1857 in rail transport

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1857.

Events[edit]

January events[edit]

February events[edit]

April events[edit]

  • April 11 - The Paris-Lyon-Méditerranée railway company (PLM) is formed in France by amalgamation of the Chemin de fer de Lyon à la Méditerranée (LM) and the Chemin de fer de Paris à Lyon (PL) companies.

May events[edit]

June events[edit]

August events[edit]

October events[edit]

December events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]

Births[edit]

January births[edit]

November births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Unknown Date Deaths[edit]

April deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "An Act to Incorporate the Central Pacific Railroad Company". The Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress. 1858. Retrieved May 18, 2006. 
  2. ^ Morris, J. C., ed. (December 31, 1902). Ohio Railway Report: Annual Report of the Commissioner of Railroads and Telegraphs; Part II. History of the Railroads of Ohio. Retrieved February 18, 2010. 
  3. ^ Berntsen, Ulf; Lund, Thure; Lunner, Dagfinn (1997). På sporet med Krøderkippen (in Norwegian). Norwegian Railway Club / Krøderen Line Foundation. p. 27. ISBN 82-90286-20-1. 
  4. ^ Espitalier, T.J.; Day, W.A.J. (1943). The Locomotive in South Africa - A Brief History of Railway Development. Chapter I - The Period of the 4 ft. 8½ in. Gauge. South African Railways and Harbours Magazine, June 1943. pp. 437-440.
  5. ^ Marshall, John (1989). The Guinness Railway Book. Enfield: Guinness Books. ISBN 0-8511-2359-7. OCLC 24175552. 
  6. ^ "Erie Railroad presidents". Retrieved March 15, 2005. 
  7. ^ "Chronological overview of the opening of railway lines from 1839 to 31 December 1926" (in Italian). Trenidicarta.it. Retrieved 2010-01-21. 
  8. ^ The Guinness Book of Rail Facts & Feats, Marshall John (1979), ISBN 0-900424-56-7
  9. ^ fweb.org
  10. ^ Rogers, H. C. B. (1975). G. J. Churchward: a locomotive biography. London: George Allen & Unwin. ISBN 0-04-385069-3. 
  11. ^ "W. B. Storey Dies". New York Times. October 30, 1940. Retrieved August 19, 2005. 
  12. ^ Waters, Lawrence L. (1950). Steel Trails to Santa Fe. Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas Press. pp. 43–44. 
  13. ^ Kay, Peter (1991). Exeter–Newton Abbot: a railway history. Sheffield: Platform 5. ISBN 1-872524-42-7. 
  • White, John H. Jr. (1968). A history of the American locomotive; its development: 1830-1880. New York, NY: Dover Publications. ISBN 0-486-23818-0.