Transportation History Parks
These parks were founded to tell the American story of the movement of people and goods or whose fundamental purpose was to move people, such as a parkway.
Transportation in National Parks
Making the impossible possible
Spanning rivers and valleys, bridges were an essential part of the making of America.
Harnessing the Power of Water
Canals have witnessed history, bringing goods and people to places that would have otherwise been difficult to reach.
How Autos Changed the World
Roads, Routes and Highways
National Parks and cars grew up together. As automobiles evolved, so did National Parks.
Crossing a continent
Trains and Railroads
Running on rails, trains traversed the north american continent and brought a nation together quicker than ever imagined.
Tunnels cut through mountains and shave days off of journeys, greatly advancing transportation in America.
Moving men and supplies
War and Transportation
Many of Americas early battles took place at the junction of roads and railways or bridge crossings and depended on moving men and supplies
Last updated: January 31, 2018