Travel Speed (1800-1930)

In: History Maps

11 Jan 2013

Sure, the internet and the information revolution has been fun. But before that there was the communication revolution. And before that, it was transportation:

rates of travel in 1800srates of travel 1830

rates of travel 1857

rates of travel 1930s

(original source: 1932 Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States, which has a number of other cool historical maps)

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