History of railroads in the US

By tns0326
  • 1st test track in Hoboken, NJ was developed

  • Baltimore and Ohio railroad was the first railroad chartered in the United States

  • The South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company was formed

  • The first "Union Station" of the world was created in Indianapolis, IN

  • The completion of Transcontinental Railroad

  • Congress creates the Interstate Commerce Commision to regulate railroads

  • The American Locomotive company was formed

  • Congress created Amtrack

  • President Woodrow Wilson orders nationalization of the railroads