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by Rick A
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: RAILROADS AND BIG BUSINESS IN THE 1800's
Replies: 3
Views: 490

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For tech giants, a cautionary tale from 19th century railroads on the limits of competition

https://theconversation.com/for-tech-gi ... tion-91616
by Rick A
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: RAILROADS AND BIG BUSINESS IN THE 1800's
Replies: 3
Views: 490

RAILROADS AND BIG BUSINESS IN THE 1800's

The Railroads could often be very controversial. Here are a few articles about that controversy. Sleeping Public circa 1870: A cartoon showing people sleeping under railway lines while a farmer tries to warn them of an approaching train whose coaches are labelled, Consolidation-Train, extortion, bri...
by Rick A
Wed Jun 02, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Railroad Bridges
Replies: 29
Views: 11973

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by Rick A
Tue Jun 01, 2021 8:15 am
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Railroad Bridges
Replies: 29
Views: 11973

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part 2 Monovisions magazine
by Rick A
Tue Jun 01, 2021 8:13 am
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Railroad Bridges
Replies: 29
Views: 11973

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by Rick A
Tue May 25, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Old train shop photos
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

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1905 Railway locomotive and engineering photos
by Rick A
Tue May 25, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: GROWTH OF THE LOCOMOTIVE 1905
Replies: 1
Views: 415

Re: GROWTH OF THE LOCOMOTIVE 1905

part 2
by Rick A
Tue May 25, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: GROWTH OF THE LOCOMOTIVE 1905
Replies: 1
Views: 415

GROWTH OF THE LOCOMOTIVE 1905

1905 Railway and locomotive engineering article:
"Growth of the locomotive"
by Rick A
Tue May 18, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Old train shop photos
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

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part 3
by Rick A
Tue May 18, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Old train shop photos
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

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part 2
by Rick A
Tue May 18, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Old train shop photos
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

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A few more from 1916
by Rick A
Tue May 18, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Old train shop photos
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

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1899 part 4
by Rick A
Tue May 18, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Old train shop photos
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

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1899 part 3
by Rick A
Tue May 18, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Old train shop photos
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

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part 2
by Rick A
Tue May 18, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Old train shop photos
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

Old train shop photos

From the 1899 edition of Railway and Locomotive Engineering
by Rick A
Fri May 14, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Before and after shots of 4 Maine train stations
Replies: 0
Views: 1775

Before and after shots of 4 Maine train stations

Sad but true. Before and after shots of 4 stations in the state of Maine.

https://wjbq.com/4-beautiful-maine-rail ... aced-them/
by Rick A
Wed May 12, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Railroad Bridges
Replies: 29
Views: 11973

Re: Railroad Bridges

Rider Bridge Failure, New York & Erie Railroad 1850
Great article from www.structuremag.org

https://www.structuremag.org/?p=14533