1850 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1850.

Events[edit]

January events[edit]

May events[edit]

July events[edit]

  • July 4 - Chile : The first section of the Copiapó-Caldera railway line - the first one in South America - between Caldera and Monte Amargo was inaugurated on July 4 of 1850 in honour of the nationality of William Wheelwright, the American business man responsible for the project.

August events[edit]

The original box section Britannia Bridge

October events[edit]

November events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]

Births[edit]

February births[edit]

November births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

July deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Newcastle upon Tyne. "SINE: Structure Details". 
  2. ^ Baughan, Peter E. (1972). The Chester & Holyhead Railway, vol. 1. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-5617-8. 
  3. ^ "Irate farmers burn freight house in 1850". Detroit Free Press. November 14, 2010. Retrieved November 14, 2010. 
  4. ^ Rivanna Chapter, National Railway Historical Society (2005). "This month in railroad history – November". Retrieved November 20, 2005. 
  5. ^ Northern Pacific. Annual Report. St. Paul [Minn.]: Northern Pacific, 1934, p. 17.
  6. ^ Railway Age, September 29, 1934, p. 390.
  7. ^ Howson, Elmer T., D. A. Steel, and J. B. Tebo, editors (1922). The Biographical Directory of the Railway Officials of America, 1922 edition. New York: Simmons-Boardman. p. 267. 
  8. ^ "Timothy Hackworth". September 22, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2005.