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Jesse Owens Strikes Gold!

He was known as the world’s fastest man, the Buckeye Bullet…Jesse Owens broke records and racial barriers. On July 3, 1936, Owens won his first of four Olympic gold medals in Berlin.

First Passenger Locomotive Trip

Long before planes and automobiles began crisscrossing the country and globe, trains were making ... more

The Eastland Disaster

"The policeman who was witnessing this said the boat just turned over, like an egg in the water ... more

First Roller Coaster

A former coal-carrying railway in Pennsylvania became the inspiration for America’s first roller ... more
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