From Railroad Tracks to Saw Blades

Wood rails in Europe in the mid-1500s served as “wagonways” for horse-drawn carts to move easier than on dirt roads. A couple centuries later, iron was used for both the rails and wheels, and the term became “tramways”. Of course, the steam engine changed everything. Between American Colonel John Stevens and British inventor George Stephenson, … Continue reading From Railroad Tracks to Saw Blades