1. KorbenDallas

    19th Century: The Boynton Bicycle Railroad

    I can't seem to get off the trains train, lol. The below photograph attracted my attention a few years ago. I think this particular system was used a bit more than we could possibly imagine. Luckily there is some info we can play with. Boynton Bicycle Railroad As you can see, there are a few...
  2. KorbenDallas

    1896: Brighton and Rottingdean Seashore Electric Railway

    I doubt too many people know about this electric train. The Brighton and Rottingdean Seashore Electric Railway was a unique coastline railway in Brighton, England that ran through the shallow coastal waters of the English Channel between 1896 and 1901. The aim of the railway was to extend the...
  3. KorbenDallas

    1893: 100 MPH High Speed Electric Train

    This is definitely not something I have ever heard about before. How about a 100 MPH electric train in 1893. And what's interesting, it sounds like they actually started implementing this project by grading 24 miles of the proposed real estate. Logically, this fact is supposed to mean that they...