September 20th Special Days - Featuring 54+ Railroad Freebies!

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Image: The Great Railroad Revolution: The History of Trains in America | Paperback: 448 pages | by Christian Wolmar (Author). Publisher: PublicAffairs; Illustrated Edition (October 8, 2013)
The Great Railroad Revolution
September 20th is... First Railroad Station Opened (1807), National Fried Rice Day, National Gibberish Day, National Pepperoni Pizza Day, National String Cheese Day, National Punch Day/National Rum Punch Day, National Teach Ag Day, World Paella Day, World Gynecologic Oncology Awareness Day, International Day of University Sport, National Queso Day, National Addiction Professionals Day, Unification Day, International Children's Growth Awareness Day, International Akathisia Awareness Day, Universal Children's Day (Germany), Feast of St. Eustace/St. Eustace's Day, St. Agapetus' Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: Railroad Stations (Great Architecture), by Brian Solomon (Author). Publisher: MetroBooks; First edition. edition (December 31, 2003)First Railroad Station Opened (1807)
-- The world's first recorded railway station was The Mount on the Oystermouth Railway (later to be known as the Swansea and Mumbles) in Swansea, Wales, which began passenger service in 1807, although the trains were horsedrawn rather than by locomotives. The oldest terminal station in the world was Crown Street railway station in Liverpool, built in 1830, on the locomotive hauled Liverpool to Manchester line. As the first train on the Liverpool-Manchester line left Liverpool, the station is slightly older than the Manchester terminal at Liverpool Road.

Read: Railroad Stations (Great Architecture)
-- The exquisitely photographed journey begins with a look at the role of the railroad in the 19th and 20th centuries, from the passenger train's heyday to the present time, when nearly abandoned stations are being refitted for other uses. Find out about the different forms of stations, and how the needs of the region influenced the architectural style. Finally, see some of the classic stations barely changed since the first trains stopped there and take a fond look back at some lost terminals -- such as New York's original Penn Station -- now gone, but not forgotten.

Image: Wrought Iron Antique-Look Brown Round Wall Hanging Double Sided Two Faces Retro Station Clock Round Chandelier Wall Hanging Clock with Scroll Wall Side Mount Home DΓ©cor Wall Clock 8-inchRetro Train Station Clock -- This beautiful clock with a scrolled wall mount is inspired by the antique clocks that hang in train stations. This clock looks lovely on a kitchen or living room wall and makes a wonderful housewarming, wedding or anniversary gift. It's unique two-sided design lets you read the time at any angle. The hand-forged metal hanger and casing in a fine black finish add to the old world charm and style of this clock. Finished off with an aged ivory face and glass cover.

Image: 7mm 1:48 scale Model Railroad Building RAILROAD STATION Kit | The CityBuilder | Perfect for O scale Model Railroad layouts, scenery and dioramasModel Railroad Station Kit -- Now your train collection has a brand new station! High-quality card construction self-assembly kit. Realistic design. Sturdy and durable. Perfect for O scale Model Railroad layouts, scenery, and dioramas. It contains pre-printed, precision cut, high-quality cardboard sheets with a photographic instruction manual to help construct this kit. Requires glue, craft knife, steel rule, and other optional items to cut, build and complete.

Railroad Coloring and Activity Books

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Image: Conductor: The Heart and Soul of the Railroad | Kindle Edition | by Robert L. Bryan (Author), Kimberly Capuder (Photographer). Publication Date: January 17, 2017
Amazon Freebies:

πŸš‚ Read Railroad ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

πŸš‚ Free Railway apps

πŸš‚ Free Railroad apps

πŸš‚ Free Railway game apps

πŸš‚ Free Railroad game apps

πŸš‚ Free Railway magazine apps

πŸš‚ Listen to Railroad Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

πŸš‚ Watch RailroadVideos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

πŸš‚ Listen to Railroad Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

πŸš‚ Free Alexa Skills | Railway

πŸš‚ Free Alexa Skills | Railroad

πŸš‚ Amazon Kids+ Free Trial - Unlimited access to more than 16,000 kid-friendly books, videos and apps, as well as parental controls to help create a unique experience for each child. (US, Germany, UK)

πŸš‚ Prime Gaming Free Trial - Unlock instant access to tons of exclusive content for your favorite games, and a collection of PC games for free... each and every month.

Railroad Recipes:

πŸš‚ Misc. Railroad Recipes | Railroad Dining Car Archives

πŸš‚ Recipes/Dining Car Service/Menu | Great Northern Railway

πŸš‚ Ira Silverman Railroad Menu Collection

πŸš‚ Recipes on the Rail: Something Sweet to Enjoy with Your Sweetheart

πŸš‚ Last call to dinner | Classic Trains Magazine - recipes for four signature dishes from the streamliner era

πŸš‚ Railroad Classic Recipes For the Holidays

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

πŸš‚ Train Printables |

πŸš‚ Train Coloring Book

πŸš‚ Train coloring pages |

πŸš‚ FREE Downloadable Stations, Depots and Lineside Buildings

πŸš‚ Felt Board Train Song and Patterns

πŸš‚ Free Railroad Worksheets and Printables | TPT

πŸš‚ Kid's Page Train Activity Sheets - the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum

πŸš‚ Train and Railroad Coloring Page Sheets

πŸš‚ Train Party Ideas - Kara's Party Ideas

πŸš‚ FREE Printable Thomas the Tank Engine Cupcake Toppers

πŸš‚ FREE Printable Thomas the Tank Engine Thank You Card

πŸš‚ FREE Printable Thomas the Tank Engine Hershey's Kisses Stickers

πŸš‚ FREE Printable Thomas the Tank Engine Birthday Invitation

πŸš‚ FREE Printable Thomas the Tank Engine Water Bottle Labels

πŸš‚ Steam and You! How Steam Engines Helped The United States

πŸš‚ Train Coloring Pages

πŸš‚ Train Printables and Learning Library | - Worksheets, Online Games, Hands-on Activities, Interactive Stories, Online Exercises, Printable Workbooks, Science Projects, Song Videos

πŸš‚ Train: Coloring pages, Reading and Learning, Free Online Games, Videos for kids

πŸš‚ 39 Printable Steam Train Coloring Pages

πŸš‚ Surviving Steam Locomotives in the USA

πŸš‚ TrainPlayer Game | Armchair Model Railroading | Unlimited Free Demo

πŸš‚ Train Sim APK | realistic train simulator suitable for both adults and kids

πŸš‚ FREE Steam Train Number line 0-30 Early Years (EYFS) Printable

πŸš‚ Steam Train Craft with Colouring and Gluing

πŸš‚ Printable Train Number Matching Card Game

πŸš‚ Steam Train Dream Train Busy Bag

πŸš‚ Top 20 Thomas The Train Coloring Pages

πŸš‚ On The Train | Printable Book for Early Readers

πŸš‚ Steam Locomotive Worksheets and Printables | TPT

πŸš‚ Locomotive Papercrafts

πŸš‚ Make a train conductor hat - Alabama Department of Archives

πŸš‚ Train conductor hat tutorial - On the Cutting Floor: Printable pdf sewing

πŸš‚ 14 Train Crafts and Art Ideas

πŸš‚ 19 Train Themed Free Printables

πŸš‚ Train Ideas and Printables | Making Learning Fun

πŸš‚ Printable Railroad Crossing Sign

πŸš‚ Train Printables and Activities

πŸš‚ Railway Timetables you can print

πŸš‚ Train Station Papercrafts |

πŸš‚ Free Printable Shipping Containers

πŸš‚ Free Printable Model Railway Card Building Kits

πŸš‚ Rail Nation: Free strategy train game

Image: Iron Empires: Robber Barons, Railroads, and the Making of Modern America | Kindle Edition | by Michael A. Hiltzik (Author). Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Illustrated Edition (August 11, 2020)
Iron Empires
More Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

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