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I'd say rather than infancy, US railways already entered elementary school age. For the purposes of the discussion on access to the West, the trans-Appalachian lines matter, and all three that still matter today were essentially in place (the former NYC, Pennsylvania RR, and B&O routes, though the first wasn't yet consolidated), as well as the Erie.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Mon Jan 20th, 2014 at 07:01:45 PM EST
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