Railroads of the 1920s reflected a time of uncertainty in the industry at the time. Technology greatly improved train transportation, but the Great Depression brought about a bust in the industry. Learn more about the railroads of the 1920s.
WHAT'S INSIDE: 1920S-1930S
- Important Figures
- Scandals & Trials
- New Deal
New Deal, the name that was given to the reform program of President Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1933 to 1939.
The Chicago railroad fair celebrated the centennial of railroading's arrival in Chicago. The fair was a testimony to the place railroads held in the American lifestyle. Learn more about the Chicago railroad fair of 1934.