The Railroad Comes to America (1820-1830)

The Railroad Comes to America (1820-1830)

Author - Karen Gibson

The Railroad Comes to America (1820-1830)
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When the railroad first came to America, mine owners used it to haul coal and rocks to towns and to canals and rivers for transportation.

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