EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

TRUNKS

THROUGH TIME

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Travel back in time and experience various eras of railroad history through the eyes of a railroad worker, Harvey girl, campaign reporter, and more with our trunk characters and related resources. Grades K-12.

150th ANNIVERSARY

OF THE TRANSCONTINENTAL

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Utilize lessons, activities, research guides, and recommended reading lists about the transcontinental railroad. Grades 4-5. 

WHISTLESTOP

CAMPAIGNING

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Explore railroad campaigns that moved a nation with an interactive map and primary sources from the 1948 route of future president Harry Truman. Grades 6-12.

RESOURCE

INDEX FOR EDUCATORS

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Peruse rail-related units, lessons, activities, and curated research guides from each of our three collections by grade and subject area. Grades K-12. Index appears as a searchable Excel sheet.