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This edition: A New Era in American Railroading (1861-1870)





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Episode Details

During the Civil War Railroads dramatically changed the way war was waged forever. But even more significantly for America, President Abraham Lincoln set the course for railroads to place the nation on the path to greatness as a world power. Chapters: President Lincoln's Railroad,
Railroads and the Civil War, Depots, Pullman Cars and Airbrakes, The Transcontinental Railroad.