For 50 years my father worked for the railroad.
– Harold Evans
Wisdom cannot come by railroad or automobile or aeroplane, or be hurried up by telegraph or telephone.
– John Burroughs
On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids, we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad yards and this went on for about thirty minutes.
– James Stockdale
Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built, or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station.
– Ada Louise Huxtable
I come from a line of railroad men. My great-grandfather was a surveyor for the Burlington Railroad.
– Bill Moseley
I bought a railroad during this period of time.
– Bill Janklow
A private railroad car is not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately.
– Eleanor Robson Belmont
I went West and took part in the strike of the machinists – the Southern Pacific Railroad, the corporation that swung California by its golden tail, that controlled its legislature, its farmers, its preachers, its workers.
– Mary Harris Jones
I never lived in an abandoned railroad station.
– Peter Dinklage
While no one railroad can completely duplicate another line, two or more may compete at particular points.
– John Moody
The history of the Erie Railroad ever since 1901 has been a record of progress.
The railroad originally was as completely dissociated from steam propulsion as was the ship.
When more Chinese started coming after the Gold Rush, employed on large projects like the Pacific Railroad, anti-Chinese sentiment became shrill.
– Karan Mahajan
The United States as we know it today is largely the result of mechanical inventions, and in particular of agricultural machinery and the railroad.
I was one man and I tackled a big railroad. I did the best I could.
– O. Winston Link
As a child I found railroad stations exciting, mysterious, and even beautiful, as indeed they often were.
– Paul Johnson
One of the points in which I was especially interested was the Jim Crow regulations, that is, the system of separation of the races in street cars and railroad trains.
– Ray Stannard Baker
I could go back to the railroad. I liked that job.
– Sturgill Simpson