1. KorbenDallas

    19th Century: Public & Private Steam Transportation

    Some of us inspected hundreds of 19th century photographs. We are used to seeing horse carriages and horse cars on city streets. First cable cars can be spotted in late the 1860s, though these were allegedly invented in 1820s. First electric tram car was tested in 1875 in Russia, and that about...
  2. KorbenDallas

    Early 19th Century: Highway Steam Locomotives, Related Laws and Roads

    1862 Source I was thinking along the lines of what kind of highways they could have in 1862. Sure enough we could call some horse carriage trail a highway, but I figured I'd look for things. It is important to understand that we are not talking about railroad trains here. We are talking about...