1873 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1873.

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A high point of Victorian architecture: G. G. Scott’s Midland Grand Hotel fronting London St Pancras station

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  • December 24 – Johns Hopkins, entrepreneur (b. 1795), died without heirs, leaving $7 million, mostly in Baltimore & Ohio Railroad stock, to establish his namesake institutions, the single largest philanthropic donation ever made to educational institutions at that time.

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