Disadvantage of rail travel compared to canals, History

Which answer best details a disadvantage of rail travel compared to canals?

a. Canal boats could transport heavier loads than trains.

b. Railroad locomotives sometimes exploded, killing passengers.

c. Trains were unsafe to operate at night and often fell off the tracks.

d. Shipping goods by rail was more expensive than shipping by canal.

Posted Date: 2/13/2014 5:59:06 AM | Location : United States

Related Discussions:- Disadvantage of rail travel compared to canals, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Disadvantage of rail travel compared to canals, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Disadvantage of rail travel compared to canals Discussions

Write discussion on Disadvantage of rail travel compared to canals
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
How and why did the Nazis vilify Jews in German society? Why were so many non-Jews willing to accept anti-semitism and the Final Solution?

Imperialism became a leading but controversial topic during this time period. Outline the argument both for and against imperialism. Was imperialism un-American? Why, or why not?

What is the "psuedo-imperialistic" power at the turn of the 20th century?

Discuss the rise of mass banana production and consumption in the Americas at the end of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Why did the vast majority of American consum

The idea that Rome faced increasing "militarization and barbarization" led to the fall of the Empire in the West. What does this mean? Can someone explain this?

As an ordinary United States citizen in the 1790s, what would you have to fear in the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts?

Robert owens founds new harmony, indiana the oneida community is founded william lloyd garrison begins publication of the liberator the mormon church is founded the liberty party i

In answering this question, make sure to consider domestic and international considerations behind the decision-making of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson as well as the dynamics of

Congressional Reconstruction ended when... A. the Compromise of 1877 was negotiated B. the 15th Amendment was ratified C. the KKK took over the South D. the Supreme Court ignore

What was the impact on the Indians, Europeans, and Africans when each of their previously seperate worlds "collided" with one another?