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jul 10, 1857 - Penn Rail connects Pittsburgh and Philly, later adds NYC, Chicago

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In 1857, the Pennsylvania Railroad had connected Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, would eventually add New York City and Chicago, and was instrumental in the declining fortunes of Pennsylvania's far flung network of canals.

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Bartram Barton

Date:

jul 10, 1857
Now
~ 161 years ago
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