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    The US railroads and Roman chariots is an entertaining tale but it's largely an urban myth. Like all the best myths there are some elements of truth in it and it's persisted for over a century.

    Snopes had an excellent article explaining the facts and the fiction a few years back but I'm dammed if I can find it now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pretty Boy View Post
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    The US railroads and Roman chariots is an entertaining tale but it's largely an urban myth. Like all the best myths there are some elements of truth in it and it's persisted for over a century.

    Snopes had an excellent article explaining the facts and the fiction a few years back but I'm dammed if I can find it now.
    Are you saying that the Romans didn't give us trains and space travel??? What did they give us then??
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    The aqueduct.

    Edit: Should have quoted the post above.
    Last edited by AltheHibby; 07-09-2021 at 10:42 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pretty Boy View Post
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    The US railroads and Roman chariots is an entertaining tale but it's largely an urban myth. Like all the best myths there are some elements of truth in it and it's persisted for over a century.

    Snopes had an excellent article explaining the facts and the fiction a few years back but I'm dammed if I can find it now.
    That's the first thing I googled after reading the post.

    https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/railroad-gauge-chariots/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moulin Yarns View Post
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    Are you saying that the Romans didn't give us trains and space travel??? What did they give us then??


    The Romans gave us wascals, wobbers and wapists 😁

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