1864 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1864.


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Alameda Shore (Joseph Lee, c. 1868) depicts a ferry meeting the first run of the San Francisco and Alameda Railroad on August 25, 1864.

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  2. ^ "Grand Celebration of the Opening of the San Jose Railroad". Daily Alta California. 16 (5070). 17 January 1864. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
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