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How Trains Stopped Time

Before 1883, we didn’t have Eastern Time Zone, the Mountain Time Zone or any standardized system for keeping clocks synchronized across the United States. Every region, every city could set clocks however they wanted, and there were enormous variations.¬†William Heuisler explains the history of time and how trains changed everything.

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