Railroads

The best to ride on and go places.

Advantages

quick method of transportation

could carry lots of people and supplies

Disadvantages

Expensive to build

expensive to run

Importance to ND

brought settlers to ND

carries coal and oil

Inventors

George Stephenson from England constructed the first locomotive in 1814.

History

In 1871, the Northern Pacific Railroad entered ND and laid over 2,000 miles of tracks. The main lines ran from Fargo to Beach, and Grand Forks to Williston.
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