A history lesson for people who think that history doesn't matter:— Bill Holohan (@BillHolohanSolr) September 27, 2019
What's the big deal about railroad tracks?
The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number.
Why was that gauge used?
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