- September 2 in rail transport
* 1868 –
William F. Nastsucceeds Samuel C. Pomeroyas president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.
* 1922 – The Meguro-Kamata Electric Railway (a predecessor of
Tokyo Kyuko Electric Railway) is formed in Japan.
* 1940 –
Kansas City Southerninaugurates the "Southern Belle" passenger train service between Kansas City, Missouri, and New Orleans, Louisiana.
* 2004 –
Robert R. Dowty, construction foreman for the replica "Jupiter" and "119" steam locomotivesat the Golden Spike National Historic Siteat Promontory, Utah, dies (b. 1923).
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