Transportation 1800's

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Transportation 1800's

  1. 1. By: Kyle Whitehead, Kody Wentz, Dakota McKelley, and Matt Moyer
  2. 2. Successes 1849-1856 The North Carolina Railroad opens 1856- Started the intracoastal waterway 1874- Stagecoach service to charlotte is discontinued, travelers now use trains 1887- Electricity has proven itself in Charlotte now that lights have been installed. 1889- North Carolina’s first electric street car begins service in Asheville
  3. 3. Failures 1854- Plank road connection Fayetteville with Bethania Plank roads destroy the wheels on the wagons The overland trail was a long dangerous road which you could get attacked by native Americans. The Oregon Trail was also a very dangerous trail. Stage coaches were failures because they broke easily.
  4. 4. Ways of Transportation
  5. 5. Increase of Train Popularity
  6. 6. Sites http://www.ncgo.org/transportation-timeline1800- 1850.cfm http://houck.salkeiz.k12.or.us/cool.sites/ss/180.tavel/tr avel.1800.html http://library.thinkquest.org/J0111463/transportation.h tm

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