Sunday, August 23, 2015

Fact of the Day: Slow Train

The first steam-engine train in America was challenged to a race with a horse that was carrying freight. The horse won the race, though the train might of won before a broken belt forced it to retire. 

11 comments:

Margaret D said...

Well we will never know the answer to that now..

Manzanita said...

Horse power vs. horse power.

Pat Hatt said...

Guess the train was put out to pasture?

Martha said...

Interesting!

Christine said...

Interesting

DEZMOND said...

a horse would still outrun our trains here... maybe even a goat would....

stephen Hayes said...

I wonder if that was the one and only time a train lost to a horse.

Blue Grumpster said...

Haha good one!

Blue Grumpster said...

Ha! You're still a funny cat, Cat.

Blue Grumpster said...

Or you. :p

bj said...

interesting