By: Kyle Whitehead, Kody Wentz, Dakota McKelley, and Matt Moyer
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
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.