The first Transcontinental Railroad was completed on May 10, 1869. By 1893 there were six major railroad companies

The first Transcontinental Railroad was completed on May 10, 1869. By 1893 there were six major railroad companies

Railroad services are an important factor in the business industry. This is because a railroad service is responsible for delivering goods and transporting people on time. Finding the right railway services based on your needs will ensure positive results.

Railroad services are an important factor in the business industry. This is because a railroad service is responsible for delivering goods and transporting people on time. Finding the right railway services based on your needs will ensure positive results.

Illinois Central Railroad Company, 1933 World's Fair; University of Chicago Library Special Collections Research Center

Illinois Central Railroad Company, 1933 World's Fair; University of Chicago Library Special Collections Research Center

Elizabeth Jennings Graham was a black woman who lived in New York City. In 1854 she was told to get off a streetcar and then forcibly removed by the crew and a police officer. Jennings filed a lawsuit against the driver, the conductor, and the Third Avenue Railroad Company in Brooklyn.   In 1855, she received a verdict in her favor and was awarded damages of two hundred and twenty five dollars plus costs. The next day, the Third Avenue Railroad Company ordered its cars desegregated.

Elizabeth Jennings Graham was a black woman who lived in New York City. In 1854 she was told to get off a streetcar and then forcibly removed by the crew and a police officer. Jennings filed a lawsuit against the driver, the conductor, and the Third Avenue Railroad Company in Brooklyn. In 1855, she received a verdict in her favor and was awarded damages of two hundred and twenty five dollars plus costs. The next day, the Third Avenue Railroad Company ordered its cars desegregated.

Railroad company logo design evolution - BALTIMORE, CHESAPEAKE & ATLANTIC RAILWAY COMPANY (1905)

Railroad company logo design evolution - BALTIMORE, CHESAPEAKE & ATLANTIC RAILWAY COMPANY (1905)

THE NODAWAY VALLEY RAILROAD COMPANY .,,,,,,UNISSUED 1880'S STOCK CERTIFICATE

THE NODAWAY VALLEY RAILROAD COMPANY .,,,,,,UNISSUED 1880'S STOCK CERTIFICATE

MACOPIN RAILROAD COMPANY.......1880'S UNISSUED STOCK CERTIFICATE

MACOPIN RAILROAD COMPANY.......1880'S UNISSUED STOCK CERTIFICATE

Vintage Somerset and Kennebec Railroad Company Stock Certificate 1850's

Vintage Somerset and Kennebec Railroad Company Stock Certificate 1850's

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