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Profile of a Railway Rail

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Title

Profile of a Railway Rail

Subject

Description

Track guage is defined as the amount of distance between two railroad rails. The train's gear, or undercarriage, must be a compatible width and wheel size. In May of 1886 the Pennsylvania Railroad and the southern railroads agreed upon a national standard for track guage.

Creator

Kyle Gaffney

Source

Courtesy of the Chester Historical Society

Publisher

Courtesy of the Chester Historical Society

Date

1880

Contributor

Courtesy of the Chester Historical Society

Format

JPEG

Type

Still Image

Coverage

1880-1900