Bartholomay's Railroads

The fastest way to get around

Train Travel

Wednesday, May 20th, 5pm

608 East Boulevard Avenue

Bismarck, ND

There is going to be a month long train ride around our country! If you would like to come please contact me.

Information

HISTORY

~ Railroads were created in the mid 1820's and were the fastest way of transportation.

~ Railroads were a major part of the Industrial Revolution

~ First railroads were developed in Great Britain

~ The major Transcontinental Railroad consisted of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railways, the two tracks meet in Promontory Point Utah.


ADVANTAGES

~ The railroad helps carry large bulky items across the country.

~ It is a fast way of traveling.

~ It is a cheaper way to move goods across the country.

~ Safest way of transportation, less break downs and no crashes.

~ The carrying capacity is very large.


DISADVANTAGES

~ Trains are very dirty. Your clothes will have dirt, soot, smoke, and ashes on them.

~ Stoves in the passenger carts catch on fire.

~ Two trains may meet each other on the tracks.

~ Brakemen had dangerous jobs.


INVENTORS

~ George Stephenson is considered the first inventor of the first steam locomotive engine for railways.

~ John Stevens is considered the Father of American Railroads.


IMPORTANCE

~ Railroads brought social, political, and economic change to our country.

~ They helped carry things across the country in faster ways, making our country grow faster.

~ It helped settlement across the country.

~ The railroads helped people start businesses across our country.


HOW IT IMPACTED NORTH DAKOTA

~ The railroad made North Dakota have many towns by the railways.

~ It was the railroad that brought many people to North Dakota.

~ It is North Dakota's inexpensive way to send freight across the state.

Our brand new trains!

Come travel on my railroads!

My railways are the fastest way to get around and it makes life so much easier!

Come explore on Bartholomay's Railroads!

Expanding the Transcontinental Railroad: History and Impact