March 10, 2010
Historic engines like these helped the railroad build the country.
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In the earlier part of the 20th century, the railroads moved the public between the major cities and towns in America. During the Depression the railroads suffered financial problems as did almost every sector of the American economy but they stayed on track and slowly modernized their fleets so that in the later part of the 1930s they began introducing new streamliners across the nation.