HISTORY Lists

Category: Transportation

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8 Ways Roads Helped Rome Rule the Ancient World

Explore eight reasons why this remarkable transit system helped unite the ancient world.

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6 Daring Train Robberies

From high profile capers by the likes of Jesse James and Butch Cassidy to a raid by a gang of Indian political dissidents, find out more about six of history’s most audacious rail heists.

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8 Things You May Not Know About Trains

From the earliest steam locomotives to today’s high-speed “bullet trains,” here are eight things you may not know about the “iron horse.”