Trains Mid-semester Review Sheet

Trains Mid-semester Review Sheet - Tools of railroading...

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Tools of railroading Rail—head, web, base Ballast Brake hose Cars o Box car o Gondola o Flat car o Tank car o Hopper o Covered hopper o Auto rack (covered and open) Locomotives o Steam o Diesel o Electric People who work on trains o Engineer o Conductor o Trainman Class 1 Railroads Definition (not exact dollar amount) Roughly where each runs (east of Mississippi or west of Mississippi, four major cities served) Union Pacific Burlington Northern Santa Fe Kansas City Southern Canadian National Canadian Pacific Norfolk Southern CSX Early History “A perfect system of roads and canals” Turnpikes, canals, steamboats— disadvantages of each Railroads—advantages over turnpikes, canals and steamboats Role of Eastern cities in building
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course FTS 100 taught by Professor Paul during the Fall '11 term at Gustavus Adolphus College.

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