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Transportation
In June 1896 Henry Ford made his first car. In honor of that occasion we present a selection of articles on various forms of transportation and some of the people and technology that made them possible. Click on the links below to explore Britannica’s coverage of these topics.

Transportation
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Swiss transportation
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World Water and Air Transportation Routes




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The Complete History of Railroads

The Complete History of Railroads

Traversing landscapes and expediting travel, railroads have allowed us to conquer once elusive frontiers to improve both transportation and commerce. Railroad design has changed remarkably little in the years since the invention of the steam engine, yet trains remain a prevalent form of transport and the railways. Preview this e-book now. E-mail us at contact@eb.com to learn more.

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