1896 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1896.

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January events[edit]

  • January 23 – Construction begins on the Northwestern Elevated line of the Chicago 'L' with the first structure erected at the intersection of Fullerton and Sheffield Avenues.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chicago "L".org, Northwestern Elevated (1893–1924). Retrieved January 23, 2006.
  2. ^ Western New York Railroad Archive (December 17, 2005), Erie Railroad – History. Retrieved December 28, 2005.
  3. ^ Kardas, Handel (April 1997). "Britain's worst railway opening day – Ladas and the Snowdon Mountain Railway". Railway World. 58 (683): 66–71. 
  4. ^ "The first train of Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railroad arrived in Miami". Florida Historical Quarterly. Cocoa, Florida: Florida Historical Society. Retrieved October 31, 2016. 
  5. ^ Bramson, Seth (2003). Speedway to Sunshine: The Story of the Florida East Coast Railway. Boston Mills Press. pp. 145–. ISBN 978-1-55046-358-3. 
  6. ^ Burke, J. Wills (2004). The Streets of Key West: A History Through Street Names. Pineapple Press Inc. pp. 176–. ISBN 978-1-56164-317-2. 
  7. ^ Bramson, Seth H. (2007). Miami: The Magic City. Arcadia Publishing. pp. 130–. ISBN 978-0-7385-4368-0. 
  8. ^ The Millennium Subway Line of Budapest
  9. ^ Miller, Charles (1971). The Lunatic Express. New York: Macdonald. ISBN 978-0-02-584940-2. 
  10. ^ Webb, Brian (1973). The British Internal Combustion Locomotive 1894–1940. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-6115-5. 
  11. ^ Hamilton, Allen Lee. "Crash at Crush". Handbook of Texas Online. University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  12. ^ "Norwegian Railway Museum – Hamar". Retrieved 2010-01-28. 
  13. ^ Best, Gerald M. (1968). Mexican Narrow Gauge. Howell-North. 
  14. ^ "Ajalugu" (in Estonian). Eesti Raudtee. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  15. ^ Marshall, John (2003). Biographical Dictionary of Railway Engineers (2nd ed.). Oxford: Railway and Canal Historical Society. ISBN 0-901461-22-9.