An Early History of Rails and Things That Run On Rails

June 11, 2010

Matthew Dockrey

Think trains and railroads started with Stephenson’s Rocket? For that matter, don’t know who Stephenson was and aren’t sure you want to hear about his Rocket? The history of railroads—and, eventually, trains—probably goes back farther than you realize. Come join us for a delightfully geeky exploration of proto-trainspotting!