Americans Loved the Railroads

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Elyse Coleman , Northeast Texas Community College
With Americans today devising autonomous, computer-driven automobiles and dreaming of employing methane hydrate as an alternative fuel, it is time to reconsider the train of the nineteenth century.  Using Texas as a case study, this poster shows how trains were a most efficient, humane, and useful mode of transport.