1817 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1817.



March births[edit]

June births[edit]

  • June 20 - Silas Seymour, chief engineer and/or consulting engineer for several railroads in New York in the mid- to late 19th century (d. 1890).

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  • White, John H. Jr. (1968). A history of the American locomotive; its development: 1830-1880. New York, NY: Dover Publications. ISBN 0-486-23818-0.
  1. ^ van Laun, John. Early Limestone Railways. London: Newcomen Society. p. 50. ISBN 0-904685-09-8.
  2. ^ "Mitchell, Alexander, (1817–1887)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2012-01-12.