History In The Headlines

Category: Transportation

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Chemist Solves Lincoln Funeral Train Mystery

An Arizona chemist has solved a historical mystery by determining the color of the railroad car that transported Abraham Lincoln’s body almost 150 years ago.

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Grand Central Terminal: An American Icon Turns 100

As we celebrate its centennial, here are 10 things you should know about this New York landmark.

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10 Things You May Not Know About London’s Underground

On the 150th anniversary of its first ride, explore 10 facts about the world’s first underground railway.

The First Great American Road Trip

The First Great American Road Trip

As millions of Americans hit the road for the holiday, take a look back at the first cross-country road trip in 1903.