The best to ride on and go places.
quick method of transportation
could carry lots of people and supplies
Expensive to build
expensive to run
Importance to ND
brought settlers to ND
carries coal and oil
George Stephenson from England constructed the first locomotive in 1814.
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.