Oct 242024
Morse's Conception of Transcontinental Telegraph

Morse’s Conception of Transcontinental Telegraph

Transcontinental Telegraph was completed in 1861. It was constructed in units and then joined together. Ending the need for the Pony Express, the telegraph operated until 1869 when a multi-line telegraph was constructed parallel to the Transcontinental Railroad. Children could learn more at: America’s Library.

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