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Wheels to Wings: The Transportation Revolution 1803-1903
April 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
The nineteenth century saw the single greatest revolution in transportation. In 1803 steam power was a curiosity compared to millennia-old wind and muscle power. By 1903 steam and internal combustion were annihilating distance and sending humanity into the skies. Learn about what made the nineteenth century so steamy.
B.A. Klapper (Lt. Karl August Bergmann) is a blogger, historian, and tabletop gamer. He has a particular interest in the nineteenth century and the development of transportation and financial networks. You can read his book reviews at www.kalpararsenal.com