When people first experienced the motion of the train, they saw outside the window as a blur.
As the train was approaching station they also felt physically getting larger.
Transcontinnental railroad’s completion transformed the was people looked at time.
Created a sense of time. They could travel one place to the other and the difference
of the slower modes of transport and this new iron horse changed what time meant to us forever.
When they drove the golden spike with silver hammer,
when the hammer went on spike an electrical signal around
There was no way of knowing time.
No central time keeping mechanism.
there were means of measuring time, through water or sand passing through holes,
but there was no concept of – this is the time.