Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Historic Photos Documenting The Evolution Of Transportation In Cities

[ via Business Insider
When we travel today in the comforts of airplanes, luxury liners or fast bullet trains, we tend to forget those who made travel so relaxing and luxurious. Or those who in yester years traveled on bumpy dirt tracks in stage coaches or the noisy trains with all winds gushing in.

Although, cars and locomotives have been invented in the late 1800s, the life was far from being comfortable and relaxing. Today's New York City subway system started with a single line from City Hall to the Bronx, which now operates 468 separate train stations.

Business Insider has compiled the travel history since the evolution of transport in cities and it is worth watching and even preserving.

Watch the slide show Here (Business Insider)