September 2 in rail transport


September 2 in rail transport

Events

19th century

* 1868 – William F. Nast succeeds Samuel C. Pomeroy as president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

20th century

* 1922 – The Meguro-Kamata Electric Railway (a predecessor of Tokyo Kyuko Electric Railway) is formed in Japan.
* 1940 – Kansas City Southern inaugurates the "Southern Belle" passenger train service between Kansas City, Missouri, and New Orleans, Louisiana.

21st century

* 2004 – Robert R. Dowty, construction foreman for the replica "Jupiter" and "119" steam locomotives at the Golden Spike National Historic Site at Promontory, Utah, dies (b. 1923).

Births

Deaths

* 1877 – Alvin Adams, founder of Adams Express, one of the first LCL freight companies in the United States, dies (b. 1804).

References


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