Train Era Quiz
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1. Before locomotives, what animals pulled carts on tracks?
2. Who built the first locomotive?
3. The first locomotive engines were powered by:
their sense of smell
love of travel
4. Steam engines also were used to power:
very, very old cars
5. In New York City, the population __________ every ten years from 1800 to 1880:
6. Who tried to build a subway in secret in a clothing store basement?
Alfred Ely Beach
the U.S. President
a bored third grader
7. Los Angeles' Pacific Electric Railway system was the biggest electric rail system:
built by Henry Huntington
in the world
in this galaxy
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