Fading memories and beautiful names. Lackawanna. Mikado. Nickel Plate. Southern Crescent. The rail lines that linked far-flung rural communities and the jewels of engineering that were created under adverse conditions are fading away - the noises and odors of railroads that once were the nation's vital lifeline and skeleton - indeed, the arm and sinew of the U.S. expansion, which stretched across mountains, plains and deserts.
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Keywords:American, History, Past, Rail, Railroads, Rails, Railway, Railways, Train, Trains, Transportation, USA, United States, Vanishing