The Iron Horse: A Look at Famous Railroad Tycoons and Entrepreneurs

Discover the legacy of famous railroad tycoons in the United States. From Cornelius Vanderbilt, the "Commodore of Railroads," to James J. Hill, the "Empire Builder," and Collis P. Huntington, part of the influential "Big Four," these visionaries shaped the nation's transportation and economy. Dive into the lives of these iconic figures and learn how their determination and business acumen revolutionized the railroad industry. Explore the stories of Jay Gould, the controversial speculator, and Leland Stanford, the railroad baron turned philanthropist and Governor of California. Their impact on American history is undeniable.

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