Steam-Powered Railway

1825-steam-powered-railway.jpgThe first steam-powered railway begins in Great Britain, revolutionizing transportation.

The Stockton & Darlington Railroad was the first public railway to use steam locomotives for both moving freight and passengers. The steam locomotive was a big leap in transportation, and the S&DR triggered the expansion of both freight and passenger locomotives in the Industrial Revolution.

World Population : 170,060,000

Key:   1,000,000 People    1,000,000 People (Annotated)    Milestone

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