Hike abandoned US railways that are now gorgeous trails.

Train of Thought: The Coolest US Rail Trails

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US Railways Were Built with Slave LaborSlaves "formed the backbone of the South's railway labor force of track repairmen, station helpers, brakemen, firemen & sometimes even enginemen," , according to historian Walter Licht.  Norfolk Southern declines to confirm ownership of individual rail lines from the 19th century but says it owns "80% or more" of the 39 identified by Kornweibel. It won't comment on whether the lines were built and run with slave labor or related questions.

US Railways Were Built with Slave LaborSlaves "formed the backbone of the South's railway labor force of track repairmen, station helpers, brakemen, firemen & sometimes even enginemen," , according to historian Walter Licht. Norfolk Southern declines to confirm ownership of individual rail lines from the 19th century but says it owns "80% or more" of the 39 identified by Kornweibel. It won't comment on whether the lines were built and run with slave labor or related questions.

Art Deco Bauhaus A3 Poster Print Vintage Railway Train Travel 1930's Folkestone London

Art Deco Bauhaus A3 Poster Print Vintage Railway Train Travel 1930's Folkestone London

When Dreamup Toys sent us these building toys that connect wooden train tracks to interlocking building blocks to review, I knew they'd be cool, but I had no idea they would supercharge my son's creativity so much!

Creative Building Play with DUPLO and Wooden Train Tracks

When Dreamup Toys sent us these building toys that connect wooden train tracks to interlocking building blocks to review, I knew they'd be cool, but I had no idea they would supercharge my son's creativity so much!

US Railways Were Built with Slave Labor The Mobile and Girard Railroad, now owned by Norfolk Southern, advertised for slaves in 1856. Corporate records of the time show railroads bought or leased slaves.

US Railways Were Built with Slave Labor The Mobile and Girard Railroad, now owned by Norfolk Southern, advertised for slaves in 1856. Corporate records of the time show railroads bought or leased slaves.

British Railways Travel Art Poster Print, St Ives, Cornwall, England, Travel By Train

St Ives, Cornwall. Vintage British Railways Travel poster

The Vance Creek Bridge, the second highest railway arch bridge in the US. Built for a logging railroad in Washington State, now abandoned.

The Vance Creek Bridge, the second highest railway arch bridge in the US. Built for a logging railroad in Washington State, now abandoned.

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