University Press of Kansas
Technological Advancement and Social Implications
Perhaps no technology remade antebellum America more than the railroad. The arrival of the first trains in the 1820s helped set in motion a transportation revolution that paved the way for great corporations, fostered new connections am....
Morser, Eric J.
"A Most Magnificent Machine: America Adopts the Railroad, 1825-1862,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 13
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol13/iss1/6