Railroad Time

Having heard stories about the time-keeping problems in the early days of railroading, I went exploring and found some intersting articles.

Ever wonder where the times square New Years ball tradition came from ? Read on.

There are a few laughs at how people reacted to changes.

Some ineresting reading. http://www.embark.com/mln/links.html http://www.fremo.org/betrieb/timezone.htm http://www.metronet.com/~nmcewen/time.html

A Brief History
The Day of Two Noons
Time, Standard Time and Western Union