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Traveling in the 1800s versus today from New York City


All the points of travel start at New York City.

By 1930 with the advent of railroads, What took 2 weeks in the 1800s, was now only 1 day.


Can you imagine? Now it’s hours.

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  1. william hamel

    Travelling is now faster and more affordable before people had to take days traveling to reach the desired location, now only a matter of hours to get where we want.

    1. saverspender @ save. spend. splurge.

      Very true… which is why when people say they’d LIKE to travel but can’t do it because of money, I want to squeal. 🙂 You don’t need thousands to travel, you just have to give up some luxuries.

  2. Vanessa

    I saw these maps awhile back and I love them! Thanks for posting them and refreshing my memory 😀

    1. saverspender @ save. spend. splurge.

      Now travel is so easy, it’s amazing what people had to put up with before.


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