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Steam Locomotive, John Bull

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 8/10/2009

The steam locomotive "John Bull" was built in 1831 and ran for 35 years, pulling trains of passengers and cargo between the two largest cities of the time, Philadelphia and New York. The locomotive propelled trains at 25 to 30 miles per hour...


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