Worksheet 4: Using a Line to Graph History

Directions: Use the information outlined in “The Railroad and the Tie” to draw two line graphs in the spaces provided below. The titles supplied for both graphs below should help you decide what information to include. Make sure to label the “x” and “y” axes. When you are finished, answer the questions in Part IV from “The Railroad and the Tie.”

Graph #1: Railroad Crossties


Graph #2: Miles of Railroad Tracks

(Hint: Use the sample graph in Part II from “The Railroad and the Tie” when completing the graph below.)