California Gold Rush, Pony Express, & Transcontinental Railroad Lesson - This is part 3 of a 4 part hands-on unit study on Westward Expansion and Pioneers. Pan for "gold," bake Gold Rush Sourdough Biscuits, race to deliver mail on the Pony Express, build the Transcontinental Railroad out of craft sticks, and more!

California Gold Rush, Pony Express, & Transcontinental Railroad Lesson

Activity: Make gold rush biscuits (part that's applicable to this time frame), build the Transcontinental Railroad out of craft sticks (covered in a later unit on cowboys), and more! My lessons are geared toward grade level children.

RAILROAD HISTORY PHOTOS

RAILROAD HISTORY PHOTOS

RAILROAD HISTORY PHOTOS

RAILROAD HISTORY PHOTOS

Interested in learning much more about out nation's railroad history?  You can do so here, from the earliest years in the 1820s through today.

Interested in learning much more about out nation's railroad history? You can do so here, from the earliest years in the 1820s through today.

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23. Experience Underground Railroad history

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Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a

The Waco, Beaumont, Trinity & Sabine motor rail car and passenger cart at the dilapidated depot in Onalaska, Texas, on October 5, 1946. From Chino Chapa's fabulous Texas Railroad History page

The Waco, Beaumont, Trinity & Sabine motor rail car and passenger cart at the dilapidated depot in Onalaska, Texas, on October 5, 1946. From Chino Chapa's fabulous Texas Railroad History page

21st Street, by SvR Design Company / Looking down the center of the reconfigured street during a storm, water winds between rail baffles designed to evoke the region’s railroad history, slow the water flowing through the system, and allow for deposition and removal of sediment. Image credit: Cannon

Using baffles to slow the water streaming down the central water garden/ditch. Street, by SvR Design Company

Classic Trains Magazine - Railroad History, Vintage Train Videos, Steam Locomotives, Forums

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