Dakota Pathways

Rails and Other Roads

Special | 14m 9s

From 1862 to 1883, railroad companies built the infrastructure for train travel; soon, train tracks and trains crisscrossed North America, bringing thousands of emigrants to once-remote land. Like horses, trains were replaced by another transportation innovation: the car. As automobiles improved (and became more affordable), so did roads and highways.

Aired: 11/05/10

Rating: NR

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