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  • Why Railway Air Brakes Matter

    Why Railway Air Brakes Matter

    One of the greatest inventions that changed the world was the steam locomotive. However, when the steam locomotive first came to be, its brakes weren’t as great at stopping when hooked up to other cars— until the creation of the air brake system. In the following, we will discuss the different types of railway air […]

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  • The Evolution & History of Steam Locomotives

    The Evolution & History of Steam Locomotives

    One of the most important inventions of the modern age is the steam locomotive. It helped the United States become an industrialized, global force by allowing for the country’s expansion both geographically and economically. After briefly discussing the history of steam locomotives, we’ll discuss how the steam locomotive changed society’s thoughts on travel, and how […]

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