Railroads

By: Keagan Anderson

History

The Railroad was invented in 1829

Advantages of Railroads

In earlier times railroad was one of the easiest way of transportation.

People could deliver stuff too.

It was easy transportation to the west in search of gold.

Disadvantages

It costed a lot to build.

Government had lots of fights with native americans about buying their land.

It costed a lot to buy enough fuel for the trains.

It also costed a lot to buy the land.

3 common types of trains today

Who invented railroads?

  1. The railroad was first developed in Great Britain. A man named George Stephenson successfully applied the steam technology of the day and created the world's first successful locomotive.

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Railroads really helped to deliver oil and other products.

It impacted North Dakota by helping people travel to North Dakota in search of jobs in the oil business.

BUILDING THE RAILROAD