Irish track workers of the mid-19th century who filled the ever-growing demands of the burgeoning railroad industry to the new wave of Italian immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, these laborers filled some of the least desirable and most dangerous jobs constructing and maintaining railroad lines

Irish track workers of the mid-19th century who filled the ever-growing demands of the burgeoning railroad industry to the new wave of Italian immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, these laborers filled some of the least desirable and most dangerous jobs constructing and maintaining railroad lines

Infographic | Vanderbilts Explained | Famous American Families | Gilded Age | #american #history #people

Infographic | Vanderbilts Explained | Famous American Families | Gilded Age | #american #history #people

Thrown under the train: How the railroad industry systematically targets its whistleblowers

Thrown under the train: How the railroad industry systematically targets its whistleblowers

Industry insiders deride a culture that punishes workers for reporting injuries or raising public safety concerns

Elijah McCoy - Mechanical Engineer and Inventor. His inventions were the basis for the phrase "The Real McCoy" meaning real, authentic or high-quality.

Elijah McCoy - Mechanical Engineer and Inventor. His inventions were the basis for the phrase "The Real McCoy" meaning real, authentic or high-quality.

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black and white photography | Eye4BW.com Photo community for black and white photography: Photos

Elijah "the Real" McCoy - Railroad cars needed to stop at regular intervals to receive lubrication, but McCoy's automatic lubricator cup solved that problem and revolutionized the railroad industry.    - from http://www.greatblackheroes.com

Elijah "the Real" McCoy - Railroad cars needed to stop at regular intervals to receive lubrication, but McCoy's automatic lubricator cup solved that problem and revolutionized the railroad industry. - from http://www.greatblackheroes.com

Trains Magazine - Trains News Wire, Railroad News, Railroad Industry News, Web Cams, and Forms

Trains Magazine - Trains News Wire, Railroad News, Railroad Industry News, Web Cams, and Forms

Trains Magazine - Trains News Wire, Railroad News, Railroad Industry News, Web Cams, and Forms

Trains Magazine - Trains News Wire, Railroad News, Railroad Industry News, Web Cams, and Forms

Vintage Antique Fairbanks Railroad Industrial Hand Truck Cart Mortise Tenon

Vintage Antique Fairbanks Railroad Industrial Hand Truck Cart Mortise Tenon

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