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27 terms
railroad
15
truck
3
static
on electrical locomotives firefighters must maintain how many…
what unit is responsible for providing flagging protection an…
personnel working as flaggers during railroad incidents shall…
what catenary line when looking up from the ground would be t…
15
on electrical locomotives firefighters must maintain how many…
truck
what unit is responsible for providing flagging protection an…
10 terms
Railroad
Where did Towns and cities popped up at?
What provided a way to transport goods…
What did they trade?
Was Railroad travel inexpensive?
Along the railroad
Railroads
Farm products and flour milling
Yes it was cheap
Where did Towns and cities popped up at?
Along the railroad
What provided a way to transport goods…
Railroads
11 terms
The Railroad
wagon train
population
emigrate
locomotive
a group of covered wagons that travels together for safety
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
To leave one country or region and settle in another
a steam engine designed to pull cars on a railway
wagon train
a group of covered wagons that travels together for safety
population
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
19 terms
railroad
arrogant
haughtily
decieve
bewilderment
displaying a sense of self importance
proudly
cause to believe what is not true
the state of being confused
arrogant
displaying a sense of self importance
haughtily
proudly
13 terms
Railroad
Coach car
Club car
Amtrak
Eurail pass
A car for ordinary daytime short haul travel
A railroad car permitting face to face seating often with bev…
The national railroad corporation
A pass that allows unlimited train travel throughout certain…
Coach car
A car for ordinary daytime short haul travel
Club car
A railroad car permitting face to face seating often with bev…
20 terms
RAILROAD
Conductors
Station master
Hardware
Fugitive
The people who operated the underground railroad
The keeper of the safe house
Male slaves
A Person running from slavery
Conductors
The people who operated the underground railroad
Station master
The keeper of the safe house
16 terms
railroad
building the transcontinental railroad…
investors
the transcontinental railroad presente…
On many 10, 1869, a golden spike was d…
theodore judah
the big four were tie Stanford, crocker, Huntington, and Hopk…
complete all the work by hand, endure hot summers and cold wi…
railroad tie, when it was completed
building the transcontinental railroad…
theodore judah
investors
the big four were tie Stanford, crocker, Huntington, and Hopk…
15 terms
Railroad
In 1850s railroad building was in full…
21,000 miles of track and new line ope…
The Great race
Central(CP) and Union(UP) Pacific led…
...
...
...
...
In 1850s railroad building was in full…
...
21,000 miles of track and new line ope…
...
13 terms
The railroad
century
to decide
government
to lay, laid, laid
= one hundred years
entscheiden
Regierung
legen
century
= one hundred years
to decide
entscheiden
Railroad
Underground railroad
Stations
Stationmasters
Conductor
A secret, organized sysrem to help slaves escape to freedom
Homes where slaves could find food, rest, and a hiding place
People who owned the "stations"
Person responsible for moving slaves safely from one station…
Underground railroad
A secret, organized sysrem to help slaves escape to freedom
Stations
Homes where slaves could find food, rest, and a hiding place
33 terms
Railroad
Transcontinental Railroad
Professor C. F. Dowd
subsidize
George M Pullman
A railroad line completed in 1869 that linked the Atlantic an…
proposed the earths surface be divided into 24 time zones tha…
to support by paying part of the cost of something
A railroad car manufacturer who built a city for his workers,…
Transcontinental Railroad
A railroad line completed in 1869 that linked the Atlantic an…
Professor C. F. Dowd
proposed the earths surface be divided into 24 time zones tha…
10 terms
railroad
Transcontinental Railroad
Central Pacific Railroad
Union Pacific
Comstock Silver Lode
Railroad tracks that crossed the U.S. connecting the East and…
Railroad connecting California and Utah
A railroad that was in the great plains
A large silver deposit that brought wealth to many small towns
Transcontinental Railroad
Railroad tracks that crossed the U.S. connecting the East and…
Central Pacific Railroad
Railroad connecting California and Utah
15 terms
Railroad
Transcontinental railroad
George M. Pullman
Crédit Mobilier
Munn v. Illinois
A golden spike marked the spanning of the nation.
Built a factory for manufacturing sleepers and other railroad…
A contract to lay out two to three times the actual cost-and…
The Supreme Court upheld the Granger law by a vote of seven t…
Transcontinental railroad
A golden spike marked the spanning of the nation.
George M. Pullman
Built a factory for manufacturing sleepers and other railroad…
20 terms
Railroad
grenville dodge
theodore judah
chinease workers
laid more track
union pacific
central pacific
central pacific
union pacific
grenville dodge
union pacific
theodore judah
central pacific
29 terms
Railroads
Standard Box Car
Flat Car
Gondola Rail Car
Tank Car
Rail car that carries 70 to 100 tons; equipped with either cu…
Rail car that provides an open platform offering flexibility…
Rail car with open and flat-bottoms used for a wide range of…
Rail car that specializes in the shipment of bulk liquids.
Standard Box Car
Rail car that carries 70 to 100 tons; equipped with either cu…
Flat Car
Rail car that provides an open platform offering flexibility…
290 terms
Railroad
When train is in a slack-stretched con…
1,2 & 3
Buff
PC switch
When are draft forces present?
To qualify a train airbrake system using the air flow method,…
____ forces are present when a train is in a slack-bunched co…
An air operated electrical switch that nullifies locomotive p…
When train is in a slack-stretched con…
When are draft forces present?
1,2 & 3
To qualify a train airbrake system using the air flow method,…
26 terms
RAILROAD
la estación de ferrocarril
el tablero de salidas y llegadas
el quiosco
el horario
railroad station
the departure and arrival board
concession stand
scchedual
la estación de ferrocarril
railroad station
el tablero de salidas y llegadas
the departure and arrival board
10 terms
Railroad
Transcontinental Railroad
Reservation
Geronimo
Open Range
Rail lines that Connected the east and the west parts of the…
An area set aside by the government for the Native Americans…
Was a mad man how killed many people and lasted the longest a…
Unfenced land
Transcontinental Railroad
Rail lines that Connected the east and the west parts of the…
Reservation
An area set aside by the government for the Native Americans…
10 terms
Railroad
Engine
Coach
Caboose
Orphan
The first car of a train; a machine that uses energy to move…
A railroad car with seats for passengers.
Usually the last car of the freight train.
A child whose parents have died.
Engine
The first car of a train; a machine that uses energy to move…
Coach
A railroad car with seats for passengers.
21 terms
RAILROAD
Approach
Traffic checks
Signal passengers for silence approxim…
Turn off noisy equipment
...
...
...
Heaters, fans ETC
Approach
...
Traffic checks
...
20 terms
Railroad
Was a service in the 1860 that used ri…
A railroad that crosses a continent
The unon Pacific began bilding from?
The central pacific began bilding from?
Pony Express
Transcontinental Railroad
Omaha,Nebraska
Sacramento,California
Was a service in the 1860 that used ri…
Pony Express
A railroad that crosses a continent
Transcontinental Railroad
6 terms
Railroad
Cattle drive
Texas cattle banned in some city's bec…
Who is Cynthia Ann Parker related to
Range war involved what
Railroad
Texas fever
Quanah Parker
Cutting barb wire
Cattle drive
Railroad
Texas cattle banned in some city's bec…
Texas fever
12 terms
Railroad
Decline of cattle drive
Important indians
Quanah Parker
Cynthia Ann parker
Fencing drought railroads farming sheep
Quanah and Cynthia Parker lone wolf Santanta
Last free Indian chief
The mother of quanah Parker
Decline of cattle drive
Fencing drought railroads farming sheep
Important indians
Quanah and Cynthia Parker lone wolf Santanta
14 terms
Railroad
When responding to an incident in dark…
On electrical locomotives firefighters…
Before working near. on, or under any…
How many feet should fire and rescue p…
At least 2 miles
15 feet
Hand brakes shall be set on at least 2 different cars and the…
30 Feet
When responding to an incident in dark…
At least 2 miles
On electrical locomotives firefighters…
15 feet
26 terms
Railroad
What percent of Americans lived in rur…
What allowed trains from different com…
What happened to the towns that were n…
What were started all along the railro…
80%
The standard gauge.
They became huge cities.
Towns.
What percent of Americans lived in rur…
80%
What allowed trains from different com…
The standard gauge.
9 terms
The Railroads
Pacific Railway Act
Grenville Dodge
Leland Stanford
Cornelius Vanderbilt
the law that provided for the construction of a transcontinen…
engineer that helped direct the building of the Union Pacific…
one of the "Big Four" who made a huge fortune by investing in…
consolidated three railroads to form the New York Central
Pacific Railway Act
the law that provided for the construction of a transcontinen…
Grenville Dodge
engineer that helped direct the building of the Union Pacific…
30 terms
The Railroad
el tren
la estación
la sala de espera
el boleto
train
station
waiting room
ticket
el tren
train
la estación
station
11 terms
Railroads
Promontory Point, Utah
Chicanery
Leland Stanford
The Golden Spike
The site of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad o…
The use of trickery to achieve a political, financial, or leg…
Served as the governor of California before he became the pre…
The ceremonial final spike driven to connect the Union Pacifi…
Promontory Point, Utah
The site of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad o…
Chicanery
The use of trickery to achieve a political, financial, or leg…
8 terms
Railroads
Why did cities like Pittsburgh, Detroi…
What did Railroads transport to factor…
Where did Railroads transport Iron Ore?
Where did Railroads transport finished…
Cities = Areas of Manufacturing... They had factories and jobs…
Natural Resources (ex. copper, lead)
Steel Mills in Pittsburgh
To National Markets...everywhere!
Why did cities like Pittsburgh, Detroi…
Cities = Areas of Manufacturing... They had factories and jobs…
What did Railroads transport to factor…
Natural Resources (ex. copper, lead)
9 terms
Railroads
exaggeration
resurgence
plumet
bankruptcy
과장
재기, 부활
곤두박질, 급락
파산, 파탄
exaggeration
과장
resurgence
재기, 부활
5 terms
Railroads
Stop
Do not stop
Speeding
Green light
15 ft from the RR signs
more than 50 ft from the RR signs
in a construction zone will result in double of the fines
that has been green for a while is considered a stale light
Stop
15 ft from the RR signs
Do not stop
more than 50 ft from the RR signs
13 terms
Railroads
Laissez Fair
Gov. belief on tarrifs
Land Grants
Chinese Railway Workers
Government stays away from the economy.
Tariffs protect american industry.
Free land given to railroad owners along railroads where town…
The Chinese were assigned to do the most dangerous and diffic…
Laissez Fair
Government stays away from the economy.
Gov. belief on tarrifs
Tariffs protect american industry.
44 terms
Railroads
Railroads ship ___% of nations freight…
Railroads ship ___% of ton miles
Where was the first railroad?
ICC Regulation (after 1887)
15%
40%
Baltimore (1830)
1) shipping rates had to be reasonable and just... 2) rates had…
Railroads ship ___% of nations freight…
15%
Railroads ship ___% of ton miles
40%
22 terms
Transcontinental Railroad
Union Pacific
Central Pacific
Promontory Point, Utah
Pacific Railroad Act
railroad company that began construction in Omaha, Nebraska
the railroad company based on the West Coast that helped buil…
Place where Union Pacific RR tracks connected to the Central…
Law passed by Congress in 1862 that gave loans and land to th…
Union Pacific
railroad company that began construction in Omaha, Nebraska
Central Pacific
the railroad company based on the West Coast that helped buil…
8 terms
Railroads
Name three reasons the government want…
Give two,examples of incentives the go…
State three problems workers faced whe…
Name three problems with the Indians f…
To unite America, to trade with Asia, to make the journey wes…
Money if you built 40 miles of track, every 1 mile built mean…
Lived in tents, tough bosses, hunger
Derailed trains, scalped workers, workers had to carry guns
Name three reasons the government want…
To unite America, to trade with Asia, to make the journey wes…
Give two,examples of incentives the go…
Money if you built 40 miles of track, every 1 mile built mean…
60 terms
Railroads
Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC)
1500
ICC and regulation
Effects of excessive regulation... -all t…
-Congress passes the Interstate Commerce Act which created th…
During WWI, the ____ U.S. railroads operated 254,000 miles an…
1) shipping rates had to be reasonable and just... 2) rates had…
1) ICC set maximum and minimum rates for rail shipments, ofte…
Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC)
-Congress passes the Interstate Commerce Act which created th…
1500
During WWI, the ____ U.S. railroads operated 254,000 miles an…
9 terms
Railroads
Central Pacific
Central Pacific
Central Pacific
Central Pacific
Started in Sacramento California
Hired many Chinese workers your face widespread discrimination
Had crossed about 700 miles across the sierra Nevada mountains
was a part of the east
Central Pacific
Started in Sacramento California
Central Pacific
Hired many Chinese workers your face widespread discrimination
8 terms
Railroads
The Union Pacific
The Union Pacific
Ogden Utah
James J Hill
Runs from Omaha Nebraska westward. Constructed by the Irish
Runs from Sacramento California through the Sierra Nevada. Co…
The "wedding of the rails"- where the railroads met and compl…
Constructed the Great Northern Railroad from Deluth to Seattl…
The Union Pacific
Runs from Omaha Nebraska westward. Constructed by the Irish
The Union Pacific
Runs from Sacramento California through the Sierra Nevada. Co…
9 terms
The Railroads
Pacific Railway Act
Grenville Dodge
Leland Stanford
Cornelius Vanderbilt
An act that provided for the construction of a transcontinent…
He was the chief engineer behind the Union Pacific Railroad
Was a former governor and was a grocer in the central Pacific…
One of the most successful railroad consolidators
Pacific Railway Act
An act that provided for the construction of a transcontinent…
Grenville Dodge
He was the chief engineer behind the Union Pacific Railroad
62 terms
Railroads
Facts/ %... There are 574 total railroads
1st Railroad
Railroads were key to early U.S. Devel…
1887 Congress passes the interstate co…
15% of motor freight expenditures... -40% of ton miles more than…
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad... -13 Miles 1830.
-1860- 30,000 miles were in operation. ... -RR provided means fo…
Created the Interstate commerce comission(ICC)... -Railraods wer…
Facts/ %... There are 574 total railroads
15% of motor freight expenditures... -40% of ton miles more than…
1st Railroad
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad... -13 Miles 1830.
15 terms
Railroads
Railroads
How much land did the railroad take up
The transcontinental railroad
How much did it cost to travel
Helped open up the west to settlers
170 million
Connected from the central pacific and union specific
Very cheap 5 days for 150 first class cabin
Railroads
Helped open up the west to settlers
How much land did the railroad take up
170 million
15 terms
Railroads
Labored
Consolidation
Individuals
Railroad Barons
Worked
The combining of separate companies
People
Wealthy people who control rail traffic
Labored
Worked
Consolidation
The combining of separate companies
40 terms
Railroads
Estación de ferrocarril
la ventanilla
el billete, el boleto sencillo, de ida…
el mozo, el maletero
railway station
ticket window
round way ticket, one way ticket
porter
Estación de ferrocarril
railway station
la ventanilla
ticket window
19 terms
Railroads
Railroad
expensive
government
subsidy
_____ companies raced to lay track to the mines and Boom Towns.
Building railroads would be an expensive venture
To get railroads built, the federal _____ helped with financi…
A _____ is a financial aid
Railroad
_____ companies raced to lay track to the mines and Boom Towns.
expensive
Building railroads would be an expensive venture
62 terms
Railroads
Who built the first permanent railroad?
trunkline
what was the initial purpose of railro…
Who invented the Steam Powered Engine?
Thomas Leiper
main route on a railway
it started as a connector between or to waterways
Richard Trevithick
Who built the first permanent railroad?
Thomas Leiper
trunkline
main route on a railway
9 terms
Railroads
Railroad laborers and builders
Disturbed by the railroads
New railroads in cities led to _____
Abandoning railroads in cities led to…
Asians, mainly Chinese
Native Americans
An economic boom in the city, advanced development
Economic downfall in the city, the boom that came with the ci…
Railroad laborers and builders
Asians, mainly Chinese
Disturbed by the railroads
Native Americans
16 terms
Railroads
raw materials
stimulated economy
connecting people
local time
-enabled them to be easily distributed around the country for…
travel of goods much cheaper, safer, faster than ever before…
1. letters would before take months but now days 2. fixed loc…
places with local time (Bristol) made it confusing for railwa…
raw materials
-enabled them to be easily distributed around the country for…
stimulated economy
travel of goods much cheaper, safer, faster than ever before…
10 terms
Railroads
Beginning place of Central Pacific
Beginning place of Union Pacific
Who was hired to do the job?
Challenges
Sacramento, California
Omaha, Nebraska
Chinese immigrants, Irish immigrants, Civil War Veterans
Nebraska Mountains, Harsh weather conditions
Beginning place of Central Pacific
Sacramento, California
Beginning place of Union Pacific
Omaha, Nebraska
Railroads
Impacts of railroad expansion
Homestead strike
Henry ford model t
Vertical integration
Railroades benefited the economy, railroads quickly ported an…
Homestead strike was caused because wages were cut by company…
Henry's model t vision was to make and mass produce a car tha…
The process of a product moving from step by step from the fa…
Impacts of railroad expansion
Railroades benefited the economy, railroads quickly ported an…
Homestead strike
Homestead strike was caused because wages were cut by company…
9 terms
railroads
limitations
advantages
Effects of Staggers Act
What happened after staggers act?
fixed rights-of way, service limitations
Large carrying capacity, few size/weight constraints, Handle…
Railroads were allowed to price competing routes and services…
Rail productivity gains, Market share increased, Railroads be…
limitations
fixed rights-of way, service limitations
advantages
Large carrying capacity, few size/weight constraints, Handle…
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