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Burlington Route, 1892
This 1892 train map shows the route of the Burlington &. Quincy Railroad and the new time zones

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Four Standard Time Zones for the Continental U.S. Were Introduced
November 18, 1883

As Greenwich Mean Time (the official time used by the U. S. Naval Observatory) was transmitted by telegraph, authorities in major cities and managers of the railroads reset their clocks. All over the United States and Canada, people changed their clocks and watches to match the time for the zone they lived in. Quickly, the confusion caused by the many different standards of time was resolved.

What time zone do you live in?

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