Category: Industry

  • Empire State Building Opened

    Empire State Building Opened

    May 1, 1931, the Empire State Building opened.

  • Casey Jones Dies

    Casey Jones Dies

    April 30, 1900, Casey Jones, a legendary railroad engineer, died tragically in a train wreck.

  • Grand Central Terminal Opens

    Grand Central Terminal Opens

    February 2, 1913, Grand Central Terminal opened.

  • Ford Wages

    Ford Wages

    January 5, 1914, Henry Ford raised his workers’ wages from $2.50 to $5 daily.

  • First Chartered Railroad

    First Chartered Railroad

    October 7, 1826, the first chartered railroad in the world began service.

  • Brooklyn Bridge Opened

    Brooklyn Bridge Opened

    May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge opened to the public for the first time.