This Day in History: Transcontinental Railroad Almost #WordlessWednesday

On July 24, 1870, transcontinental rail service began in the United States, greatly reducing the time required to travel from coast to coast. The railroad helped to open up the Far West to settlers and homesteaders, like the characters in my current work in progress.

Old steam train

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