Transportation

Transportation
1830-1850: Antebellum NC Begins
by Watson, Harry L. 1830-1850: Antebellum NC Begins Originally published as "Winning the Fight for Progress-- North Carolina's Antebellum years begin: 1830-1850" by Harry L. Watson Reprinted with permission from [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
1853 map of North Carolina
by . 1853 map of North Carolina Map titled "A new map of Nth. Carolina: with its canals, roads & distances from place to place, along the stage & steam boat routes." Shows North Carolina as it [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
A Car in Front of a Suburban Home, 1915
by . Photograph from Scribner's Magazine article, "The Woman at the Wheel", by Herbert Ladd Towle, shows a car parked in front of a suburban home. Caption reads "Suburban life is enhanced [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A crowded bus in Pokhara, Nepal
by Freeman, Margery. A crowded bus in Pokhara, NepalBuses like this one carry tourists and residents around Pokhara, a major city in west central Nepal and popular tourist destination and trekking entrance into the [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A pilgrim walking in Jomsom, Nepal
by Freeman, Margery. A pilgrim walking in Jomsom, NepalA woman wearing a shawl and woolen cap carries a loaded basket through Jomsom, a town that serves as the headquarters and a major commercial hub of the Mustang [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A Woman at the Wheel
by . A Woman at the Wheel Illustration from Scribner's Magazine article, "The Woman at the Wheel", by Herbert Ladd Towle. The illustration is drawn by S. Werner, with the caption "A Woman at [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A Woman With a Flat Tire, 1915
by . A Woman With a Flat Tire, 1915 Illustration from Scribner's Magazine article, "The Woman at the Wheel", by Herbert Ladd Towle. The drawing by S. Werner, shows a woman whose car [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad Company
by Lewis, Edward A. The Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad Company (A&R), chartered on 22 June 1892, became one of North Carolina's most colorful and successful "short-line" railroads. It was founded by Aberdeen [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Alexander Railroad Company
by Kennedy, George A. Alexander Railroad Company was organized by Alexander County business interests on 30 Nov. 1945 to operate an 18-mile Southern Railway branch line from Statesville to Taylorsville that was being [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
by Kennedy, George A. The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL), one of three major railroads that served North Carolina during the twentieth century, traced its roots to a holding company called the American Improvement and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Automobile parade
by . This may be the first annual automobile parade, held on November 4, 1899 in downtown Manhattan. At least ten different makes and models are seen, including electric and steam powered machines. Only [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Automobile stuck in the mud
by . An automobile stuck on a muddy road in 1909. The sign on the car reads U.S. Office Public Roads and American Highway Assn [Assistance]. As you can see in the photo, roads were not paved in rural [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Automobile up a tree
by . Automobile Up a Tree. Wilson, North Carolina According to the photographer, this automobile was parked in a tree as a warning to [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Automobiles
by Ireland, Robert E. Automobiles by Robert E. Ireland, 2006 See also: Highways; Roads; Trucks and Trucking, Thomas Built Buses, Inc., Automobiles for K-8 Students Automobiles revolutionized the American [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Aviation
by Parramore, Thomas C., Ellis, Clyde, Moyer, Stephen. The history of aviation and the airline industry in North Carolina encompasses more than Orville and Wilbur Wright's momentous flight at Kitty Hawk in December 1903. Before that, North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Aviation in North Carolina, 1873-2003
by Parramore, Thomas C. Few people know it, but North Carolina has played a big part in aviation. The first American airplane was built here in 1873. The first heavier-than-air, powered flight took place in North Carolina [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Bicycle rickshaws parked in busy Chinatown street of Ho Chi Minh City
by Freeman, Margery. Bicycle rickshaws parked in busy Chinatown street of Ho Chi Minh CityBicycle rickshaws, or cyclos, are parked and empty in a busy Chinatown street of Ho Chi Minh City. The cyclos are painted various [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Blimps
by Chalker, Stephen D. Before the United States entered World War II in December 1941, only one lighter-than­air—or blimp—base existed on the East Coast, in Lakehurst, New Jersey. With the growing possibility of war with [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Blossom's Ferry
by Tetterton, Beverly. Blossom's Ferry was located on the Northeast Cape Fear River on the border between New Hanover and Pender Counties, one mile east-northeast of the community of Castle Hayne and approximately nine [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blue Ridge Parkway
by Ireland, Robert E., Simpson, Marcus B., Jr. Blue Ridge Parkway by Robert E. Ireland and Marcus B. Simpson Jr., 2006 Related student activity guide from LEARN NC: Blue Ridge Parkway Communities: Before the Parkway The Blue [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boat, Shad Boats
by Babits, Lawrence E. Boat Shad Boats by Lawrence E. Babits, 2006 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main page Shad boats are the official state boats of North Carolina. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Buncombe County Turnpike: GIS map
by . The Buncombe Turnpike through North Carolina’s mountains was built between 1824 and 1828 along the Drovers’ Road, so called, because drovers used the road to lead herds of animals (droves) to market. [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Buncombe Turnpike
by Hill, Michael. Buncombe Turnpike by Michael Hill, 2006 See also: Turnpikes; Roads The Buncombe [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Burros carrying goods
by Freeman, Margery. Burros carrying goods In the mountains of Nepal pack animals such as these burros are used to carry goods down the rocky trails. While animals are still the major means of transporting goods across [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Burros in Nepal
by Freeman, Margery. Burros in Nepal Burros carrying goods down pathways once used as routes for the salt trade that crossed the mountains into Tibet. Today, the people who live in these mountains use salt imported from [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Bus and commercial building on main road between Nha Trang and Dalat
by Freeman, Margery. Bus and commercial building on main road between Nha Trang and DalatA bus and a commercial building can be seen on the main road between Nha Trang and Dalat. A coconut palm grows over the one-story [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Canals
by Simpson, Bland, Cecelski, David S. Canals by David S. Cecelski and Bland Simpson, 2006 See also: Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal; Dismal Swamp Canal; Roanoke Canal. Since the eighteenth century, canals and canal [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Canoes
by Stick, David. Canoes have provided a primary form of transportation on the sounds, rivers, and bays of coastal North Carolina for centuries. In the 1580s the explorers and colonists sent to Roanoke Island by Sir [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (from UNC-CH)
by Graham, Nicholas. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse by Nicholas Graham UNC - North Carolina Collection, 2003. "This Month in North Carolina History" series. Reprinted with permission. See [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Cars leaving a suburban home, 1915
by . Illustration from Scribner's Magazine article, "The Woman at the Wheel", by Herbert Ladd Towle. The drawing by S. Werner, shows a woman and two children watching a line of cars [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Cartload of wood seen on road from Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City
by Freeman, Margery. Cartload of wood seen on road from Dalat to Ho Chi Minh CityAn ox cart full of dead wood is attended by a man behind it on a bicycle. The photograph is taken through the front window of a tour bus [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Chain Gang
by Ireland, Robert E. From the Reconstruction era to the late 1950s, the use of prisoners in chain gangs to perform hard labor, especially in building and maintaining public roads, was a common practice in North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Chinatown market buildings with balconies and shoppers in Ho Chi Minh City
by Freeman, Margery. Chinatown market buildings with balconies and shoppers in Ho Chi Minh City A view of a busy Chinatown market street in Ho Chi Minh City shows shoppers and shaded stalls in front of multi-story [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Climbing the mountain trails
by Freeman, Margery. Climbing the mountain trailsClimbing the mountain trailsThree men are climbing uphill along a mountain trail in Nepal. In the middle ground we see a Peepal Tree, which is worshiped by Hindus as a [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Coastal Life
by Amspacher, Karen Willis. Coastal Life "Homegrown Skills: Creating a Way of Life at the Coast" by Karen Willis Amspacher Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2009. Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Copters and Gliders
by Lewis, Rebecca. Thomas Edison said that flying would never be practical “until someone invents a machine that can stop in midair and hover like a bird.” The machine that allows a pilot this degree of control is a [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Corbitt, Richard Johnson
by Blackburn, George T., II. Richard Johnson Corbitt, founder and director of one of the few automotive manufacturing enterprises in the South, was born in Enfield. His father, Carr Bowers Corbitt, a Confederate veteran and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Covered Bridges
by Thompson, Harry L. In the low, flat, marshy eastern region of North Carolina, mill dams at water-powered mill ponds became bridges facilitating travel across these wet areas. Traveling through these mill houses was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Covered wagon
by . From LoC: "Covered wagon at Fort Bridger, a Wyoming state historical site in the tiny Uinta County town of the same name in the southwestern corner of that state. Established by "mountain man" Jim [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Dan River Steam Navigation Company
by Butler, Lindley S. The Dan River Steam Navigation Company was incorporated by the state legislature in 1855 for the purpose of operating steamboats on the Dan River from Clarksville, Va., to the head of navigation in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Donkey on a mountain trail in Nepal
by Freeman, Margery. Donkey on a mountain trail in NepalA donkey climbs down a set of stone steps on a mountain trail in Nepal, en route from Birethanti to Nayathanti. Most goods are transported through the rugged [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Driver's Licenses
by Powell, William S. Driver's licenses became mandatory in North Carolina with the passage of the Uniform Driver's License Act, introduced in the General Assembly in January 1935 by Senator Carroll W. Weathers after a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
El aeropuerto y museo oficiale
by . Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. La propiedad literaria 2011 por la Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Departamento de Recursos Culturale de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Elevated view of vendors, pedestrians, and motorcycles at urban market in Dalat
by Freeman, Margery. Elevated view of vendors, pedestrians, and motorcycles at urban market in Dalat Dozens of seated produce vendors, pedestrians, and motorcycles can be seen in this elevated view of an urban outdoor [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Express Lanes and Country Roads: North Carolina 1920-2001
by Anderson, Jean B. By Elizabeth A. Fenn, Peter H. Wood, Harry L. Watson, Thomas H. Clayton, Sydney Nathans, Thomas C. Parramore, and Jean B. Anderson; Maps by Mark Anderson Moore. Edited by Joe A. Mobley. [...] (from The Way We Lived in North Carolina, NC Office of Archives and History and UNC Press.)
Express Lanes: Interstates, Airways and Newspapers, 1920-2001
by Anderson, Jean B. By Elizabeth A. Fenn, Peter H. Wood, Harry L. Watson, Thomas H. Clayton, Sydney Nathans, Thomas C. Parramore, and Jean B. Anderson; Maps by Mark Anderson Moore. Edited by Joe A. Mobley. [...] (from The Way We Lived in North Carolina, NC Office of Archives and History and UNC Press.)
Express Riders
by Powell, William S. Express riders on horseback delivered oral messages, letters, or documents before postal service and other means of communication were available. The term "express messenger" was used in England as [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fallen motocycle and cargo on the road from Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City
by Freeman, Margery. Fallen motocycle and cargo on the road from Dalat to Ho Chi Minh CityA fallen motorcycle with several large sacks of cargo is seen through the front window of a tour bus on the road from Dalat to Ho [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Farm-to-Market Roads
by Ireland, Robert E. Farm-to-Market Roads by Robert E. Ireland, 2006 See also: Good Roads Campaign One of the key [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ferries
by Stick, David. Ferries are an integral part of North Carolina's modern transportation system, with 24 ferries providing regularly scheduled runs on seven different routes across rivers, sounds, and even an ocean [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fisherman in small sailboat near Kuta Beach
by Freeman, Margery. Fisherman in small sailboat near Kuta BeachA Balinese man wearing a white baseball cap brings his small wooden fishing boat towards shore at Kuta. The boat, which has a single red, green, blue, and [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Footpaths
by Powell, William S. Footpaths by William S. Powell, 2006 See also: Great Trading Path; Green's Path. Footpaths have existed in North Carolina since early colonial days, when roads were not well maintained [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fords
by Norris, David A. Fords by David A. Norris, 2006 See also: Trading Ford; Battle of Guilford Courthouse (UNC Press); Battle of Guilford Courthouse  (NC Office of Archives & History) Fords, areas [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Freight Rates
by Tiemann, Thomas K. Freight rates in North Carolina, as in most American states, were regulated from the late nineteenth century until the 1970s. In 1890 the Farmers' Alliance elected many members of the N.C. General [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Front of blue bus with rooftop cargo on road from Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City
by Freeman, Margery. Front of blue bus with rooftop cargo on road from Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City The front of a large blue bus with rooftop cargo is seen on the road from Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City. Such rugged buses [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Front view of empty bicycle rickshaw driven in Hanoi and shoppers in motion
by Freeman, Margery. Front view of empty bicycle rickshaw driven in Hanoi and shoppers in motionA man drives his empty bicycle rickshaw or "cyclo" through a commercial street in Hanoi. The slightly blurred image shows [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Gaps
by Hairr, John. Gaps, often referred to as passes, are breaks or low spots along mountain ranges or ridges. If a gap is particularly precipitous and narrow, it can be designated a gorge. The term "gap" is old, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gasoline coupons
by . Gasoline coupons Gasoline was rationed in 17 eastern states beginning in May 1942 and nationwide in December 1942 -- not so much to save fuel as to save tires and the rubber they were made of. A [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Getting on the Broadway car
by . Getting on the Broadway car Two women, one helping child, get on streetcar, New York [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Ghost Train of Bostian's Bridge (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Reevy, Tony. The Ghost Train of Bostian's Bridge by Tony Reevy Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2008. Updated by the Government & Heritage Library, 12/2010. Tar [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Goats crossing a bridge over the Kali Gandaki river
by Freeman, Margery. Goats crossing a bridge over the Kali Gandaki riverA suspension foot bridge lies across Kaali Gandaki River in Nepal. A pack of goats are being goaded to cross the bridge. This kind of bridge is an [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Graham County Railroad Company
by Wrinn, James. Graham County Railroad Company by James Wrinn, 2006 See also: Transportation: Air and Rail (from NC Atlas Revisited) The Graham County Railroad Company was one of dozens [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Great Trading Path
by Davis, R. P. Stephen, Jr. The Great Trading Path, or the Occaneechi Path, was one of many Indian trails in use when the English first explored the North Carolina backcountry during the late seventeenth century. Before [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Green's Path
by Stevenson, George, Jr. Green's Path by George Stevenson, 2006 See also: Footpaths Green's Path was one of the principal routes used during the second and third quarters of the eighteenth century by settlers moving [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gunboats, Wooden
by Babits, Lawrence E. Gunboats, Wooden by Lawrence E. Babits, 2006; Revised December [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hanoi girl tends a toddler sitting in the front basket of a motorcycle
by Freeman, Margery. Hanoi girl tends a toddler sitting in the front basket of a motorcycleA pre-adolescent girl tends a toddler who sits perched in the front basket of a motorcycle parked outside a storefront in Hanoi. [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Highway Patrol
by Ireland, Robert E. The enormous growth of motorized traffic after World War I created a problem for law enforcement officials in North Carolina. Although more than 100,000 automobiles traveled the expanding highway [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Highways- Part 1: Introduction
by Ireland, Robert E., Southern, David, Hegyi, Laura, Compton, Stephen C. Highways by David Southern, 2006 Additional research provided by Stephen C. Compton, Laura Hegyi, and Robert E. Ireland. See also: Blue Ridge Parkway; Good Roads Campaign; Highway [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Highways- Part 2: North Carolina's Highway System Takes Shape
by Ireland, Robert E., Southern, David, Hegyi, Laura, Compton, Stephen C. Highways by David Southern, 2006 Additional research provided by Stephen C. Compton, Laura Hegyi, and Robert E. Ireland. See also: Blue Ridge Parkway; Good Roads Campaign; Highway [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Highways- Part 3: The Establishment of Federal Highways and the Interstate System
by Ireland, Robert E., Southern, David, Hegyi, Laura, Compton, Stephen C. Highways by David Southern, 2006 Additional research provided by Stephen C. Compton, Laura Hegyi, and Robert E. Ireland. See also: Blue Ridge Parkway; Good Roads Campaign; Highway [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Highways- Part 4: North Carolina's Scenic Byways
by Ireland, Robert E., Southern, David, Hegyi, Laura, Compton, Stephen C. Highways by David Southern, 2006 Additional research provided by Stephen C. Compton, Laura Hegyi, and Robert E. Ireland. See also: Blue Ridge Parkway; Good Roads Campaign; Highway [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hill's Ferry
by Joyner, Whitmel M. Hill's Ferry, from before the Revolutionary War and into the early twentieth century, was a crossing point on the Roanoke River along the road from the Rocky Mount and Tarboro area northeast to [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
History and Safety
by . History and SafetyHistory and SafetyIn this oral history interview excerpt, Stan Hyatt describes the history of the I-26 corridor and explains the challenges and dangers associated with this [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Impact on people and places
by . Impact on people and placesIn this oral history interview excerpt, Stan Hyatt explains the various impacts of building I-26, from environmental issues to moving [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Improvements in Transportation: Post-American Revolution to the Civil War
by Larson, John Lauritz. Improvements in Transportation: Post-American Revolution to the Civil War "East against West: The Fight over Internal Improvements" by John Lauritz Larson Reprinted with permission from [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Indian Trading Paths
by Magnuson, Tom, Williams, Wiley J. Indian Trading Paths by Tom Magnuson, 2006 Additional research provided by Wiley J. Williams. See also: Great Trading Path; Trading [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Internal Improvements
by Watson, Alan D., Norris, David A. "Internal improvements" was a nineteenth-century term referring to investment in transportation projects such as roads, railroads, canals, harbors, and river navigation projects. These public works [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Intracoastal Waterway
by Angley, Wilson. The Intracoastal waterway, a federally protected and maintained shipping route, extends along the Atlantic seaboard from the St. John's River near Jacksonville, Fla., to Norfolk, Va., and the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Large ship filled with passengers and four small motorboats in Mekong at Mytho
by Freeman, Margery. Large ship filled with passengers and four small motorboats in Mekong at MythoA large ship at Mytho is filling with local passengers to travel along the Mekong River. Men deliver people or things to [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Lindbergh's Influence on Aviation
by Bishop, RoAnn. Before Charles Lindbergh made the first solo, nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in May 1927, most Americans—including many North Carolinians—thought it too dangerous to travel by airplane. Two [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Live chickens and ducks tied to motorcycle in Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown
by Freeman, Margery. Live chickens and ducks tied to motorcycle in Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown Over a dozen live chickens and ducks are tied to a motorcycle in Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown. Small livestock raised on [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Man rowing thatched roof boat with his bare foot near Hoa Lu
by Freeman, Margery. Man rowing thatched roof boat with his bare foot near Hoa LuA man rows a thatched roof boat with his bare foot near Hoa Lu. The man, who sits exposed to the sun at the front of the boat, wears a [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Map of North Carolina railroads, 1854
by . Map depicts North Carolina roads and railroads, including the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, the North Carolina Railroad, the Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad, the Wilmington and Manchester Railroad, [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Mattress rolls carried on bicycle rickshaw in Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown
by Freeman, Margery. Mattress rolls carried on bicycle rickshaw in Ho Chi Minh City's ChinatownTwo large rolls of quilted mattress pads are transported through a market street on a bicycle rickshaw, or cyclo, in Ho Chi [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
McKethan, Alfred Augustus
by Perry, Percival. Alfred Augustus McKethan, carriage manufacturer, railroad promoter, and political and civic leader, was born in Cumberland County of Scottish Highland forebears who had settled the region prior to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McLean Trucking Company
by Ireland, Robert E. McLean Trucking Company by Robert E. Ireland, 2006 In 1931, when Malcolm P. McLean began working at a service station, North Carolina was rapidly becoming a major east-west transport route. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Motorcycle and bycycle traffic crossing bridge at Hue
by Freeman, Margery. Motorcycle and bycycle traffic crossing bridge at Hue On this modern metal bridge at Hué, a woman and child bicycle on the right while in the middle, women and men move faster on motorcycles. In the [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Mount Mitchell Railroad
by Simpson, Marcus B., Jr. Mount Mitchell Railroad by Marcus B. Simpson Jr., 2006 See also: Mount Mitchell Railroad and Toll Road; Transportation: Air and Rail (from NC Atlas Revisited) The Mount Mitchell Railroad, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mount Mitchell Railroad and Toll Road
by Lovelace, Jeffrey. Mount Mitchell Railroad and Toll Road by Jeffrey Lovelace From Mount Mitchell: its railroad and toll road, 1994. Copyrighted material. Reprinted with permission. Short line mountain railroads [...] (from Mount Mitchell: Its Railroad and Toll Road, Overmountain Press.)
National highways in North Carolina
by . National highways in North Carolina North Carolina’s national highways [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Nepalese porters resting
by Freeman, Margery. Nepalese porters restingA Nepalese man is resting his load on one of the many resting platforms built along the walking trails in the mountains of Nepal. Resting platforms are important feature of [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Neuse River Navigation Company
by Watson, Alan D. The Neuse River Navigation Company, incorporated by statute in 1812 and capitalized at $50,000, superseded several previous organizations and had the right to clear the Neuse River from the head of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Neuse, CSS
by Bright, Leslie S. In October 1862 the Confederate navy commissioned the building of the ironclad gunboat CSS Neuse to strengthen southern defenses and prevent Union occupation of the sounds and rivers of North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
New River Navigation Company
by Watson, Alan D. The New River Navigation Company, incorporated by the General Assembly in 1855, superseded several companies whose efforts had been directed mainly at removing an oyster shoal, or obstruction, at the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Nissen Wagon Works
by McKaughan, Joshua. The Nissen Wagon Works, located in Forsyth County, was one of the largest wagon makers in the South during the nineteenth century. In 1834 John Philip Nissen opened a wheelwright shop on Waughtown [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Catawba Company
by Watson, Alan D. The Catawba River rises in McDowell County and flows through several western counties for approximately 150 miles before entering South Carolina west of Charlotte. Along with the Wateree River, it [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Transportation Museum
by Powell, William S. The North Carolina Transportation Museum at Spencer is a North Carolina State Historic Site occupying the buildings of the Southern Railway's central repair facility, begun in 1896. Approximately [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North River Steamboat
by . North River Steamboat Robert Fulton's North River Steamboat, later known as the [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Old Quarter Hanoi commercial street with pedestrian and motorcycle traffic
by Freeman, Margery. Old Quarter Hanoi commercial street with pedestrian and motorcycle traffic Pedestrian and motorcycle traffic moves through a busy commercial street in Hanoi's Old Quarter. Stores advertise their [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Passengers walking outside train on platform between Hanoi and Dong Ha
by Freeman, Margery. Passengers walking outside train on platform between Hanoi and Dong HaPassengers walk outside a blue and yellow train on a platform between Hanoi and Dong Ha. A woman wearing pants and a print shirt [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
People carrying plastic pipes across the mountain
by Freeman, Margery. People carrying plastic pipes across the mountainThese plastic pipes are part of a development project to bring water to villages in the mountains. Sometimes porters will carry the pipes for several [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Periauger
by Babits, Lawrence E. A periauger was a wooden boat created by digging out a log, then splitting it longitudinally and adding at least one keel plank between the halves. The keel plank improved stability and increased [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Personal impact
by . In this oral history excerpt, Stan Hyatt explains some of the pros and cons of building the I-26 connector in Madison County, North Carolina and the reasons why he felt like building the road was the [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Phnom Penh downtown street with motorcycle traffic and buildings in background
by Freeman, Margery. Phnom Penh downtown street with motorcycle traffic and buildings in backgroundMen and women drive motorcycles through downtown Phnom Penh on a wide street with parked cars and two- or three-story [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Phnom Penh side street with hotel, vehicles, electric lines, and walking family
by Freeman, Margery. Phnom Penh side street with hotel, vehicles, electric lines, and walking familyPedestrians and motorcyclists pass through a downtown Phnom Penh side street. A woman, man, and small child walk [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Piedmont Airlines
by Turner, Walter R. Piedmont Airlines "Flies the Blue Skies" by Walter R. Turner Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2003. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Piedmont Wagon Company
by Williams, Wiley J. The Piedmont Wagon Company was founded in 1878 outside of Hickory by George G. Bonniwell, a mechanical engineer, architect, and builder, and A. L. (Andy) Ramseur, operator of a gristmill, an iron [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Porter hauling timber
by Freeman, Margery. Porter hauling timberOn the trail between Tukche to Kaagbeni, Nepal, a man carrying a long timber on his back pauses to rest his load on a small rock. Transporting goods across mountainous terrain [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Porters in Ulleri
by Freeman, Margery. Porters in UlleriPorters climb the steps leading into Ulleri, a small Magar village in the Annapurna region of Neapal. Nepal is home to approximately 400 ethnic groups and the Magar tribe represents [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Ports and Harbors
by Hairr, John, Stick, David. Beginning in the colonial period, North Carolina's ports of entry were settlements where a vessel's cargo could be checked by a government inspector and import fees collected. The ports were [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Public bus showing a destination of San Francisco
by Freeman, Margery. Public bus showing a destination of San Francisco A multi-colored public bus waits in a depot displaying a destination of San Francisco. This 1960s era bus was probably bought used from the city [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Railroads and textile mills in North Carolina, 1896
by . Railroads and textile mills in North Carolina, 1896 Map shows locations of North Carolina cotton and woolen mills, 1896. Counties are drawn with present-day boundaries for [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Railroads and tobacco mills in North Carolina, 1896
by . Railroads and tobacco mills in North Carolina, 1896 Map shows locations of tobacco factories and railroads in North Carolina, 1896. Present-day county boundaries are provided for [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Railroads Carry Wounded Soldiers
by Neal, Larry K., Jr. During World War II, the U.S. Army had a series of railroad passenger cars built to carry wounded soldiers from hospital ships to military hospitals across the United States. Instead of regular seats [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Railroads in North Carolina, 1860
by Lunk, Daniel. Railroads in North Carolina, 1860 A map of the railroads of North Carolina as they were in 1860. Counties are drawn with present-day boundaries for reference.  See a map of the railroads [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Railroads in North Carolina, 1896
by Lunk, Daniel. Railroads in North Carolina, 1896 A map of the railroads of North Carolina as they were in 1896. Counties are drawn with present-day boundaries for reference.  See a map of the railroads [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Railroads: Part 1 - Introduction
by Detreville, John R., Wait, Douglas A. Railroads by Douglas A. Wait and John R. deTreville, 2006 See also: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; Carolina Central Railway; CSX Corporation; Norfolk Southern Railroad; North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Railroads: Part 2 - First Rail Lines and the Birth of the North Carolina Railroad
by Detreville, John R., Wait, Douglas A. Part 1 - Introduction, Part 2 - First Rail Lines and the Birth of the North Carolina Railroad, Part 3 - The Civil War, Postwar Struggles, and the Transportation of Agricultural Products, Part 4 - [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Railroads: Part 3 - The Civil War, Postwar Struggles, and the Transportation of Agricultural Products
by Detreville, John R., Wait, Douglas A. Part 1 - Introduction, Part 2 - First Rail Lines and the Birth of the North Carolina Railroad, Part 3 - The Civil War, Postwar Struggles, and the Transportation of Agricultural Products, Part 4 - [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Railroads: Part 4 - Passenger and Tourist Train Services
by Detreville, John R., Wait, Douglas A. Part 1 - Introduction, Part 2 - First Rail Lines and the Birth of the North Carolina Railroad, Part 3 - The Civil War, Postwar Struggles, and the Transportation of Agricultural Products, Part 4 - [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Railroads: Part 5 - Twentieth-Century Trends and Decline
by Detreville, John R., Wait, Douglas A. Part 1 - Introduction, Part 2 - First Rail Lines and the Birth of the North Carolina Railroad, Part 3 - The Civil War, Postwar Struggles, and the Transportation of Agricultural Products, Part 4 - [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Raleigh and Gaston Railroad
by Stokes, Matt. Raleigh and Gaston Railroad By Matt Stokes, Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History, [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
Rear view of a bicycle rickshaw transporting a passenger in downtown Hanoi.
by Freeman, Margery. Rear view of a bicycle rickshaw transporting a passenger in downtown Hanoi.Rear view of a bicycle rickshaw transporting a passenger in downtown Hanoi.A bicycle rickshaw or "cyclo" driver transports a [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
River boat with cargo sacks on top moored in Mekong River near Mytho
by Freeman, Margery. River boat with cargo sacks on top moored in Mekong River near Mytho A river boat with passengers in the hold below, and many white sacks loaded on top, docks along the Mekong River near Mytho. The [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Road Wagons
by Powell, William S. Road wagons, or freight wagons, were large horse-drawn wagons used primarily before the advent of the railroad to haul produce to market and carry other goods and supplies. Often operated as a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Roads
by Hairr, John, Norris, David A., Ireland, Robert E., Porter, Matthew C. Roads by, David A. Norris and Robert E. Ireland, 2006 Additional research provided by John Hairr and Matthew C. Porter. See also: Appian Way, Great Wagon Road, Automobiles for K-8 [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Rosa Parks Being Fingerprinted
by . Rosa Parks Being Fingerprinted Rosa Parks is fingerprinted by a white police officer after her arrest for refusing to give up her bus seat, December 1, [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Rosa Parks Bus
by . Rosa Parks Bus The National City Lines bus, No. 2857, on which Rosa Parks was riding before she was arrested, is now a museum exhibit at the Henry Ford Museum. To see the restoration of the bus [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Rows of motorcycles parked in neat lines in Hanoi
by Freeman, Margery. Rows of motorcycles parked in neat lines in HanoiDozens of motorcycles are parked neatly in dense rows along a street in Hanoi. Throughout Southeast Asia, motorcycles are more common than cars [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Ruffin, Peter Browne
by Engstrom, Mary Claire. Peter Browne Ruffin, hillsborough merchant, financier, and for many years treasurer of the North Carolina Railroad, was the seventh child and fourth son of Chief Justice Thomas (1787–1870) and Anne [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Scenic elevated view of Marble Mountain Road near Danang
by Freeman, Margery. Scenic elevated view of Marble Mountain Road near DanangThis scenic elevated view shows a mountainside cut by the winding, high-altitude Marble Mountain Road near Danang. Danang is roughly midway [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Settlement of the Mountains, 1775-1838 (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Holland, Ron. Settlement of the Mountains, 1775-1838 "North Carolina's Final Frontier" Related Entries: Cherokee Indians; Asheville; Regions by Ron Holland Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Share certificate from the Fayetteville and Western Plank Road
by . Share certificate from the Fayetteville and Western Plank RoadA share certificate from the Fayetteville and Western Plank Road, worth [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Sharpies
by Babits, Lawrence E. Sharpies by Lawrence E. Babits, 2006 Sharpies were late-nineteenth-century workboats that, according to tradition, were introduced into North Carolina from Long Island Sound by George Ives [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Simmons Sea-Skiff
by Purcell, Gene. From 1950 through the 1960s, T. N. Simmons and his son built hundreds of small boats on the North Carolina coast that many regarded as the best sportfishing and recreational power boats available. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Southern Railway System
by Bingham, Warren L. The Southern Railway System, formed from the remnants of several failing Virginia lines, was incorporated in Virginia in 1894 and began operating the same year (its earliest predecessor line was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Spoon, William Luther, Jr.
by McKown, Harry W., Jr. William Luther Spoon, Jr., engineer, inventor, and farmer, was born near Kimesville, Alamance County, the only son of George Monroe and Nancy Stafford Shoffner Spoon. He attended the public schools [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
State Transportation Signs
by Bishop, RoAnn. State Transportation Signs "Who Did That Sign Say?" by RoAnn Bishop Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Spring 2005. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Steam Powered Cars
by Neal, Larry K., Jr. Alternative fuel sources are very popular today, as production has increased for hybrid cars that use more than one kind of power technology. Research continues into electric and hydrogen fuel cells. [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Steamboating
by Sadler, Emory W., Sadler, Lynn Veach. Steamboating in Eastern North Carolina by Emory W. and Lynn Veach Sadler, 2011. See also: History of Transportation for K-8 Students History The general history of steamboating in North [...] (from NCpedia.)
Steamboats
by Barfield, Rodney D., Norris, David A. Steamboats by Rodney D. Barfield and David A. Norris, 2006 See also: Dan River Steam Navigation Company; French Broad Steamboat Company; In North Carolina, the concept of travel by [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stone steps
by Freeman, Margery. Stone steps A stones step path winds around the side of a mountain in Nepal. This trail is part of the historical salt trade route that crosses the mountains into Tibet. Although salt is no longer [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Street view with streetcar in background
by . By the first decade of the 1900s, electric streetcars linked the downtowns and residential parts of many American towns. This photo displays the prominence of the streetcar in Lebanon, Indiana [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Streetcars
by Williams, Wiley J. Streetcars by Wiley J. Williams, 2006 Streetcars, also known as street railways or trolley cars, began operating in Wilmington and Raleigh in 1887. Initially drawn by horses, they were soon [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
The Automobile: Social Game Changer
by . What do you think are the top inventions of all time?  What technologies or inventions are the most important for your daily lives? Many people would say that the automobile is one of the [...] (from NCpedia K-8 Collection.)
The Tornado: A Symbol of Rebirth for Raleigh
by Lilly, Walt, Agan, Kelly. The Tornado:  A Symbol of Rebirth for Raleigh By Walt Lilly, North Carolina State University, 2013, with contributions by Kelly Agan, NCpedia Staff Despite its [...] (from NCpedia.)
Thomas Built Buses, Inc
by Brown, Joe Exum. Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, is one of the largest manufacturers of school and commercial transit buses in North America. Perley A. Thomas, known in the industry as "Mr. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Thomas, Perley Albert
by Williams, Max R. Perley Albert Thomas, High Point industrialist, was born in the London area of Ontario, Canada, the son of Margaret Cunningham and John Andrew Thomas. His father was a carpenter and farmer. Young [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Three boys sitting on a boat prow in the Perfume River near Hue
by Freeman, Margery. Three boys sitting on a boat prow in the Perfume River near HueThree boys sitting on a boat prow in the Perfume River near HueThree boys (aged roughly seven to thirteen years) wearing just shorts (or [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Three men on two motorcycles provide tourist escort to Banteay Srei Temple
by Freeman, Margery. Three men on two motorcycles provide tourist escort to Banteay Srei TempleThree men on two motorcycles provide tourist escort to Banteay Srei TempleLooking through the front window of a tourist [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Three people bicycle along a dirt road near Siem Reap
by Freeman, Margery. Three people bicycle along a dirt road near Siem ReapThree people bicycle along a dirt road near Siem ReapThree people bicycle along a dirt road near Siem Reap. Two of them can be seen carrying large [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Toll ticket from the Fayetteville and Western Plank Road
by . Toll ticket from the Fayetteville and Western Plank RoadToll ticket from the Fayetteville and Western Plank RoadToll ticket from the Fayetteville and Western Plank Road dated March 8, 1857, for a [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Tourist wearing sunglasses leans out train window
by Freeman, Margery. Tourist wearing sunglasses leans out train windowTourist wearing sunglasses leans out train windowA tourist wearing sunglasses leans out the window of a southbound train between Ninh Binh and Dong [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Trading Ford
by Bingham, William H., Jr. Trading Ford was a shallow area of the Yadkin River located about seven miles northeast of Salisbury. As one of the few places where the Yadkin could be crossed on foot or horseback, Trading Ford was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Traffic jam of motorcycles and minibuses in Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown
by Freeman, Margery. Traffic jam of motorcycles and minibuses in Ho Chi Minh City's ChinatownTraffic jam of motorcycles and minibuses in Ho Chi Minh City's ChinatownA traffic jam in Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown involves [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Transportation improvements in the 1920s
by Turner, Walter R. When World War I ended in 1918 and the troops came home, folks felt optimistic about the future and eager to get on with their lives. This optimism led to an extraordinary decade that brought major [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Transportation in North Carolina: A brief history of getting around
by Agan, Kelly. Have you ever wondered what life must have been like before the invention of trains, cars, and planes? Today you could drive by car from Wilmington, NC to Boone, NC in a little over 5 hours. Imagine [...] (from NCpedia K-8 Collection.)
Transportation, History of
by Neal, Larry K., Jr. Today, people rarely think twice about traveling to, from, or within North Carolina— whether by car, train, or airplane. Within hours a person can travel anywhere in the United States or in the [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Transportation: Air and Rail (from NC Atlas Revisited)
by Brenneman, Kurt, Elmes, Sherry M., Hauser, Edwin W., Rash, J. Dennis, Swartz, Nicholas J. Transportation part vi: Air and rail travel  by Edwin W. Hauser, J. Dennis Rash, Sherry M. Elmes, and Nicholas J. Swartz, 2005. Reprinted with permission from The North Carolina Atlas [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Transportation: Future (from NC Atlas Revisited)
by Brenneman, Kurt, Elmes, Sherry M., Hauser, Edwin W., Rash, J. Dennis, Swartz, Nicholas J. As shown in the ncPedia Web site chapter on Population, much of the state has continued to grow at a relatively rapid pace over the past two decades, and is expected to continue that trend into the [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Transportation: Highway system conditions (from NC Atlas Revisited)
by Brenneman, Kurt, Elmes, Sherry M., Hauser, Edwin W., Rash, J. Dennis, Swartz, Nicholas J. Transportation part iv: Highway system conditions by Edwin W. Hauser, J. Dennis Rash, Sherry M. Elmes, and Nicholas J. Swartz, 2005. Reprinted with permission from The North Carolina [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Transportation: Introduction (from NC Atlas Revisited)
by Brenneman, Kurt, Elmes, Sherry M., Hauser, Edwin W., Rash, J. Dennis, Swartz, Nicholas J. Transportation Part I: Introduction by Edwin W. Hauser, J. Dennis Rash, Sherry M. Elmes, and Nicholas J. Swartz, 2005. Reprinted with permission from The North Carolina Atlas [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Transportation: Public Transportation (from NC Atlas Revisited)
by Brenneman, Kurt, Elmes, Sherry M., Hauser, Edwin W., Rash, J. Dennis, Swartz, Nicholas J. Transportation Part iii: Highway Use - Public Transportation by Edwin W. Hauser, J. Dennis Rash, Sherry M. Elmes, and Nicholas J. Swartz, 2005. Reprinted with permission from The [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Transportation: Trends in highway use (from NC Atlas Revisited)
by Brenneman, Kurt, Elmes, Sherry M., Hauser, Edwin W., Rash, J. Dennis, Swartz, Nicholas J. Transportation Part ii: Trends in Highway Use by Edwin W. Hauser, J. Dennis Rash, Sherry M. Elmes, and Nicholas J. Swartz, 2005. Reprinted with permission from The North Carolina Atlas [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Transportation: Water (from NC Atlas Revisited)
by Brenneman, Kurt, Elmes, Sherry M., Hauser, Edwin W., Rash, J. Dennis, Swartz, Nicholas J. Transportation part v: Water transportation by Edwin W. Hauser, J. Dennis Rash, Sherry M. Elmes, and Nicholas J. Swartz, 2005. Reprinted with permission from The North Carolina Atlas [...] (from North Carolina Atlas Revisited.)
Transporting pipes
by Freeman, Margery. Transporting pipesTransporting pipesIn Taatopaani, Nepal, men carry stacks of polythene pipes on their back across a river. Goods are often transported by human labor in the mountains of Nepal. These [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Travelers' Rooms
by Powell, William S. Travelers' rooms were small, porch-like rooms attached to the outside of houses usually situated along stage coach routes and were intended for the use of any passing traveler who needed [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Trekking in Nepal
by Freeman, Margery. Trekking in NepalTrekking in NepalA stone paved foot trail en route from Naudanda to Birethanti, Nepal. Two tourists and one of their porters are walking up with backpacks slung across their backs. [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Trolley to Bloomsbury Park
by . Trolley to Bloomsbury ParkTrolley to Bloomsbury ParkTrolley to Bloomsbury Park, Raleigh, North Carolina, [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Truck full of passengers
by Freeman, Margery. Truck full of passengersTruck full of passengers A yellow and red truck sits in front of an office building. The truck is laden with multiple passengers. In many areas of Latin America, public [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Trucks and Trucking
by Williams, Wiley J., Ireland, Robert E., Hackney, Janet M. North Carolina truck manufacturing began in Wilson and Henderson in the 1910s. In about 1914 Hackney Brothers Wagon Company, a Wilson firm founded in  1854 by Willis Napolean Hackney that made [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Two Ecuadorians herding cows along the road
by Freeman, Margery. Two Ecuadorians herding cows along the roadTwo Ecuadorians herding cows along the road Two Ecuadorians are herding cows along the road as a truck pulls up behind. This photo shows the dichotomy of [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Two guards with machine guns who escort tourists to Banteay Srei Temple
by Freeman, Margery. Two guards with machine guns who escort tourists to Banteay Srei TempleTwo guards with machine guns who escort tourists to Banteay Srei Temple Two uniformed guards with automatic machine guns stand [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Two men in an oxcart transport bananas on the road from Nha Trang to Dalat
by Freeman, Margery. Two men in an oxcart transport bananas on the road from Nha Trang to DalatTwo men in an oxcart transport bananas on the road from Nha Trang to DalatTwo men transport freshly harvested stalks of [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Two men in oxcart with bananas pass a bus on the road from Nha Trang to Dalat
by Freeman, Margery. Two men in oxcart with bananas pass a bus on the road from Nha Trang to DalatTwo men in oxcart with bananas pass a bus on the road from Nha Trang to Dalat Two men transport freshly harvested stalks [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Two people paddle a round basketry boat near Nha Trang
by Freeman, Margery. Two people paddle a round basketry boat near Nha TrangTwo people paddle a round basketry boat near Nha TrangTwo people wearing traditional conical sunhats paddle a round basketry boat near Nha Trang [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Two round basket boats dry in an alley near Nha Trang
by Freeman, Margery. Two round basket boats dry in an alley near Nha TrangTwo round basket boats dry in an alley near Nha TrangTwo round basket boats rest against young palm trees drying in an alley near Nha Trang. [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Two small passenger boats are poled in the shallow Mekong waters near Mytho
by Freeman, Margery. Two small passenger boats are poled in the shallow Mekong waters near MythoTwo small passenger boats are poled in the shallow Mekong waters near MythoTwo small passenger boats with drivers at each [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Two women carry trays suspended from shoulder poles in street at Hoi An
by Freeman, Margery. Two women carry trays suspended from shoulder poles in street at Hoi AnTwo women carry trays suspended from shoulder poles in street at Hoi An Two women carry trays suspended from shoulder poles in [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Two women with conical sunhats stand in round boat near Nha Trang
by Freeman, Margery. Two women with conical sunhats stand in round boat near Nha TrangTwo women with conical sunhats stand in round boat near Nha TrangTwo women wearing traditional conical sunhats stand in a round boat [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Unloading packages at a bus stop
by Freeman, Margery. Unloading packages at a bus stopUnloading packages at a bus stop Several passengers disembark from a public bus while a man helps unload packages. Tena is one of the most important trading [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Wheeler Airlines (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Wadelington, Charles W. In North Carolina, aviation experienced important developments in the late 1920s. In 1928 the state’s first airmail flight landed at Lindley Field in Greensboro. By 1929 Raleigh introduced commercial [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
White ducks transported on motorcycle in Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown market
by Freeman, Margery. White ducks transported on motorcycle in Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown marketWhite ducks transported on motorcycle in Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown marketOver a dozen white ducks are transported on the [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Wilmington and Weldon Railroad timetable: Night express train north
by . Wilmington and Weldon Railroad timetable: Night express train north An 1859 timetable for the Wilmington and Weldon [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Wilmington and Weldon Railroad timetable: Night express train south
by . Wilmington and Weldon Railroad timetable: Night express train southWilmington and Weldon Railroad timetable: Night express train south An 1859 timetable for the Wilmington and Weldon [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Woman in Nepal with bamboo basket
by Freeman, Margery. Woman in Nepal with bamboo basketWoman in Nepal with bamboo basketIn Nepal, a woman carries a load in a bamboo basket called a doko. She is wearing a red blouse and a colorful lungi -- a cloth [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Wooden boat full of husked coconuts moored on Mekong River near Mytho
by Freeman, Margery. Wooden boat full of husked coconuts moored on Mekong River near MythoWooden boat full of husked coconuts moored on Mekong River near MythoA wooden boat with its open hold full of tan husked coconuts [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Wright Brothers in North Carolina
by Kirk, Stephen. Wilbur Wright was born in Indiana in 1867. Orville Wright was born in Dayton, Ohio, four years later. During their boyhood in Dayton, they published and printed a small newspaper. As adults, they [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Yadkin River Navigation Company
by Wall, James W. The Yadkin River Navigation Company was chartered in 1818 as part of the internal improvements program of progressive state senator Archibald D. Murphey, who, between 1816 and 1819, proposed [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Yaks and herder in Nepal
by Freeman, Margery. Yaks and herder in NepalYaks and herder in NepalOn the trail between Tukche and Kaagbeni, Nepal, yaks walk uphill with loads strapped on their backs while a herder walks behind them wearing a heavy [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
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