Railroad History Around the World
The articles here delve into various aspects of the Railroad Industry, such as the history of railroads around the world, and other topics of interest. Some of the articles were written by members of the forum here and others were found on the Internet.
I hope you enjoy them as much as I have.
Swedish Railway History
History of the Swedish Railwayby Erik (besterik) Haraldsson
USA Railroad History
Men of the 'Iron Road'by Grant Sinclair
The End of Steam in Americaby William Sherrick
Theodore Judah and the first Transcontinental Railroad Over the Sierra Nevadasby J. David Rogers, Ph.D., P.E. (PDF - 132 kB)
French Railway History
Histoire des chemins de fer françaisby Henri (cheminot) Fouilhoux (PDF - 721 kB)
History of the French railwaysby Henri (cheminot) Fouilhoux (PDF - 667 kB)
Historia del ferrocarril francésby Henri (cheminot) Fouilhoux (PDF - 604 kB)
Railroad Engineer's Practice - 1883 by Thomas M. Cleemann A. M., C. E. (PDF - 6 MB)
Railroad Curves and Earthwork - 1889 & 1894 by C. Frank Allen SB (PDF - 21 MB)
Economic results of diesel-electric motive power by H. F. Brown Ph.B. (PDF - 7 MB)