineer oiling up before the start! :)

1904 - Michigan Central Railroad engineer oiling a component of the coupling rod.

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